Keynote Speakers

Blake Mycoskie

TOMS Founder and Chief Shoe Giver

Opening keynote speaker Blake Mycoskie will offer his vision of humanitarian-based entrepreneurial leadership. Mycoskie is the person behind the idea of One for One, now a global movement. His insights will inspire us to be better leaders in our communities and firms.
GS100 Keynote Presentation: Conscious Capitalism and the Future of Business
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Cameron Sinclair

Co-founder, Architecture for Humanity

On day two of the convention, keynote speaker Cameron Sinclair will explore the core passion of our profession—the desire to leave the world better than we found it—and how we can, and should, focus that passion to tackle large, global issues within the built environment.
GS200 Keynote Presentation: Design Like You Give a Damn
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General Colin L.
Powell, USA (Ret.)

Secretary of State (2001-2005)

Closing keynote speaker General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) will lay out some of the risks and rewards of being a leader. General Powell has dedicated his life to serving his nation, and his insights will challenge us to lead the way forward in our communities.
GS 300 Keynote Presentation: Leadership—Taking Charge
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