One of Canada’s premier conferences on post-secondary education.
The Higher Education Summit explores the major issues of the day and the challenges facing educators, governments, business leaders and others. The 2016 conference will take place on Nov. 20 and 21 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.
Robert B. Reich
American political economist Robert B. Reich served as secretary of labor in the Clinton administration and was named one of the 20th century’s 10 most effective cabinet secretaries by Time magazine. His latest book is Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few, about the breakdown of capitalism in America.
One of Canada’s most decorated Olympians, Clara Hughes delivers a raw but life-affirming story of one woman’s struggle with depression. A national spokesperson for mental health awareness, the six-time Olympic medallist uses her Olympic standing to share the positive message of the power of forgiveness.
Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben is an internationally recognized leader in the fight against climate change. McKibben is the founder of 350.org, the planet-wide movement that has organized more than 20,000 rallies throughout the world. McKibben wrote one of the first books to raise general awareness about climate change.
Will Gadd is one of the top outdoor adventure athletes in the world and is also an award-winning writer. He was the first person to climb Niagara Falls and he climbed some of the last remaining ice on top of Africa’s highest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro. His Risk and Reward presentation has been delivered to a variety of audiences throughout the world.