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?

Event Info

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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Having a great Meet & Greet tonight @KanataNorthBIA office with @TEDxKanata speakers! Exciting!

About 3 days ago from TEDxKanata's Twitter via Twitter for iPhone

TEDxKanata is back for the third year in a row and with it, an inspiring new theme titled, ‘The Next 150: Driving Change’. As Kanata and Ottawa’s most captivating speakers and presenters will come together under one roof on March 9, 2017 to share and explore what the next 150 years have to offer, we […]

The TEDxKanata team is excited to announce that a shortlist of semi-finalists has been selected for our 2017 event. With our theme ‘The Next 150: Driving Change’ in celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, we are looking for passionate audience members to help us choose the top 8 speakers that will be sharing their wisdom on our […]

Located just west of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Kanata is a hub of captivating people with extraordinary ideas. In addition to its fascinating, talented community of thought leaders, Kanata is also home to world-class companies such as Mitel, Halogen and You.i. With so much talent in its very own backyard, TEDxKanata’s organizers and partners came together […]