VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ -- The countdown to TEDxStanleyPark is underway and tickets are selling out fast for the day-long multi-speaker event. TEDxStanleyPark returns to Downtown Vancouver on March 4, 2017, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The day will run from 10am–6pm and the theme of this year's event is Inspiring Brave Actions.
TEDxStanleyPark is one of the world's largest TED conferences. Passionate talks address a wide range of humanity's tough challenges and offer practical and optimistic solutions. This year will showcase 13 talks from some of Vancouver and Canada's brightest minds in the fields of entrepreneurship, TV and film, engineering, politics, and philanthropy. These speakers will encourage, motivate and inspire brave actions that are in each and every one of us. This year the roster of presenters includes such brilliant thought leaders as:
- Elizabeth May — Making Every Vote Count (The leader of Canada's Green Party discusses the voting system)
- Vikram Vij — A Toxic Pairing (Social media at the table: trumping food and friendship?)
- Bill Stainton — Crack Your Cocoon (Unlock your creativity by breaking out of your cocoon)
- Tamer Mohamed — Bio-Printing Human Tissues (Using 3D bio-printing to develop drugs and treat disease)
- Jacqueline Way — The 365give Challenge (Changing the world by one give, one day & one child at a time)
- Jonathan Cote — The Future of Cities (Our cities becoming more people-centric by improving transportation)
For teasers of the above speakers' talks and past TEDxStanleyPark presentations, please click here.
TEDxStanleyPark trains their speakers to give the speech of their lives, and because of the intense level of speaker training, last year's event received 15 standing ovations. In the past, tickets for this event have sold out well in advance, and this year, over half of the tickets are already gone, with only a few VIP tickets left.
The TEDxStanleyPark experience is further enhanced with the TEDxStanleyPark app available now on iPhone and Android. With this app, attendees can easily and quickly access speakers, energizers, organizers and each other before, during and after the conference. The app also gives users relevant information about nearby restaurants, special offers and raffle winners, etc.
Tickets for TEDxStanleyPark are now available and ticket buyers will receive 5 fun bonuses worth $265 for each ticket that's purchased. Ticket prices for this year's event range from $77 to $127 ($59 to $97 USD). For more information or to purchase tickets to this year's event, please click here.
TEDxStanleyPark is a not-for-profit event that thousands attend every year to experience eye-opening, transformative talks. They learn and laugh. Some cringe and cry. All are inspired to take brave actions that move the needle toward a better world. TEDxStanleyPark features highly-respected content experts who spend hundreds of hours preparing the talk of their lives. Each speaker addresses one of humanity's tough challenges and offers solutions that are innovative, optimistic and actionable. Millions of viewers from around the world see these talks; they too are inspired to take brave actions. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.
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