WESTAC hosts thought-leaders and expert speakers at its annual forums. Below is a small selection of speakers.
- A. Gary Shilling, Forbes and Bloomberg columnist
- Brian Lee Crowley, Managing Director, Macdonald-Laurier Institute
- Buzz Hargrove, Former President of the CAW, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management
- Colin Robertson, Former Canadian Diplomat
- Hon. David Emerson, Chair of Canada Transportation Act Review, former Federal Minister
- Dr. Laurence C. Smith, Chair of Geography and Professor of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, UCLA and author of the World in 2050.
- Dr. Linda Duxbury, Professor, Sprott School of Business
- Patricia Mohr, Vice-President, Economics & commodity market specialist, The Scotiabank Group
- Robert Johnston, CEO, Eurasia Group
Top left: Brian Lee Crowley, top right: Dr. Laurence C. Smith, bottom left: Linda Duxbury, bottom right: Buzz Hargrove