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    Tag Watson

    Speaker announced 28 September, 2010

    Tag Watson APR is an author and corporate communications consultant, principally providing counsel in environmental issues. He is a past national president of the Canadian Public Relations Society and has been associated with the non-profit Southern Ontario Chamber Music Institute for the past decade.

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    Louise Paterson Sherwood

    Speaker announced 23 September, 2010

    Louise Paterson Sherwood is a resourceful and inspiring communicator, publisher, a positive influencer, a catalyst for creating positive change. To get on this path Louise has like all people had to overcome personal and professional challenges. Louise shares her abundant gifts in communications to give help and inspire hope to people, to overcome adversity, who [...]

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    Judy Thompson

    Speaker announced 22 September, 2010

    Judy Thompson, B.A., TESL Certification, professor, author and speaker is an expert in spoken English. A student herself of French and German, Judy knows firsthand the frustrations of learning to speak a new language. Judy lived and taught in South Korea and it was there that she had the first of many revelations about spoken [...]

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    Daniel Yacoub

    Speaker announced 22 September, 2010

    Daniel started piano at the age of 5 in Merriam School of Music. He started off in group lessons but quickly accelerated and moved to private lessons at the age of 7. At the age of 9 he was selected to join the special Enriched Program at Merriam School. He participated in many festivals and [...]

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    Jo Fallon

    Speaker announced 22 September, 2010

    Jo Fallon envisioned and co-founded The Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children in Oakville, Ontario 11 years ago.    With a tirelessly committed Board of Directors and fabulous volunteers she has helped to nurture and guide The Lighthouse Program to what it has become today, a vibrant organization serving over a hundred families a year in
    the Halton region.
    Before moving from [...]

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    Mark Melymick

    Speaker announced 17 September, 2010

    B. Ed University of Saskatchewan,  M.F.A.  Brooklyn College of the City University of New York , Honors English Specialist, University of Toronto  Certificate, Independent Film and Television Producers Program, Centennial College. 
    Mark presently is a professor and program coordinator for the Performing Arts Preparation Program at Sheridan institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, where he has [...]

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    Anjuli Ahooja

    Speaker announced 15 September, 2010

    Anjuli Ahooja has a PhD in Physics and 17 years combined experience in research, e-learning, teaching, publishing, faculty supervision, academic administration, and curriculum writing, at University, College and High School level.
    Currently, Anjuli is the AP Physics teacher for the Science Department at Appleby College, an elite Independent High School in Oakville. Prior to this, Anjuli [...]

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    Bob Fleck

    Speaker announced 13 September, 2010

    Educated at Albert College and McMaster University, Bob Fleck has spent nearly half a century in advertising and communications. Winning awards in New York, Hollywood, Chicago and many Canadian centres, Bob produced and/or directed over 1000 national radio and TV ads in Canada and the U.S. In the past 20 years he has also created [...]

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    Avrim Katzman

    Speaker announced 12 September, 2010

    For over 25 years Avrim Katzman has been the senior professor in the internationally renowned Computer Animation Program at Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning as well as the founding Director and principal investigator of Sheridan’s first research institute, the Visualization Design Institute. He teaches Game Design and Theory, and Game Development, in [...]

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    Janice Price

    Speaker announced 11 September, 2010

    Janice Price brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the performing arts arena to her position of CEO for Luminato. She most recently served for four and a half years as President and CEO of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, and was both the Interim Executive Director and Vice President [...]

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    Jason Lee

    Speaker announced 11 September, 2010

    Doctor as Teacher
    Jason Lee is a Naturopathic Doctor, biological medicine instructor, certified Iridologist and registered holistic allergist. He is the founder and clinical director for Inner Medica Health Group in Oakville. In addition to running a busy practice, Jason has lectured nationally and internationally to health professionals on various health topics and has appeared on [...]

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    Rachel Mercer

    Speaker announced 10 September, 2010

    Grand prize winner of the 2001 Vriendenkrans Competition in Amsterdam, Canadian cellist Rachel Mercer made her European recital debut in the Concertgebouw Kleine Zaal. Rachel has performed as a soloist across Canada, in Europe, the Balkans, the United States, South Africa and Israel, including appearances with the Toronto Symphony, National Arts Centre, Durban, and Banff [...]

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    Scott Stratten

    Speaker announced 9 September, 2010

    Scott Stratten is the president of UnMarketing. He is an expert in Viral, Social, and Authentic Marketing which he calls Un-Marketing. It’s all about positioning yourself as a trusted expert in front of target market, so when they have the need, they choose you.
    Formerly a music industry marketer, national sales training manager and a Professor at [...]

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