Friday, January 28, 2011

The Walrus's Shelley Ambrose to speak at TEDx conference in Kitchener

Shelley Ambrose — the executive director of The Walrus Foundation and co-publisher of The Walrus magazine has been announced as one of the 10 speakers at TEDxWaterloo on March 3 in the Centre in the Square, Kitchener from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
TEDx Waterloo is an independent offshoot (hence the x) of the well-known TED conferences (Technology, Entertainment, Design) which have been described as a "brain spa", with short speaker presentations. Here's TEDx's bio for her: 
Shelley worked as a reporter for the Globe and Mail and the Windsor Star before serving for more than a decade as a producer for CBC Radio’s Morningside and later for The Pamela Wallin Show. After three years in public affairs at the Canadian Consulate in New York, organizing media and events and building the Canadian brand, she returned to Canada in 2006. She has produced hundreds of events, including forums, lectures, festivals, book tours, Arctic tours, royal visits, and Bill Clinton’s 60th birthday celebrations in Toronto and New York.



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