Breaking Barriers

June 2, 2019

British Columbia Institute of Technology

3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC

1:00pm to 5:00pm

About The Event

The ultimate goal of TEDxYouth@Deerlake 2019, the inaugural TEDx youth event in Burnaby, is to amplify good ideas, present them in a meaningful way, and create new conversations as well as awareness from them. Our diverse selection of young and experienced speakers will share their ideas worth spreading. For those who carry the potential for tremendous impact, TEDxYouth@Deerlake is a platform and a voice. For those who love to organize, actualize, and inspire, TEDxYouth@Deerlake is a chance to exemplify leadership. We want to give students in Burnaby student-made opportunities and to inspire everyone to better their community in their own unique ways.

Our Theme

Our theme is intentionally broad. In general, the theme is meant to guide speakers to address an issue–whether it be physical, mental, or social–and offer a solution to it. Some interpretations of the theme can be improving the status quo, defying generalizations, overcoming obstacles, and connecting the disconnected