It’s almost time for TEDxSurrey 2023! After Surrey’s speakers made waves in the TED universe last year the team has curated another stellar lineup. They also have a whole bunch of giveaways happening and as social media sponsor, I have a fun offering (total value $500) for my readers/followers as well:
- When: Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 9:30am to 4:00pm
- Where: Bell Performing Arts Centre (6250 – 144th St, Surrey)
- Tickets: On sale now, just a few remain!
TEDxSurrey will feature 12 brilliant speakers and a greater emphasis on the “E” in TED, which stands for entertainment. Attendees will be able to enjoy the music of Shale, Richard Tichelman and the Screaming Eagles along with dancers and energizers.
Your event ticket also includes lunch and refreshments, multiple prize draws (including the chance to win an ENVO Lynx 20 E-Bike), lobby activities and ample opportunities to interact and exchange ideas with the speakers.
Thanks to ATLAS Steak + Fish for supporting TEDxSurrey, I have five $100 gift cards to give away! You can enter to win by following our accounts and spreading the word about TEDxSurrey. Here are the details:TEDxSurrey Giveaway – Win a $100 ATLAS Gift Card
Miss604 is the Social Media Sponsor of TEDxSurrey 2023
Dr. Stefanie Green: After 20 years working in maternity care, Dr. Stefanie Green is now a leader in the practice of assisted dying. A pioneering clinician, innovative educator, and author of a bestselling memoir, when Stefanie pulls back the curtain on assisted dying, it will leave you with a new perspective on life.
Carla Guerrera: As CEO of Purpose Driven Development, Carla is a globally recognized real estate developer and thought leader who has delivered over $1B in mixed-use real estate development. Combining urban planning, sustainability, and real estate development her team unlocks complex redevelopment to transform the way we live, work and thrive.
Finn Liu: Finn is an openly transgender high school student, award-winning public speaker, and neurodiversity advocate. While proud of his surrounding Asian community, he recognizes the negative cultural ties perpetuating stigma and discrimination against trans-identifying Asian individuals. Finn strongly believes in the importance of communication to address the root of queer issues.
Dr. Kai Chan: Kai is a sustainability scientist who studies the many and intimate relationships people have as components of nature. He is a Professor at UBC and Canada Research Chair committed to social and ecological justice, and to instigating bold changes to make our planet both better and wilder.
Kal Dosanjh: Kal is currently a Police Detective. He is also the CEO and Founder of KidsPlay Youth Foundation. The Foundation stretches across Canada, and internationally in Colombia and India. Over 100,000 youth have participated in free programs provided by the organization as a means of deterring youth from drugs and gangs.
Kelsey Carignan: As a wellness practitioner and yoga instructor, Kelsey Carignan is on a mission to promote mindfulness and movement as transformative tools for improving every facet of our lives. She is the founder of Vibrant Yogi, an online yoga and wellbeing community, and co-founder of the Yoga for Hockey app.
Linda Fawcus: Linda Fawcus is the founder of Gluu Society, a Canadian nonprofit that helps older adults use technology to stay happy, healthy, and connected. Linda has been a technology entrepreneur for over 28 years and is also the creator and host of the “How To Be Unscammable” TV show.
Marilyn Norry: Through her work as an actor, author, teacher, and editor of plays and screenplays, Marilyn has investigated the myriad of ways humans live and interact. Since 2004 she’s empowered people to write their family stories, so the stories of all people – especially women – are remembered and told.
Muhaddisa Sarwari: A Grade 12 student who is originally a Hazara refugee from Afghanistan. She has spent all of her life as a refugee with no access to formal education. As a young girl who was deprived of
her basic human rights, she is passionate about advocating for the rights of refugees.
Dr. Tanya Gee: Dr. Tanya is a veteran Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine who values compassion, empathy and loving kindness. Living with her aging mother has taught her invaluable lessons on love and service and the many benefits of intergenerational cohabitation. Humour is their glue to learning to live
Derek Strokon: Derek is an International Best-Selling Author, Leader and Business Consultant whose practice focuses on resilience development and process implementation. His award-winning approach to sales excellence is driven by a team-centered approach of ‘Strength Through Vulnerability’. His relentless passion for evangelizing the ‘Human Journey’, is both inspiring and contagious.
Kai Scott, MA: Kai is a social scientist whose 15-year career has focused on solving complex social issues, including those faced by transgender people. He has conducted research and delivered education on gender diversity to over 35,000 people across Canada. As such, he has deep insights into the state of gender in our society.
Get your tickets now and see you at the Bell Performing Arts Centre on January 21st! If you’re unable to attend in person, you can also get live stream tickets here.