Virtual Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gillian Mandich has a PhD from Western University in Health Science, specializing in Health Promotion. Her primary areas of research are happiness and health, and her work combines the latest research, practical wisdom, and an engaging style to help people live happier, healthier lives.
After a 12 year NHL career playing for the Thrashers, Penguins, Maple Leafs and Canadiens, Colby turned his on-ice success into a career in broadcasting. Colby’s lends his vast knowledge of the game and infectious personality as an analyst in Canada for Sportsnet’s NHL coverage and in Pittsburgh for AT&T Sportsnet
Tony Quinn can best be described as a renaissance entertainer. He is one of the very few who can accomplish all that he does – alone on stage. Best known for his innovative and unique style of musical comedy, his customized performances have made Tony a favourite at conferences, conventions and after dinner speaking events. His fast paced comedy and music, impersonations and musical treats, together with his quick wit and improvisation, have made audiences laugh for over twenty years.
Taylor Kaye is a national TV and Radio Personality and lifestyle expert. She was on the Steven and Chris show which aired on CBC and around the world on other networks for 9 years.
Taylor also appeared as the weekend entertainment reporter on City TV while working at KiSS 92.5. Currently, you can hear her live in Toronto on 104.5 CHUM FM and online on Youtube.
After a climbing the corporate ladder in his real estate career, Simon B. Cotter turned to comedy, where he has found just as much success.
He has performed at the Just For Laughs Festival, appeared on numerous CBC-TV Galas, CBC’s Comics! as well as CTV/The Comedy Network’s Comedy Now!. Internationally Simon has enjoyed success on A&E’s Evening at the Improv, The Comedy Store TV Show (UK), LIVE at Jongleurs (UK) and the BBC’s The Stand Up Show.
A larger-than-life figure, Scotty Bowman is the “winningest” coach in NHL history. Bowman has made 28 total playoff appearances and won nine Stanley Cups in all. He has won the NHL Championship with three different teams, a feat that has not been matched by any other coach in the NHL, NFL, NBA or MLB. He is a living legend in the world of professional sports.