Don’t forget that tonight we put our clocks forward an hour. Clocks go forward an hour at 2AM, so make sure you show up to the event on time. Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook pages for some reminders over the course of today and tomorrow morning.
Tomorrow is the day we’ve all been waiting for, and the crew here at TEDxHalifax could not be more excited. We can’t wait to see you all tomorrow at the event, and are looking forward to hearing what all of our wonderful speakers and performers have in store for us! A few reminders for tomorrow’s event:
If you can’t be in the room, you can still watch a livestream of the event on our website: www.tedxhalifax.ca
Connections can… Feed Nova Scotia. Please bring a non-perishable food item to TEDxHalifax tomorrow to be given to Feed NS
1:00pm – Session 1: Connections Can Educate A Video from Chris Anderson A Word from the Curator & Host Julia Feltham (Musician & Educator) Musical Performance TED Talk Video Hal Whitehead (Whale Biologist) The Culture of the Whale Zane Kelsall (Barista) From Bean To Cup: Coffee’s Rise To A Specialty Beverage TED Talk Video Rick Nason (Business Strategist) It’s Not Complicated
3:00pm – Session 2: Connections Can Heal Jonah Bernstein & Loura Healy – Musical Performance TED Talk Video Patrick Lee (Cancer Researcher) – Using Viruses to Fight Cancer Kate Inglis (Writer) – Parallelism TED Talk Video Ivar Mendez (Neurosurgeon) – Mobile Medicine: A Window Into the Future of Healthcare
6:00pm – Session 3: Connections Can Inspire Steven McNeil, George Woodhouse, Uytae Lee Musical (Peformance) The TEDx Song TED Talk Video Tim Disher (Musician & Social Entrepreneur) Connections Can End Stigma Ursula Johnson (Performance Artist) Urban Aboriginal TED Talk Video Sagar Jha Poet (Connections Maker) Inspiration is a Fire, not a Spark Old Man Luedecke - Musical Performance
We’re pleased to announce another speaker in the TEDxHalifax lineup! Kate Inglis is an author and photographer who posts about her life and the journeys of others’ on her blog Sweet and Salty. She has an entertaining energy and sarcasm in her words that make the reader feel like they are in a real conversation with Kate.
Kate has also written The Dread Crew: Pirates of the Backwoods which January Magazine calls “a spirited tale, gorgeously rendered.” This book contains the same energetic vibe as her blog while taking us on an epic expedition suitable for “boys who long for glory, for spritely girls inclined to reach out for adventure, and for good-humoured grown-ups who like the smack of Limburger and devil’s club sandwiches with a dash of June bug pepper.” This will be Kate’s first time presenting at a TEDx event and we’re looking forward to hearing from her, she’s certain to bring along some entertaining anecdotes.
George Woodhouse and Iain MacNeil first captured the attention of the Dalhousie University campus when they formed a Disney cover band to compete in the Dalhousie Student Union’s annual talent show. In the years since, they’ve put their incredible artistic talent and whacky brand of humour to work on initiatives like the Student Poverty Song and See You in September, both of which have received national and even international attention. Uytae Lee as a first year student has stepped up as their heir apparent with his studying jingles and other YouTube sensations. In the spirit of connecting, they’ve come together to write a special tune for TEDxHalifax.
The crew will be gracing the stage at TEDxHalifax to perform their newly written song, we can’t wait!
PS: While you wait, check out George & Iain performing at Dal’s Got Talent:
And one of Uytae Lee’s most popular YouTube videos!