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TEDxVancouver 2011

Application Deadline fast approaching for one of Vancouver’s most anticipated events.

TEDxVancouver is pleased to announce the first of several exciting speakers in the 2011 lineup. The concept for

this year’s event is “The Frontier” – a topic selected as a reflection of the new wonders undreamt of in our time. This year’s TEDxVancouver event is designed to be a love letter to knowledge and innovation. Like TED’s own mission, “The Frontier” represents boundless possibility and ideas worth spreading. The living boundary with the unknown.

On November 12, 2011, TEDxVancouver celebrates its third annual event with an outstanding line-up of thought provoking talks. Presenters at TEDxVancouver are hand picked for their inspired thinking and world acclaimed accomplishments, and in the TED and TEDx tradition, each is challenged to give “the talk of their life” in 18 minutes or less.

The first speaker for TEDxVancouver 2011 – Shahrzad Rafati – is the only Canadian to join household names such as Oprah Winfrey and Conan O’Brien, as well as key industry players like Sebastian Thrun of Google and Andy Mooney from Disney on Fast Company magazine’s 2011 list of the Top 100 Most Creative People in Business.

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