Speakers

Confirmed Speakers:

Shanna Trenaman, Interdisciplinary PhD Student, Dalhousie University

Susan Bronskill, Senior Scientist and Program Lead, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Angus Campbell,Executive Director, Caregivers Nova Scotia

Florence Campbell, Citizen Advocate/Volunteer, Compassionate Kingston

Deborah Cook, MD, FRCPC, MSc(Epid), CRC, CAHS, FRS, McMaster University

Flora M. Dell,

C.M., O.N.B., Gerontologist, Citizen Advocate/Volunteer

James Downar,

University Health Network – Toronto General Hospital


Jacobi Elliott

Project Manager, Geriatric Health Systems Research Group, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

Robert Fowler,

Associate Professor of Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto

Len Gray,

Director, Centre for Health Services Research (CHSR), Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia

Jeannie Soultanis,

Director, Business Development, Elizz, Saint Elizabeth Health Care

Francesca Grosso,

Principal, Grosso McCarthy


Anik Giguère

Scientist, Quebec Center for Excellence in Aging, and Associate Professor Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Laval University

John Hirdes

Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

Heather Keller,

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition and Aging, University of Waterloo

France Légaré,

Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Université Laval, Tier 1, Canada Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation

Leocadio Rodrigues Mañas,

Head, Department of Geriatrics at Hospital Universitario de Getafe. (Madrid), Professor of Geriatrics, Universidad Europea de Madrid

Colleen Maxwell,

University of Waterloo

Jeff Moat,

CEO, Pallium Canada

John Muscedere,

Scientific Director & CEO, Canadian Frailty Network

Debbie Delancey, former Deputy Minister, Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories

Lisa Petermann, Alberta Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (AbSPOR) Patient Engagement Program Educator Liaison

Emily Reeve,

NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow at Dalhousie University and University of Sydney

Joyce Resin,

(moderator), Chair, Canadian Frailty Network Citizen Engagement Committee

Duncan Sinclair,

former Vice-Principal Health Sciences, Queen’s University

Samir Sinha,

Director of Geriatrics, Mt. Sinai and University Health Network Hospitals; Policy Lead, Research Management Committee, Canadian Frailty Network

Xiao-wei Song,

Fraser Health Authority and Simon Fraser University

Tom Stelfox

Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

Hazel Wilson,

Patient/Caregiver Advisor, Citizen/Advocate

John You, McMaster University

Shirley Roberts, author, Doris Inc., Citizen Advocate/Trainer

Bonnie Tompkins, Compassionate Communities National Lead, Pallium Canada

Showcase Selection Committee of healthcare experts includes:

Yves Joanette,

Scientific Director, CIHR-Institute of Aging

Christine Quinn,

Director of Programs, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI)

Jean Gray,

Professor Emeritus, Medical Education, Medicine and Pharmacology, Dalhousie University

Fred Horne,

former Alberta Minister of Health

Stephen Samis,

Deputy Minister of Health, Government of Yukon

Isobel Mackenzie,

Seniors Advocate, Province of British Columbia

Joyce Resin,

(moderator), Chair, Canadian Frailty Network Citizen Engagement Committee

Shirlee Sharkey,

President and CEO, Saint Elizabeth

Chris Simpson,

Acting Dean, Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences; past President, Canadian Medical Association

Carlotta Basualdo-Hammond,

Executive Director, Nutrition Services, Alberta Health Services

Duncan Sinclair,former Vice-Principal Health Sciences, Queen’s University

Hazel Wilson,

Patient/Caregiver Advisor, Citizen Advocate

Wanda Morris,

Vice-President of Advocacy, CARP

Angus Campbell, Executive Director, Caregivers Nova Scotia

Debbie Delancey, former Deputy Minister, Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories

Stephen Vail,

Director of Policy, Canadian Medical Association