x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Relentless Curiosity

This event occurred on
November 20, 2010
12:00pm - 7:00pm EST
(UTC -5hrs)
Montreal, QC, QC

TEDxMcGill is an event organized by student volunteers that features student speakers alongside faculty and professionals.

350 rue St-Paul Est
Montreal, QC, QC, H2Y 1H2
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Brett Rogers

Brett Rogers, documentary filmmaker, takes us on a journey down Cancer Alley along the Mississippi River

Henry Mintzberg

Henry Mintzberg, prolific on the topic of modern management, tells us why managers need to be curious

Michele Morningstar

Michele Morningstar discovers surprising differences in the rhythm of languages and its role in rehabilitation for aphasia patients

François Lacoursiere

François Lacoursière, Executive Vice-President and Senior partner at Sid Lee Agency, journeys into multidisciplinary teamwork

Amara Possian

Amara Possian tells us how traveling to the places our families have fled can have implications for moving forward from a conflict-ridden past.

Graham McDowell

Graham McDowell shows, in pictures from the Arctic and Nepal, the human impact of climate change

Com Mirza

Com Mirza, serial entrepreneur, turns his eye to how our time spent online can save one million lives

Bree Akesson

Bree Akesson discovers just how important a “sense of place” is for children affected by war

Jonathan Emile

Jonathan Emile, cancer survivor, composer-poet & performer, discusses social consciousness, art and the healing power of music.

Salma Moolji

Salma Moolji shares an outlook full of promise as she opens a school for abused girls in the slums of Nicaragua

Jonathan Glencross

Jonathan Glencross, the student behind McGill’s $2.5M Sustainability Projects Fund, tells us why making change doesn’t have to mean being miserable

Lili-Anna Peresa

Lili-Anna Peresa, general director of the OneDrop Foundation, uses a new approach to raise water conservation awareness

Gregory Dudek

Gregory Dudek explains why amphibious robots have a hard time with underwater vacations

Amruth Bagali Ravindranath

Amruth BR demos a new tool integrating cognitive science and artificial intelligence that adapts to the way you learn

Lee Park

Lee Park builds musical performances piece by piece

Derek Ruths

Derek Ruths shows, with evidence from biological cells, Roman roads, and social systems, how understanding interconnectivity can help us predict behaviour

Organizing team


Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • David El Achkar
    Sponsorship and Finance Coordinator
  • Jennifer Rose Chow-Delgado
    Logistics Coordinator
  • Jocelyn Murphy
    Speakers Coordinator
  • Lindsey Simpson
    Communications Officer
  • Tanya Mulamula
    Attendees Coordinator