J\’ai la chance de pouvoir assister au TEDxConcordia le samedi 19 Février 2011.
Je souhaite partager cet évènement avec vous. Je vous ferai part de mes impressions et des points importants abordés au cours de ces conférences directement sur mon compte Twitter à partir de 9H heure de Montréal soit 15H à Paris.
Vous aurez ensuite accès à un résumé de chaque conférence la semaine suivante sur mon blog ici même.
Voici les informations sur les intervenants et les thèmes qui seront abordés :
About this event
Through vibrant conferences held under the motto “ideas worth spreading,” TEDxConcordia strives at stimulating the intellectual, cultural and social diversity of both Concordia University and the Montreal community.
- Gavin Kenneally
Gavin Kenneally taps into the diverse possibilities afforded by 3D printing and its implications on redefining the boundaries between creator and consumer.
- Adele McAlear
Adele McAlear discusses the overlooked issue of our online legacies and how to ensure the appropriate preservation of our binary ashes.
- Paul Gillet
A student himself, Paul Gillet vigorously makes the case for how the web is changing what it means to be a student.
- Mitch Joel
Social Media Marketing Specialist, Mitch Joel examines the counterintuitive possibility of an increasingly anti-social Web.
- David Secko
Acclaimed journalist and microbiologist, David Secko carefully guides us through the current debate of democratizing science.
- Yan Ohayon
Yan Ohayon demystifies and shares his experience with algorithm trading and its impact on markets, our lives, and everything in between.
- Ilana Ben-Ari
Designer Ilana Ben-Ari gives a live demo of her toy for the visually impaired and sighted and discusses opportunities for using toys as tools for communication and understanding.
- Christopher Dieni
Biochemist, Chris Dieni reveals how a small, thumb-sized frog changed his perception of science, medicine, nature, and learning.
- Tara Hunt
Tara Hunt shrewdly examines intangible and tangible wealth, changing economies, and how this all relates to checking into Foursquare.
- Lenny Ratchitsky
Lenny Ratchitsky contends that serendipity can change our lives in the most amazing of ways and attempts to illuminate what life would be like without it.
- Michelle Holliday
Michelle Holliday challenges us to see what the pattern of living systems reveals about the future of humanity.
- Gad Saad
Marketing prof Gad Saad discusses the biological and evolutionary roots of our consuming instinct.
- Owen Chapman
Communications prof-slash-DJ, Owen Chapman demonstrates how mashup culture redefines musical artistry.
- Nomadic Massive
Hip-Hop Collective and Social Activists, Nomadic Massive shares their mission to offer relief and re-development in Haiti through cultural workshops.