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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 2018 Behind the Scenes:  After Party

TEDxYYC 2018 Behind the Scenes: After Party

The 9th annual TEDxYYC event is bringing you something new, and it's a special opportunity not to be missed. We're hosting an After Party that will absolutely complete your TEDxYYC experience! This year, after the speakers and performers have finished on the TEDxYYC...

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TEDxYYC 2018 Student + Speaker Breakfast Winners!

TEDxYYC 2018 Student + Speaker Breakfast Winners!

One truly inspiring element of TEDxYYC is the Student + Speaker Breakfast. We are so pleased to be able to welcome students to take part in this memorable opportunity! This is the 3rd annual Student + Speaker Breakfast, and it will take place at Hotel Arts on the...

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TEDxYYC Behind the Scenes Performance Interview:  HYMM

TEDxYYC Behind the Scenes Performance Interview: HYMM

We are so pleased to welcome HYMM to TEDxYYC 2018, and can’t wait to see them perform live on stage at TEDxYYC 2018! We recently caught up with Bijan Maysami to chat about this year’s event, for a behind the scenes look at what we can expect when they join us in June....

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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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What’s the deal with the Student & Speaker Breakfast?

What’s the deal with the Student & Speaker Breakfast?

GUEST BLOG: Student & Speaker Breakfast Team   TEDxYYC is jam-packed with unique experiences. Last year, patrons could walk around the Jack Singer lobby to see some of the coolest technology out there like a VR machine ready for use, and a bright red Tesla....

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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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What to Expect When You’re Expecting…. To Attend TEDxYYC

What to Expect When You’re Expecting…. To Attend TEDxYYC

If you’ve been to a TED or TEDx event before, you’ll know it’s not your average conference. If you’ve never been, we wanted to give you an idea of what to expect on June 22nd. If you've found yourself wondering what to expect at TEDxYYC, start here. Expect to: Arrive...

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