July 11th - 14th 2017

Speakers

Prepare to be inspired.

Morning Keynote Speakers & Emcees

You won’t need your morning coffee, but we’ll provide it just in case. Each day our opening keynote will have you ready to jump out of your seat and own the day – maybe even change the world.

Krista Scaldwell

Krista Scaldwell

"4-H builds leaders beyond the community."

Krista Scaldwell, 4-H Alumnus;
Vice President of Communications, Great-West Life MORE

Ann Makosinski

Ann Makosinski

"I am excited to be part of the global 4-H movement because inspiring other curious and creative youth to explore the world around them and see how they can help others is what I love to do."

Ann Makosinski, Inventor, Founder of Makotronics MORE

Chris Koch

Chris Koch

"Simply put, if I can do the things I have done so far in my life, what is stopping anyone else from doing the same?"

Chris Koch, 4-H Alumnus; Quadruple Amputee; Farmer; Founder of If I Can MORE

Krysta Harden

Krysta Harden

"One of the most important strengths of 4-H is its diverse membership. I am excited to be a part of an organization that values differences and makes a place for all."

Krysta Harden, 4-H Alumnus;
VP of Public Policy & Chief Sustainability Office, DuPont Co. MORE

Robert Larsen

Robert Larsen

"4-H plays a powerful role in who I am today; as a 4-H member, I have been given so many invaluable opportunities which have shaped me into a leader in my community."

Event Emcee
Robert Larsen, 4-H Youth Advisory Committee Member from PEI

Stefanie Nagelschmitz

Stefanie Nagelschmitz

"The 4-H motto "learn to do by doing" has never failed to give me the courage to embrace new life experiences with confidence. It's a keeper!"

Event Emcee
Stefanie Nagelschmitz, 4-H Alumnus; Marketing, Delta Power Equipment; 4-H Canada Foundation Trustee

Evening Signature Event Speakers

Cristy Nurse

Cristy Nurse

“Ultimately, most limits are defined by how hard we are willing to work and how long we are willing to persevere.”

Cristy Nurse, 4-H Alumnus; Olympian, Student of Law MORE

David Hovell

David Hovell

"My proudest moment in my 4-H career is when my daughter, Taylor, joined Cornwallis Project 4-H Club - now I am a 4-H Dad!"

Signature Events Emcee
David Hovell, 4-H Alumnus; Vice President, 4-H Canada Board of Directors

Mackenzie Kerr

Mackenzie Kerr

"If ever there was time to follow your passion and do something that matters to you now is certainly that time"

Signature Event Emcee
Mackenzie Kerr, Environmental Studies Student; 4-H Canada Youth Advisory Committee Member from BC