Royal Roads hosts TEDGlobal livestream

8:45AM to 7:00PM June 12, 2013
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Quarterdeck, Grant Building
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RRU Staff

Royal Roads University and TEDx Victoria have teamed up to offer a free day of programming, June 12, via live-streaming direct from the TED annual conference in Edinburgh. TEDxVictoriaLive will feature close to 30 inspiring speakers expanding on the theme Think Again.  

“The TEDx philosophy of ‘ideas worth spreading’ echoes the interdisciplinary and innovative approach to learning at Royal Roads,” said Paul Corns, associate vice-president of community relations and advancement at Royal Roads University.  “Education creates community. Both organizations attract leaders committed to creating positive change in our world.”

TEDxVictoria will be live-streaming an exclusive feed of the conference's second day of programming, featuring sessions  4 – 7: Money Talks; Listening to Nature; World on its Head; and Regeneration.

WHAT: TEDxVictoriaLive is a full-day simulcast of the TEDGlobal2013: Think Again conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland

DATE: Wednesday, June 12

TIME: 8:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.

LOCATION: Quarter Deck, second floor Grant Building, Royal Roads University

COST: FREE

PARKING: Pay parking is available at several sites on campus 

For more information on the program: http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/8812

About TED

TED is a non-profit organization devoted to the slogan Ideas Worth Spreading.  Launched in 1984, TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design) became an annual conference in 1990 and has grown to support innovation with multiple initiatives. The annual TED conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.