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TEDxRegina 2014 speaker release event at Lancaster May 28

Nevin Danielson - Monday, May 26, 2014

MEDIA ALERT

REGINA, SK – May 26, 2014 – The third annual TEDxRegina event is set for Tuesday, June 10 at the University Theatre of the University of Regina. The event will feature a number of local speakers who will take the stage to share unique stories, experiences and ideas in the spirit of TED Talks. This year’s theme is The Upside of Disruption.

TEDxRegina is hosting an official speaker release event at Lancaster Taphouse (4529 Gordon Rd.) on Wednesday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. The media is invited to cover the event, where TEDxRegina will announce its entire speaker lineup for TEDxRegina 2014. A press release will also be issued from the event, with details on each of the speakers.

For more information, visit the TEDxRegina website (TEDxRegina.com).

- Tickets are available online: www.TEDxRegina.com/participate.

- Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@TEDxRegina), for up-to-the minute updates.

- Media passes for TEDxRegina 2014 are available by contacting Allan Pulga directly (contact info below).

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Media Contact:

Allan Pulga
PR Coordinator
TEDxRegina
Phone: (306) 564-5007 ext. 8038
Email: hello@TEDxRegina.com

About TEDx, x = independently organized event:

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED:

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a conference in California 26 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with many initiatives.

At a TED conference, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less. TED speakers have included Roger Ebert, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, Elizabeth Gilbert, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Brian Greene, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Three major TED events are held each year: The TED Conference takes place every spring in Vancouver, Canada, simultaneous with TEDActive, in Whistler, BC; and the TEDGlobal Conference takes place each summer in Edinburgh, Scotland.

On TED.com, talks from TED conferences are shared with the world for free as TED Talks videos. A new TED Talk is posted every weekday. Through the Open Translation Project, TED Talks are subtitled by volunteers worldwide into more than 90 languages. Through our distribution networks, TED Talks are shared on TV, radio, Netflix and many websites.

The TEDx initiative grants free licenses to people around the world to organize TED-style events in thei

r communities with TED Talks and live speakers. More than 5,000 TEDx events have been held, and selected talks from these events are also turned into TED Talks videos.

The annual TED Prize grants $1 million to an exceptional individual with a wish to change the world. The TED Fellows program helps world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. TED-Ed creates short video lessons by pairing master teachers with animators, for use in classroom instruction or independent learning.

For information about TED's upcoming conferences, visit http://www.ted.com/registration

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED

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