Federal Symposium Program

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2018 Federal Symposium

Draft Agenda
– subject to change –

May 28, 2018

Hilton Lac-Leamy
3 Casino Boulevard, Gatineau (Quebec)

Time Event Location

 

7:45 – 8:30

 

Registration

 

Foyer A

 

8:45 – 9:30

 

Official Launch and Opening Ceremony

Indigenous Welcoming Ceremony
Opening Remarks
Excellence in Victim Services Award Presentation
Moment of Reflection

 

Mozart Ballroom

 

9:30 – 10:30

 

Keynote Address:

Massey Whiteknife, President and CEO, ICEIS Group of Companies

 

Mozart Ballroom

 

10:30 – 10:50

 

Break

 

Mozart Foyer

 

 

 

 

10:50 – 12:20

 

Concurrent Session #1

Independent Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Irene MacDonald, Senior Advisor, Victim Services, Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario
Dana Bowden, Manager of Special initiatives, Victim Services, Court Services Division, Nova Scotia Department of Justice
Sonya Notturno, Chénier and Notturno Barristers and Solicitors

 

Mozart Ballroom

 

Concurrent Session #2

"Sexually Exploited Women: creating a specialized cross-sector team" project: a partnership to serve victims.

Jenny Charest, General Director of CAVAC Montreal
Me Gianni Cuffaro, Assistant Chief Attorney, Criminal and Penal Prosecutions, Montreal
Karine Damphousse, dedicated sexual exploitation caseworker, CAVAC Montreal
Andrea Rittenhouse, dedicated sexual exploitation liaison officer, CAVAC Montreal

 

Delfosse

 

Concurrent Session #3

Responding to Gender Based Violence Among Immigrant, Refugee and Marginalized Communities

TBC

 

Suzor-Côté

 

12:20 – 1:20

 

Networking Lunch

 

Mozart Ballroom

 

 

 

 

1:20 – 2:50

 

Concurrent Session #4

Supporting Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

TBC

 

Mozart Ballroom

 

Concurrent Session #5

Strong Organizational Partnerships : A Pillar of Victim Centred Care

Dr. Denise Preston
Commodore Geneviève Bernatchez
Brigadier-General David W. Lowthian

 

Delfosse

 

Concurrent Session #6

Building Resilience Through Healthy Self-Esteem

Kathy Tuccaro, Survivor, Victim Advocate and Author

 

Suzor-Côté

 

2:50 – 3:10

 

Break

 

Mozart Foyer

 

3:10 – 4:10

 

Closing Plenary Session

Engaging Men and Boys to End Violence Against Women

Stafford Perry, WiseGuyz
Humberto Carolo, White Ribbon Campaign
Brian Jackson, Moosehide

 

Mozart Ballroom

 

4:10 – 4:30

 

Closing Remarks

 

Mozart Ballroom

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