TEDx KPU comes to Richmond's Melville Centre for Dialogue
Sep. 18, 2014

Kwantlen Polytechnic University will host its first ever TEDx conference on Sep. 27 at the Melville Centre for Dialogue. The event aims to engage students and Richmond residents alike in academic discussions on a wide range of subjects.

TEDX KPU takes place on Sep. 27, 2014 at the Melville Centre for Dialogue. Pictured is Kent Mullinix, food system critic.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University will host its first ever TEDx conference on Sep. Paths of wrestler and developer finally cross TEDxKPU27 at the Melville Centre for Dialogue.

The event aims to engage students and Richmond residents alike in academic discussions on a wide range of subjects.

Among the list of speakers not featured here are: Amit Sandhu, a real estate developer who will speak to community involvement and collaboration; Dr. Dorothy Barenscott, an art historian who will discuss harnessing “the power of genius” and question the characteristics of intelligence; singer Mark Donnelly, who will speak about overcoming obesity and setting goals; entrepreneur Lisa von Sturmer of the Growing City composting company, who will address how to successfully run a start-up; and Dr. Ross Laird, an acclaimed educator, who will explore shifting ideas in the education system.

Tickets are $80 or you can watch online at www.kpu.ca/tedx

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