The TEDxNSCAD Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences.
Our TEDx event is a combination of live presenters and TED talk videos — that spark deep conversation and connections at the local level. TEDxNSCAD is a voice for big ideas that are worth considering. Come and hear something new, think a little, and be inspired.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, hence the name ‘TED‘, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.
TED talks are concise. Because their times is short (generally, 5-18 minutes), our TED speakers have done the hard work of cutting out any extraneous ideas. Every word of a TED talk counts and our presenters know that — and that’s very different from the public speaking most of us are used to!
We have some thought provoking talks lined up for you, on a range of topics that maybe you have never considered, but they will educate and inspire. The talks will be a mixture of presentations, video, performance and other things that will create an atmosphere of supportive learning for all ages.
We are proud to have secured a TEDx license, and this article by ‘Time’ magazine explains why. Tim Bajarin states, “As for myself, this year’s TED conference mattered to me in many ways. I live and breathe technology, and because I spend so much time in this discipline, I don’t often have a chance to learn more about the other things in this world that should matter to me beyond technology. My personal passion — one that I have been involved with since 1995 — has been championing the role of the Internet and computers in education, applying it to the learning process in many parts of the world. But this year’s TED really challenged me to re-think my view of the world and how I could make a difference even outside of my field of choice. For me, TED has become a launching point for some interesting soul searching, creating within me a desire to learn more about things that matter outside of my own world.” TEDxNSCAd might be the nearest thing you get to a TED talk, and we are keeping true to the spirit of TED talks.
Here’s something for you tho think about from ‘Brilliant or Insane” Do you need any more reasons to sign up for TEDxNSCAD? Don’t think so! Tickets are limited as per TEDx rules, so grab yours while you can.
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TEDxNSCAD is planned and coordinated independently, under license granted by TED.