x = independently organized TED event

This event occurred on
January 30, 2013
8:00am - 12:00pm EST
(UTC -5hrs)
Kingston, ON

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, 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. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations).

Travelodge Kingston
2360 Princess Street
Kingston, ON, K7M 3G4
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Ian Tyson

Since his very first show in 1989, Ian Tyson has strived to entertain and inspire people across North America with his unique brand of "Comedy with a Message". Ian's passion is always on full display during his presentations, with high energy humor and heart-warming relatable stories of overcoming obstacles and making a difference in the lives of others. Whether he is presenting to a conference or school audience, conducting leadership or team building workshops or emceeing a corporate event; Ian will challenge any crowd to look at the world around them differently and make positive changes.

James Hooper

One of the youngest Britons in reported history to climb Mount Everest. In May 2008 he returned from the first ever expedition from Pole to Pole using only natural power, a journey in which he travelled over 26,000 miles through some of the most diverse environments on earth. James' expeditions have been featured in numerous TV programmes, newspapers and magazines internationally and he won the 2008 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year award. He also became the youngest Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Gail Vaz-Oxlade

With her no-nonsense approach to finance, this money wizard can help the most desperate debt dodger get in touch with their inner scrooge. Whether you’re living a champagne lifestyle as you drown in debt or counting pennies for that walk down the aisle, Gail Vaz-Oxlade has the expertise to give you the financial makeover of your dreams. Gail Vaz-Oxlade is a Canadian financial writer and television personality. Vaz-Oxlade hosts the Canadian television series Til Debt Do Us Part and Princess.

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