Keynote Speakers

We’re thrilled to present a stellar slate of world-class keynote speakers. Addressing human rights and inclusion issues from a grassroots to global perspective, our keynote speakers will inspire new ways of thinking and change the way you see the world.

About the Venue

This year’s annual learning event will be held in the downtown core of beautiful Kelowna, B.C. The venue, Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort is the region’s premier resort. It is located directly across from the Kelowna Art Gallery, 120 meters from Waterfront Park, 200

Past Learning Events

For over 40 years, Inclusion BC has hosted BC’s premiere learning event on inclusion, intellectual disability and human rights. Here are a few of our recent events: Inspired by Love 2017 IGNITE! 2016 Keep Moving Don’t Stop 2015 Tides of

Online registration starts February 1, 2018

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Keynote Speakers

We’re thrilled to present a stellar slate of world-class keynote speakers. Addressing human rights and inclusion issues from a grassroots to global perspective, our keynote speakers will inspire new ways of thinking and change the way you see the world.

Samantha Nutt

  Samantha Nutt is an award-winning humanitarian, bestselling author and acclaimed public speaker. A medical doctor and a founder of the renowned international humanitarian organization War Child, Dr. Nutt has worked with children and their families at the frontline of

Tomson Highway

  Tomson Highway was born in a snow bank on the Manitoba/Nunavut border to a family of nomadic caribou hunters. He had the great privilege of growing up in two languages, neither of which was French or English; they were

Bree-Anna Robertson

Bree-Anna Roberston is a self advocate from Prince George, BC. Bree-Anna has traveled around the world speaking about self determination and her own life, including the supports she receives through her micro-board. She recently addressed the World Congress of the

Sally Armstrong

  Sally Armstrong is a Canadian human rights activist, journalist and author. She has covered stories in zones of conflict all over the world. From Bosnia and Somalia to Congo and Afghanistan, her eyewitness reports have earned her the Amnesty

Symbia Barnaby

Symbia Barnaby is a woman of Mi’kmaq/Haida decent. She is a single mother of six children (three of which have special needs), a story teller and a Licensed Practical Nurse team lead at a complex care facility. She is an