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Keynote Speaker

Ian Hanomansing

Ian Hanomansing brings a wealth of experience to his role as anchor of CBC News Network’s primetime coverage. He has also worked as a reporter and occasional host with The National, and host of CBC News Vancouver at Six, a one-hour newscast with a mix of local, national, and international news. He has hosted Pacific Prime, CBC’s daily coverage of the Beijing Olympics, and Canada Now, the half-hour national news show.

Mr. Hanomansing’s extensive and award-winning broadcasting career has taken him around the world to cover the biggest national and international stories, including the agreement-in-principle for the creation of Nunavut, the San Diego Heaven’s Gate cult suicides, Vancouver’s 1994 Stanley Cup riots, the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the 1997 hand-over of Hong Kong, and three Olympic games. He was also part of the CBC’s 2014 Sochi Olympics coverage.

The holder of degrees in political science, sociology, and law, he is the winner of six national university debating and public speaking championships.


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