•  2019 Keynote Speakers

    Michael Kerr


    Michael Kerr travels the world researching, writing and speaking about inspiring leadership, inspiring workplace cultures and humour in the workplace. Michael is one of Canada’s most in-demand speakers and was inducted into the Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame in 2008.

    Michael’s workplace blog has been listed as one of the top-75 workplace blogs in the world, while his ideas on building more fun and innovative work environments have been featured in hundreds of publications worldwide. He had authored six books, including The Humor Advantage: Why Some Businesses Are Laughing All the Way to the Bank.

    Read Michael’s full bio and more about his presentation, Putting Humour to Work For Less Stress and More Success

    Bob Gray


    Bob Gray is like your favourite college professor but with a sense of humour. An unforgettable mix of fun, interaction and laughs, Bob is changing the stigma of Memory Experts. Not the pocket protector, white coat-wearing kind, he immediately dispels the mystery behind memory. “An excellent memory isn’t a gift, it’s attainable by everyone.”

    With over 30 years of experience as an international speaker, Gray has taught his innovative memory systems to countless Fortune 500 and 100 companies in more than 20 countries across six continents.

    Read Bob’s full bio and more about his keynote and workshop presentations.

    Craig Heisinger


    Craig Heisinger, also known as “Zinger”, is the Senior VP & Director, Hockey Operations/Assistant General Manager of the Winnipeg Jets & Manitoba Moose. Zinger has been an advocate for the True North Youth Foundation’s mental wellness program, Project 11, which was created in honour of Zinger’s close friend, Rick Rypien.

    Zinger will share his heartfelt story about his friendship with Rypien and emphasize the importance of reaching out when experiencing a challenging time in life.

    Read Craig’s full bio and learn about his presentation: Mental Health Awareness with Project 11.

    Eldeen Pozniak


    Well known for her sense of humour and down to earth approach, Eldeen uses experiences from her consulting practice and her personal life to deliver timely, well-researched and insightful messages. She is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), a Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC), a Certified Health and Safety Management System Auditor (CHSMSA), a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (FIIRSM) and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health in the UK (CMIOSH).

    Due to her commitment and professionalism, Eldeen has received both regional and national Safety Professional of the Year awards in Canada in addition to being honoured by the American Society of Safety Engineer’s (ASSE) in their publication  100 Women – Making a Difference in Safety.

    Read Eldeen’s full bio and learn about her AMSP and keynote presentations.