Conference Keynote Speakers

Dr. Evelyn Asiedu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Data Analysis, Research Data Management, and Policy Analysis

Dr. Emily Choy

L’Oréal-UNESCO & NSERC for Women in
Science Research Excellence, Explorer-in-Residence at the Royal Canadian
Geographical Society, Postdoctoral Fellow -
at McGill University

Dr. Cassandra G. Extavour

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Timken Professor of
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Professor -
at Harvard University

Dr. Jude Kong

Leader of the Africa-Canada Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation, Assistant Professors in Mathematics and Statistics -
at York University

Dr. Isaac Odame

Professor and Alexandra Yeo Chair in Haematology at University of Toronto
& Medical Director -
of the Global Sickle Cell Disease Network

Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Author of The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, Assistant Professor of Physics & Core Faculty in Women’s Studies -at University of New Hampshire

Public Keynote Speakers

Dr. Olivier Leogane 

Section Head - Faculty of Arts and Science, MIL Campus, Université de Montréal

Dr. Love-Ese Chile

Owner and Technical Director, Regenerative Waste Labs

Public Plenary Panel

Dr. Denice Lewis

Curriculum director/Academic day director/Assistant professor/Dept of family medicine, University of Ottawa 

Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed

Assistant Dean of Serving and Engaging Society for Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine, and Chair of the Board of Engage Nova Scotia