2019 Agenda

June 19

9:00 am

Registration Opens

11:00 am

Champagne Reception

12:00 pm

Is it Worth It?

Voices Rock Canada - Performance
Hon. Irwin Cotler - The Resurgent Global Authoritarianism & the Retreat of Democracies: Through the Lens of Political Prisoners
Conrad Black - The Canadian Manifesto
Albert Nerenberg - The Diversity of Laughter

2:15 pm

Conversation Break

3:20 pm


Janice Gross Stein - Is Technology Rebordering the World?
Good Enough Live Karaoke - Karaoke Comes to ideacity!
Bowser and Blue - The ideacity Song!

7:00 pm

Opening Night Party

June 20

10:00 am


Jill Sobule - Grown-Up Music for an Adolescent Age
Bruce Linton - Beyond Edibles
Dr. Christelle Gedeon - Breaking Down Barriers
Cam Battley - Post-Legalization: Progress Made & What's To Come
John Fowler - Cannabis 2.0: How Can it Lead to Global Prosperity?
Bowser and Blue - The ideacity Song!

12:30 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm


Roberta Battaglia - 9-Yr Old Vocal Powerhouse
Anna Van Acker - Unlocking the Cancer Treatment Within You
Mark Halpern - The New Philanthropy
Rasha Katabi - Re-engineering the Credit Card
Michael Cohen - The Business of Ideas: Innovation in Retail Technology
Dr. Durhane Wong-Rieger - The Promise & Challenges of Treating Rare Disease
Jim Harris - Disruption in the Era of Exponential Change

3:45 pm

Conversation Break

4:45 pm

Future of Space & Tech & AI & the Whole Damn Thing

Dr. Geordie Rose - Building Real AI
Martine Rothblatt - Flying Cars & Artificial Organs (Conversation w/MZ)
Anjelica Scannura - Anjelica's 22-Minute Workout & More!
Yonatan Winetraub - A Journey to the Moon
Avery Broderick - Photographing a Black Hole
Bob Richards - Moon, Mars & Beyond
Pascal Lee - Moon, Mars & Beyond

June 21

10:00 am

God & Nature

Daniel Wnukowski - Rhapsody in Blue
Joan E. Taylor - What Did Jesus Look Like?
Anna Porter - Anti-Semitism Worldwide
Sue and Jim Waddington - In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven
Wade Davis - Magdalena: A Story of Colombia
L’Equipe Tambora - Global Dance Music

12:40 pm

Lunch Break

2:15 pm

Health & Longevity

Alexander Tsiaras - Personalized Medicine: Empowering the Story of You
Dr. Mark Liponis - Can Money Buy Health?
Libby Znaimer - An Introduction
Diane Francis - Surviving Cancer
Carmela R. Abraham, PhD - Klotho: The Key to Longevity
Peter Laufer - Dreaming in Turtle

4:30 pm

Conversation Break

5:20 pm

Summing up

Mary Walsh - Redefining How We Think of Aging
Terry Mosher - One Cartoonist...in Praise of Another!
Whiskey Jack - A Stompin' Tom Tribute

7:00 pm

Closing Night Party