Keynote Speaker

EcoBuzz Keynote Speakers


David Suzuki

David Suzuki, Co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. As a geneticist, Dr. Suzuki was a Professor at the University of British Columbia 1963-2011. He has won numerous academic awards and holds 25 honorary degrees in Canada, the U.S. and Australia. He was elected to the Royal Society of Canada, and is a Companion of the Order of Canada. He has authored over 50 books during his career.

A long time climate change activist, Dr. Suzuki is a prominent spokesperson in the fight against global warming. His dedication to protecting our natural environment and commitment to spreading a message of sustainability and conservation is an inspiration to students and others alike to be the change they want to see in the world !


Corrigan Hammond

Corrigan is the Ontario Organizer for the David Suzuki Foundation’s Blue Dot movement. He supports a growing movement of Canadians from all walks of life who are coming together to empower all levels of government to recognize and protect our right to a healthy environment.  No one in Ontario should ever suffer from preventable environmental impacts.



Derek Forgie

Derek is a DJ, comic emcee host, key note speaker and actor. His passion for shining light on environmental issues is a life-long one. Derek is an important and effective Eco-Ally.



Emily Hunter

Emily is a second-generation environmental activist, daughter of Greenpeace co-founder, Robert Hunter. Over the past eight years she has campaigned on global environment issues while attempting to ignite youth in a new kind of eco-revolution. She uses media as her tools for change. She is an author of the book “The Next Ecowarriors” .