Invited Speakers

Stephanie Avery
The Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montréal, QC, Canada
Hitesh Bhanabhai
McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, QC, Canada
Cindy Blackstock
Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, Ottawa, ON; and Professor, School of Social Work, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada
Amanda Brisebois
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Theresa Brown
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
The Honourable Sharon Carstairs
PC, CM, Former Senator, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Anna Collins
Research Fellow; Head, Public Health & Health Services Research - Palliative Medicine Research Group, Department of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, University of Melbourne VIC, Australia
Shelly Cory
Canadian Virtual Hospice, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Johanne de Montigny
Psychologist, Montréal, QC, Canada
Rose DeAngelis
St-Raphaël, Palliative Care Home and Day Centre, Montréal, QC, Canada
Naheed Dosani
PEACH, Inner City Health Associates, Toronto, ON, Canada
James Downar
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Dominique Elie
McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada
Éric Fiat
Assistant Director, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire d'étude du politique / Hannah Arendt, Université de Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, Marne la Vallée, France
Zelda Freitas
CIUSSS West Central Montréal, Côte Saint-Luc, QC, Canada
Romayne Gallagher
Providence Health Care, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Nathan Goldstein
Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
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Pamela Grassau
Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Richard Hain
All-Wales Paediatric Palliative Care Network, Wales, UK
Leonie Herx
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Pamela S. Hinds
Children's National Health System, Washington, DC, USA
Debbie Horsfall
Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
Tom Hutchinson
McGill Program in Whole Person Care, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada
Nikki Johnston
Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, Canberra, Australia
Cory Andrew Labrecque
Associate Professor of Theological Ethics and Bioethics; Chair of Educational Leadership in the Ethics of Life; Director of Applied Ethics in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
Mary Ellen Macdonald
McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada
Christopher J. MacKinnon
Psychologist; Montréal, QC, Canada
Mary Lynn McPherson
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MA, USA
Paige Moorhouse
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Lucas Morin
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Mary Ann Murray
Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Christian Ntizimira
Palliative Care Physician; City Manager, Kigali, City Cancer Challenge Foundation; Founder Member, Rwanda Palliative Care and Hospice Organisation (RPCHO), Kigali, Rwanda
Suzanne O'Brien
Council on Palliative Care, Montréal, QC, Canada
Jamie Penner
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Elizabeth Peter
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Holly Prince
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
Sunita Puri
Medical Director, Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care Service, Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Soham Rej
McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada
Libby Sallnow
St Christopher’s Hospice, and Central and North West NHS Trust, London, UK
Edvin Schei
Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Kelli Stajduhar
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Isabelle Szasz
Caregiver, Montréal, QC, Canada
Anna Towers
McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, QC, Canada
Golda Tradounsky
Mount Sinaï Hospital, Côte Saint-Luc, QC, Canada
Camara van Breemen
Canuck Place Children's Hospice, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Brandi Vanderspank-Wright
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Mike Villeneuve
Canadian Nurses Association, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Kimberley Widger
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada