TEDxVancouver 2014 Speakers: First three revealed

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Jay Demerit Whitecaps

On Saturday, October 18 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Victor, Treana and Jay will take the stage to share ideas and challenge perspectives in connection with this year’s theme, TILT.

More speaker announcements will be revealed in the coming weeks. Tickets will be available for purchase in September. 

TEDxVancouver 2014 Speakers: First Three Revealed

JAY DEMERIT (Identity Seeker) 

From the quiet streets of a small mid-western town to the raucous stadiums of the English Premier League and 2010 World Cup, Jay DeMerit’s rise to football prominence is a story of remarkable triumph.

TREANA PEAKE (Pioneering Generosity)

As the founder and creative designer of the luxury fashion line Obakki and its philanthropic counterpart, the Obakki Foundation, Treana is pioneering a new type of fundraising model, one that is both dynamic and inspiring

VICTOR CHAN (Untraditional Wisdom)

Forty years of friendship with the Dalai Lama have taught Victor Chan a lot about the pursuit of happiness. He has travelled the world with the Tibetan spiritual leader, taking to heart lessons of empathy and compassion along the way.

 

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