Roberta Bondar

Roberta Bondar

Roberta Bondar OC, O.On, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRSC is Canada’s first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. For more than a decade she was NASA’s head of space medicine and now consultants and speakers to business, scientific, and medical communities. She has received such honors as the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario, the NASA Space Medal, over 22 honorary degrees and induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Seeing the world through the lenses of a medical doctor, scientist, photographer, astronaut and author, Bondar follows her family’s tradition of excellence in teaching. Read more

Mehmet Oz

Mehmet Oz

One of the most accomplished heart surgeons in the world, Dr. Mehmet Oz shares his guidelines for good health and health care that, if adopted, can change your life and save others’ lives.

Given the title “America’s Doctor” by Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Mehmet Oz is Vice-Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. Dr. Oz also directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Mehmet Oz’s research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine, and health care policy. Read more

Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer

One of the most influential political observers in the country, Charles Krauthammer challenges
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Christine Dumas

Christine Dumas

Christine Dumas is a medical and lifestyle reporter as well as accomplished author. As a seasoned TV news reporter, Dumas is one of America’s most trusted personalities. She shows audiences how to live more successful, happier and engaging lives. Never far from the leading edge of what is affecting our world today, she offers audiences the information necessary to gain control of their happiness, career, health and future in an entertaining and engaging way. Dumas covers a wide range of topics from athletes in the Olympics to the legal issues of drugs that are unsafe for children. Read more

Holly Atkinson

Holy Atkinson

One of the most recognizable and popular healthcare journalists in the country, Dr. Holly Atkinson helps audiences make sense of the latest medical news. Always candid and prepared to “tell it like it is,” she offers guidance through the maze of challenges that consumers face today including healthcare reform, women’s health issues and the overload of medical information reported in the media. Atkinson leaves her audiences with the ability to exercise their healthcare options more intelligently, and more informed about the medical issues making the headlines. Read more

Bruce Clark

Dr. Bruce Clark is one of America’s foremost visionaries and authorities on the business and marketing implications of the “new mature consumer.” In 1986, he co-founded Age Wave LLC, a leading marketing communication firm specializing in baby boomers and mature consumers, and has since directed many groundbreaking business initiatives in financial services, healthcare and retailing, as well as other industries, that have significantly defined this emerging market niche. Appearing frequently in national media, one of Dr. Clark’s most prominent accomplishments has been the production of the 20-part PBS series “Caring for an Aging Society.” He launched Age Wave’s Mature Market Study, an ongoing research panel of 3,500 baby boomers and seniors in 20 major US markets. In addition, he managed a national study with Roper Worldwide focused on business and marketing implications of “the new mature consumer.” In his entertaining and commanding presentations, Dr. Clark combines a dynamism and wit that is uniquely enriched by his research-based business and consumer knowledge. Read more

Paul Root Wolpe

Paul Root Wolpe

Dr. Paul Root Wolpe, Director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University, explores the fascinating field of bioethics and how its promises and perils are impacting life today. With incisiveness and deft humor, Wolpe brings the benefit of his respected achievements to audiences riveted by the latest scientific developments. He examines the intriguing topics dominating the headlines including managed care and health reform, genetically engineered foods, artificial organs, neuroscience and cloning—all offering vast benefits, while posing enormous societal and ethical challenges. Read more

Joe MacInnis

Joe MacInnis

Dr. Joe MacInnis is a physician-scientist, author and deep-sea explorer. He has led 30 expeditions into the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans and written ten books about undersea exploration. His work has earned him a number of distinctions, including his country’s highest honor, the Order of Canada.

Dr. MacInnis spent ten years studying the physiology and psychology of men and women working in the depths of the sea as well as leadership in lethal environments. He is continually searching for new ways to improve the relationships between the human family and the natural world. Read more

Alan Bean

Alan Bean

Captain Alan Bean, the fourth man in history to set foot on the moon, knows about reaching for the stars, both organizationally and individually. In 1973, he was the Commander of Skylab Mission II (SL III), where he lived 59 days in space, orbiting 270 miles above Earth, leading his crew to accomplish 150% of their pre-mission goals – a record unsurpassed before or since. Captain Bean shows why human beings are the most extraordinary creatures in the universe. We are unique because as far as we know we are the only beings in the universe whose only limits are those we place on ourselves. Read more

Jack Uldrich

Jack Uldrich

As a renowned global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich is an accomplished business speaker, addressing hundreds of businesses and organizations, including General Electric, General Mills, Pfizer, St. Jude Medical, and more. His books include the best-selling, The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business, and the award-winning, Into the Unknown: Leadership Lessons from Lewis & Clark’s Daring Westward Expedition. His latest book is Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technologies. Read more