The TEDxKids@BC team is rolling up their sleeves in 2012 to organize not one, but two events!
On April 5th, 2012, TEDxKids@BC will be hosting a special event in partnership with TEDxChange
, which is co-organized by TED and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
. Held in Berlin, TEDxChange aims to take a step back and look at the big picture, inspiring conversations about how to encourage positive change in issues of local and global importance like development, health, and environmental damage.
Our event, TEDxKids@BC Change, will be held at Science World in Vancouver. Besides showing the official program from the Berlin event, TEDxKids@BC Change will also feature a number of youth speakers from around BC who are already working towards positive action in the areas aligned with TEDxChange themes. Geared towards high school students, TEDxKids@BC Change promises to be an opportunity to listen to amazing speakers, connect with other passionate young people, learn about global issues, and get involved with change-making efforts in our community.
There are so many ways for you to get involved. Are you a young person (or kid at heart) who has an idea worth sharing? Have you taken action on one of these issues? Do you know someone who has? Check out our Call for Speakers for TEDxKids@BC Change
! Applications are due March 1st, and we can't wait to hear about your ideas. Stay tuned here, on Twitter
, or on Facebook
for updates on other ways for you to get involved. Let the adventure begin!