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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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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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TEDxYYC 2018 Event Theme Announcement:  Adjacent Possible

TEDxYYC 2018 Event Theme Announcement: Adjacent Possible

Get ready to ignite true possibility! You’re invited to join us for an important journey far beyond your known boundaries of thought at TEDxYYC 2018 on June 22. Are you ready to explore a realm of possibilities you never knew existed? TEDxYYC 2018 Event Theme We’ll...

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Reflections of TEDxYYC: Co-chair Highlights

Reflections of TEDxYYC: Co-chair Highlights

  One of the best things about being involved in an event like TEDxYYC is knowing you are helping to create the memories people take away from each event. Speakers, audiences, and organizers are all impacted by the energy created each year, and that only improves...

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Calling All Emerging Artists – AiR Applications Now Open

Calling All Emerging Artists – AiR Applications Now Open

What would you create if you couldn’t fail? What form would your voice take, given the time and space to explore it? These questions are exactly what the TEDxYYC Artist in Residence (AiR) Program is built to explore with an emerging, local artist. AiR Program...

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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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