Founder of AUM Films and Media, a 501c3 non-profit focused on creating films (including Cowspiracy and What The Health) and media that promote thrivability, compassion, and harmony for all life. He is also an entrepreneur, as well as a certified Jivamukti and Kundalini yoga teacher. He is a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo school of business and has called San Francisco home for more than a decade.
Dominick has been recognized for his activism across a variety of major news outlets, including NPR News, ABC News, Men’s Muscle and Fitness Magazine, Esquire, Thrive Magazine, Origin Magazine, PETA.com and more. Online, Dominick activates his 159,000+ Instagram followers with a pull-no-punches mix of brutal truth education with relatable, uplifting inspiration.
A leading voice in the vegan & plant-based athlete communities, Domz is an athlete, activist, and the founder of NYC-based start up Crazies and Weirdos — hip, sustainable and eco-friendly clothing made from recycled and organic materials. He is also the founder of Iron Brukal, a sports and fitness brand dedicated to the working professional, with plans to open training facilities in 2019.
The journey to veganism; how to cut out animal products without losing out on the nutrition your body needs. It takes planning to be able to get enough protein, fibre and minerals such as iron and calcium, Vit. B12 and Omega – 3 fats from your new vegan diet. Staying in tune to your individual body needs and allowing the transition to be based on trusted knowledge sources will pave the way to success.
Cathline James has started five diverse businesses; from agriculture, to high fashion, to food manufacturing and she has operated them successfully and profitably. She is currently the founder and CEO of Wise Bites Collections Inc., a food manufacturing company that produces healthy baked goods free of the Top 11 Allergens in Richmond, BC.
As the Canada Outreach Coordinator for Vegan Outreach I have been able to travel all over Canada and impact as many students and the public as possible about the suffering of farmed animals. I am inspired daily by the changes I see in others and the compassion people show when they have been educated about the issues we face. I have been an active grass roots activist for 4 years, ever since finding out about the cruelty we face.This is extremely important to me as I believe in order for us to all be truly happy we need to ensure that there is the least amount of suffering possible on this planet. I support Vegan Outreach for many reasons. We have an amazing ability to reach millions of people with our outreaching material at schools, festivals and events all over.
Adam is a former pre-diabetic, overweight, couch potato turned mountain athlete and bestselling author. He learned how to upgrade his own body’s ability to self heal, eliminating his food allergies, daily anxiety, ADHD and asthma, Adam now enjoys a life of freedom and teaches others how to do the same. It’s his mission to help teach 100 million people how to live with more energy everyday. For more than 14 years Adam has been partnering with forward-thinking organizations, creating customized blueprints for optimizing executive leadership performance & employee wellness. Along with being a bestselling author, Adam is also a Certified Psychological Health & Safety Advisor with the Canadian Mental Health Association, holds a BA in Sociology and a postgraduate degree for international business management.
Adam has been featured in numerous print and online publications and has appeared on CTV, Global, National Geographic, Dragons Den, Breakfast Television, CBC Radio 1 and more. He is also the creator and host of the Shaw Cable cooking show “Power of Food”. When at his home base in Squamish BC, Adam can be found with his two young children playing in the family garden or high up in the mountains climbing rocks, skiing or biking.
See Adam Live at Veg Expo 2018 Adam will be
presenting “Biohacking Stress” where he will
reveal the 6 barriers holding most of us back
from enjoying a calm mind, increased cognitive
and physical energy and living with daily vitality.
To discover more about Adam, visit www.ClearImpact.io
Special Projects Manager, Canada
Mercy For Animals
Courtney Dobbin serves as the special projects manager for Mercy For Animals in Canada. MFA is the largest and most effective farmed animal advocacy organization in the world.
Since setting up in Canada just over six years
ago, MFA has achieved extraordinary change
for farmed animals. MFA’s heroic volunteers,
supporters, staff, and whistleblowers have
ushered in historic policy changes,
unprecedented legal reforms, and soaring
Topic: "Gluten Free Baking - It is that good!
Breaking down the myths that gluten free baking is bad."
Bio: Rajesh Narine, Executive Chef. Rajesh served as pastry chef at the popular Caribbean restaurant Calabash Bistro from 2010-2011, before coming on to join Jordan in developing Cartems. Rajesh previously worked alongside previous Chambar pastry chef Eleanor Chow, making desserts and unique ice creams. Rajesh is our bold creative edge.
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