Chris Cummins has been speaking professionally for 9 years. He has trained over 15,000 business owners, and physically presented in over 300 offices across the country, and he has learned how to hold audiences in the palm of his hand from the first moment he takes the microphone. A naturally gifted speaker, Chris takes everyone on an exhilarating journey that educates with expert storytelling, dramatic personal stories, and humorous anecdotes. His warm and engaging, yet powerful and dynamic style is irresistible. Whether laughing till their sides ache or alternately pausing to ponder life's ironies along the way, Chris ensures everyone leaves with a fresh outlook on life, renewed enthusiasm for business, and a joyful, infectious spring in their [email protected] is an event for International Baccalaureate Diploma students from all over the world to come together to experience TED talks and share ideas with peers and professionals. This event is held annually at The York School, a coeducational, non-denominational, IB, independent day school in Toronto, Canada. This event gives students a chance to see amazing speakers, musicians, artwork, poetry, videos and to connect with people from all walks of life in the spirit of "ideas worth spreading".