Calgary, AB: On June, 14, 2013 TEDxYYC will bring inspirational speakers from around the world to EPCOR CENTRE’s Jack Singer Concert Hall for their fourth annual event. Calgarians will again be welcomed to participate in the sharing of innovative, creative and transformational ideas.
TEDxYYC Talks from 2010 to 2012 have been viewed more than 1.2 million times by idea-sharing enthusiasts across the globe. In 2010 Ben Cameron challenged performing arts organizations to change how they look at their audience (viewed 245,000 times); in 2011 David Damberger challenged us to embrace failure (viewed 354,000 times); also in 2011 Kirk Sorenson offered a solution to the world’s energy issues (viewed 483,000 times); and in 2012 Raffi Cavoukian asked us to honour our children, Sir Nicholas Kenyon challenged the arts to open their doors; and Dr. Arpad Vass shared the sound of death.
The 2013 organizing committee continues to set its sights on hosting some of the world’s foremost experts on sustainability, education, technology and arts and culture to promote conversation, action and cooperation in our community.
“EPCOR CENTRE is delighted to host TEDxYYC and continue to encourage critical dialogue within our city,“ says Johann Zietsman, president and CEO of EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts. “It is of the utmost importance to the Centre to be able to foster a supportive arts ecosystem by participating in innovative partnerships in order to facilitate the creation of engaging and inspiring experiences like TEDx programs.”
“TEDxYYC Talks have been viewed more than 1.2 million times by people around the world demonstrating the power of the TED platform and the tremendous quality of the ideas being shared at Calgary events,” stated TEDxYYC chair Alex Middleton.
The application process for tickets to the event will begin March 14, 2013 with further announcements and details to be delivered through the event website TEDxYYC.com and social media channels.
When: Friday, June 14, 2013
Where: EPCOR CENTRE’s Jack Singer Concert Hall | 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary, AB.
Apply to Attend: Applications will go live March 14, 2013 on TEDxYYC.com