Mike can be booked to speak at your conference, AGM , school or university group.
His fascinating projects, experiences and epic journeys will enthrall all age levels and demographics.
Whether speaking to a small corporate group or a large theater venue Mike will inspire, educate and deliver a moving presentation. His world-class photography and video will leave the audience spell-bound and wanting more. Mike’s passion & concern for the environment and his vision towards sustainability is blended into all his presentations.
All Mike’s presentations are highly visual and engaging with National Geographic quality photos, video and music melded into a 45 minute to one hour program.
Mike can also customize any of his talks to provide a perfect fit for the theme of your conference.
O Canada – From Sea to Sea to Sea
Beedell takes the audience to some of the most fascinating and remote coastal communities of Canada – from sea to sea to sea. He visits out port fisherman, artists, musicians and an Inuit family that lives at the end of the world. The audience also meets the fascinating mix of wildlife encountered along the way.
Sailing the Northwest Passage – An Epic Canadian Tale
Beedell and Skipper Jeff McInnis sailed for 100 days over three summers and became the first to complete a solely-sail powered transit of the Northwest Passage. They were on a National Geographic Magazine assignment.
In the Footsteps of Legends – The Qitdlarssuaq Expedition
Mike shares his images and the incredible experiences of being an expedition member on a five month, three thousand kilometer dog-sled journey across the Arctic. This was one of the longest dogsled journeys of the last century. The Canadian team was made up of three Inuit, two whites and forty-five Canadian Eskimo Sled Dogs.
Land of the Spirit Bear
This is an inspirational story of a great conservation milestone on the British Columbia coast. Mike takes you into the depths of the remote coastal rainforest where he spends time photographing and filming this unique white bear. The endangered bear and its habitat has finally been saved from the ravages of clear-cut logging thanks to international grass-roots action
For the love of an Arctic Island
This presentation shares a five month sea- kayak journey circumnavigating a huge Island (11,000 square kilometers) in the Northwest Passage. Mike relates the trials, tribulations and great learning expereinces of a difficult but tremendously rewarding wilderness journey.
Extreme Photography Assignments with Mike Beedell
Beedell takes you on a variety of demanding assignments beginning with a three summer expedition for National Geographic Magazine sailing a tiny catamaran through the Northwest Passage. Next you will visit a Macaw conservation project in the Peruvian amazon where you meet bugs & beasties that will make your skin crawl. Followed by a dive into the ocean depths with whales and Giant Manta Rays and then finally jumping aboard a Inuit komatik for an epic five month dogsled expedition where the temperatures reach a crisp -55 C.
This presentation is a perfect fit as a corporate team builder, for a camera club , photographic institution or high school.