TEDxYouth@Montreal

Theme : Imagine !

Saturday, November 15th 2014
1pm - 5:30pm

Salle L'Ermitage
Collège de Montréal

3510, chemin de la Côte des Neiges
Montreal (Quebec)
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2014 speakers

  • Claude Cormier

    Claude Cormier

    Cormier’s internationally recognized practice extends far beyond conventional landscape design to forge bridges between urban design, public art, and architecture. His landscapes celebrate the artificial and surreptitiously alter reality. His work is distinguished for its inventiveness and its tenacious optimism in the power of design. Based in Montreal, in 2009…

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  • Mylène Paquette

    Mylène Paquette

    Last november, on the 12th, after 129 days on the ocean, Mylène became the first North American to successfully cross the North Atlantic ocean rowing, alone. Leaving  Halifax on July 6th, 2013, the now famous ocean rower realized a dream by facing an extraordinary challenge : row the 2,700 nautical…

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  • What is TEDxYouth@Montreal

    TEDxYouth@Montreal is an event for you, our future leaders, currently aged 11-17!
    Our theme of Imagine !, is aligned with that of global TEDxYouth Day. In 2012, there were over 100 TEDxYouthDay events held in over 50 countries coinciding with Universal Children’s Day.
    Our carefully curated group of dynamic and accomplished presenters will surely rock you off your seats!
    We are attempting to foster a collegial, curious, inspiring and energetic environment, so if that sounds exciting to you, we invite you to become one of our attendees by filling out the registration form.

  • What is TEDx

    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxYouth@Montreal, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxYouthMontreal event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

  • Gabriel Bran Lopez

    Gabriel Bran Lopez

    Gabriel Bran Lopez was named “Personality of the Week” by La Presse/Radio-Canada (CBC) in 2013, “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young and “Ashoka Fellow” in 2011. He is the Founding-President of Youth Fusion, an award-winning charity that works to lower dropout rates through innovative partnerships. Gabriel is…

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  • Cynthia Savard Saucier

    Cynthia Savard Saucier

    Passionate about human beings and their means of communication, Cynthia Savard Saucier has always sought a deeper understanding of how people think, interact and connect.  Communication has thus been a key ingredient in her technological endeavours. A Université de Montréal graduate in industrial design, she was awarded the 2010 RAÉDIUM…

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  • Lola Flomen

    Lola Flomen

    Youth activist and philanthropist, Lola Flomen, truly believes that everyone has the capacity to change the world. The Montreal native quickly realized that one’s age does not determine one’s impact: at ten, she cut her hair to make wigs for cancer patients, at twelve she began to work at various…

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  • Paule Robitaille

    Paule Robitaille

    Paule Robitaille is an independent journalist and refugee lawyer. Born in Quebec City, she is a graduate of McGill University Law School. She left law to pursue a passion for journalism.  Ms. Robitaille began her journalism career at the Quebec National Assembly with the Canadian Press, before moving to Windsor,…

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  • Jive Studio

    Jive Studio

    Dancers Audrey-Ann Bouchard, Anthony Demeter, Alicia May Hébert and Gabriel S-Mackay. Jivestudio was created in 2006 by two dancers who wanted to share their passion of Rockabilly Jive, which was back then a mostly unknown dance style.Through hard work, more good decisions than bad ones, but mostly by empowering other dancers…

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  • Adam Adelman

    Adam Adelman

    Adam Adelman is the Co-Founder and CEO of Mighty Cast, the company behind The NEX Band and its patent-pending base and token technology.  The goal of The NEX Band is to disrupt the wearable space and give power to the consumer to customize their smart band both on the inside…

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  • Emilie & Ogden

    Emilie & Ogden

    Emilie & Ogden is not your typical duet but rather an encounter between a young singer and a harp. Her particular voice has often been described as pure and soft, resonating in perfect harmony with the instrument. On stage, her traditional folk sound is embellished by drums, bass and a…

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  • Frederic Bouchard

    Frederic Bouchard

    After completing a BA and MA in philosophy at the Université de Montréal, Frédéric Bouchard completed a PhD in philosophy at Duke University (Ph.D. 2004) and went on to a post-doc fellowship at the University of Toronto. Since 2005, Frédéric Bouchard has been a professor in the Philosophy department at…

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  • Julie Vincelette

    Julie Vincelette

    Unknowingly, at the age of 12 ,  Julie Vincelette lived the most decisive experience of her life as she witnessed her mother collapse from pure exhaustion and fall into a severe depression lasting six long years.  As a teenager, Julie saw first-hand the devastation that mental illness causes for those…

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  • Nicolas Ellis

    Nicolas Ellis

    Originating from Chicoutimi, Nicolas Ellis is the founder and artistic director of the OSA: l’Orchestre symphonique de l’Agora. This organization’s mission is to raise funds for social, humanitarian and environmental aide organizations. Alongside his activities with the orchestra, Nicolas was recently appointed conductor in residence of I Musici de Montréal’’s…

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  • Stephane Durand

    Stephane Durand

    Stéphane Durand completed his doctural and post-doctural studies in theoretical physics in Montreal and Paris. He is currently a researcher at the Mathematics Research Center at the University of Montreal and is professor of physics at the cégép Édouard-Monpetit college in Montreal. He has also taught Quantum Mechanics and Relativity…

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