Keynotes

We are quite proud of this fantastic slate of keynote speakers we’ve assembled for our 50th anniversary conference.

Please, take a moment to check out the scheduled speakers.

Reema Zaman

Reema Zaman is an award-winning writer, speaker, actress, and author of I Am Yours. Her critically acclaimed memoir has been adopted into the curriculum of several high schools through an Innovation Grant from the Oregon Board of Education.

Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson is a Young Adult fiction author whose debut was acquired in a preempt by Random House. This Is My America was pitched as Dear Martin meets Just Mercy.

Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. He is the best-selling author of five books, including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don’t Starve. His award-winning blog Goinswriter.com is visited by millions of people every year. 

Peter Craig

Peter Craig is a screenwriter and novelist whose work includes The Town (2010), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I (2014),The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II (2015), Blood Father (2016), and 12 Strong (2018), as well as several movies currently in production including Top Gun: Maverick (2020) and Bad Boys 3 (akaBad Boys for Life) (2020).