August 30, 2017

Conference Keynotes

Announcing the 2023 IPEIA Conference & Exhibition

Tuesday, February 28

“Dealing with Profound Change” 

Dr. Alan Murray is a former Chief Engineer and Chief Safety Officer at the Canadian National Energy Board, (now the Canada Energy Regulator. Alan was the founding chairman of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Pipeline Systems Division. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary Pipeline Engineering Centre where he has instructed on Pipeline topics in the M Eng program and has given training programs throughout the world. He holds a doctorate in Civil Engineering from the Queen’s University of Belfast, is a Fellow of the ASME and a member of APEGA. 

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Wednesday, March 1

“The Resilience Roadmap™”

Mark Black is a Heart and Double-Lung Transplant Recipient – turned – 4- Time Marathon Runner. A resilience expert, coach, and author, Mark helps people “Break Through” their limitations and his coaching programs provide clients the tools to transform your adversity into your competitive advantage. Mark doesn’t just teach resilience, he embodies it.  

Mark is a Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by less than 1500 speakers in the world. He has inspired more than 150,000 people in more than 600 presentations. 

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Thursday, March 2

“Complaint Free Business”

Will Bowen is founder of the Complaint FreeⓇ movement with over 15 million followers worldwide. Will’s been featured on Oprah, NBC’s Today Show, People, Forbes, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.  Will Bowen is a humorous motivational speaker, a #1 International best-selling author, and the World Authority on Complaining — why people complain, what’s wrong complaining, and how to get ourselves and others to stop complaining.

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