2018 Wilderness & Canoeing Symposium Speaker List

2018 Wilderness & Canoeing Symposium Speaker List
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The speaker list and schedule for the 33rd annual Wilderness & Canoeing Symposium has been released. The event takes place February 23rd and 24th, 2018 at Monarch Park Collegiate in Toronto, Ontario and online registration is already open.

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The speaker list includes...

  • Michael Peake - ON - “We Were Not Pioneers Ourselves...”
  • Kristen Ungungai-Kowman - ON - "Connected by Canoe"
  • Frank Wolf – BC "Boreal to the Barren Grounds - "An 1800 km Wilderness Odyssey"
  • Francois Leger-Savard & Ariel Desjardins - QC - The Humility to Go with the Flow"
  • Dana Price & Maggi-Lee Kerr - ON - "53 days in the Canadian subarctic"
  • Jon Berger - PA “Albany River Retrospective 1961 to 2017”
  • Justina Ray - ON - "Wolverines and Wilderness: separating myth from reality"
  • Luigi Marmanillo - Peru - "A fight to protect the main source of the Amazon"
  • Marilyne Marchand – QC - "Hudson to Ungava solo"
  • Kate Weekes - ON Wilderness Music Concert [Ferguson Hall]
  • Jamie Bartle - QC - Getting down to Brass Tacks with Headwater Canoes"
  • Scott MacGregor - ON - "Good day, Bad day"
  • Kenn Harper - ON - Writing the Arctic" Two stories. Whose stories?"
  • Bob Henderson - ON - A tale of Two Rivers: The Wind/Peel Rivers from gentle starter whitewater trip near misadventure"
  • Adam Shoalts - ON - “Alone Across Canada's Arctic"
  • Eric McNair-Landry & Katherine Green - NT “Qajaqtuqtuq – The burliest double date in history”
  • Frank Metcalf - BC - "How the Thelon trip of '73 helped change my life: a personal odyssey"
  • Robert Perkins - MD - "Hawk rapid"