Future Trends and Global Economy Speakers

Looking ahead can be exciting when you're equipped for what may come. These trend forecasters are here to help you stay ahead of the game. In today's forward-thinking culture, our futurists excel in helping businesses prepare for the inevitable and rapidly approaching shifts.

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Maude Barlow

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

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...

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...

Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus is one of the world's leading technology forecasters and business strategists, and is the author of six books, including...

Frances Cairncross

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

Jim Carroll

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

Patricia Croft

In 2010, notable economist and media commentator, Patricia Croft, retired as chief economist at RBC Global Asset Management. Patti...

David Dodge

David Dodge is currently the chancellor of Queen's University, and a former economics instructor at Queen's University, John Hopkins...

Don Drummond

After a brilliant career as a senior federal finance official and bank chief economist, in which he has been a force in shaping and...

Jon Duschinsky

At the age of 21, Jon Duschinsky co-founded the Cascaid agency in the UK. He later became head of fundraising for France's largest AIDS...

Ken Dychtwald

Over the past 40 years, Dr. Ken Dychtwald has emerged as North America’s foremost visionary and original thinker regarding the...

Mike Evans

Mike has developed a unique perspective from 20+ years of working alongside a star studded list of world-renowned thought leaders,...

Sam Geist

Sam Geist is no idle armchair philosopher; his insights stem from years of front-line business experience. He grew his single sporting...

Paul Hand

Paul is a recognised global expert on terrorism whose leadership experience and advice is regularly sought after by corporations,...

Alexander Manu

Alexander Manu is a strategic innovation practitioner, international lecturer and author. He works with executive teams in Fortune 500...

Julia Moulden

A powerful new idea is sweeping North America: that "doing good" can mean more than volunteering and philanthropy. That how...

Kerry Munro

No one has built a larger digital media business in Canada than Kerry Munro. Having a keen sense as to how best connect consumers with...

Jeff Rubin

Jeff Rubin is the former chief economist for CIBC World Markets and widely recognized for accurately predicted soaring oil prices back...

Marc Saltzman

Marc discusses the latest gadgets, social media, video games, the Internet, etc. Gadgets can include products and services related to...

Jeffrey Simpson

Jeffrey Simpson, The Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist, has won all three of Canada's leading literary prizes -- the...

Dr. David Suzuki

David has received consistently high acclaim for his thirty years of award-winning work in broadcasting, explaining the complexities of...

David Ticoll

David Ticoll has been Executive Director of the Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow's Information & Communication Techonology Skills since...

Brian Tobin

One of the best orators in the country, The Hon. Brian Tobin inspires audiences with a vision for Canada, while at the same time giving...

Dr. Michael Walker

Dr. Michael Walker is a Senior Fellow at The Fraser Institute and President of the Fraser Institute Foundation. From its inception...

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh advises some of the world's leading brands and corporations on what's coming next in their industry. Author of the best...

Nicholas Webb

Nicholas Webb is a highly regarded international business thought leader. As a Senior Partner at Lassen Scientific, Inc., Nicholas...

Dr. Ken Wong

Ken Wong is an award-winning professor and frequently cited marketing authority. He is a Professor of Business, expert in marketing and...