Presenters

Keynotes
Dr. Stuart Shanker
Dr. Stuart Shanker

Dr. Stuart Shanker

Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis
Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis

Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis

Dr. Andrew Howlett
Dr. Andrew Howlett

Dr. Andrew Howlett

Workshop Presenters
Lisa Barton
Lisa Barton

A-6: Young Dads Issues Lisa is the Manager of Family & Community Programs with Families Matter Society of Calgary.

Michael Bautista
Michael Bautista

A-6: Young Dads Issues Michael is an Individualized Support Worker with Families Matter Society of Calgary and holds a Degree in Child Studies.

Rishad Bismullah
Rishad Bismullah

C-1: Immigrant Fathers Family support counsellor and the Men's programs coordinator at Saskatoon Open Door Society

Kate Bojin
Kate Bojin

B-4: Engaged Fatherhood/Gender Equity Kate is the Director of Programs at White Ribbon Canada.

The Movember Foundation
The Movember Foundation

C:3 - Innovative Approaches to Engaging Men Owen is the Global Lead for Fatherhood for The Movember Foundation.

Deborah da Costa
Deborah da Costa

A-1: Innovative Strategies to Support the Health of Fathers Dr. Deborah Da Costa, Associate Professor at McGill University. Her research focuses on maternal and paternal mental health during the transition to parenthood with a focus on identifying modifiable predictors and developing gender sensitive e-health interventions to optimize psychological adjustment and healthy behaviors during this critical life stage.

Randy Budd
Randy Budd

C-6: Challenges and Supports for Indigenous Fathers Harley is an Indigenous single father of two daughters.

Ian deGeer
Ian deGeer

B-4: Engaged Fatherhood/Gender Equity Ian is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Social Work at Wilfred Laurier University.

Francine de Montigny
Francine de Montigny

B-2: Helping Fathers in Distress Professor in the Department of Nursing at the Université du Québec en Outaouais.

Geneviève Desrochers
Geneviève Desrochers

C-2: Stratégies pratiques pour aider les pères Elle est use doula postnatale passionnée par le support des familles dans la période du post-partum.

Annie Devault
Annie Devault

B-2: Helping Fathers in Distress Annie is a professor of social work at the Université du Québec en Outaouais.

Layal Dleikan
Layal Dleikan

B-5: How to Serve Those Who Serve Clinical practitioner in the field of psychology.

Davidson Elder
Davidson Elder

C-5: Engaging Dads with Parenting Workshops Public Health Nurse with Ottawa Public Health and a father of two wonderful girls.

Connie Herman
Connie Herman

B-6: Nobody's Perfect Connie is Provincial Coordinator of the Nobody's Perfect Program in Saskatchewan.

Holly Charles
Holly Charles

A-6: Young Dads Issues Director of Operations, Catholic Family Services, Calgary

Louise Leonardi
Louise Leonardi

A-5: Dad HERO Project Louise is the ED of the Canadian Families and Corrections Network.

Dr. Kevin waskayasiw Lewis
Dr. Kevin waskayasiw Lewis

A-2: Traditional Parenting Kevin is a nêhiyaw (Cree) instructor, researcher and writer that has worked with higher learning institutions within the Prairie Provinces in the areas of Cree Language Development and Instructional methodologies.

Carmen Paterson-Payne
Carmen Paterson-Payne

B-6: Nobody's Perfect and Dads Carmen is a Nobody's Perfect Program Master trainer and the Provincial Coordinator for Manitoba.

Chris Pellerin
Chris Pellerin

B-3: Five Things Dads Can Do Chris is a single father of two teenagers, Pastor, and recent Graduate of Acadia Divinity College with a Master of Divinity degree, and co-founder of Support for Dads.

Viola Polomeno
Viola Polomeno

B-1 & C-4: La sexualité des hommes/Men's Sexuality Viola est une infirmière oeuvant en périnatalité/a perinatal nurse

Brian Russell
Brian Russell

A-4: This (almost) Changes Everything Provincial Coordinator for Dad Central Ontario and a psychotherapist in the Greater Toronto Area. He is married with three adult daughters.

Cathy Ryan
Cathy Ryan

B-6: Nobody's Perfect and Dads Cathy is a Policy Analyst with the Division of Children and Youth, Public Health Agency of Canada.

Tanis Shanks
Tanis Shanks

B-6: Nobody's Perfect and Dads Tanis is the Canadian Action Plan for Children Education & Training Coordinator (Saskatchewan Prevention Institute)

Monica Vaillancourt
Monica Vaillancourt

A-1: Innovative Strategies Monica is research assistant at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Raymond Villeneuve
Raymond Villeneuve

A-3: L'histoire inspirante du RVP Directeur pour le Regroupment pour la Valorization de la Paternité.

Other Conference Speakers
Dr. Theresa Tam
Dr. Theresa Tam
Mr. Matt Jeneroux
Mr. Matt Jeneroux
Ed Gough, Jr
Ed Gough, Jr
Dr. Kevin Shafer
Dr. Kevin Shafer