You spoke, we listened.

  The date is set.   

Friday, October 22nd, 2021

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Virtually or in-person at the DaVinci Centre!

Leadercast Shift is coming, and it’s time to get excited. 

Earlybird pricing is here to stay!

$169 for in-person and $109 for virtual.

Ticket Price Includes HST


With the help from our incredible sponsors…




Leaders everywhere are realizing…

That they must make major shifts in order to move forward to achieve their purpose. Changing directions is hard… It’s risky… But it’s the only way to get where we need to go. The future will be created by fearless, innovative leaders who have the courage to shift. This leadership conference is exactly what any organization looking to address their leaders’ needs.

Join us on October 22nd to grow your leadership impact with Leadership Thunder Bay & Leadercast!

Spend the day networking and learning from 12 influential experts

 Check out this incredible speaker line-up, click here to see their bios! 



  Introducing our incredible Emcee’s

Stephanie Reid is an experienced marketer and media relations professional; currently, the Supervisor of the Marketing & Recruitment department at Confederation College. Leading all Student-Focused Marketing efforts and overseeing the Recruitment team responsible for attracting new students to the College and the region, Stephanie is continuing her mission to get people to experience Thunder Bay and all it has to offer. For the 7 years prior, Stephanie was responsible for digital marketing, content development and travel media relations for Tourism Thunder Bay where she shared the best the city has to offer with audiences across Canada and around the world through coverage in major newspapers, magazines, blogs and television shows including The Amazing Race Canada. Stephanie’s love for the city crosses from her professional life into her personal one and in her free time you can often find her dining in local restaurants, exploring the area with her dog Jackie Chan or making YouTube videos about Thunder Bay with her niece. She is also a proud graduate of the Leadership Thunder Bay program.

Emily Kerton is a Senior Scientist with Science North and holds the portfolios of Outreach and Indigenous Initiatives. She manages a large team of staff spread across northern Ontario who deliver hands-on, entertaining, and educational science experiences to school and public audiences. Prior to her work with Science North, Emily spent many years working as an Outdoor Education Instructor at the Kingfisher Lake Outdoor Education Centre, an Ontario Ranger Supervisor with the Ministry of Natural Resources running the Sleeping Giant Ontario Ranger Camp, and has spent many hundreds of hours helping youth connect with the natural world. Emily is a proud graduate of Leadership Thunder Bay (2016) and the Northern Leadership Program (2020) where she has learned the importance of a growth mindset, the value of collaborations and the skills to face the challenges that these uncertain times have brought upon us.




Your safety is important to us!*

Here are the guidelines we’re following for the in-person portion of the event! 

How we’re screening for COVID-19

  • Guests entering must be fully vaccinated and show proof (unless medically except – proof required)
  • Guests must provide name and contact information

How we’re controlling the risk of transmission

  • Guests are required to wear a mask when not seated at their table, eating, or drinking
  • We are following provincial and local health rules for seating and building capacity
  • Maximize distance and separation
  • To ensure physical distancing, tables have been rearranged to be 2m apart and the number of guests per table has been reduced
  • Transmission from surfaces and objects
    • High touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected before the event
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout the venue

*To follow provincial health regulations, all participants must show proof of vaccination or medical exemption in order to attend the event. COVID-19 guidelines set by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit will be followed during this event to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all volunteers, participants, and staff.