Important Update

CIMVHR Forum 2022 is scheduled to take place from October 17-19 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. While this is subject to Federal and Provincial guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we sincerely hope to see you once again in person. Please keep an eye on this page for any relevant updates. To you and your families, please stay safe and thank you for serving those who serve us.


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Keynote and Featured Speakers

In order of appearance

Vaughn Charlton

Director General, Action Innovation and Modernization, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Karen D. Davis, PhD

Defence Scientist, Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis; and
Research Lead for the Chief, Professional Conduct and Culture, National Defence Canada

Chief Warrant Officer Bob McCann, MMM, MSM, CD

CCWO, CPCC, Command Chief Warrant Officer, Professional Conduct and Culture, Canadian Armed Forces

Maya Eichler, PhD

Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair, Mount Saint Vincent University

Alice Aiken, CD, PhD

Vice-President Research & Innovation, Dalhousie University

MGen J.G.M. Bilodeau, CD, MD

Surgeon General, Canadian Forces Health Services Group

Stacey Silins, PhD

2021 Banting Award Recipient | Defence Scientist, Director Research Personnel and Family Support, Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis, Military Personnel Command, Department of National Defence, Government of Canada

Joël Dickinson, PhD

President and Vice-Chancellor, Mount Saint Vincent University

Seileen Mullen

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs

Robert Summerby-Murray, PhD, FRCGS

President and Vice-Chancellor; and Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s University

Samir K. Sinha MD, DPhil, FRCPC, AGSF

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Director of Geriatrics, Sinai Health and University Health Network, Director of Health Policy Research, National Institute on Ageing


199Global Delegates