Archives: Speakers

  • Valarie Cade

    Valerie Cade has earned worldwide acclaim as a Professional Speaker and Business Consultant and she is the author of “Bully Free at Work”, which is currently distributed in over 100 countries world‐wide. She truly has a gift for inspiring those who work to support and lead others, whether it’s in healthcare, government, the corporate sector, education or not‐for‐profit settings. Valerie has been noted as: Enthusiastically…subtle, delightfully…engaging, creative, humorous and genuine.

    Speaker Expertise: Bullying in the Workplace
  • Susan Sawatzky

    Susan Sawatzky, B. Ed, CRSP, Certified Psychological H&S Advisor, is the Director of In-Scope Solutions and an international speaker on the topics of fatigue management and stress management in the workplace. Susan is an instructor with the University of Alberta, the University of New Brunswick, and the University of Calgary; instructing Fatigue Management, Business and Leadership and Psychological Health & Safety in their various OHS programs. Susan is an engaging and sought after speaker and presenter.  She presents both keynote and concurrent sessions for audiences large and small, and is consistently one of the top-rated presenters at conferences she attends. Susan works directly at the industry level with many industry groups and associations to assist them in guiding change throughout their industries.  She has been actively engaged with a multitude of industries including: transportation, mining and resource extraction, direct delivery, aviation, manufacturing, municipalities, utilities and more.  Susan’s work focusses on guiding industry level change and advising on industry best practice guidelines related to fatigue. Recent industry experiences include drafting proposed OHS Fatigue Legislation for Alberta and creating fatigue policy and guidelines for the Canadian oil and gas industry as the previous manager of their fatigue portfolio.   

  • Spencer Beach

    Spencer Beach has learned that sometimes tragedy chooses you for no reason at all. On a day like any other, just doing his job, he found himself suddenly engulfed in a flash fire. He received third and fourth degree burns to 90% of his body. Incorporating the conference’s theme, Spencer uses his own experiences to set a high standard for the rest of the event. His customized presentations are fun, attention grabbing, memorable and impactful.

    Speaker Expertise: Injured in the Workplace
  • Shawn Stratton

    Shawn Stratton is an international team building and leadership consultant, bestselling author, two-time Ironman and a Marathon competitor, and expedition guide. Driven by a love for experiential education, adventure, and leadership, Shawn has devoted 20 years to leading teams, including over 2,000 days of wilderness expeditions into some of the world’s harshest environments, and six years consulting with corporations in team building and leadership development.

    Speaker Expertise: Team Building
  • Shawn Galloway

    Shawn M. Galloway is the coauthor of STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence and the Hazardous Materials Management Desk Reference, 3rd Edition. He is the President and Chief Operating Officer of ProAct Safety, an international safety excellence firm. As an international consultant, professional keynote speaker and strategist, he has helped hundreds of organizations achieve and sustain excellence in safety, culture, and operational performance. He is also the host of the highly acclaimed weekly podcast series, Safety Culture Excellence and a columnist for several magazines.

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