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RRU hosts TedX Global broadcast June 12

Royal Roads University and TEDx Victoria have teamed up to offer local audiences a chance to watch a free full day of programming, June 12, via live-streaming direct from the TED Global conference in Edinburgh. Close to 30 compelling speakers, all leaders and innovators in fields from architecture to zoology, will present during TEDxVictoriaLive.  

TEDxVictoria will be live-streaming an exclusive feed of the conference's second day of programming, featuring sessions  4, 5, 6 and 7: Money Talks; Listening to Nature; World on its Head; and Regeneration. This year’s theme, Think Again, examines new multidisciplinary approaches and attitudes in many fields. 

  • What: TEDxVictoriaLive is a full-day simulcast of the TEDGlobal2013: Think Again conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Date: Wednesday June 12
  • Time: 8:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Location: Quarter Deck, 2nd floor Grant Building, Royal Roads University
  • Cost: free

Participants are welcome to attend portions of the event, or the entire day.

For more information on the program: http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/8812

This event builds on the successful partnership between Royal Roads and TEDxVictoria that began last fall. The university looks forward to offering more opportunities to share ideas and engage the community with this orgranization.

 About TED TED is a non-profit organization devoted to the slogan Ideas Worth Spreading.  Launched in 1984, TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design) became an annual conference in 1990 and has grown to support innovation with multiple initiatives. The annual TED conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes.

About TEDx, x = independently organized eventTEDx 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.