Upcoming Events

CIMVHR Forum 2022



Past Events


CIMVHR Virtual Forum


Kickoff Event - Banting Award Keynote Presentation
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM ET
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Poster Session
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM ET
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Serving Military, Veteran, Families and Public Safety Personnel Streams
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM ET
Thursday, October 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2021


A Fireside Chat & Trivia Night: Military 101 and Beyond


Thursday, June 3, 2021
6:30 – 8:30 PM ET

Students and postdocs are invited to a SPEC virtual social that will include trivia (hosted through Kahoot) on topics such as:

  • The Canadian military
  • Canadian history, geography, and current events
  • Research and student life


CFHS and DRDC Research in the time of COVID-19: Pushing through


The recording of this event can be viewed on Youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT5vrA9H-Ug AGENDA

Military and Veteran Family Research: Setting the Stage for the Next Chapter


The recording of this event can be viewed here.


SPEC Fireside Chat


Students and postdocs are invited to hear from CIMVHR Scholarship and Award recipients as well as to connect with each other for virtual networking. 


2020 Scholarships and Award Announcement


The CIMVHR 2020 Scholarship and Award Announcement can be viewed on Youtube




CIMVHR 2020 Virtual Symposium Series


The Virtual Symposium Series will be hosted Thursdays in October and feature four online events, each focusing on a different area of research. 

The symposium series is free of charge and open to everyone interested in advancing military, Veteran and family health research. This is a virtual opportunity to learn, to connect and to serve those who serve us.


NATO Symposium


September 17, 2020

Confronting the Pandemic: A Mental Health Perspective and Maintaining Operational Readiness of NATO Forces


Concussion Symposium


Working Together: Lessons Learned from Military and Sports Concussion

Isabel Bader Centre for the Perfoming Arts
27 February, 2020
1:30PM to 5:30PM



CIMVHR Forum 2019


The 10th annual conference hosted by the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR).

October 21-23 |Ottawa-Gatineau



CIMVHR Forum 2018


The 9th annual conference co-hosted by the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) and the University of Regina,

October 15 - 17 | Regina, SK.


War Memories International Symposium


War Memories: Celebrations, Reconstructions, Representations and War Narratives in the English-speaking World (18th to the 21st Century).

June 12 - 14, 2018 |  Kingston, Ontario

For registration and additional information, visit: https://warmem2018.sciencesconf.org/?forward-action=index&forward-controller=index&lang=en



The Gender Dimension of Veteran Transition Workshop


 May 11, 2018 | Kingston, Ontario

The second annual Gender Dimension of Veteran Transition Workshop and Mentorship Program hosted by The Center for International and Defence Policy in partnership with the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research.


International Conference on Dutch Veterans Health Care


April 4 - 6, 2018 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Fourth Veterans in Society Conference


Veterans, globalized: veterans and their society in international perspective

March 26-28, 2018 at Virginia Tech | Roanoke, Virginia


Royal Society of Canada Eastern Ontario Regional Seminar


Saturday, April 14, 2018 | Queen's University Club | 168 Stuart Street, Kingston

All Presentations are free and open to the public

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NATO Lecture Series on Moral Injury and Military Mental Health


Topic: "Moral Decisions & Military Mental Health"

November 28 - 29, 2017 | Ottawa, ON

Register here by Nov. 22 (NATO nations) / Nov. 7 (Non-NATO nations)

Travel, Accommodations & Information Package


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CIMVHR Forum 2017


The 8th annual conference hosted by the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR), in partnership with the Invictus Games Toronto 2017.

September 25-27, 2017 | Toronto, ON


Policy and Professional Practice to Enhance the Health and Well-Being of Military Veterans in the Pacific Rim


May 17-19, 2017 | Los Angeles, California

Call for Abstracts


Culture and Diversity in the Armed Forces


May 4, 2017 | Ottawa, ON

More Information Here


Forum 2016


Forum 2016 was held in Vancouver, British Columbia at the Westin Bayshore.

November 21-23, 2016

Forum 2016 Programme

9th Annual Women in International Security Canada Workshop


CIMVHR and MSVU are pleased to be partnering to host the 9th Annual Women in International Security Canada Workshop.

June 17-19, 2016 | Halifax, NS

Call for Papers

Human Performance Enhancement Workshop 2016


Co-hosted by CIMVHR and CIDP

June 8-9, 2016 | Kingston, ON


Traumatic Stress Research: Enabling Bedside Implementation.


A Joint ISTSS/CIMVHR Conference


Military Mental Health Research Symposium


Co-hosted by CIMVHR and CAF

May 3, 2016 | Ottawa, ON



Human Factors & Medicine (HFM) Panel - Call for Papers


HFM - 254 Symposium on "Health Surveillance and Informatics in Missions: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Perspectives"

Paris, France 12-14 October 2015

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 31 March 2015

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