TEDxQuestU will return to Quest University Canada for its second year on Saturday, March 3 from 9 am to noon. The much-anticipated event is open to the public, with only 200 tickets available.
This year’s event will feature eight speakers delivering life-changing talks on environmental initiatives, self-development, technology, ethics and domestic abuse, all under the theme Breaking Convention.
- Grant Babin, Head Instructor Aikidaily: “How has Commercialism Impacted the Values of Traditional Martial Arts?”
- Emma Davy, Teaching Fellow: “Breaking the Convention, or the Overused Phrase, I’m sorry”
- Linda Epp, Activist: “When I Could Have Become Just Another Statistic”
- Samantha Leigh, Waste Diversion Researcher: “There’s No Such Thing as ‘Garbage’”
- Hannah Petrillo, Domestic Violence Survivor: “I Never Thought it Would Happen to Me: What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence”
- Easton Smith, Futurist: “The Emerging Catastrophic Risk of Sophisticated Bioterrorism”
- Brodan Thiel, Athletic Director: “How Being Purposefully Minded Can Lead to a Better Life”
- Colin Wilt, Tech Enthusiast: “The Ethics of Non-lethal Weapons in Peacekeeping”
Location: Quest University Canada, MPR