Speakers

Click any of the speakers below for a full biography and program overview.

Jeff Adams

Jeff Adams is no stranger to overcoming challenges. He survived childhood cancer, but the radiation treatment that ultimately saved...

Russ Anber

Widely acclaimed as the guru of Canadian boxing, Russ Anber has built his career as Canada's most successful boxing analyst upon a...

Jack Armstrong

Armstrong's vast knowledge and passion is well known - and respected - throughout the basketball world, where he has spent his entire...

Sally Armstrong

Sally Armstrong has the gift of touching the emotions of her audience through her stories based on her travel to many remote parts of...

Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock is the Head Coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs and former head coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Considered one of the most...

Maude Barlow

Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of The Council of Canadians, Canada's largest citizen's advocacy organization, as well as the...

Dov Baron

Dov Baron has been speaking internationally for over 30 years, he’s the man with a finger on the pulse of the evolving world of NextGen...

Paul Bates

Paul Bates is a Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA), Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants (FCMA) and Certified...

Stephen Bauld

Stephen Bauld is a public speaker on the international stage and co-author of The Municipal Procurement Handbook (two editions) and...

Jared Bednar

If you are not familiar with Jared Bednar and his coaching career before Colorado, he had a history of working his way up. He worked...

Howard Behar

Howard Behar's career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from...

Jeanne Beker

Born in Toronto, Jeanne Beker began her career in show business at the age of 16 and since then has never looked back. A mother of two...

Rod Black

In his distinguished 26 years of covering the wide world of sport, Rod Black has virtually done it all. From the Blue Jays to the...

Keith Boag

Keith Boag is a Canadian senior journalist with CBC Television. He works with The National as the chief political correspondent, CBC...

Eric Boles

Eric Boles is the president of a training and development company dedicated to maximizing the human asset. Through assessment,...

Roberta Bondar

Dr. Roberta Bondar is a much sought-after speaker who makes exciting connections between how our brains adapt in space and how we can...

Nicholas Boothman

The New York Times calls him "one of the leading experts in face-to-face communication in the world," the Economist Magazine calls him...

Guy Boucher

Boucher is the current head coach of the Ottawa Senators. He was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning from 2010–2013 and SC Bern...

Bruce Boudreau

In the past 44 years, Bruce Bourdreau has played for 17 teams and coached 10. He is also a member of the Hockey Hall of...

Andrew Bowerbank

Andrew Bowerbank is a respected authority on channel-to-market strategies for new technologies, systems and processes. Through his...

Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown, a giant in Canadian journalism, was appointed as Global TV's Beijing-based Asia Correspondent in the fall of 2011. He...

Kurt Browning

Canadian figure skating champion Kurt Browning won the World Figure Skating Championships and the Canadian Figure Skating Championships...

Kathy Buckworth

Kathy Buckworth is an award winning writer, spokesperson, content creator and media personality. She is the author of six books,...

Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael and his company Box of Crayons have worked with organizations around the world to help them do more of the stuff that...

Shaunna Burke

Shaunna's passion for the mountains has led her to become the second Canadian woman in history to summit Mount Everest. This success on...

Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation. The New York Times has referred to...

Guy Cabana

Guy Cabana is an expert international conference speaker and author who communicates his message with enthusiasm and conviction in the...

Frances Cairncross

Journalist Frances Cairncross is one of the UK's most respected economic commentators. Formerly Management Editor of the Economist, she...

Cassie Campbell

At age five, Cassie Campbell laced up her first pair of skates. Twenty-eight years later, she is a heroine of Canadian sport, as...

Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell is a highly successful speaker, consultant, and author. Over the last twenty years, he has consulted with and coached...

Randy Carlyle

As the winningest coach in Ducks history, Randy Carlyle is now in his ninth season as the head coach of the Ducks. He’s been recognized...

Bill Carr

Bill Carr is an actor, award winning satirist, writer, speaker and coach. For over twenty-­‐five years, Bill has been making people...

Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll is acknowledged as one of the world's leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive global blue...

Patrick Chan

2018 Olympic gold medalist, Patrick Chan is a Canadian skating legend. Born in Ottawa, Patrick Chan has been figure skating since...