Have you heard about TED?

Several incarnations later, TED is now a foundation which runs conferences worldwide, curates the main website, as an incredibly clever way of liberating latent creative energy of the intelligent masses. TEDx, the newest iteration, is a series of TED-like events around the world, independently organized by teams of passionate like-minded people in each location.

Selkirk College is running a TEDx event 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Saturday, March 2nd , 2013 at the new Shambhala Music & Performance Hall on the Tenth Street Campus, Nelson, BC.

TEDx talkers will include Angus Graeme, Selkirk College President, School District 8 Superintendent Jeff Jones, Nursing Instructor Shannon Shah, and Principal of Crawford Bay Elementary and Secondary School, Dan Rude.

This event is limited to 100 seats. Parents, government staff, and members of other organizations with an interest in how educators in this region are responding to changing learning environments are encouraged to attend. Registration is free and available on a first come, first served basis by calling 250-352-6601.

Come experience the talks and be introduced to the TEDx phenomenon.

This event is part of the Learning Region Initiative and coordinated by Selkirk College’s Teaching and Learning Institute. For more information on Selkirk’s Book Learning Club, its annual debates, and other public events contact Theresa Southam, or 250-505-1342 or visit

Angus Graeme, President of Selkirk College, speaking at Shambhala Music and Performance Hall