Keynote Speakers  

September 16th - 19th 2014, Kelowna, BC

This September, the City of Kelowna will host the annual MISA BC Fall Conference at The Delta Grand Resort and Conference Center on the Kelowna waterfront. In the heart of the Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is a spectacular location to host the MISA Conference attendees from September 16th to the 19th, 2014.

Our Conference theme "Data, Data, Data" will recognize the amount of information we move, analyze and govern in our municipalities providing a great platform to discuss the many aspects of IT.

While in Kelowna your days will be filled with inspirational and informative Keynote speakers, an exciting Trade Show, a host of networking opportunities, and an array of interesting product demonstrations, training sessions and case studies. And we'll fill your nights too, with some unique events.

Your chance to rekindle friendships and build new relationships awaits you, along with world class golf, wineries and waterfront views. Don't miss this opportunity to work, play and stay at the Delta Grand in beautiful Kelowna. The Okanagan Valley is the place to be in September!

See you this September in Kelowna!

Keynote Speakers

Jer Thorp

Jer Thorp is a data artist whose work focuses on adding narrative meaning to huge amounts of data. In other words, he makes data more human. Through cutting edge data visualization techniques, Thorp helps people and corporations take control of the information that surrounds them, using technology and data as a new way to tell stories.

Dr. Jennifer Gardy

A self-proclaimed 'disease detective', Dr. Jennifer Gardy is a bright new voice on science, and a frequent guest host on CBC's The Nature of Things. Whether she's uncovering the mysteries of forensic science, discovering whether mosquitoes really prefer biting women, or searching for the next deadly pandemic, Gardy separates fact from fiction and explores the amazing scientific answers behind our most common questions.

Linda Edgecombe

Linda is an award winning Celebrity Humorist Speaker, Trainer and Consultant. Her footprint is seen and experienced around the world. Her mission is to get people Fired up and Ready to Shift or Get off the Pot! Her non-BS approach is refreshing, engaging and relevant. She is a bestselling author and her promise is to help her audiences to create powerful shifts, become more accountable and build on momentum. Change has never been this sexy! She energizes every room as she leads people to loosen up, lighten the load and laugh. Her audiences are motivated and show how they can shift their perspectives on life, work and themselves.

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