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Speakers & Performers

TEDxYYC Speaker Highlight:  David Moscrop

TEDxYYC Speaker Highlight: David Moscrop

David Moscrop is a political theorist and postdoctoral fellow in the Scholarly Communications Lab at Simon Fraser University. He studies information flows in the digital public sphere and democratic decision making. He completed his PhD in political science at the University of British Columbia in spring 2017.

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TEDxYYC 2018 Speaker Highlight:  Farima Berenji

TEDxYYC 2018 Speaker Highlight: Farima Berenji

Farima Berenji:  A rich history of dance Farima Berenji is an internationally acclaimed performing artist with a lifelong passion for dance and its ability to bring beauty and spirituality into our lives. A passionate teacher, performer, dance ethnologist and...

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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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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 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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