A month after the TEDxYYC event, we're still truly in awe of what took place on May 25th. We were certainly not alone in making this event happen, and from start to finish, we owe our volunteers, our sponsors, our community partners, our attendees, and...

Awarded since 2005, the TED Prize is designed to leverage the TED community’s exceptional array of talent and resources. It is awarded annually to an exceptional individual who receives $100,000 and, much more important, “One Wish to Change the World.” After several months of preparation,...

TED Conversations are becoming an extremely popular tool used for teachers in the classroom. If you remember our last Video Pick, we heard from a Calgary based teacher already using TED talks in the classroom. Last week, TED.com featured a post from TED Fellow Nina...

The TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. In Calgary, and province-wide, we're fortunate to have so many individuals committed to organzing local events so that we spread worthwhile ideas to our communities. Get your...

The TEDxYYC committee was fortunate to have two members attend the TEDActive conference from Feb. 26 to March 2, that "brought together innovative doers and thinkers to soak up remarkable ideas – and in a voice uniquely theirs, reflect them out to the world." - TED.com Over...

TED Video Pick’s are a new feature on TEDxYYC.com. Every Friday, we’ll post a fresh pick of a TED or TEDx talk. You’ll see picks from each of our committee members - as well as your own choices too! That's right, we're taking submissions. Is there...

TEDxYYC committee member, Jasmine Antonick, on nurturing innovative communities: I work in one of the world’s most innovative hubs: Silicon Valley…. I count myself among many lucky people to be surrounded by brainy creatives day in and day out… These people introduced me to the culture...

Canadian astronaut and U of C engineering alumni Robert Thirsk recently returned to Calgary to pick up a degree awarded to him while he orbited the planet....