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Moderators / Panelists/ Speakers

Speakers will be added here as they are confirmed.

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Taiwo Afolabi

Faculty of Media, Art and Performance

University of Regina

Rotimi Aluko

Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences,

Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences,

Isabelle Archambault

Professor, School of psychoeducation

Université De Montréal


PhD Candidate Prativa Baral

Coordinator, RSC-CAHS Expert Panel Secretariat

John Hopkins University

Tom Barber

Awards Officer

University of Waterloo

Jean Becker

Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Relations

University of Waterloo

Frédérique Bouchard

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Full professor, Department of Philosophy

Université de Montréal


Stefanie Colombo

Department of Animal Science & Aquaculture

Dalhousie University

Prof. Martin Cooke

Associate Professor

School of Public Health Sciences, University of Waterloo

Phillip Crawley

Former Publisher and CEO

The Globe and mail


Dr. Kerstin Dautenhahn

Professor & Canada 150 Research Chair in Intelligent Robotics

University of Waterloo

Dr. Charmaine B. Dean

Vice-President of Research and International

University of Waterloo

Prof. Frank Deer

RSC College, President | Président, Collège de La SRC

Royal Society of Canada

Nenone Donaldson

Vice-President, Advancement

University of Waterloo

Prof. Peter Dorrington

Vice-President, Academic and Research

Université de Saint-Boniface


Prof. Susan Elliott

Professor and University Research Chair in Health Geography

University of Waterloo

Prof. Sheila Embleton

President, Academy of Arts and Humanities

Royal Society of Canada

Professor Tim Evans

School of Population and Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University Co-Chair & RSC-CAHS Expert Panel

McGill University


Professor Guy Faulkner

Professor and Chair in Applied Public Health in the School of Kinesiology

University of British Columbia


Dr. Alain Gagnon

RSC President

Royal Society of Canada

David Garneau

Department of Visual Arts

University of Regina

Dr. Darren Gilmour

RSC Executive Director

Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Vivek Goel

President and Vice-Chancellor

University of Waterloo


Elder Myeengun Henry

Indigenous Knowledge Keeper

University of Waterloo

Eric Higgs

Department of Environmental Studies

University of Victoria

David Hodgins

Department of Psychology

University of Calgary


Prof. Joy Johnson

President and Vice-chancellor

Simon Fraser University

Prof. Michelle J. Johnson

Associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation

University of Pennsylvania


Prof. Jeff Karp

Professor, Medicine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Prof. Naila Keleta-Mae

University of Waterloo

Professor Heather Keller

Professor and Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging

Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging, and Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences University of Waterloo


Prof. Anita Layton

Professor of Applied Mathematics

University of Waterloo

Professor Kelley Lee

Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University & Co-Chair, RSC-CAHS Expert Panel

Simon Fraser University

Dr. Patrick Leroux

Secretary, RSC College

Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Gary Libben


Royal Society of Canada


Edward McCauley

President and Vice-Chancellor

University of Calgary

Jeremy N. McNeil

Past-President of the RSC and Chair of the One Health Task Force

Prof. Audrey Moores

McGill University

Dr. Marina Mourtzakis

Associate Dean, Research

University of Waterloo

Samira Mubareka

Clinician Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

University of Toronto

Dr. Kate Mulligan

Senior Director and Assistant Professor

Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing (Canadian Red Cross) and University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Dr. Margaret Mutumba Nakalembe


MedAtlas| Global Health Innovation | Reproductive & Fertility Research | WHO Consultant


Dr. Barb Neis

President, Academy of Social Sciences

Memorial University

Ms. Stephanie Nolen

Author, Journalist, Global Health Reporter

New York Times

Nicole Nolette

Canada Research Chair in Minority Studies and Associate Professor

University of Waterloo


Lissa Paul

Department of English Language & Literature

Brock University


Dr. Vijaya Raghavan


Royal Society of Canada


Dr. David Savage

Emergency Physician, Assistant Professor, Site Director

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, NOSM University, ICES North

Prof. Rashid Sumaila

Killam Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Interdisciplinary Ocean and Fisheries Economics at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, and the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs

University of British Columbia.


Dr. Michel Tremblay

President, Academy of Science

Royal Society of Canada


Tracy Vaillancourt

Canada Research Chair and Professor, Counselling Psychology, Faculty of Education

University of Ottawa


Dr. Stanley Woo

Director, School of Optometry & Vision Science

University of Waterloo

Julia M. Wright

George Munro Chair in Literature and Rhetoric

Dalhousie University


Alfred Yu

Professor, NSERC Steacie Fellow

University of Waterloo

Registration Fees

All Days - Without Gala
Members - $300.00
Non- Members -$375.00

All Days - Including Gala
Members - $625.00
Non- Members - $700.00

Individual Day options also available.

The Royal Society of Canada offers Members in good standing accommodations for registration fees, please contact for information.

Registration Closes -

October 16, 2023

Hotel Information

Delta Hotels Waterloo,
110 Erb St. W,
Waterloo, ON
N2L 0C6,
(519) 514-0404

$192 CAD - $299 CAD per night

Room Block Start Date:
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Room Block End Date:
Sunday, November 19, 2023

Last Day to Book:
Friday, October 13, 2023

Contact Information

Linda Clauson