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TEDxQueensU: Square One

Jan. 29, 2017

Adrian Caldarola, Queen's Undergraduate Student | Economics

Ali Velshi, MSNBC Anchor & Correspondent

Amanda Maracle, Queen's Ph.D Student | Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Studies

Andrew Belyea, Queen's Undergraduate Student | Life Sciences

Dave Sanderson, Motivational Speaker, Mentor, and Author

Greg Bryk, Queen's Alumnus and Award-Winning Actor

Lonnie Aarssen, Queen's Professor | Biology, Oikos and Journal of Plant Ecology Associate Editor

Marie-Jo Cleghorn, Queen's Alumnus (Nursing and Psychology '90)

Naseem Saloojee, VP Revenue at Top Hat

Stéfanie von Hlatky, Queen's University Assistant Professor | Political Studies and Queen's Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP) Director

Zayna Rose, Image Consultant & Strategist at Zayna Rose Inc. and Queen's Alumnus

 

TEDxQueensU: Uncharted

Feb. 07, 2016

Albert Nerenberg, Performing Hypnotist

Anna Maria Tremonti, Radio Host on The Current Gemini & Award Winning CBC News Correspondent

Heather Evans, Student Entrepreneur, Queen's Commerce Class of '16

Dr. Jamie Gruman, Leading Authority on Positive Organizational Psychology

Jeff Whiting, Broadway Director & Choreographer, StageWrite App Founder, OpenJar Broadway Institute Founder

Karla McGrath, Queen's Family Law Clinic Director and Queen's University Law Professor

Laura Anderson, Public Social Activist #mybodymybusiness Youth Feminist Lead

Luc Boutin, Queen's University Alumnus (Life Sciences '16)

Paul Waldie, Report on Business Editor at The Globe and Mail

Dr. Samir Sinha, Geriatrics Lead at Mount Sinai Hospital & the University Health Network

 

TEDxQueensU: Piecing Together

Mar. 29, 2015

Afraj Gill, Globe & Mail Contributer and Queen's Undergraduate Student | Commerce

Asad Chishti, Inventor at Chairs and Tables

Barbara Collins, COO of Humber River Hospital

Beverly Thomson, Canada AM Co-Host and Broadcast Journalist

Danny Richmond, Program Manager at Inspirit Foundation

Hugh Christopher Brown, Musician and Social Justice Advocate

Richard Tyo, Mental Health Crisis Worker

Rob Andrews, CEO and Co-Founder of Heliolytics

Steve Koven, Jazz Pianist and Composer, Improvisational Performer, and Educator

Tara McCallan, Founder of the Happy Soul Project

Ted Graham, Innovation Leader at PwC

Yannay Khaikin, TED-Ed Educator and University of Toronto Student

 

TEDxQueensU: The Spark

Jan. 26, 2014

Dr. Anthony Noble, Queen's Professor | Astrophysics

Aneesh Tarun, Queen's Graduate Student | Human Media Lab

Adam Beaudoin, Queen's Undergraduate Student

Cian O'Neill-Kizoff, Queen's Alumnus (Sci' 12) & Current M.Pl Student | Health & Social Planning

Heidi Mack, Queen's Ph.D. Candidate | Transformative Learning

Jason Mouna, Taekwondo Master at Uxbridge Tae Kwon Do Academy

Dr. Jon Pharaoah, Queen's University Associate Professor & Mechanical Engineering | Fuel Cells

Dr. Jonathan Kerr, Queen's Alumnus & Curriculum Site Lead (Belleville/Quinte) | School of Medicine

Rachel Wayne, Queen's Graduate Student | Clinical Psychology

Trevor Strong, Queen's Alumnus & The Arrogant Worms: A Music Comedy group

Tuan Nguyen, Partner @ Uniforge; Executive Director of Seekers Centre for Integrative Medicine, CEO @ Health Genie Group

Vincent Sacco, Queen's Professor | Sociology

Zane Caplansky, Owner & Operator of Caplansky's Deli

 

TEDxQueensU: Pioneers

Oct. 28, 2012

Trevor Waurechen, Illustrator

Greg Frankson, Spoken word artist

Jennifer Campbell, PhD Candidate

Dean Tripp, Associate Professor

David Lyon, Professor

 

TEDxQueensU: SUPERHEROES

Nov. 7, 2010

Benny & Willy Zenga, Instigators of The Winking Circle

Che Kothari, Founding Executive Director, Manifesto Community Projects

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, Clinical Psychologist & Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

Dr. Roel Vertegaal, Professor of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) at Queen’s University's School of Computing

Elise Goodhoofd, Entrepreneur and Founder, Openticket

Jowi Taylor, Writer, Broadcaster, Producer, and Founder of The Six String Nation Project

Luke Hayes-Alexander, Head Chef, Luke's Gastronomy

Mike McHugh, Queen's Graduate Student | Environmental Studies

Peter MacLeod, Principal, MASS LBP

Shea Balish, M.Sc. Candidate, Queen's School of Kinesiology & Health Studies

Steven Moore, Professor, Queen's School of Business and School of Environmental Studies

Zahra Ebrahim, Principal, Founder, Creativity Architect at ArchiTEXT Inc.