ideaCity 2006

  • June 21-23, 2006
  • Toronto

Speakers

Nadine Artemis

Co-founder, Living Liberations

Peter Bergman

Co-founder, The Firesign Theatre

Conrad Black

Author

W.Gordon Blankstein

Environmental philanthropist

Haley Borden

Fitness expert

Bowser and Blue

Comedy duo

David Buchinder

Musician & composer

Cameron Clokie

Dentist

Irwin Cotler

Human rights expert

Raffaello D’Andrea

Professor of Robotics, Cornell University

Lhasa de Sela

Chanteuse

Max Dean

Artist

Pier Giorgio Di Cicco

Poet

Matt Donovan

Artist

Andy Eggleston

Automotive industry executive

David Gellineau

Yoga celebrity

Natalie Glebova

Former Miss Universe (2005)

Franz Harary

Magician

Greg Harper

President, Harpervision

John Howe

Illustrator

James Hughes

Executive Director, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies & World Transhumanist Association

Jay Ingram

Science author & TV host

Simcha Jacobovici

Documentary director & producer

Tanya Jones

Chief Operating Officer, Alcor

Robert Kortgaard

Pianist

Mike Lazaridis

Founder & co-CEO, Research in Motion

Michael Lennick

Author & filmmaker

Joseph Macinnis

Undersea explorer

Corinne Maier

Psychoanalyst and writer

Warren McDonald

Mountain climber

Jorge Miguel

Flamenco guitarist & composer

Frank Nuovo

Industrial designer

Samantha Nutt

Doctor & humanitarian
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Samantha Nutt, a medical doctor and humanitarian, speaks about how the West contributes in aggravating the wars in developing countries and what we can do to better the situation. She includes her own experience working for Child War Canada and other... More

Samantha Nutt, a medical doctor and humanitarian, speaks about how the West contributes in aggravating the wars in developing countries and what we can do to better the situation. She includes her own experience working for Child War Canada and other NGOs to illustrate what it means to live in a war zone.

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Ronda Nychka

Ballerina

Ron Obadia

Co-founder, Living Liberations

James Orbinski

Doctor & activist

Frank Palmer

Advertising guru

Mike Papantonio

Radio host

Marshall Pynkosi

Co-founder, Opera Atelier

Steven Rechtschaffner

Athlete, producer and creative director

Jerry Riopelle

Musician, recording artist and inventor

Spider Robinson

Science fiction author and musician

David Robson

Yoga celebrity

David Rotherberg

Professor, philosopher and composer

William Sampson

Middle East prisoner
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William Sampson denounces the use of torture as a method of western governments, including Canada, to gather information explaining its inefficiency using arguments based on his own experience as a former prisoner in Saudi Arabia.

William Sampson denounces the use of torture as a method of western governments, including Canada, to gather information explaining its inefficiency using arguments based on his own experience as a former prisoner in Saudi Arabia.

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Steve Schklair

CEO, Cobalt Entertainment LLC.

Al Seckel

Cognitive neuroscientist

Pete Seeger

Folk musician

Edward Shorter

Social historian

Jean Stilwell

Mezzo-soprano singer

Veronica Tennant

Ballet dancer and producer

Urszula Tokarska

Mountain climber

Alexander Tsiaras

Founder & CEO, Anatomical Travelogue

William Tsiaris

Professor & Chairman, Dept. of Opthalmology, Brown University

Barbara Turnbull

Columnist and advocate for the disabled

John Q. Walker

Musician and inventor

Harris Wang

Piano prodigy

Susanne Wiigh-Mäsak

Swedish biologist

Alan Young

Criminal lawyer and activist

Jeannette Zingg

Co-founder, Opera Atelier

ideaCity 2006 is part of the ideaCity series of events.

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