MAY 15 TO 19, 2022 IN MONTRÉAL

Promoting policies for health, well-being and equity


Plenary Speakers

On behalf of the Global Scientific Committee, we are pleased to announce our first Plenary Speakers. Please sign up to our mailing list to be kept up to date as further Plenary Speakers are announced.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

To be confirmed. More information coming soon.

Cindy Blackstock

A member of the Gitxsan First Nation, Cindy is honoured to serve as the Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and a professor at McGill University’s School of Social Work.

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Sandro Galea

Sandro Galea is Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health. He has been named an epidemiology innovator by Time, a top voice in healthcare by LinkedIn, and is one of the most cited social scientists in the world.

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Karine Gentelet

Karine Gentelet is a Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the Université du Québec en Outaouais and holds the Abeona-ENS-OBVIA Chair on Artificial Intelligence and Social Justice.

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Colectivo LASTESIS

Colectivo LASTESIS is an artistic, interdisciplinary and feminist women’s collective from Valparaíso, Chile, composed of Daffne Valdés Vargas, Paula Cometa Stange, Lea Cáceres Díaz and Sibila Sotomayor Van Rysseghem.

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Dean Schillinger

To be confirmed. More information coming soon.

Madalitso Phiri

Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. More information coming soon.

Dorji Phub

Mr. Dorji Phub is from the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Land of Gross National Happiness. He has rich work experience of more than 34 years in health sector at national and international level.

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Valérie Plante

Mayor, Ville de Montréal, Canada. More information coming soon.

Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

To be confirmed. More information coming soon.


The plenary speakers have accepted the invitation. Final arrangements pending and dependent on public health and travel advice, face-to-face or virtual.





Based on preliminary program. Subject to change.


Montreal, Quebec, Canada


May 15 to 19, 2022

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