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TEDxYYC Behind the Scenes:  Volunteer Power

TEDxYYC Behind the Scenes: Volunteer Power

Did you know that TEDxYYC is entirely powered by the creative energy of volunteers? Our committee members, partners, presenters, performers, and event day volunteers join forces to bring this event to life. Without the passion, energy, and drive of everyone involved,...

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Recommended reads from TEDxYYC 2019 speakers

Recommended reads from TEDxYYC 2019 speakers

TEDxYYC is all about ideas worth spreading. We also believe that inspiration lives both on the TEDxYYC stage—and off. Our speakers are curious, innovative, and committed to learning more about the world around them. It's no surprise that we've found many of them to be...

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Who should attend TEDxYYC?

Who should attend TEDxYYC?

Those who have never attended TEDxYYC may wonder, who is this event really for? Who should be attending this event? And more importantly, who should be coming along with them? After all, the concept that drives the whole TED concept is “ideas worth spreading” so don’t...

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Why partner with TEDxYYC 2019 for our 10th anniversary event?

Why partner with TEDxYYC 2019 for our 10th anniversary event?

This year’s TEDxYYC event will feature a collection of inspiring speakers and performers at the Jack Singer Concert Hall at Arts Commons on Saturday, June 15, 2019. This year is our tenth-anniversary event, and could be the perfect opportunity for your company or...

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TEDxYYC 2019 Event Theme Announcement:  You Are Here

TEDxYYC 2019 Event Theme Announcement: You Are Here

You’ve made it here, but where are you? Context is everything. Join us for a celebration of our place and time at TEDxYYC 2019 in Calgary on Saturday, June 15, 2019. We’re excited to return to the Jack Singer Concert Hall stage for our tenth annual event. Watch this...

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Live from TEDxYYC 2018:  Part 2 of 2

Live from TEDxYYC 2018: Part 2 of 2

Welcome to TEDxYYC 2018! And we're back for the second session, live from TEDxYYC 2018! You can read Part 1 of 2 here. Attendees enjoyed a short break to enjoy the lobby activations and enjoy the refreshments supplied by our partners. Session 2 Speakers and Performers...

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Live from TEDxYYC 2018: Part 1 of 2

Live from TEDxYYC 2018: Part 1 of 2

Welcome to TEDxYYC 2018! What an exciting day! We kicked off the day with the Student & Speaker Breakfast at Hotel Arts, giving students the chance to meet and chat one on one with this year's speakers. They had a rare opportunity to learn more about the speakers'...

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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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Is TEDxYYC Considered Professional Development?

TEDxYYC is happening on Friday, June 22. This means that you may be thinking to yourself – well shoot, I can’t go, that’s a work day. We’re here to let you know that you have many legitimate reasons for taking the day off (and getting your colleagues to join you!) and...

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