Keynote Speakers


Meteorologist, Global News

Jordan Witzel loves a serious challenge, including that of forecasting the weather in Alberta as Global News Calgary’s Meteorologist. With nearly 15 years broadcast experience, he’s not afraid to stand up in front of a crowd. Jordan holds a bachelor of science degree and a masters in Applied Meteorology from Mississippi State University, along with a communication diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He’s also ... Read More

Lieutenant-General, the Honourable Roméo Dallaire (Ret’d)

Canadian Humanitarian

A passionate and moving speaker, Dallaire inspires audiences to challenge the status quo and take action in shaping a new future. His candid presentations weave together complex ideas in a way that is fully accessible. A kind, thoughtful and generous man, Dallaire has the unique ability to make each audience member take pride in the leadership they show in what they do. He is able to take a positive approach on seemingly difficult subject matter by ... Read More

Hayley Wickenheiser

Olympic Gold Medalist

Hayley Wickenheiser is regarded as one of the best female hockey players in the world. As a decorated Olympian, she has led her team to four gold and one silver medal as well as being named the tournaments’ most valuable player in both 2002 and 2006. For the 2014 Sochi Olympics Hayley was selected to be the flag bearer for the Canadian Olympic team in the Opening Ceremonies. During those same Olympics it was announced that she had been elected to the ... Read More

Tom Wujec

Author & Business Visualizer

New disruptive technologies are permanently changing the way we conceive, design, manufacture, and sell products. To renowned innovator TOM WUJEC, this massive revolution to the model of process isn’t intimidating, but an exciting opportunity. As each industry is forced to adapt, learn new skills, and embrace this changing landscape, they’ll need a guide—and Tom Wujec is our most valuable. Wujec is celebrated for his talks on innovation: why it ... Read More

Dr. Brynn Winegard

Business-Brain Sciences Expert

Dr. Winegard is not your conventional neuroscience speaker. Whether keynoting or delivering a workshop, she engages her audiences on why we do what we do and the important role our brain plays in literally every aspect of our day. On stage, Dr. Winegard is an energetic, professional and enthusiastic speaker who simultaneously informs, and inspires. Whether she’s sharing why women multi-task or she’s talking about just how fast our brains process ... Read More