TEDxWhite Rock organizer Jamie MacDonald is searching for prospective speakers for the May 31 event. (Contributed photo) TEDxWhite Rock organizer Jamie MacDonald is searching for prospective speakers for the May 31 event. (Contributed photo)

TEDx coming to White Rock

Organizer seeks prospective speakers

The organizer of White Rock’s first-ever TEDx talk is searching for residents who have an idea worth spreading.

Jamie MacDonald says a TEDx talk is “like hosting an awesome dinner party with great food, inspirational videos, brilliant speakers and stimulating conversation.”

TEDxWhite Rock, like other TEDx events, is being planned under a license granted by TED, MacDonald noted.

“It is our community’s opportunity to spark conversation and connection through a TED-like experience at a local level. We are actively looking for people in our community with an idea worth spreading.”

Prospective speakers will have to go through a vetting process before being selected. MacDonald said the event will need approximately 12 individuals to participate in the May 31 event, which is to be held at Blue Frog Studios.

A committee has been arranged for the vetting process.

Residents interested in participating are asked to email alanwarburton@telus.net

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