NOVEMBER 27 and 28, 2018 | The Rath Eastlink Community Centre, Truro, NS

Trade Show & Conference - 2018


HortEast 2018 - Speakers

Keynote Speaker

​This year we are pleased to have Robert Sandford, renowned water and extreme weather advisor and co-author of Flood Forecast, as our Keynote Speaker.  Robert will speak about landscape restoration as a means of reducing risk of flooding and drought, as well as adapting to climate change effects.


  • Bob Sandford, EPCOR Chair, Water Security, United Nations University
  • Sean James, NPD & Master Gardener
  • ​Peter Burgess, Wild Blueberry and IPM Specialist
  • Lisa Frizzell, Education Officer,Partnership & Innovation, Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency
  • ​Judith Andrew, Commissioner for Employers, Canada Employment Insurance Commission
  • ​Paul MacCormack, GM/Superintendent at Fox Meadow Golf Course
  • Amy Gibson-Saab, Lawyer, Boyne Clarke and Bryan Whalen, CPA, Collins Barrow
  • Eric Fry, Partner, Sandler Training