FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Richcraft Hall, 2nd level Atrium and Conference Rooms
Carleton University


8 a.m. | Coffee

8:45 | Welcome Remarks

  • Rafik Goubran, Vice-President (Research and International) and Chancellor’s Professor, Carleton University

9:15 | Keynote Address

10:00 a.m. | Morning Break

10:30 a.m. | Session 1: Climate Change through an epidemiological lens

  • Suzanne King, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University  (Speaker sponsored by SfN Ottawa Chapter)
    • The effects of population-level disasters on pregnant women and their unborn children: Resilience, mental health and well-being
  • Paul Villeneuve, Professor, Department of Neuroscience
    • Climate change and Canadian public health: from urban spaces to rural places
  • Katie Hayes, Senior Policy Analyst, Climate Change and Innovation Bureau, Health Canada
    • Mental Health and Wellbeing in a Changing Climate

12:00 p.m. | Lunch

1:00 p.m. | Session 2: A One-health approach to climate change

  • Heather Castleden, President’s Impact Chair in Transformative Governance for Planetary Health, University of Victoria
    • Why Indigenous Peoples’ ways of being are vital to planetary health and how they must be prioritized in climate policy
  • Nicole Redvers, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Department of Indigenous Health, University of North Dakota
    • Indigenous Planetary Health Reflections
  • Husein Moloo, Interim Director, Planetary Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
    • Planetary Health: turning eco-anxiety into action

2:30 p.m. | Afternoon Break

3:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks