Curt Steinhorst

Curt Steinhorst is on a mission to help today’s workforce win the battle against digital distractions.

Curt’s connection to distraction is both personal and professional. He has fought A.D.D. his entire life, and has spent over half a decade studying the impact of technology on human behavior.

To share his discoveries and expertise, Curt founded FocusWise, a consultancy that equips professionals around the world to work smarter in the era of constant connectivity.

As a leading voice on strategic communications in the modern age
of distraction, and a certi ed speaker at the Center for Generational Kinetics, Curt has spoken to prestigious audiences across the globe that include JP Morgan, Nationwide, McDonalds, Honda, United States Naval Academy, and even Taylor Swift’s record label.

Todd Conklin, Ph.D

Dr. Todd Conklin is an internationally recognized expert in Organizational Culture and Behavior and Human Performance. Working with organizations that perform high-risk, high-consequence activities in ensuring that the interface between the organization’s work control systems and the organization’s workers are crafted in such a way as to create system influences and expected performances and to prevent unexpected events. If prevention efforts fail, lead and assist in failure investigation and learning for organizations that have had some level of high-consequence operational event. The outcome of these investigation and organizational learning activities is to create and facilitate learning change planning, and programming for improved, resilient performance for the future.

Dave Fennell

Dave Fennell is Safety! Dave has made a career (29 years to be exact) of hands on practical safety to help front line workers go home safely every day and to assist the most senior management develop and sustain approaches to safety that are world class. His work in safety has been used in safety management videos and training that have been used by companies around the world and his work within the Safety Profession earned him the honor of being named Canada’s Safety Professional of the Year. Dave can bring this expertise and energy on safety to your organization, your safety forum or your safety conference. Dave is an engaging presenter who uses humour and entertaining stories to illustrate his points.

Eldeen E. Pozniak

With over 20 years’ experience as a consultant, entrepreneur and professional speaker, Eldeen knows how to connect with an audience. Well known for her sense of humor and down-to-earth approach, she uses experiences from her consulting practice, entrepreneurial background and her personal life to deliver a timely, well researched, and insightful message that resonates with senior leadership, managers, supervisors and workers no matter the industry, group or organization.

Carla Rieger

Carla Rieger  is an expert on creative people solutions. She is the director of The Artistry of Change a communications consulting firm since 1991. She has written four books and spoken internationally for the last 20 years on this topic. In addition, she has over 10 years experience in the performing arts, specifically comedy. As a frequent speaker and trainer before a wide variety of associations, companies and organizations, Carla helps them build bridges with the key people in their lives. Presentation titles include- The Art of Communication: How to Turn Differences into Collaborative Solutions, Change It Up: How to Avoid the Top 4 Mistakes Change Leaders Make, The Power of Laughter: Managing Change with a Sense of Humor, Taking Creative Risks: How to Present Innovative Ideas to Decision Makers, Speaking on the Funny Side of the Brain.

Mark DeVolder

After a highly successful, 15 year speaking career as the “change specialist”,  Dr. Mark DeVolder was confronted with the biggest challenge of his life, a serious accident in a foreign country!  He thought he’d be paralyzed for life, now he teaches people how to be mobilized to change.  Without the ability or capacity to change, accidents can happen.

DeVolder is recognized as one of today’s original thinkers and motivators on transitions.  He has engaged and delighted audiences from Monaco to Dubai, from Singapore to Jamaica and from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur.  DeVolder’s high-octane, content-rich and humour-filled presentations empower people to be bold, nimble and innovative in face of constant change.

Joe Roberts

The most effective leaders in society are those rare individuals who can inspire their audience with a passion that can only come from personal experience. Joe Roberts is an inspirational example of overcoming adversity and managing change. In 1989 he was living under a bridge as a homeless skid row drug addict. Today, Joe delivers his message “It’s About the Little Things” to teach what we need to do to be safe at work and home.