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TEDxYYC LEVEL UP 2020

At the BIG ART Drive-In at TELUS Spark Aug 20, 2020
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Speakers

Richard Harrison

Richard Harrison

In July 2017, Richard Harrison attended his mother's medically-assisted death. His experience led him to reflect on the lack of stories around such moments. Now, what he has to share about the experience of medically-assisted death can help spark a conversation around...

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

What do we do to make the decisions we make? If you’re not quite sure, then Dr. Sweta Chakraborty’s experience as a risk and behavioural scientist examining the decisions we make might help. Chakraborty’s work is motivated by the need for clear, credible,...

Byanca Nimijean

Byanca Nimijean

Byanca, also known as Bee, is a fourth-year Bachelor of Social Work student at the University of Calgary. A hard, scary and seemingly impossible journey took her through the highly involved processes of the justice system. She fought with everything she had, and ...

Salima Stanley-Bhanji

Salima Stanley-Bhanji

Salima is the CEO of social enterprise Humainologie and a filmmaker. Humainologie uses art, including film, to spread empathy, increase inclusion, and reduce discrimination. Salima has produced and directed more than 20 short films for Humainologie. Her award-winning...

Keeta Gladue

Keeta Gladue

Keeta Gladue is a self-proclaimed Indigenous nerd. Passionate about pop culture, humour and storytelling, Keeta examines how Disney tells stories with Indigenous characters. Through learning about ourselves in relation to such shared stories, we also learn more about...

TEDxYYC Games

INTRODUCING:
TEDxYYC GAMES Aug 1-10

Ten Missions in Ten Days for a chance to win free tickets to our Drive-In event. 

Much more
than just
speakers

What is
TEDxYYC?

Over the last ten years, TEDxYYC has welcomed an impressive list of the world’s brightest minds, representing all that is new and inspiring in the fields of Technology, Entertainment and Design. As Calgary’s largest and most well-attended independently-organized TED event, TEDxYYC is geared up to bring the very best to our stage for our eleventh year.

We believe sharing ideas about our future is essential in building a stronger community; and what better way to do that than by attending one of the most exciting, most talked about events in Calgary?

TEDxYYC is a catalyst for the power of ideas and positive change. Be part of the movement, and join us at TEDxYYC 2020!