Special Keynote Speaker
Dr. David Nesenoff
David's unique blend of life experience, wisdom and humour are guaranteed to leave you laughing, inspired and provoked to action. His first time in the Waterloo Region - do not miss it! 


Dr. David F. Nesenoff is a filmmaker, musician and author. And he is widely known for his viral video interview of White House journalist Helen Thomas' anti Jewish rant. He is a graduate of Yeshiva University and considers himself a “recovering Conservative rabbi,” who now speaks worldwide to Jewish communities, including Chabad Centers, Orthodox shuls and college campuses. Last year he completed a 150 city global speaking tour presenting topics on anti-Semitism, Helen Thomas, Israel, Chasidism, Shabbat and Women in Judaism. His speeches given from Santa Cruz California to Sydney Australia, and from Yale to Oxford University have received rave reviews for being "incredibly funny," "mind-blowing" and with "great deep substance."His audience members have been known to say, "My jaw hurts from laughing."