Key Note Speakers




Chris Hadfield

Steven Strogatz




Anthony Zuiker 
Creator of CSI



Adam Kreek 
Canadian Olympian
Rowing Expiditionist



Richard Zurowski Meteorologist / Author


Wade Davis
Wade Davis - Anthropologist & National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence
Wade Davis is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society. Named by the NGS as one of the Explorers for the Millennium, he has been described as "a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life's diversity." In recent years his work has taken him to East Africa, Borneo, Nepal, Peru, Polynesia, Tibet, Mali, Benin, Togo, New Guinea, Australia, Colombia, Vanuatu, Mongolia and the high Arctic of Nunuvut and Greenland.


Geoff  Green - The Consummate Expedition Leader

Canadian adventure educator and speaker Geoff Green has been leading expeditions and adventures from Pole to Pole for the past two decades, and inspiring thousands around the world with his passion for the awe and wonder of Planet Earth

Social commentator and editorialist, the one and only Rex Murphy is a trusted face and voice across Canada on CBC TV and CBC Radio One, whose intellect and biting humour strike through the heart of the profound social and political issues. From politics to pop culture, he brings a unique and always controversial perspective to the news.


George Kourounis - Friday Opening Keynote


Bill Nye the Science Guy - Saturday Closing Keynote



TBA - Friday Banquet Speaker