Partial list of past speakers

Karen Adams, President & CEO, Fundserv

Dr. Arig al Shaibah, AVP Equity & Inclusion, McMaster University

Jennifer Angel, President & CEO, Develop Nova Scotia

Jody Becker, Chief Strategy Officer, EllisDon

Martine Bouchard, President & CEO, St. Boniface Hospital

Michele Boudria, Managing Director, McDonald’s Netherlands; former RVP-Western Canada, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited

Leslie Castellani, Chief Governance & Corporate Affairs Officer, First West Credit Union

Kathy Dunderdale, former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

Dr. Neil Fassina, President, Athabasca University

Judy Ferguson, Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan

Judge Julie Frederickson, Provincial Court of Manitoba

Brian Gallant, former Premier of New Brunswick

Catherine Gaulton, CEO, Health Insurance Reciprocal of Canada

Jay Grewal, President & CEO, Manitoba Hydro

Michael Hoffort, President & CEO, Farm Credit Canada

Clare Isman, President & CEO, Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority

Dr. Krista Jangaard, President & CEO, IWK Health Centre

Shannon Janzen, VP Partnerships & Sustainability and Chief Forester, Western Forest Products

Kyle Jeworski, CEO, Viterra North America

Mayka Kennedy, EVP, Chief Engineer, BC Oil & Gas Commission

Dr. Victoria Lee, President & CEO, Fraser Health Authority

Bernard Lord, CEO, Medavie

Tara McKeown, Chief Employee Experience Officer, Conexus Credit Union

John Olfert, President & COO, True North Sports + Entertainment

Theresa Oswald, CEO, Doctors Manitoba

Donna Pascal, VP HR and Talent Management, Dynacare

Paula Poirier, President/Chief Operating Officer, Emergency Medical Care

Michele Saran, CEO, Tourism Nova Scotia

Dr. Laura Saward, SVP, Therapeutics Business Unit Head, Emergent BioSolutions

Muneeza Sheikh, Partner, Levitt LLP

Amanda E. Sutton, VP, Legal & Corporate Secretary, The North West Company

Martin Thibodeau, Regional President, BC, RBC Royal Bank

Diane Vuong, VP Finance & CFO, Vancouver Airport Authority

Beth Wilson, Canada CEO, Dentons Canada

Sarah Young, Managing Partner Atlantic Canada, NATIONAL Public Relations

Partial list of past attendees

AGT Foods and Ingredients

Access Credit Union

Alberta Pensions Services Corporation


Best Buy Canada

Birchwood Automotive Group

CWB National Leasing

Capital One

Capital Power

City of Toronto

Clearwater Seafoods

Coast Capital Savings


Conexus Credit Union

Dalhousie University


EPCOR Utilities Inc.


Edmonton International Airport


Grant Thornton LLP

HP Canada

Husky Energy

Intact Insurance

Johnston Group


Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nalcor Energy

Newfoundland Power

Nova Scotia Health and Wellness

Office of the Auditor General of BC

Online Business Systems

PAL Airlines

PNI Media




The Mosaic Company