Futurist Gerd Leonhard keynote at NZW ConferenceFuturist Gerd Leonhard keynote at NZW Conference<div class="ExternalClassC8655693DBB44E7EB7705F2A4F70BC48"><p>​Swiss futurist Gerd Leonhard will share his vision and wisdom as the keynote speaker at this year’s Zero Waste Conference: A World Without Waste – The Journey to a Circular Economy.</p><p>Described as a hunter and gatherer of human values from the future - from culture and society to commerce and technology - Leonhard brings back the news from the future so business and society leaders can make better choices right now. In his latest book, Technology vs. Humanity, Leonhard explores key ethical and social questions which urgently require an answer before we increasingly abdicate our very humanity. </p><p>Leonhard was listed as one of the top 100 influencers in technology by Wired magazine (2015). His clients include over 200 companies and organizations in 50+ countries, including Google, IPG, UBS, Roche, WWF, Cisco, KPMG, Accenture, Nestlé, Unilever, US Social Security Agency, the BBC, Universal Studios, the EU Commission and many more.</p><p>The conference will be held November 8-9. For more information: <a href="http://www.zwc.ca/" target="_blank">http://www.zwc.ca/</a></p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue44-zwc.jpg2018-06-29T07:00:00ZGP0|#608033f6-67b5-46c2-9f78-c51d935d0a07;L0|#0608033f6-67b5-46c2-9f78-c51d935d0a07|Issue 44;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass9487B6BFB2CF4D1E9A74A6779B0B69B4"><p>​Swiss futurist Gerd Leonhard will share his vision and wisdom as the keynote speaker at this year’s Zero Waste Conference: A World Without Waste – The Journey to a Circular Economy on November 8-9.</p></div>0