Speaker Date Topic
Julie Frost Nov 01, 2017
VIBE's Community Arts Programs: The Impact on Young People
VIBE's Community Arts Programs:  The Impact on Young People

Julie Frost is the Executive and Artistic Director at VIBE Arts, an award-winning organization that has, since 1995, provided high quality arts education to young people in under-resourced communities. 

VIBE Arts aims to have a lasting impact on the lives of children and youth by using creativity and innovation in arts education to build skills, resiliency and foster positive social change.

Prior to her current position, Julie has worked as an Arts Educator at the Royal Ontario Museum for twenty three years.

 

 

Chad Fink Nov 08, 2017
Classification Talk
Classification Talk

Chad Fink is an Associate Investment Advisor at TD Wealth Management.

In addition to being a Chartered Investment Analyst (CFA) charterholder, he is a graduate of Dalhousie University in BCOMM, Finance.

His previous work experience includes working as an Associate Investment Advisor at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Managemnt (Canada) and as a Consultant at Investor's Group Financial Services Inc.

Gem Munro Nov 15, 2017
The Amarok Society Aboriginal: Its Work in Ontario and Canada
The Amarok Society Aboriginal:  Its Work in Ontario and Canada

Gem Munro is the Co-Executive Director of Amarok Society. 

A powerful speaker on education, peacebuilding, human rights and international development, Gem has dedicated his life to improving educational opportunities for disadvantaged people.  He is an accomplished author and a visual artist.  Most recently Gem also directed a documentary film, "Heart to Head:  How Amarok Society Women are Teaching the World's Poorest Children".

Dr. Bernard West Nov 29, 2017
Organizing Chemistry and its Impact on the World
Organizing Chemistry and its Impact on the World

Dr. Bernard West holds a BSc and PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Manchester, where he also taught for six years.

He has over thirty years experience in the chemical industry working with such companies as Rhone-Poulenc, Imperial Oil and Polymer Corporation.  Throughout his career, Dr. Bernard West has held numerous senior positions on the Boards of industry associations and industry-government bodies, including as Chairman of the Advisory Board at the National Research Council of Canada.

Currently, Dr. Bernard West serves as the Chairman of the Board at Haygain Ltd. and is the President of Westworks Consulting Limited, a company that provides strategic planning advice to chemical companies in Canada, USA and Southern Africa.

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