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Theme: The Unconventional Solution

Kelowna, BC, Canada
June 20th, 2013

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About this event

TEDxKelowna 2013 will feature a series of talks related to THE UNCONVENTIONAL SOLUTION for local and global issues. Creative philanthropreneurs, artists, entrepreneurs, film makers and athletes will inspire attendees to search in and outside themselves to conquer the challenges that each of us face.

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Confirmed Speakers

  • CJ Wilkins
    Giving up a promising career in the Oil and Gas industry, C.J. has found success by taking passion-based risks.
  • David Barmon
    David is fascinated with the physical world and all of the amazing information our modern society is about to forget. He believes our religion, culture, cities, food, clothing, smart phones, yeah, basically everything, comes down to understanding plants and rocks.
  • Matt & Kori EarthGroup Founders
    Matt and Kori started a social enterprise called Earth Water in 2005 and donate 100% of their net profits to the United Nations World Food Programme.
  • Heidi Thompson
    Heidi Thompson presents a compelling argument why breath awareness – a simple attention developing exercise - should rank #1 in children’s education.
  • Janice Taylor
    If anyone has turned their life around, it’s Janice. After growing up in difficult circumstances, she’s turned her life experiences and education into a winning combo.
  • Kelsey Ramsden
    Kelsey Ramsden is Canada's Top Female Entrepreneur ranked by Profit and Chatelaine Magazines. In her work she balances venom and virtue, book and street smarts, while always holding that imagination is a power greater than knowledge.
  • Taylor Conroy
    Inspired after a life-altering trip to Kenya, he sold his real estate business to launch Change Heroes, a ground-breaking friend funding platform that has raised over $530,000 to fund 50+ education-focused projects in 9 developing countries.

Venue and Details

Kelowna, BC,

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Andrew Gaucher
Kelowna, Canada

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Tech & Social Media
Josh Byron
Tech & Vounteer
Christy Lovig
Sponsorship & After Social
Emmanuel Lavoie
Joel Sherlock
Speakers & General
Donnie Ungaro
General & Social Media

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