Keynote Speaker


Speakers to be announced soon!



Jessi Cruickshank, Host of Canada’s Smartest Person & The Goods

Jessi Cruickshank is the CSA (Canadian Screen Awards) nominated host of Canada’s Smartest Person, returning for Season 3 on CBC this fall and one of the co-hosts of CBC’s highly anticipated new daytime show The Goods, premiering October 3.  Hailed as “one of the funniest women on TV today, period” by The Province, Cruickshank grew up in Vancouver, where she broke into comedy as the only girl in an all-male improv troupe alongside Seth Rogen. She soon became a household name as the face of MTV Canada, hosting the daily comedy show MTV Live and smash hit The Hills After Show, which was syndicated in 10 countries and generated record-breaking ratings in Canada and the U.S. Cruickshank went on to host Live from E!, Jerseylicious, Oh Sit!, Jessi Cruickshank’s Real Hollywood Survival Guide and Olympic Morning. She has also travelled the world as a keynote speaker and the Canadian ambassador for Free the Children.