Keynote Speakers

Jess Mitchell

Jess Mitchell

We are so excited to welcome Jess Mitchell as one of the Keynote speakers at this incredible conference! 

Here’s what you need to know:

Jess is often a misfit, values a critical perspective, and appreciates the messy parts of human interaction. Additionally, she has a fondness for things in 3s and a background in Ethics.

Jess Mitchell is Senior Manager, Research + Design at the Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University in Toronto and is part of the Fluid design project. Stay tuned for more details on Jess’ Keynote in the coming weeks!

Kevin Lamoureux

Kevin Lamoureux

Welcome, Kevin Lamoureux! Kevin joins Festival of Learning 2020 as the second of three Keynote events and we are so excited! 

Here’s what you need to know:

Kevin Lamoureux is a Faculty member at the University of Winnipeg and a well known public speaker. He has served as Associate Vice President for the University of Winnipeg, Education Lead for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and as Scholar in Residence for several school divisions.

An award winning scholar with an impressive publication and research grant record, Kevin has consulted for governments, organizations and institutions across Canada. His most recent book contribution, Ensouling Our Schools with Dr. Jennifer Katz, is being used by educators across Canada working to create inclusive spaces for all students.

Kevin has been seen on TV, in documentaries, in print, and in the media. More than anything, he is committed to reconciliation and contributing to an even better Canada for all children to grow up in.