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THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT. We regret that we cannot process more applications, but the room remains open for those on our waiting list, or those who have set up an account.

How to apply for TEDxCalgary events

There are three main steps in the application process:

Step 1. If you have not already done so, register for an account on the application system using the "sign up" option at right. If you have already set up an account, you can use your prior username/login, or request a reset of your password if you've forgotten.

Note: If you had a prior account on the system, you may be presented with a choice of account categories at your first login. Please choose the category "Applicants_2013-05" to apply for the May 11 event.

Step 2. Once your account is set up, complete the main application form.

Step 3. Submit your final application form for review (typically takes about 1 week)

Please note!! Some mail systems may place your sign-up confirmation email in a spam folder as an unrecognized address. Please check this first if you don't see the registration confirmation appear within an hour or two. If you still haven't received a confirmation, please email us.


What happens after I submit my application?

Our team reviews all applications from the perspective of ensuring that you would be an engaged and active participant. We do not rate applicants against one another. The first 100 applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be offered admission on a "first come" basis. All successful applicants will be advised of their status a minimum of one week prior to the event.

If your application is successful, you'll get an acceptance confirmation by email, along with instructions on how to complete event payment and proceed to final ticketing.

Those offered admission must complete the final step of paying the admission fee prior to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013. Unpaid spaces will be released after this date to those on the wait list.


Why is there an application process anyway?

For more information, see our page on  Why is there an application?

If you encounter any problems with the application system and need assistance, please contact the TEDxCalgary webmaster.


Start with Step 1 by clicking on the "Sign Up" button to the right.

Once you have set up an account as an applicant, you can continue with the application process and monitor your status.