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TEDx Edmonton Tickets Now on Sale for June 11 Event

TEDxEdmonton 2011: Seeds of Innovation

We’re in the midst of an exciting era. We’re living in an interconnected knowledge economy shaped by the creative industries, information technology, and globalization. And we’re seeing a new generation of connected artists, scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs emerging who can transform seeds of new ideas into bold new works, companies and products. At TEDxEdmonton 2011, we’ll meet some of these remarkable people, some from abroad, others from right here in our hometown. We promise you another dizzying day of inspiration, wonder and curious delight, as we experience the stories, visions, and passions of these bold individuals through the art of live presentation.

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Vitalize Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference in Edmonton June 14, 2011

The Annual Vitalize Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference presents: 2011 Vitalize: Shifting Gears and Changing Lanes
on June 14, 2011 in Edmonton at the Shaw Conference Centre. Mark your calendars–it’s time for “Shifting Gears and Changing Lanes”!

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Banff World Media Festival Meetups in Calgary and Edmonton on March 29 and 30

The Banff World Television Festival is organizing Meetups in Calgary and Edmonton at the end of March. They will bring together leaders from across the television and digital media industries, including producers, broadcasters, online publishers, technologists, and advertisers, as well as representatives from government, media, and funders.

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St Albert Lit Crawl in Celebration of Alberta Arts Award Gala Weekend

In celebration of the St. Albert Lieutenant Governor General Awards Gala Weekend, ArtiCulture presents: The Lit Crawl
on Saturday April 9th in St. Albert.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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