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2014 Speaker

Sarah Bella & Karen Sim

Sarah Curts, aka Sarah Bella, is a model, performer and artist based in Calgary. She has extensive years of dance training, especially in ballet and modern. Her focus these days is on circus training and performing lyra and silk....

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Lindsey Kindrat

Lindsey Kindrat is a born naturalist, explorer and small town girl at heart, with roots in Alberta oil country and a vast appreciation for the potential of her beloved planet. Combining her passion for ecology and physics into sustainable building planning, design and...

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Dallas Arcand

Dallas Arcand

Dallas Arcand is a high energy Aboriginal Entertainer from the Alexander (Kipohtakaw) Cree Nation near Edmonton, and world champion hoop dancer. Arcand is also a renowned musician and motivational speaker, facilitating workshops for aboriginal people of all ages,...

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Don Hill

Don Hill

Don Hill is a sound artist, broadcaster, and associate researcher at Laurentian University’s Neuroscience Research Group. His interest lies in psychoacoustics, the science of how sound affects human cognition. He completed an investigation of the psychoacoustic...

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Terry Singh

Terry Singh

Dr. Terry Singh is a Calgary-area clinical psychologist whose research explores how and why people change, and how mental health professionals can help aid in the process. Through his work as the Director of SSA Psychology and his role on the treatment team at Alberta...

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Best of TEDxYYC – Gilmore Junio

Gilmore Junio: The generosity dilemma - generosity competes with the drive to be excellent. Decisions are made in a tug-of-war based on our values and experiences. Gilmore’s parents taught him to work hard, provide a better...

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Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May is an environmentalist, writer, activist, lawyer, and leader of the Green Party of Canada. Elizabeth became active in the environmental movement in the 1970s. She is a graduate of Dalhousie Law School and was admitted to the Bar in both Nova Scotia and...

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Bart Houlahan

Bart Houlahan

Bart Houlahan, 46, along with his partners, Jay Coen Gilbert and Andrew Kassoy, co-founded B Lab in 2006. B Lab is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving entrepreneurs using business as a force for good. Prior to B Lab, Bart was President of AND 1, a $250 MM...

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Nathan Phelps

Nate Phelps is the son of Pastor Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church, which gained infamy from their protests at soldiers’ funerals around the United States. He is the sixth of thirteen children, and was taught his father’s extreme version of Calvinism from an...

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Best of TEDxYYC – Father George Coyne

George Coyne: Chance or Necessity? If we are here by chance, who needs god? If we are here by necessity, is it god’s? The universe is expanding, with hundreds of billions of galaxies full of stars. When stars are born, it...

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Gilmore Junio

In the summer of 2010, Gilmore Junio was named to Canada’s Long Track Development Team, and that fall he found himself travelling the globe racing for Canada at four World Cups, winning two medals in the 500 metre. Three years later he was ranked 8th in the world with...

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