Our theme for TEDxKanata 2017: “The Next 150: Driving Change” in support of Canada celebrating 150 years as a nation. We are excited to explore what the next 150 years will bring. Are you?

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March 9th, 2017


Imagine Kanata and Ottawa’s most fascinating and engaging presenters, artists and thinkers coming together to share their passions and discuss their visions for the world all within an underlying theme. Well, it’s happening at TEDxKanata! Join us for inspiration, innovation and, of course, ideas worth spreading— featuring some of Canada’s most incredible speakers.

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