The Nantucket Project (TNP) - an annual meeting of the minds focused on 'live talks, short films, and unforgettable experiences' - aims to bring 'thinkers, creators, and performers' together, from a number of different fields.
Musician and activist Moby took to Twitter to announce that the unexpected trip would all be appearing at the event.
He wrote: "No joke, I’ll be sharing the stage at @thenantucketproject with @richroll and @georgewbush, maybe Rich and I can convert GW to veganism?"
Roll, on the other hand, simply wrote that it would be 'an interesting weekend'.
At the event, Roll spoke to his personal transformation - and how he went from addict, to food-addicted lawyer, to the athlete and influencer he is today.
Commentary on the TNP Facebook page said: "Rich Roll - ultra-endurance athlete, author, podcast host and committed vegan - inspired the crowd at #tnp8 with his talk on human transformation and why it's available to us all."
Topics touched on by other speakers include parenthood, the 'me too movement,' and race relations.
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Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.
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