Michael Kiefte

Dedication describes Michael. In 2014 while organizing a 2015 Canadian conference, Michael developed a bid for the 2016 International Clinical Phonetics & Linguistics Association conference. At the 2014 conference in Sweden it was announced Halifax had won; marking the first time in since 2004 the conference would be hosted in North America. It is a credit to Michael's efforts that delegates from five continents converged on Halifax to discuss the latest research in the field language, speech and communication.

Year of ambassadorship: 2016

Industry sector: Life Science

Organization: Dalhousie University

Association: International Clinical Phonetics & Linguistics Association