Saturday, April 16, 2016

Main Stage Hosts

Richard Cazeau
Richard Cazeau is an International writer, producer, TV host and lifestyle personality. In addition to hosting shows such as "The Loop", "The Adrenaline Project", "Ultimate Dream Day", and "What’s Cooking", Richard was the Road Test Editor for AutoGuide.com and has scripted Discovery Channel’s "How It's Made: Dream Cars". He has contributed to Yahoo! News' "Trending" and "That's Odd", as well as programs on the Oxygen Channel, Rogers Toronto, CBC, The Score, Book Television, Citytv, Star!TV and more.
Julie Daniluk
Julie Daniluk’s bestselling books, Meals that Heal Inflammation and Slimming Meals That Heal advise on allergy-free cooking that tastes great and assists the body in the healing process. Connect with Julie on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and check out her amazing recipes, nutrition tips and online programs at juliedaniluk.com

Speakers (in order of apperance)

Dale Bolton
Linda Bolton
Marni Wasserman
Julie Daniluk
Meghan Telpner
Melissa Ramos
Joel MacCharles
Carly Stein
Ruth Elnekave
Dr. Jarrod Golden
Jennifer Lowthian
Kate Black
Megan Savage
Henry Chong
John Robertson
Renita Rietz

Schedule

10:15am – 10:45am
Tai Chi Demonstration

11:00am – 11:30am
20 Reasons Why Sustainable Organic Farming Can Change Your Life and Our World

Discover why Organic Gardening combined with Nutrition can change the world. Dale and Linda Bolton, founders of Organics 4 Orphans and Co-CEO’s of TOP Nutritionals & Natural Calm Canada, will give you 20 Reasons Why Sustainable Organic Farming Can Change Your Life and Our World.

Linda - CEO TOP Nutritionals & Natural Calm Canada
Dale - Executive Director O4O.


11:45am – 12:15pm
10 Plant Based Meal Ideas for Busy People

Marni Wasserman has made the transition to eating more plant-based meals so easy, that even the most stubborn carnivores will be leaving this talk inspired to eat more plants at home. Learn to transform your plate, and you will always feel fully nourished after every meal you make.


12:30pm – 1:15pm
Nutrition for Performance Enhancement & Longevity

Moderator: Julie Daniluk | Panelists: Marni Wasserman, Meghan Telpner & Melissa Ramos

Julie Daniluk’s bestselling books, Meals that Heal Inflammation and Slimming Meals That Heal advise on allergy-free cooking that tastes great and assists the body in the healing process. Connect with Julie on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and check out her amazing recipes, nutrition tips and online programs at juliedaniluk.com

Marni Wasserman has made the transition to eating more plant-based meals so easy, that even the most stubborn carnivores will be leaving this talk inspired to eat more plants at home. Learn to transform your plate, and you will always feel fully nourished after every meal you make.

Meghan Telpner is a bestselling author of UnDiet and The UnDiet Cookbook and founder of the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. More at MeghanTelpner.com

As a Nutritionist with a background in Chinese Medicine and owner of Sexy Food Therapy Inc., Melissa Ramos’ helps people feel sexy from the inside out with a focus on digestion and hormone imbalances. She is a regular expert on CTV's The Social, has been a TED speaker and has been named one of Canada’s up-and-coming health and wellness stars by FLARE magazine.


1:30pm – 2:00pm
Cooking Demo: Well Preserved

Joel MacCharles

Learn 5 recipes/techniques that you can use to easily preserve food to reduce food waste, lower your food cost and add flavour to your kitchen!

Joel MacCharles is co-founder of WellPreserved.ca, co-author of Batch Cookbook and former TEDxToronto speaker. His passion is to make preserving food accessible.


2:15pm – 2:45pm
Cooking Demo: Beekeeper’s Naturals

Carly Stein & Ruth Elnekave

What would your plate look like without bees? Given that bees are responsible for pollinating 1/3 of our food supply, the answer is pretty colourless, lifeless and underwhelming. Join us in exploring the main bee made foods that you can't live without and get a delicious and nutritious plant based recipe using a majority of bee pollinated ingredients.

Carly Stein is the founder of Beekeeper's Naturals, a natural health company focused on innovative and sustainable bee products to provide effective natural solutions to modern health problems and dedicated to raising awareness and funding to help save the bees.

Ruth Elnekave is a certified chef and former lawyer turned holistic nutritionist who believes that real food is the ultimate source of fuel, and is on a mission to shake up what healthy means by inspiring people to eat well, move their bodies and live their dreams. Through her signature cooking workshops and curated culinary experiences, Ruth passionately demonstrates that plant-based food is as healthy and nourishing as it is delicious and beautiful. Connect with Ruth on Instagram and be inspired by her nutritious culinary creations!


3:00pm – 3:30pm
Edible Insects: The Planet's Most Sustainable Superfood

Dr. Jarrod Golden & Jennifer Lowthian

As a Chiropractor and Chiropractic educator for 20 years, Dr. Jarrod Golden and Jennifer Lowthian have been witnesses to the impact that food can have on our health. Now they know it’s not only important to consider the health benefits of the food we eat, we also have to consider the ecological footprint of our food choices.

An executive with an MBA, Jennifer has left her corporate job to pursue her passion for sustainable, nutritious & delicious foods. An avid foodie, Jennifer wants everyone to know how easy cooking & eating crickets can be.


4:15pm – 4:45pm
Fashion and Sustainability

Kate Black

We are starting to understand what we put in our mouth affects our health, but what about what we put on our skin (our largest organ)? How are the products we use in our daily routine (from brushing our teeth to getting dressed) affecting our health? Join Kate Black as she discusses her new book 'Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty.'

Kate Black is the founder and editor-in-chief of Magnifeco.com, the digital source for eco-fashion and sustainable living. She is regularly featured on the Huffington Post and is highly in demand as a speaker on ethical fashion. Her first book 'Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty' came out in October.


5:00pm – 5:45pm
MaRS Entrepreneurs

Yirego (Megan Savage), Megan is a marketing strategist that has created an online presence for Yirego, an eco-friendly product design company who created the Drumi, a foot-powered washing machine.

Revelo (Henry Chong), Henry believes design thinking is critical for changing the status quo. Henry founded Revelo in 2012 to design beautiful, innovative products that inspire commuters to re-imagine how they travel.

Ubiquilux (John Robertson), John has over 20 years of progressive experience with business development, channel management and re-engineering processes in the ICT sector.


6:00pm – 6:30pm
Sleep: The Missing Link in Health & Longevity

Renita Rietz

Health and wellness writer and speaker Renita Rietz has spent over a decade researching strategies to increase the innate rejuvenative capacity we all possess by harnessing the phytotherapeutic potential of indigenous foods and plants for prevention and regeneration alongside ancient practices for longevity and rejuvenation.