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General News

Speaker Line-Up

Speaker Line-Up

We are less than 10 days away from our TEDxYYC Drive-in event taking place on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at TELUS Spark. Remember, there are two ‘showtimes’ to choose from A) 5:00 to 7:00 pm and B) 8:30 to 10:30 pm. Join our Host, Ken Lima-Coelho for the summer event...

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TEDxYYC Games

TEDxYYC Games

TEDxYYC is inviting Calgarians and the surrounding area to participate in the first ever TEDxYYC Games between August 1 - 10. Complete ten missions in ten days for a chance to win FREE TICKETS to the 2020 TEDxYYC Drive-In event on August 20. The goal of this fun and...

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It’s time we speak up and speak regularly about racism

It’s time we speak up and speak regularly about racism

Written by Mariebelle Sawma   How often do we talk about racial injustice and does it exist among our communities? What happens when we watch police brutality and discrimination unfold on media? The truth is, we may not relate or even understand it. We need to...

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TED talks for the topics you want to discuss

TED talks for the topics you want to discuss

Written by Andrew Guilbert   Some of the most interesting topics of discussion only come up once the small talk dies down. Even then, it can be hard to steer the conversation towards things you might really care about.  So TEDxYYC got on social media and asked...

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Leveling Up Our Community:  TEDxYYC Team Affinity

Leveling Up Our Community: TEDxYYC Team Affinity

Written by Kelly Schuler   What happens when people have an affinity around ‘ideas worth sharing’?  TEDxYYC has grown over the past 10 years:  as a community of speakers, volunteers, sponsors, experience partners, and audience participants. We’ve organized ten of...

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TEDxYYC: Response to COVID-19

TEDxYYC: Response to COVID-19

Hello TEDxYYC community, Though it may seem like our event is still in the distant future, we want to reassure everyone that the TEDxYYC crew are giving careful thought to the next steps we’ll be taking, and that we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. ...

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Leveling up:  TEDxYYC speakers

Leveling up: TEDxYYC speakers

Written by Kelly Schuler   What happens when you bring together inquisitive thought leaders to speak onstage at TEDxYYC, to an equally curious and insightful audience? There is both a kind of instant community connection and timeless suspension. Our speaker...

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TEDxYYC 2020 EVENT THEME ANNOUNCEMENT:  LEVEL UP!

TEDxYYC 2020 EVENT THEME ANNOUNCEMENT: LEVEL UP!

Are you willing to question what you’re capable of? Ready for a challenge that will break you out of where you are today? We are. We’ve spent a decade bringing you big ideas and transformative thinking, but now we’re ready to up our game, and you’re invited!  What are...

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Live from TEDxYYC 2019:  Part 2 of 2

Live from TEDxYYC 2019: Part 2 of 2

Welcome to TEDxYYC 2019! And we're back for the second session, live from TEDxYYC 2019! You can read Live from TEDxYYC 2019: Part 1 of 2. Attendees enjoyed a short break to enjoy the lobby activations, alumni panel, literary walk, and to enjoy a light lunch and snacks...

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Live from TEDxYYC 2019:  Part 1 of 2

Live from TEDxYYC 2019: Part 1 of 2

Welcome to TEDxYYC 2019! Welcome to the tenth annual TEDxYYC, the biggest and boldest event we've planned yet! We're sharing our thoughts live from TEDxYYC as we experience the talks firsthand, with our audience. TEDxYYC 2019 Event Theme:  You Are Here You’ve made it...

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