Sponsored by: Colliers Project Leaders
Date: Monday, May 29
Time: 7:30am – 9:15am
Location: Opening session, Victoria Conference Centre, Lecture Theatre
Opening Session and Keynote speaker included in all Full Conference passes, and Monday only passes.
CHRIS TURNER is the author of five books and one of Canada’s leading writers and speakers on sustainability. His bestsellers The Leap and The Geography of Hope were both National Business Book Award finalists. His most recent book is How to Breathe Underwater, a collection of his award-winning essays and feature writing, won the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize.
Turner was a 2013 Berton House writer-in-residence in Dawson City, Yukon, and a 2010 Paul D. Fleck Fellow at the Banff Centre. He was also named one of Alberta's "Next 10" Most Influential Albertans by Alberta Venture magazine. He lives in Calgary with his wife and two children. His book THE PATCH, the definitive story of Alberta's oilsands, will be published in Canada and internationally by Simon & Schuster in 2017.