On May 15, 2016 at The Carlu in Toronto, The Einstein Gala welcomed special guests Anderson Cooper and Grateful Dead co-founder Bob Weir, as The Jake Eberts Key of Knowledge Award was given to Barry Sherman, chair of Apotex; Shuki Levy, cofounder of Saban Entertainment; Jeff Martin, founder of mobile developer Tribal Planet and co-chair of the Einstein Legacy Project; and Naomi Azrieli, chair and CEO of the Azrieli Foundation. The winner of The Next Einstein was crowned and awarded prizes which included a scholarship to The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the future plans of The Albert Einstein Foundation were shared with the attendees.