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TEDxYYC - Ruben Nelson - Closing Comment

Ruben Nelson gives his closing comments for TEDxYYC 2011.By training and inclination, Ruben Nelson is a big picture strategic thinker. A Canadian pioneer of serious futures thinking, Ruben has spent his life exploring and seeking to understand the forces that are now re-shaping our lives, our world and our future. Today, he is Canada's leading practitioner and teacher of strategic foresight -- the new cognitive work of systems governance and leadership.The question at the core of his life is this: "What would we do, if we truly knew what we were doing?" Ruben challenges those with whom he works to commit to the creation of an economy and society that are truly aligned with the emerging conditions of the 21st Century. Ruben has offered strategic advice to senior executives in every sector and province of Canadian society. His clients run from Prime Ministers and Presidents to folks who gather in church basements.About TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.*(*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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