More TEDxKanata Speakers Announced

TEDx Speakers

In case you missed it, 4 more speakers have been announced for TEDxKanata 2016. These extraordinary individuals have been #BreakingBarriers  in many fronts and will grace the stage at TEDxKanata on March 31st. To learn more about each of the Speakers and view their profiles please visit the TEDxKanata Blog.

Alex Munter is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). He also held the position of executive director of the Youth Services Bureau and is a strong advocate for controlling Childhood obesity. See the TEDxKanta Blog for more about Alex.

Sheema Khan took on the science field as a research and development scientist and as an inventor of various drug delivery technologies. She earned her Masters in Physics and a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from Harvard University. She is a monthly columnist for the Globe and Mail and her columns was published in the book Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman. Visit the blog to read more about Sheema.

Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller knows a lot about dying and palliative care, and continues to be #BreakingBarriers in bringing the subject of dying to the forefront. She was a lecturer at Lakehead University for over 15 years, and taught a variety of subjects including gerontology, social work, grief and loss. Check out the blog to find out more about Kathy.

A retired professional hockey player for the NHL, Doug Smith knows what it takes to bounce back from adversity. An accomplished author, Doug shares his secret to success with 3 priorities and 8 behaviours he has used to thrive through transition and continuously drive high performance. Find out more about Doug in his blog profile.

Tickets are going fast so if you have not applied yet, we urge you to do so! Apply here by February 29th to be one of 250 audience members at our March 31st TEDxKanata event.

Stay tuned, more speakers being announced every week!