Tomorrow is the big day! We are finalizing the schedule for the day, buying last minute supplies, double-checking our streaming capabilities and setting up the stage at the Ontario Science Centre.

1. 2012 Speakers and Performers

For those who cannot wait, check out the bios for our 2012 speakers and performers to get a sneak preview of their talks. We have also embedded some of the Speaker Introduction Videos on their pages. Many thanks to Ovu: an Images Life Company for making them! We’ve embedded Natalie’s below.

Natalie Panek

2. Delegate Reminder

For our delegates who have confirmed their attendance at the Ontario Science Centre tomorrow, we look forward to meeting you! Please ensure to show up on time for registration between 10-10:30am. In addition, don’t forget your Parent Consent/Media Release form and a piece of ID! Please check the last email we have sent you (check your junk folder in case it was missed) for a complete checklist.

3. Participating Virtually on Nov 17th

For those who cannot join us in-person at the Ontario Science Centre, you can join in and watch all the talks of the day through either of the two options below. (Full schedule here):

  • Join us on our Live-Stream! TEDxYouth@Toronto 2012 will be live-streamed starting at 11am on Nov 17th! Grab some popcorn and watch all the talks from the comfort of your own home. Simply visit our website on Nov 17th to start the stream.
  • TEDxYouth@Toronto viewing party at the ING Cafe. The Downtown ING Cafe will be hosting our official all-ages viewing party on Nov 17th starting at 11am. Drop by the cafe between 11am and 5pm and bring your friends and family to watch your favorite speakers with other like-minded TEDx’ers.

4. Our Supporters

Before the event, we want to take this opportunity to thank our supporters! TEDxYouth@Toronto would not have been possible without the generosity of our many sponsors. Our Pioneer sponsors: Ontario Science Centre & ING Direct Canada; our Leader sponsors: Toronto Terminal Railway, Certified Management Accountants – Ontario; our In-Kind sponsors: Kobo, The UPS Store,; and our Media and Communications sponsor: Brown & Cohen. We thank you for your continued support of youth empowerment in Toronto!

If you have any questions, let us know at We hope to see everyone there (in person or virtually) tomorrow!

TEDxYouth@Toronto Team