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NSB Engage Speaker Talks Vancouver 2014When: Tuesday October 21st, 2014 Where: The Vancity Theatre. 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver, B.C. Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm Doors open, continental breakfast and refreshments provided at 8am. Program begins promptly at 830am Our Vancouver Speaker Line-up includes*: Amanda Lindhout is the co-author of the 2013 international best selling memoir A House In The Sky which was named an Amazon best book of the year and an Oprah feature book. It was recently announced as an upcoming major motion picture starring Rooney Mara. As Founder and Executive Director of The Global Enrichment Foundation (GEF), Amanda has gained international acclaim for her work supporting development and aid for over 300,000 people in Somalia – the war torn country where she once spent 460 days as a hostage. Amanda’s story of survival in the face of lost hope illustrates the remarkable strength of the human spirit. Learn more about Amanda on her NSB Speaker profile page John DeHart is a speaker who is fully engaged in leadership, entrepreneurship and culture every day in his own business and promotes a values-based culture. His message is for everyone helping their organization, business and employees to get to a higher level of engagement in the enterprise. As the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Nurse Next Door Home Care Services John has built the company into one of Canada’s most successful health care brands, and was named Canada’s Smartest Company in 2014 (Profit Magazine). Learn more about John on his NSB Speaker profile page NSB Speaker profile page. TOUCH – Five Factors to Growing and Leading a Human Organization. Learn more about Tod on his NSB Speaker profile page. One of the ‘Explorers for the Millennium’, Wade Davis is an anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence who is a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life’s diversity. Widely recognized as one of the most compelling storytellers of our times, his presentations, illustrated by his exquisite photographs, are a wild and moving celebration of the wonder of the human spirit. Wade is the author of 17 best-selling books and has been a sought after keynote speaker for over 25 years. Learn more about Wade on his NSB Speaker profile page.
Hosted By:As CEO and Chief Storyteller at The Mark of a Leader, Doug is one of North America’s leading communicators, a serial entrepreneur, and a self-professed leadership junkie. His companies have become creative powerhouses, and he has traveled the globe working with many of the world’s top corporations and executives. Today Doug is one of the most sought-after speakers and MC’s in North America with a unique, story-based presentation format about different types of leadership, that combines mesmerizing video and music, making the experience unforgettable. Learn more about Doug on his NSB Speaker profile page.
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NSB Engage Speaker Talks Toronto 2014When: Wednesday September 17th, 2014 Where: Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library. 789 Yonge Street, 2nd floor, Toronto Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm Doors open, continental breakfast and refreshments provided at 8am. Program begins promptly at 830am
Our Toronto Speaker Line-up includes*:
Host- Jessi Cruickshank:Jessi Cruickshank is one of North America’s most beloved Television personalities. She became a household name as the face of MTV Canada and the host of MTV’s international smash hit The Hills After Show. She can currently be seen on The CW series Oh Sit!, TV Land’s sitcom Kirstie and as the L.A. correspondent for eTalk. Jessi’s ability to connect to audiences has also allowed her to tackle global issues in a refreshingly relatable way. She has travelled to India and Kenya as an ambassador for Free the Children and as a documentary film producer. Jessi’s social activism has broadened her understanding of the world and people in it which has allowed her to be a more dynamic and well-rounded keynote speaker. She was recently named host for the second season of CBC’s very successful reality series ‘Canada’s Smartest Person,’ which premieres September 28. Learn more about Jessi on her NSB Speaker profile page. NSB Speaker profile page. Jennifer Jones is one of the world’s most decorated female curlers and the first female skip to go through the Olympic games undefeated en route to a gold medal in 2014. Jennifer knows what it takes to perform and succeed under pressure. She will share her personal experiences on how to deal with high pressure situations in order to achieve your desired outcome. When not at the rink, Jennifer works as a corporate lawyer. Her background includes private practice, in-house counsel for an independent wealth management company and corporate counsel for National Bank Financial. Learn more about Jennifer on her NSB Speaker profile page TOUCH – Five Factors to Growing and Leading a Human Organization. Learn more about Tod on his NSB Speaker profile page. Dave Meslin is a creative catalyst and community organizer who embraces ideas that cut across the traditional boundaries of grassroots politics, electoral politics and the arts community. Audiences look to Dave to boost engagement, encourage activism, increase voter turnout and spark new ideas for change. Dave’s presentations bring creativity, unassuming presence and a sense of humour alongside uplifting examples of community activism to inspire audiences. Learn more about Dave on his NSB Speaker Profile. Tim Magwood is a creative, collaborative and passionate leader, described by a colleague as a “lightening rod in driving positive change.” With the head of an entrepreneur, the heart of a coach, and the soul of a singer/songwriter, he’s brought value to over 10,000 participants. Tim combines his unique skills and passion for leadership to teach, challenge, and inspire businesses and educators through The Mark of a Leader program with fellow NSB Engage speaker Doug Keeley. Learn more about Tim on his NSB Speaker Profile. Mark Henick was recently named one of the spokespeople for Mental Illness Awareness week happening in October. Paula Todd has received acclaim for her new book Extreme Mean: Trolls, Bullies And Predators Online. Rona Maynard received praise for her candid story about her victory over chronic depression, in which she proved that a history of mental illness is no barrier to joy or success. Maynard’s advocacy won her the National Champion of Mental Health Award. Ann Dowsett Johnston is the CEO of the Pine River Foundation which supports a residential treatment program for youth 13-19 struggling with addictive behaviours and often co-occurring mental health issues. She is also the author of the bestselling book Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol.
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______________________________________*Speaker program subject to change without notice. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ NSB Engage Speaker Talks would not be successful without partners who also believe in the power of engagement, learn more about them:
And our charity partner:Speakers previously featured at our Engage events include: Bruce Poon Tip, Ian Hanomansing, Patrick Moore, The Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell, Bruce Croxon, Dr. Brian Goldman, Damon Allen, Danielle Bochove, Jesse Hirsh, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Cabral ‘Cabbie’ Richards, Romeo Dallaire and MANY more!