Fall Trending Topic: Geopolitics
From global powers at war to economic instability and climate change, it’s becoming ever more important to understand the complexities of geopolitics and how these forces at play are shaping our world, now and into the future.
Our geopolitical experts have seen increasing demand for their clear-headed perspectives and insights on critical global issues. Meet some of them below and learn more about their keynote topics and how they’re helping people and organizations adapt and prosper in a world of ever-increasing complexity.
Global Issues: Dangers and Opportunities Ahead
Janice Gross Stein
Founding Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Whether it’s economics, geopolitics or international security and terrorism, few people have a better understanding of global issues than Professor Janice Gross Stein. Her dynamic presentations provide a unique perspective into what’s really happening around the globe and what it means to her audiences.
Janice’s presentations not only connect the dots regarding key events, but provide a look at where things are headed, and where the potential dangers and opportunities may lie. Both realistic and hopeful, she leaves her audiences with a better understanding of current global issues, and a clear, compelling vision of the future.
Commanding Hope: The Power We Have to Renew a World in Peril
Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon
Award-Winning Author | Public Intellectual
As one of Canada’s foremost public intellectuals, Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon is considered among the world’s leading experts on the intricate links between nature, technology, and society with his current research focusing on threats to global security in the 21st century.
Tackling today’s biggest global crises — from the worldwide pandemic to racism and poverty, rising political authoritarianism, and climate change — Thomas shows audiences why and how we got here and, most importantly, highlights the powers we possess to renew our imperiled world.
The Political Forces Shaping Our World
Publisher, GZERO Media | Special Correspondent, CTV News
One of Canada’s most experienced journalists, Evan Solomon has covered Canadian and global politics for more than 25 years. The former host of CBC’s Power & Politics with Evan Solomon, he has deep insight into the economic, social, and technological impact of political forces at play today, and what they mean for our future. In his far-reaching keynotes, Evan not only provides an overview of what’s happening today, but also the events to watch for that will soon be driving politics.
Contact us to learn more about our geopolitical experts and how they can help bring clarity around complex global issues.
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