From the Career Newsletter that may be of interest to the heritage community:
For the first time ever, the world-renowned TEDx conference series is coming to the University of Waterloo. TEDxUW will be an event like none other, showcasing some of the best ideas, brightest innovators, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to emerge from the University of Waterloo.
Among the speakers will be renowned scientist Krister Shalm from the Institute for Quantum Computing, revered Economics professor Larry Smith and the dynamic founder and CEO of Desire2Learn John Baker, all of whom will share their insights and experiences with enthusiastic audiences both in-house and online.
The event will be held on November 12th, 2011 at the Hagey Hall Theatre of the Humanities.
Only 100 University of Waterloo community-members will have the opportunity to be a part of this historic event. Applications are now open and available until October 8th, 2011. Please visit http://www.tedxuw.com/apply/ to learn more about this unique experience and stay abreast with all the latest updates by following us on Facebook and Twitter.