Help Create the NEW BRUNSWICK Story

THE HOMEbody SYMPOSIUM

 

 

 

On May 6th, 2015 an inspired discussion with entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, students, artists, academics, social enterprises and industry specialists, on shaping New Brunswick’s future took place. The packed fully bilingual symposium included hearing stories of emerging businesses, place makers, newcomers and social ventures that are “making it” in New Brunswick

"Be part of the dialogue by telling us your story and how to positively promote New Brunswick as a place of innovation and opportunity."

Our Special Guests

John Bragg,

Chairman & Co-CEO Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd. President; Owner/Founder of Eastlink

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 Noah Richler,

Award Winning Canadian Author.

Richard Saillant

Director of the Canadian Institute

for Research on Public Policy

and Public Administration.

Shannon Litzenberger,

Toronto-based contemporary dancer,

choreographer, producer,

arts advocate and cultural policy buff.

Noah Richler
Noah Richler
Richard Saillant
Richard Saillant
Shannon Litzenberger
Shannon Litzenberger

The Lineup

Stories from New Brunswick Changemakers

 

Levi Lawrence
Levi Lawrence

President & Co-Owner Real Food Connections Ltd

Jeff Schnurr
Jeff Schnurr

Jeff Schnurr, Executive Director, Community Forests International.

Sean Dunbar
Sean Dunbar

Sean Dunbar, Owner of Northhampton Brewery

Greg Hemmings
Greg Hemmings

Greg Hemmings , Founder/CEO Hemmings House

Melani Flanagan
Melani Flanagan

Melani Flanagan,Co-founder of KinderGuardian.

Moncef Lakouas
Moncef Lakouas

Moncef Lakouas, Student Leadership Movement

Nancy Mathis
Nancy Mathis

Nancy Mathis, founding Executive Director of the G. Wallace F. McCain Institute for Business Leadership.

Jimmy Therrien
Jimmy Therrien

Jimmy Therrien, Program Delivery Officer The Gaia Project

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Frederic Laforge hs.jpg

Fredéric Laforge CEO & Creative Director, Smithy Creative Group

Jake Powning
Jake Powning

Jake Powning, swordsmith and owner of Powning Swords

Lori-Ann Cyr
Lori-Ann Cyr

Owner of boutique Sucré Salé, CEO of NordSud.org and Diversis Inc.

Marc E. Surette, PhD
Marc E. Surette, PhD

Marc E. Surette, PhD, Professor and biomedical health researcher, Université de Moncton.

Mohamed Ali Mhalla
Mohamed Ali Mhalla

Mohamed Ali Mhalla, Founder/Owner of Blue Olive restaurant and International market.

Natacha Dugas
Natacha Dugas

Natacha Dugas, CEO of AppFrogs Inc.

Rishin Behl
Rishin Behl

Rishin Behl, Co-Founder and CTO Resson Aerospace Corp.

Mario Allain
Mario Allain

President Fundy Pros Specialty Construction

Michel Losier
Michel Losier

Michel Losier, Program Director of PowerShift Atlantic and Director of Customer and Community Engagement, NB Power

Jasmine Alam
Jasmine Alam

Jasmine Amal, PhD Candidate in Business and Economics; micro-finance, women, and social entrepreneurship.

Alyson Brown
Alyson Brown

Alyson Brown, Co-Owner, Operator and Production Manager Legacy Lane Fiber Mill.

Caroline Savoie
Caroline Savoie

Caroline Savoie, singer songwriter

Dr. Shelley Doucet
Dr. Shelley Doucet

Dr. Shelley Doucet, Jarislowsky Research Chair in Interprofessional Patient-Centred Care

Trevor MacAusland
Trevor MacAusland

Trevor MacAusland, VP Business Development Propel ICT

Meet The Hosts:
Susan Chalmers- Gauvin

CEO and Co-Founder of Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada

Kathryn Hamer

President of the Board of Artslink

The HOMEbody Symposium 

 

 

The HOMEbody Symposium is focused on hearing YOUR ideas. Be part of the dialogue by telling us your story and how to positively promote New Brunswick as a place of innovation and opportunity. Contribute to generating ideas on:

 

• Entrepreneurship

• Place-making

• Finding your own leadership

• Community leadership

• Returning from failure

• Social venture/ enterprises

• Immigration

• and other industry sectors

 

The day’s dialogue culminated in Creating Our Story of why New Brunswick is a great place to live, work, innovate and create including: identifying our assets, key opportunities and possible projects and narratives on how to build New Brunswick’s future.

 

The HOMEbody Symposium is a public engagement initiative of Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada in partnership with

Arts Link NB