September 21, 2011 08:15 ET

TEDxToronto Holds Its Third Annual Conference on Theme of Redefinition

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 21, 2011) -

Attention: Toronto editors, City reporters, Life editors, Entertainment editors

For the third year, TEDxToronto continues to spread ideas worth sharing with its annual conference at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. The sold-out conference will showcase 14 inspiring TEDxTalks with 700 delegates on the theme of Redefinition. This year's speakers include David Miller, Adam Garone, Ariel Garten, and Rob Spence.

Free live video streaming of the conference will be available at http://www.tedxtoronto.com, and at viewing parties at various locations around Toronto. The full conference schedule is available at http://www.tedxtoronto.com/conference.


Ariel Garten, CEO and Co-Founder, InteraXon

David Miller, Urban Green Jobs Advocate & 63rd Mayor of Toronto

Adam Garone, Founder and CEO, Movember

Carlyle Jenson, Founder, Good For Her

Bilaal Rajan, Children's Right Activist, Making Change Now

Rob Spence, Director, Rob Spence TV

George Roter, CEO, Co-Founder, Engineers Without Borders Canada

Dr. Brian Goldman, Author, The Night Shift

Joshna Maharaj, Chef, Writer, Activist

Ted Sargent, Professor, Canada Research Chair in Nanotechnology

Brandon Hay, Founder, Black Daddies Club (BDC)

Nicholas Schiefer, Grade 12 Student

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, Professor of Psychology, C.Psych., University of Toronto, ExamCorp


Fourteen diverse and passionate speakers will gather to share TEDxTalks on the theme of Redefinition. Torontonians are invited to join, listen, and be inspired.


Friday, September 23, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST


TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning

The Royal Conservatory

273 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1W2, Canada

Viewing parties (Various locations around the City of Toronto):

Centre For Social Innovation (Annex Location, 720 Bathurst Street)

Ontario College of Art & Design (100 McCaul Street)

Martin Prosperty Institute at MaRS Discovery District (101 College Street)

ING DIRECT Downtown Café (221 Yonge Street)

TBWA Office (10 Lower Spadina Avenue)

401 Richmond Street (401 Richmond Street West)

Seneca College Newnham Campus (1750 Finch Avenue East, Room 2084)

Seneca King Campus (13990 Dufferin Street, Board Room A)

The Renaissance Room @ 001 Vanier College, York University (4700 Keele Street)

Free live streaming: http://www.tedxtoronto.com/

Photo Opportunities:

Photo opportunities during Conversation Breaks of TEDxToronto delegates and speakers mingling:

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

1:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*Note: Photographs and videos cannot be taken in the auditorium during TEDxToronto Talks and Performances.

Photo opportunities at various viewing parties throughout the day between 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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