Posts from the ‘conferences’ category

Information Session: The UBC Global Crisis Simulation

Attention Science, Engineering, Commerce and Arts students!¬†Are you interested in: running an international conference in Mumbai, India? Representing UBC at a conference in Princeton? Honing your…

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Things to avoid when speaking publicly (a.k.a. a reminder that applications for TEDxTerryTalks 2012 are due tonight).

Whoa – this brings back memories. This was our first ever promo video for our first ever TEDxTerryTalks. Still has some good advice, and don’t forget…

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So with Halloween and all, what does the average UBC student dress up as these days?

Seriously, just leave a comment letting us know what you’re going as (or if, instead, you’re the sort who refuses to dress up). I’ll be doing…

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Some sound advice for any student. What not to do when speaking publicly… #TEDxTt

Well, I’ve got to say, that as someone who has seen the first round of rehearsal talks for TEDxTerry Talks 2011, we are really in for…

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Wanna talk at TEDxTerry Talks? How about these topics? #TEDxTt #UBC

Don’t know what TEDxTerry Talks is all about? Well, it’s a student conference where UBC students are given the TED platform to speak. Here, you’ll be…

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Hello everyone… TEDxTerryTalks 2011 is now open for registration!

Don’t forget: the TEDxTerryTalks conference is all day on Saturday November 5th, 2011. Registration is $7 (which includes lunch and coffees). If you’re looking for information,…

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Awesome Event Alert! Sir Ken is in Vancouver on August 25th

Two years ago, a warrior of educational reform, and a tremendously inspirational figure, Sir Ken Robinson participated in the Terry Global Speaker Series. His visit launched…

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A conference on counter intuition?

Lisa says: One of the main objectives of modern science is to improve the welfare of society. We strive to accomplish this by various means: disease…

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A Vehicle for Change: Thato Makgolane

Name: Thato Makgolane Talk Title: “A Vehicle for Change” Notes: Faculty of Commerce (Sauder School); B.Comm; Accounting; Year!4 Topic:The Arc Initiative is a business and leadership…

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Listen. Learn. Be Inspired. TEDx Terry talks 2010

For the second year the Terry Project will be collaborating with TED to offer a TEDx event. Registration is now open for TEDx Terry talks which will be held on October 2nd, 2010 at the Life Science Institute. Here, eight student speakers will be given a high profile platform to communicate their ideas, passions and desires to an audience of 350 UBC peers.

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