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Featured Speaker for 2020

Raising Awareness…It’s a Matter of Survival
Alex Taylor, the 2020 Fest Keynote


The Wings Over the Rockies Festival is thrilled to announce the confirmation of our Keynote Speaker for this year…

Alex Taylor’s work is focused in the Canadian Rockies but has taken him all over the world. A love of the polar regions’ incredible landscapes, wildlife, history and culture keep him coming back to these remote locations year after year to guide, teach and fly. Alex has extensive experience as a mountaineer, polar guide, firefighter, human-wildlife conflict technician and photographer.
​Alex’s UAV resume includes aerial filming and photography for Students On Ice Foundation on numerous expeditions to the Arctic, and all along Canada’s coasts for the Canada C3 Expedition in 2017. In the last two years, Alex has conducted extensive aerial penguin surveys and habitat mapping for the British Antarctic Survey scientists on Signy Island.