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GTACC Virtual




Thursday November 4 , 2021

9:30am - 5:00pm EST


Virtual Conference


Come join us Thursday, November 4, 2021 for GTACC 2021! This virtual event will be a day filled with inspirational stories, leadership, lessons learned, and stories of courage and resiliency along with the best of the best in technology demos ideal for the hybrid at home / in office workforce we have all needed to adapt to.


Tickets are $100 for the full-day event

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Keynote Speakers


Back by VERY popular demand!

Dr. Ivan Joseph

Award-Winning Performance Coach | Leadership and Cultural Transformation Expert

Dr. Ivan Joseph inspires people and teams to achieve more than they dreamed. An award-winning coach, educator, and leader, Joseph has spent his career leading cultural transformation, helping people believe in themselves, and creating cohesive teams. He speaks about self-confidence, embracing the “grit” to persevere despite setbacks, and leading teams to success, drawing from the lessons he's learned from a life in sport. Dynamic and engaging, Joseph always leaves audience with a memorable experience that adds value long after the presentation ends.


Joseph has coached national and world Champions and Olympians. He has set multiple records as a national level coach and led both men’s and women’s teams to #1 National Rankings and was the named NAIA National Coach of the Year.

As Director of Athletics at Ryerson University, Joseph led the athletic program to national prominence. The Ryerson Rams won provincial and national championships for the first time in the institution's history — while achieving GPAs higher than the student body average. Joseph also spearheaded the landmark $100 million renovation of the historic

and beloved Maple Leaf Gardens. In this new culture of belonging and pride across Ryerson's diverse urban campus, student-athletes broke records with their athletic, academic and outreach activities.


Currently the Vice President of Student Affairs at Wilfred Laurier University, Joseph leads the university's effort to promote interconnectedness and belonging among a diverse student body drawn from across the country and around the globe.


Joseph’s TEDx Talk has more than 21 million views, which speaks to the impact he has on people. Forbes named it one of the “Ten Best TED Talks About The Meaning of Life”.

Along with being an in-demand speaker, consultant and coach, Joseph contributes regularly to publications including Huffington Post and Globe and Mail. He is also the author of the bestselling book You Got This: Mastering the Skill of Self-Confidence.


Joseph has a BA in Physical Education and Health, a Masters in Higher Education Administration, and a PhD in Sports Psychology.

John Jackson

Vice President of Global Strategic Planning & Engineering / Customer Identity in FedEx Services

D. John Jackson serves as Vice President of Global Strategic Planning & Engineering / Customer Identity in FedEx Services. As a Fortune 50 leader his global responsibilities include strategic planning, engineering, data science, artificial intelligence, strategy development, engineering design and process engineering. With more than 30+ years of engineering and international business experience, he is frequently called upon to share his expertise with FedEx operating groups and customers, as well as external business, educational and community organizations. Jackson’s leadership accomplishments and strong business acumen have also earned him numerous awards and honors, including seven (7) FedEx Five Star Awards -- the Corporation’s most prestigious recognition for superior performance; and a listing in Dollars and Sense magazine as one of the “Best and Brightest in Corporate America.”

A creative visionary, he’s an executive producer of documentary films, an author, a strategist, a futurist thinker, a lecturer, and a motivational speaker. His speaking topics are diverse and range from leadership and world history to emerging technologies, economics, and competition in the global marketplace. He is also the founder of 5J Entertainment, a company committed to educating, informing, entertaining, and

promoting positive images of African Americans through various forms of media. Its first film documentary, What About Me, explores the untold, unheard, distorted, and misunderstood stories of Black men in America. Learn more at

Building your BEST Future Now!

Dr. James Rouse

Naturopathic Doctor, Award-Winning Author, Media Personality, and Speaker​

Dr. James Rouse is a naturopathic doctor, entrepreneur, athlete, husband and father, He has a personal, clinical and professional understanding of what it takes to create and sustain a life we love. From Fortune 50 boardrooms to nationally broadcast media, Dr. James has served and inspired seasoned billionaires, world class athletes and budding entrepreneurs.


Dr. James brings his love for human potential and his passion for serving to curate high performing cultures from start-ups to multinational corporations.


Dr.James is a teacher of "what works" that allows both environments to thrive. His enthusiasm for helping us all to realize our potential is contagious and his commitment to showing us how to have success in our whole life is unsurpassed.

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