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2020 Keynote Speakers

Orlando Bowen


As a professional athlete, Orlando’s experiences on the field taught him the importance of harnessing momentum and working passionately together as a team to pursue shared objectives. He shares how to establish the foundation for high performing teams that can withstand turbulent times, embrace change and celebrate team contributions.

Learn more about his keynote presentation, Build a Team of GameChangers.

Paul Huschilt, HoF

paulhuschilt.com A Professional Speaker and an Actor and a Satirizer rolled into an unusual ball of corporate messaging and humour – and now, a member of the Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame. Described by many as indescribable, he’s one of the most unique voices in the speaking industry. Learn more about his keynote presentation, Humour, Resilience & Change.

Brandon Schroeder

believeinsafety.com Brandon’s raw emotion and relatable nature commands the resonance of his message, Believe In Safety. One of the most valued aspects of Brandon’s story is the full disclosure of his pre-accident mindset; he discusses the realities of the safety culture on the job and how this led him to that fateful day. Learn more about Brandon’s keynote address, Believe In Safety

Dr. Michael Wahl

horizonohs.com Dr. Michael Wahl has over 20 years of experience in the field of health and wellness working in athletics, academics and the private sector. He has coached thousands of business leaders and blue-collar working workers to better health and has set up wellness programs used around the world in some of the most remote and challenging conditions. Learn more about Dr. Wahl’s keynote and assembly presentations.

Master of Ceremonies

Dean Jenkinson

Dean Jenkinson is a Winnipeg-based comedian who’s appeared on CTV’s Comedy Now, CBC’s Winnipeg Comedy Festival and The Royal Canadian Air Farce. He’s been a writer for CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes since 2007, and has written for numerous Just For Laughs specials, creating material for such acts as The Muppets, Joan Rivers, Sarah Silverman, and cast members from The Big Bang Theory. Dean’s a frequent guest on CBC Radio’s The Debaters, and this year he assumes the role of Artistic Director of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival.