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TEDxNickelCity presents 'day of inspired thinking'

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Apr 10, 2014 - 11:38 AM |
 Local performer and spiritualist Angie Nussey will be one of the speakers at  TEDxNickelCity April 26. Supplied photo.

Local performer and spiritualist Angie Nussey will be one of the speakers at TEDxNickelCity April 26. Supplied photo.

Sudbury's own version of the popular TED talks, TEDxNickelCity, will take place at Science North's Vale Cavern April 26.

The event, which takes place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., has the theme of “Think in 3D.”

Speakers include First Nations education activist Serena Koostachin, local performer and spiritualist Angie Nussey, medical researcher Sheetal Pundir, entrepreneur Patrick Lehoux, inventor Rylan Grayston, medical researcher Sheetal Pundir, leadership educator Sandi Emdin, quantum physicist and educator Shohini Ghose, engineer Daryl Dominique and writer and illustrator Sara E. Mayhew.

The schedule has not yet been released.

“Created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading", TEDxNickelCity has gathered leading thinkers and doers to explore new and disruptive innovations, ideas, and perspectives that are shifting the community locally, nationally, and globally,” a press release said.

“During this one day of inspired thinking, the audience will hear from extraordinary visionaries, local thought leaders, and amazing performers.

“TEDxNickelCity hopes to provoke deep discussions and ongoing dialogue about ideas that will motivate people to think differently—to look beyond the obvious and disrupt the status quo, all while empowering the Nickel City's residents to make their community and the world a better place.”

For more information, visit www.tedxnickelcity.com.

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