We have successfully completed 2022 event and we are now planning for June 2023 event.
2022 Speakers, Performers and Hosts
Naheed Nenshi is a passionate Calgarian, an accomplished business professional, and a
community leader with a solid track record of getting things done.
Yolanda Sargeant is the Queen of Lo-Fi Soul. A genre that she and her producer Comrade (Evgeniy) pioneered after not being able to find an appropriate label that fits their eclectic style.
Zaire is an emerging hip-hop artist with deep roots in spoken word poetry.
As a student of both the Indian Classical and Western Classical arts, Sujeev has been learning and performing music from a very young age.
Shelley Youngblut connects the world’s best authors with the world’s best audiences as the CEO & Creative Ringleader of Wordfest.
Louise Bernice Halfe, also known as Sky Dancer, was raised on Saddle Lake Reserve and attended Blue Quills Residential School.
Julie Sedivy spends her time thinking and writing about how people succeed and fail at communicating with each other and how they might transcend the barriers of differences in identity, personal history, and values.
Paul A. Johnston is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Mount Royal University.
Kaysi Fagan is an award-winning lawyer, educator and public speaker. She is the only practicing Criminal Defence Lawyer in Canada with three law degrees (including two Masters) from three different countries.
Dr. Gabrielle Lindstrom
Dr. Gabrielle E. Lindstrom, Tsaapinaki, is a member of the Kainai Nation, Blackfoot Confederacy. Dr. Lindstrom is an assistant professor in Indigenous Studies with the Department of Humanities at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta.
Dr. Morgan Vanek
Dr. Morgan Vanek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Calgary. Her research includes writing about weather and climate from British literature in the 18th century.
Mackenzie is a co-founder of Web3 Calgary, an entrepreneur, polyglot, avid traveler, and certified sommelier.
Alia is an independent creative director working in the fields of app development, fine art, and cultural wellbeing with numerous organizations, including Downtown Calgary Association, Alcove, ADVANCE Canada, and LaLoba.
2022 Lobby Activations
When: June 25, 2022
What Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm.
• Doors open at 12 pm
• Event runs from 1-5 pm
• There will be 1 hour break at the midway
We have eight amazing speakers, and two unforgettable performances. Each venue will feature four speakers, a performer and our host. When a speaker is presenting at Platform, their talk will be live streamed to the cSpace audience, and vice versa – so everyone can enjoy all our speakers as they happen.
BASIC – This option allows you to choose the venue of your preference to attend.
PAY IT FORWARD – There are options to Pay a Basic Plus ticket Forward – to purchase an event ticket for someone else in the city who is deserving but may not otherwise have the opportunity to go.
FRIEND OF TEDxYYC – You can also purchase a Friend of TEDxYYC ticket for additional marketing opportunities during the event and on our website and social media.