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This week TEDxVancouver announced their board of directors and advisors for their fifth edition.

It is poised to be the largest TEDx event in Vancouver’s history. It will take place on October 18 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

This year’s TEDxVancouver Board of Directors are:

  • Frank Palmer, chairman and CEO of DDB Canada
  • Mark Brand, social entrepreneur
  • Chris Neary, founder of Frank Strategy
  • Michael Smit, COO of Medeo
  • David Rae, creative producer at NIKE, Inc. and Chief Curator of TEDxPortland
  • Kim Peacock, general manager at Edelman Vancouver
  • Michael Green, principal at Michael Green Architecture
  • Mark Starkey, brand director, Nike Basketball, founder TEDxPortland

This year’s TEDxVancouver Advisors are:

  • Lara Johnson, director of marketing communications at Telus
  • Eric Petersen, director of brand strategy at Lululemon
  • Chris Dyer, founding partner of Can Communicate Ltd
  • Dario Meli, co-founder and CEO at Quietly
  • Isaac Kinakin, co-founder and owner of Scene Ideas Inc
  • Tyson Villeneuve, partner at The Social Concierge
  • Christopher Bennett, vice president of communications and corporate affairs at Guitar Center
  • Kevin Royes, Founder of Kelvin Tools and soulcial-preneur