Presenters Past (and Present)

Focus on: Bruce Baum Ph.D.
Buffalo, NY

Dr. R. Bruce Baum, a legend in his own mind, is a Professor Emeritus at Buffalo State College, co-founder of Applied Learning Associates and the ‘Head Honcho’ of HumorCreativity.Com. He received degrees from the University of Cincinnati, and Indiana University. Dr. Baum is author of two books, a DVD, a training CD and many articles.

Awards he has received include the Beyonder’s Award for Excellence in Creativity (South Africa Creativity Foundation, 2013), the Distinguished Leader Award (Creative Education Foundation, 2012) and the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (Buffalo State College, 2007. He is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Coordinator of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute Humor Project, a Certified Laughter Leader and a member of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. Dr. Baum has made professional presentations Singapore, Cyprus, Jamaica, Japan, South Africa (10 times), Costa Rica, Dubai, and Canada.

In his spare time, Dr. Baum is a Rocket Scientist, Bronco Rider, Taxidermist, Explorer, Brain Surgeon and Gourmet.

www.humorcreativity.com


Bruce Baum has presented:
  • Motivating Audiences: Strategies for increasing participant engagement (2017)
  • Motivating Audiences: Strategies for increasing participant engagement (2016)
  • Humor, Laughter, Magic: Promoting powerful presentations (2015)
  • Languages of Appreciation (2014)
  • Magical Collisions: Interactive activities and magic to explore who and what you are (2013)
  • Humour and Laughter: Bridges to creativity across cultures (2012)
  • Charm School for Men (2011)
  • Breakfast with Bruce (2010)
  • Bafa’ Bafa’: A Cross-Cultural Simulation (2009)
  • Creating Yourself as a Master Trainer (2009)
  • FISH! Philosophy: Strategies for Creating a Successful Work Environment (2009)
  • The Human Factor Creating a Collaborative Organization (2009)
  • Magic for the Magically Impaired (2009)
  • Motivating Audiences: Ten Minute (or less) Energizers, Icebreakers and Activities for Promoting Teambuilding, Creative Problem Solving and Laughter (2009)
  • Bafa’ Bafa’: A Cross-Cultural Simulation (2008)
  • Dealing with Difficult Participants (2008)
  • 10-Minute (or less) Warmups, Energizers and Icebreakers (2007)
  • Magic for the Magically Impaired (2006)
  • 10-Minute (or less) Warmups, Energizers, and Ice Breakers (2005)
  • Humor, Laughter and Creativity (2005)
  • 10-Minute (or less) Warmups, Energizers, and Ice Breakers (2004)
  • Humor, Laughter and Creativity (2004)

We don’t mean to brag, but….

…ok, yes we do mean to brag. Here are some of the amazing folks who have presented at Mindcamp in the past. Click on any of their names to view their bio.

Susan Abbott
Massimo Agostinelli
Mario Allende
Anik April
Jay Aquilanti
Mahmoud Arafa
Cyndi Argona Burnett
Kate Ashby
Guy Aznar
Laura Barbero Switalski
Chris Barlow
Stephanie Barnes
Kristen Barney
Veta Bates
Bruce Baum
Tom Beakbane
Nathalie Bergeron-Duval
René Bernèche
Toto Berriel
Kathleen Berryman Thomas
Dan Bigonesse
Tara Bissett
Robert Alan Black
Peter Bouffard
Vareia Boxill
Ann Bracken
Branko Broekman
Bill Brooks
Susan Brooks
Kevin Byron
Janet Carmody
Missy Carvin
Ana Castelan
Matteo Catullo
Colette Chambon
Karen BK Chan
Jeanne Chatigny
Tamara Christensen
Kim Cochrane
Francois Coetzee
Alison Cohen
Sylvie Courcelle
Andrew Crighton
Natalie Currie
Thérèse Daigneault
Jeffrey Davis
Sharon de Korte
Michel Delage
Dawn DePasquale
Rich DiGirolamo
Nicole Dobinson
Co Doesburg
Nathalie Doré
Eileen Doyle
Manon Duclos
Maggie Dugan
Lee Dunne
Timothy Dunne
Clare Dus
Newell Eaton
Alexandre Eisenchteter
Daniel Epstein
Tony Esteves
Joette Field
Janet Finley
Victoria Finn
Steven Fischer
Paul Fleming
Gregg Fraley
Janice Francisco
Simoon Fransen
John Frederick
Whitney Freya

Gert Garman
Tanya Gerber
Laila Ghattas
Guillemette Goglio
Melissa Gordon
Hamlin Grange
Paul Groncki
Daniel Guinan
Amy Haines
Janeen Halliwell
Kate Hayward
Katherine Heusner
Robert Hookey
Annie Hopson
Diane Houle-Rutherford
Cam Howey
Steven Hughes
Max Hurson
Tim Hurson
Marc Hurwitz
Samantha Hurwitz
Anthony Hyatt
Paul Hyman
Alina Isaac
Toby Israel
Deborah Jann
Emad Jelouali
Michael Jones
Jennifer Keilty-Friesen
Henrietta Key
Lee Kitchen
Clara Kluk
Yoel Kluk
Maxx Kochar
Anne-Marie Kong
Cyriel Kortleven
Crystal Lahan
Edouard Le Marechal
Franca Leeson
Grace Loney
Jessi Luna
Karen Lynch
Ismet Mamnoon
Tessa Manuello
Sid Marquez
Hassan Masum
Ana Matic
Goran Matic
Sylvain Matte
James McAnanama
Leslie McAnanama
Lindsay McDonald
Ken McLeod
Tom McMillian
Dimis Michaelides
Allie Middleton
Joe Miguez
Megan Mitchell
Dale Monroe-Cook
Liz Monroe-Cook
Jill Morris
Wayne Morris
Leonardo Muñoz
Vikas Nath
Kobus Neethling
Barbara Neray
Michel Neray
Emily Nichols
Jim Nicholson
Ilse Nuytemans
Kaz Ogino
Bill Olsen
Marguerite Orane

Gina Paigen
Karla Palmero
Renee Paser-Paull
Jon Pearson
Kristen Peterson
Heidi Philip
Denise Pinto
Ian Poinsenet
Tjitze Postma
Gerard J. Puccio
RL Read
Doug Reid
Rebecca Reilly
Cynthia Reyes
Valérie Reynaud
Jim Ridge
Cora Robinson
Ian Rosenfeldt
Bruce Rosove
Sylvain Rouillard
Karen Rudolf
Carole Rudzinski
Meg Salter
Rodrigo Sánchez Picazo
Jan Sanders
Ginny Santos
Guilherme Sarkis
Paolo Sbuttoni
Russ Schoen
Joshua Schrager
Nathan Schwagler
Peter Scott
John Sedgwick
Terri Segal
Steven Shama
Tzabia Siegel
Beth Slazak
Frank Smith
Manuel Soto
Ate Stam
Stephanie Staples
William Sturner
Jason Sugar
Vikram Swaminadhan
Tammy Sweeney
Tim Switalski
Katie Tagye
Heather Thomas
Russell Thomas
Michelle Tokarczyk
Zachary Towne-Smith
Mark Vandael
Harry Vardis
Mary Ellyn Vicksta
Christopher von Baeyer
Alexander von Reumont
Robert Wakulat
Ken Wall
Susan Wenger
Win Wenger
Stephen Whiteley
Jason Williams
J. Winslow
Olwen Wolfe
Brad Wong
Eryn Wuori
Cecilia Yau
Charlotte Young
Stanley Young
Greg Zlevor
Koen Zonneveld
Makheni Zonneveld