TEDxHalifaxWestHigh Stream



In the spirit of "Ideas Worth Spreading", TEDxHalifaxWestHigh plans to bring together some of the greatest minds on the East Coast to share their unique perspectives and ideas alongside three exciting performers.

Organized almost exclusively by the youth at Halifax West High School, TEDxHalifaxWestHigh is the first such youth organized event in Halifax. On November 30th, expect Ideas Worth Spreading.


Tukan is the CEO of LeadSift, a social media-based software company.

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Bruce Gorman

Bruce Gorman is the director behind the highly-anticipated Halifax Central Library opening in 2014.

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Dr. Roberta Barker

Roberta Barker is a decorated theatre professor currently teaching at Dalhousie University.

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Connor MacLeod

Connor MacLeod has been a percussionist since he was nine.

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David Fainstein

David has a passion for learning about people who think differently.

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Blair Ryan

Blair Ryan is the CEO of the Empathy Factory, an organization dedicated to helping youth.

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Dr. Jeff Dahn

Jeff Dahn is recognized as one of the pioneering developers of the lithium-ion battery.

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Eric Martin

Eric Martin is a singer/songwriter living in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

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Habiba Cooper-Diallo

Habiba first became interested in women’s health as a pre-teen.

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Natalie Oldfield

Natalie Doyle Oldfield has worked in high growth IT companies in North America for over 20 years.

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Bill Carr

Bill Carr is known as a multi-medium artist, an actor, humorist, writer and motivational speaker.

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Mo Kenney

She may be only 23, but Mo Kenney is far from being a novice songwriter.

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