Denise Amyot

President and CEO · Colleges and Institutes Canada

Denise Amyot is President and CEO of CICan, the national voice of Canada's public colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics.

Postsecondary Education Non - Profit Organization Non Profit Advocacy Postsecondary Education Administration Public Administration

Bryan Segal

Senior Vice President · comScore

Segal brings over 20 years of business development, operational acumen, and client relationship expertise to his role at comScore.

Strategic Planning Market Research Business Development Media and Technology Digital Media

Tracie O. Afifi

Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences · University of Manitoba

Dr. Afifi's research interests are in the areas of child maltreatment and problem gambling.

Problem Gambling Domestic Violence Physical Punishment Child Maltreatment Sociology

Sandra Ka Hon Chu

Director of Research and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

Human rights advocate for people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV.

Hiv / Aids Prison health Drug Policy Harm Reduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Martha Jackman

Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section · University of Ottawa

Martha Jackman specializes in constitutional law, with a particular focus on issues relating to women and other marginalized groups

Constitutional Law Charter of Rights Women Marginalized Groups Access to Health Care

Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President & CEO · MaRS Innovation

Turning academic ideas into commercial realities

Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation

Stephanie Bangarth

Associate Professor, Department of History · King's University College, University of Western Ontario

Activist Academic. Dedicated Volunteer. Avid Outdoorswoman.

Human Rights Immigration Asian Immigration Immigration Policy Social Movements

Glen Hodgson

Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist · The Conference Board of Canada

Turning the Telescope Around: Get the bigger picture on how macroeconomics influences public policy and the financial health of your country

Economic Forecasting International Business Productivity and Innovation Economic Analysis

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Lisa F. Clark

Research Associate · University of Saskatchewan

Political Scientist researching food politics and food policy

Food Agriculture & Environment Public Policy Analysis Governance & Regulation Innovation Food Safety and Security

Fiona A.E. McQuarrie

Professor Emeritus · School of Business, University of the Fraser Valley

Expertise in Canadian industrial relations, workplace issues, post-secondary education, and organizations.

Higher Education transfer credit Workplace Behavior Organizational Behaviour and Leadership Organizational Theory

Teresa Scassa

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law

Legal issues in Digital Cartography Citizen Science Intellectual Property Freedom of Expression Open Government

Lisa Philipps

Professor · Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Professor of Law, specializing in taxation law and fiscal policy

Budget Laws Fiscal Policy Gender and Economic Equality Tax Policy Income Splitting

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Leslie Kern

Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program · Mount Allison University

Expert in urban social issues, including gentrification, gender, and inequalities.

Gentrification/Displacement Gender Cities Urban Affairs Enviromental Justice

Jennifer Dolman

Partner, Litigation · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Commercial litigator with deep expertise in advising Canadian and international franchisors with all manner of business disputes.

Class Actions Defamation Law Franchise Law Employment & Labour Law Hospitality and Leisure

Dr. Kevin McCormick

President · Huntington University

A champion for education, a humanitarian of distinction, an active volunteer and community builder, and a true global citizen.

Finland Canada Community Development Education Event Planning

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Noralee Bradley

Partner, Corporate · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Advisor to Public and Private Companies on M&A takeovers, Financings and Restructurings, particularly in the Energy Sector.

Corporate Finance and Securities Corporate Governance Mergers and Acquisitions Takeover Bids Plans of Arrangement