We are pleased to announce that the TEDx Terry Talks will return for its 6th year on November 2nd, 2013. Held in the beautiful Life Sciences Institute, this annual campus event brings UBC’s brightest students together to give the talk of their lives. Based on the TED model, the TEDx Terry talks are a student conference where UBC’s very own bright and talented students have the opportunity to express their passions. The conference has become one of the most prominent and well attended student events on campus, drawing an audience of nearly 400.
When? Saturday, November 2, 2013 ( Registration starts at 9:00am and ends at 9:45am)
Where? Life Sciences Institute, UBC
This year, our speakers include (titles subject to revision):
Gary Yarbrough – Freedom of Space and Art: Making Public Art Accessible
Chris Dare ( Dentistry) –No Excuses, No Regrets: The Desert and Mountains that Changed my Life
Emmanuel Fonseca ( Science) – Seeing Gravity with Cosmic Lighthouses
Lucia Lorenzi ( Arts) – Using Your Words: How We Can Address Sexual Violence with Language Alone.
Eric Schofield ( Education) – Food Literacy: It’s About More Than Just Reading Labels
Ashley Welsh ( Education) – Navigating Your Learning: How We Can Learn From/ With One Another.
Shannon Hoekstra (Engineering) – How to Complete Your Degree in 7 Years.
Nidhi Joseph & Ooi Koon Peng (Science/ Arts) – Collaborations for Social Change: Working Towards Improving the Livelihoods of the Deaf.
Dylan Stirewalt (Fine Arts) – The ‘I Ought’ and ‘I Am’: A Struggle between Self- Compassion and Sacrifice.
Altay Setat Otun (Arts) – The Rise of the University Policy Analyst
Tentative Conference Schedule:
Note that registration starts at 9:00am and closes at 9:45am. At that point, in the event of a sell-out, unclaimed tickets may be released to waitlisted individuals.
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