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2017 Event

TEDxYYC Speaker Lookback:  Diversity of Inspiration

TEDxYYC Speaker Lookback: Diversity of Inspiration

TEDxYYC has spent eight years bringing some of the brightest and best minds to Calgary, and 2018 will continue our legacy of inspiration! We know people love to attend TEDxYYC to fuel new ideas and ignite new levels of creativity and collaboration, and we’ll be ready....

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Reflections of TEDxYYC: Co-chair Highlights

Reflections of TEDxYYC: Co-chair Highlights

  One of the best things about being involved in an event like TEDxYYC is knowing you are helping to create the memories people take away from each event. Speakers, audiences, and organizers are all impacted by the energy created each year, and that only improves...

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Calling All Emerging Artists – AiR Applications Now Open

Calling All Emerging Artists – AiR Applications Now Open

What would you create if you couldn’t fail? What form would your voice take, given the time and space to explore it? These questions are exactly what the TEDxYYC Artist in Residence (AiR) Program is built to explore with an emerging, local artist. AiR Program...

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TEDx Reflections From Martin Parnell

TEDx Reflections From Martin Parnell

Have you ever dreamed of, or imagined running a marathon? Now imagine running 250 of them. In one year. That is just one of the many remarkable feats that Martin Parnell has accomplished. Martin shared some details of his incredible journeys, and some amazing...

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TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

Taking the stage as our host at TEDxYYC 2017... Michael Bernard Fitzgerald! A touring troubadour and artist with an acoustic folk sound. Michael Bernard Fitzgerald (MBF) is a singer, songwriter and proud Calgarian. Most of MBF’s time is spent on stage playing clubs,...

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TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Michèle Moss

TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Michèle Moss

TEDxYYC is thrilled to present Michèle Moss... A dynamic dancer, choreographer and citizen of the world. A co-founder of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (DJD) and Associate Professor with the University of Calgary’s B.A. Dance Program, Michèle explores the nature of jazz...

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TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Apoorv Sinha

TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Apoorv Sinha

TEDxYYC is proud to present Apoorv Sinha... A technology innovator with a fresh take on upcycling. Apoorv Sinha is an innovator with a focus on environmental footprint. On June 23 at Arts Commons, Calgarians will gather and Intersect at TEDxYYC 2017. We will navigate...

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TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Student Breakfast Winners

TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Student Breakfast Winners

Student and Speaker Breakfast Winners! Thank you to everyone who submitted a video application for the student and speaker breakfast. It was hard to choose just 10 out of so many inspiring videos! These ten lucky students will be joining us on Friday June 23rd for our...

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TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Janelle Pewapsconias

TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Janelle Pewapsconias

TEDxYYC is proud to present Janelle Pewapsconias... A games creator with a zeal for Indigenous history and community. Janelle Pewapsconias is a nehīyaw iskwesis (Plains Cree woman) who channels her creativity and passion for Indigenous culture via gaming platforms....

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TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Dr. Wolfgang Tittel

TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Dr. Wolfgang Tittel

TEDxYYC is proud to present Wolfgang Tittel... An experimental quantum physicist with a real-world lens. Dr. Wolfgang Tittel is a University of Calgary physics professor with over two decades of groundbreaking research – featuring pivotal discoveries that helped...

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TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Hayley Wickenheiser

TEDxYYC 2017 Presents Hayley Wickenheiser

Taking the stage at TEDxYYC 2017… Hayley Wickenheiser! An Olympic trailblazer with a passion for community and sport. Hayley Wickenheiser is one of the best female hockey players in the world. A five-time Olympic medalist and national team member since age 15,...

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