TEDxOakville will be held on Friday, October 1, 2010, 9am-5pm at Sheridan College. We are looking for an eclectic, diverse group of thinkers and doers from the fields of technology, entertainment, design, the sciences, engineering, humanities, the arts, economics, business, journalism, entrepreneurship and education.
Seating is limited, purchase tickets while supplies last!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 21, 2010
Media Contact: Mark Mulholland email@example.com
Can an Individual in Oakville Really Make a Difference and Change the World?
OAKVILLE – One hundred of Oakville’s most impassioned TEDx enthusiasts will come together on Friday, October 1 for a day of networking and dialogue around the theme Can an Individual in Oakville Really Make a Difference and Change the World? The event will take place at Sheridan College, Trafalgar Campus in MacDonald-Heaslip Hall and will feature an incredible line-up of speakers on topics ranging from innovations in education to health to technology and the arts. Attendees will also have an opportunity to network at an on-site lunch event. The event will be live webcast by Orion and Ustream. Also, people can watch from satellite locations set up in Oakville and elsewhere.
“The combination of a diverse group of speakers and high calibre artistic performers will form a mix that is sure to lead to exciting new ideas” said Mark Mulholland, TEDxOakville founder and organizing committee member. “The event will offer the Oakville community an opportunity to share its passion and ideas with communities in Canada and the world”.
The independently produced event, operated under a license from TED, was organized by community volunteers and is aimed at creating dialogue as well as giving people a forum to share their passions, ideas and experiences. The event is sponsored, to date, by Sheridan College, SB Partners, iBizAcademy.com, Beaver WebHosting.com, Orion, Cameron Tulloch, Big Daddy Kreativ.ca and Mail Chimp.
Speakers and performers include:
Tickets are $25 and includes parking, entrance and lunch. Those who wish to attend can apply at www.TEDxOakville.com
For more information about the event; how to volunteer; how your company can sponsor, visit www.TEDxOakville.com
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