Speakers on Sustainability
Mindscape’s staff, particularly Derek Satnik and Bryan Taylor, are veteran public speakers that frequently speak on themes of sustainability, industry trends, emerging new technology, and leadership development.
“Derek is a skilled communicator and public speaker. He and his team at Mindscape are a significant resource to Waterloo Region’s growing sustainability community.” –Mike Morrice, Sustainable Waterloo Region
Mindscape’s speakers have been formally trained in public speaking, and have experience in front of audiences both small and large (tens to thousands), from lay people to senior executives.
From workshops and training to facilitating panels, hosting important industry functions, and offering keynote addresses, Mindscape’s speakers on sustainability are internationally awarded experts, and your audience will leave both better informed, and empowered to act.
Some of our Speaking Topics:
Mindscape’s speakers on sustainability can cover a broad range of topics. Here’s a small sample:
- sustainable homes / buildings: what they are and how to build them
- sustainable communities
- “life in the trenches”: how projects really work (or don’t)
- renewable energy, especially wind and solar energy
- managing social friction
- energy and building policy: current tools, trends, realities, and how to move forward
- leadership in a time of change
Mindscape’s speakers on sustainability have presented to diverse audiences that were technical, social, public, political, executive through operations, and in various contexts from municipal to international (US, China, etc.).
Past events include:
- the Canada Green Building Council, both national and chapter-level events
- the Canadian Home and Property Inspector’s national events
- Construct Canada (national construction trade expo)
- the Ontario Federation of Rental Property Owners
- ”Growing the Margins” annual convention with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
- the Net-Zero Energy Home Coalition
- OSEA’s Community Power Forum
- Ontario’s Home Sweet Home Competition and Student Challenge
- the Ontario Power Authority’s Technology Symposium
- the Ontario Straw-Bale Building Coalition
- QUEST: Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow
- SSX: the Ontario Solar Summit and Expo
- community events across Ontario themed for sustainability, resilience, and helping engage and mobilize local citizens
- private training for international trade delegations with various government and accademic institutions such as CMHC International or the Schulich School of Business
- niche industry events for various trade organizations
- private events for corporations: internal sales training or leadership conventions
- … and much more.
From keynote addresses to technical updates on projects, policy, programs, or industry trends, Mindscape’s speakers can deliver for your event.