A full slate of exciting speakers, musical performances and other surprises can be found here. Stay tuned for more news of upcoming speakers coming soon.
A triple threat. Spoken word poetry, music and acting are all embedded in the DNA of Kyprios. After winning a slam in NYC’s sacred Nuyorican Poetry Cafe, Kyp started his own poetry night in Vancouver and began to generate a buzz around his lyricism. Shortly thereafter the music industry came calling. Since then he has earned a total of 4 Juno nominations, won the Peak Performance Project among other awards. Kyprios is a lyrical mastermind, and created this year’s opening spoken word performance.
Bonjour, we’re Nu. As in the French word meaning nude, naked, natural or more fittingly, au naturel. Our raison d’etre – is to set free the power of therapeutic cannabis.
An interview on the health science behind cannabinoids.
Taylor MacIsaac is a project manager and product developer at Gene Blueprint and has been at the forefront of developing the polygenic gene scores used to create personalized, genetically tailored fitness and nutrition plans. Taylor has also been involved in the development of bioinformatic algorithms to explore genetic variation and disease in the human genome. Taylor will give you deep insights into how your DNA can provide the most personalized of nutritional plans.
to:Resonate is a health technology company with a focus on creating immersive sensory experiences for managing chronic pain and anxiety reduction. The work stems from 4 years of interdisciplinary research conducted by founders Mark Nazemi and Maryam Mobini. Mark & Maryam have used their deep understanding of sound, interactive technologies, and behavioural design, to develop a method of utilizing a therapeutic listening process to reduce anxiety in chronic pain patients within 5 minutes.
A doctor by vocation and an entrepreneur by profession, Brendan has spent over 25 years exploring how digital health can transform information into better health outcomes.
Currently serving as Chief Innovation Officer for TELUS Health, Brendan is intensely interested in the intersection of personalized medicine, digital health and wellness. Brendan is also the co-founder of FIRSTEP Innovations Inc. which creates immersive experiences and dialogue between the innovators and enterprise leaders.
Ben Lynch received his Cell and Molecular Biology, BS from the University of Washington and his ND from Bastyr University. His passion for identifying the cause of disease directed him towards nutrigenomics and methylation dysfunction. Currently, he researches, writes and presents worldwide on the topic of MTHFR and methylation defects. He is the author of Dirty Genes. Dr Lynch is also the President & Founder of Seeking Health, a company oriented towards disease prevention and health promotion.
Adam is a visual & audio artist who cut his teeth working on different multi-media projects in NYC. Through the years, he has illustrated numerous imprints, all while writing & performing music with many music acts. Now in Nashville, Adam focuses his time working as the Creative Director with music tech startup Artiphon. Using the history of musical technology as a jumping-off point, Adam’s custom-crafted Superhuman Summit performance "Back to Start" is an abstraction of musical innovations.
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER AT VIOME
Dr. Messier is a leader in precision medicine, integrating personalized genomic, metabolomic, and microbiomic data aimed at addressing the root causes that lead to illness. Having received a Bachelor of Science in Genetics, a Phd in Molecular Immunology and completed her postdoctoral studies for Allergy and Immunology, Dr. Helen Messier is no stranger to “omics”.
THE MODEL HEALTH SHOW
Shawn Stevenson is the author of the international bestselling book Sleep Smarter and creator of the #1 Health podcast on iTunes with over 1.5 million listener downloads every month. A graduate of The University of Missouri, St. Louis, Shawn studied business, biology, and kinesiology, and went on to be the founder of Advanced Integrative Health Alliance, a company that provides wellness services for individuals and organizations worldwide.
LIFESPAN SOCIETY OF BC
Keegan is a life extension/cryonics advocate who has written & spoken extensively about cryonics, rejuvenation biotechnology, and social & legal issues related to these fields. He was a co-founder and former Executive Director of the Lifespan Society of BC, a non-profit organization dedicated to emerging health care technologies. Keegan is currently involved in a constitutional challenge to a provincial law restricting access to cryonics.
THE CHAMPION'S BLUEPRINT
Dr. Jeff Spencer is an artist first – a sculptor of people and achievement. He makes BIG the normal, not their occasional exception. He’s been there – Olympian, sports scientist, artist, author, chiropractor, educator, father, cornerman. Results: Athlete clients winning 40+ Olympic, World, National, and Tour de France gold medals; businesses grown exponentially; thought leaders moved to next level.
REGENEXX STEM-CELL THERAPY
Dr. Pitts, Author of Nutrition 2.0 is a medical graduate of Vanderbilt School of Medicine. Completing his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University in Atlanta, he completed a yearlong Interventional orthopedics and regenerative medicine fellowship at the Centeno-Schultz clinic in Colorado, and is now the fellowship director.
FOUNDER AT GET LIEF
Can technology help us be more zen? Rohan Dixit believes so. Trained in neuroimaging at Harvard and Stanford University, Rohan studied the effects of meditation on the human brain. Based on his research, he invented Lief, a mindful smart patch that teaches users to control their natural stress response. Rohan is also the creator of large-scale art installations, and founder of a democracy technology non-profit in San Francisco.
PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE, FOUNDER AT MVMTLAB
Dr. Jeff Almon is a retired pro-football player, and current expert sports chiropractor. Practicing out of his Gastown clinic, MVMTLAB, Dr. Almon treats athletes and the general active population alike, focusing on dynamic neuromuscular stabilization and neuroplasticity. Since earning his DC in 2008, Dr. Almon has consulted and treated numerous professional and Olympic-level sports teams & athletes.
FOUNDER AT INTERLACED
Kristina is the founder of a media and event platform highlighting the most innovative developments in fashion and technology. In 2015, Interlaced hosted one of the first full-fledged fashion technology catwalk shows in London, and in 2017, took the format to Texas for BDYHAXCON. Kristina is well known for her talks at industry events. She is also a jury and mentor for international fashion tech competitions, including Aarhus Walks on Water and The Festival of Curiosity.
QUANTIFIED SELF PIONEER
Bob Troia is a technology entrepreneur and citizen scientist who has been at the forefront of digital innovation and emerging technologies for two decades. A leading voice of the Quantified Self and biohacking movements, "Quantified Bob" documents his personal efforts at the intersection of data-driven citizen science, health and wellness, human performance, longevity, and self-optimization at QuantifiedBob.com.
FOUNDER AT AMBROSIA
Jesse Karmazin, MD founded Ambrosia, which studies the beneficial effects of young blood transfusions. He graduated from Princeton University and Stanford Medical School. With features in publications such as Vanity Fair, it’s no secret that Jesse has potentially cracked the code on the fountain of youth. Welcome to the stage one of the most unexpected solutions to the problem of aging as a disease.
Dr. Robert Fraser, PhD. has dedicated a large portion of his career to augmentative research and technology. After extensive training in the molecular mechanisms of endocrinology, Dr. Fraser began applying his skills to identifying new targets for drug discovery. Partnering with fellow experts, they formed the not-for-profit Personalized Medicine Initiative which helps to implement personalized medicine into healthcare practice
Food and dining entrepreneur, Chef Reuben Major’s career started young. Tasked with jobs at his family’s Interior home of picking fresh fruit, canning root vegetables for the winter months and fetching fresh milk from the neighbours, Reuben’s life has been deeply rooted in well-being and eating to live a long and healthy life. Now, Chef Major translates his life’s work into providing accessible healthy meals for people to perform their best.
Cybernetics enthusiast, Moon Ribas is a contemporary choreographer with a unique take on the art of movement. Spending most of her life studying choreography and theatre with a strong acumen of cyborgism, Moon has combined her passions and turned the pair into an art movement by implanting herself with seismic sense. Moon perceives the movement of real-time earthquakes all around the world and translates this into a new sense on stage. When the earth moves, so does Moon.
Entrepreneur, writer, futurist, eternal dreamer and co-founder of futurism.com, Jordan Lejuwaan’s life has been dedicated to covering breakthrough technologies and scientific discoveries that will shape humanity’s future. An avid technologist, Jordan will paint a future reality where human ability is augmented through a fast approaching digital reality.
Originally best known as one of the top junior surfers in the world, Jesse Billauer has since reinvented himself after a life-changing paralyzing surfing accident. Arriving back at life stronger than ever before, Jesse has created a big future for himself and countless others living with Paralysis as not only a World Champion Quadriplegic Surfer, but a motivational speaker who (in his words) lives life in a very big way.
Founder of Fusium Medical and Brain Vault Health Systems, Dr. Jan Venter has excelled in the art of healing patients with brain health conditions like concussions and dementia through the use of functional neurology and high-definition neurofeedback and neuromodulation. Beyond his mastered skills, Dr. Venter also has a keen interest in biohacking and exponential technologies such as regenerative medicine, stem cells, neurotechnology, flow states, nanotechnology, AI, deep learning and much more.
Hiroko Demichelis has dedicated her life to helping individuals achieve their full potential and maximize well-being through therapies and cutting-edge technology. Certified in neurofeedback and integrative psychotherapies, Hiroko has spent a majority of her career training with world-renowned psychologists and mastering a vast array of solutions for psychological and neurological disorders. Hiroko will showcase how the science behind “letting go” could be the best thing for your future.
Founder of Ocumetics Technology Corporation, Dr. Garth Webb has an inherent background in the science of sight. With over 40 years of optometry experience, Dr. Webb shifted his attention to product development and soon after became the sole innovator of the Bionic Lens. Coining the term “Human Visual Experience”, he has completely changed the way people once viewed virtual reality through integration of basic science with physiological options and digital communications.
Dr. Diane Blackburn has been involved in the field of integrative medicine for 30 years. Diane is a practitioner, researcher and teacher in the fields of iridology and live blood analysis and their application in integrative medicine. She holds a PhD on Iridology and Quantum Hematology, demonstrating that a Quantum Leap of Creativity can be recorded during a Live Blood Analysis session.
Dai Manuel is a digital thought leader and lifestyle mentor empowering people to lead a ‘FUN’ctionally fit life through education, encouragement and community. Dai models his work on the basis of 5 pillars (4 actually, plus a roof): Fitness, Family, Finances, and Faith with an overarching roof of ‘FUN’ built on a rock-solid foundation of health.
Dr. Cory Holly is the Founder & President of the Cory Holly Institute (CHI). Dr. Holly completed his Doctor of Naturopathy degree at Clayton College of Natural Health in 1992. He studied exercise physiology and biochemistry at Western Washington University and apprenticed at the Colgan Institute of Nutritional Science. Dr. Holly competes as a world class Masters athlete and lectures at seminars, universities and trade shows on topics related to sports nutrition, anti-aging, health & fitness.
OpenBCI Co-Founder and CEO, Conor Russomanno’s future was established early on with a mixed background of engineering, art and design. While a Masters of Fine Arts student at Parsons School of Design, Conor discovered brain-computer interfacing and has since committed his life to the technology making recording brain activity more cost-effective and accessible to everybody.
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of NeoSensory, Scott is working on sensory augmentation wearables that work to empower people with new human senses. Showcased at the TED Conference, Scott and his team have made massive strides in bringing new sensory experiences to those disabled, and expanding the five senses limitation of our physical human evolution.
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