Upcoming lectures, talks and and events 2019
Oct 17 & 18, 2019
Humanitarian Congress Berlin: A Perfect Storm, Humanitarian Impacts of Climate Change, panelist for Médecins Sans Frontières
Sep 23, 2019
The Unseen Driver of Migration: Climate change & crisis of protection in Central America & Mexico. Kin Co-Working, Montreal for Médecins Sans Frontières Canada, Samuel Centre for Social Connectness
July 24, 2019
Global Health Mini-Masters is a collaboration between University of Toronto Schools (UTS), Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Master of Teaching (MT) program and University of Toronto Postgraduate Medical Education Global Health Education Initiative (GHEI). On Climate Change, Health and Action
Jun 14, 2019
North American Refugee Health Conference University of Toronto, Forced Migration from Central America: A Humanitarian Crisis, for Médecins Sans Frontières Canada, with Linn Biorklund Belliveau, Dahdaleh Institute of Global Health Research
Jun 10-12, 2019
Humanitarian Action in the 21st Century: Challenges and Dilemmas at McGill University, Montreal. McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health, course Faculty on climate and health
May 10, 2019
MSF Scientific Days, London UK for MSF Switzerland & MSF Canada “Demo” Environmental Impact Toolkit incubator
December 6, 2018
Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic Global Perspectives Guest Speaker on Antarctic exploration, science and wisdom in literature in Antarctica on the NG Explorer.
November 29, 2018
Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change Civil Society Panel, on the humanitarian perspective for Médecins Frontières Canada at Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, York University
September 13, 2018
Instituto Clima o Sociedad, Brasilia, Dialogos Futuro Sustentável, speaking on climate change, health and humanitarian impact, for MSF Canada
July 19, 2018
Probus Etobicoke, Guest Speaker on Antarctic expeditions, climate change, women in STEM
The Llandovery Castle Opera speaker for MSF Canada on attacks on hospitals, healthcare workers and civilians today, humanitarian principles in war and International Humanitarian Law.
May 24, 2018
MSF Scientific Days, London UK panelist for MSF Canada on Climate change, environmental health and humanitarian aid
April 23, 2018
Ai Wei Wei's Human Flow, screening Mayfair Theatre Ottawa, speaker with Médecins Sans Frontières Canada
April 14, 2018
March for Science Toronto, "celebration of our passion for science and a call to safeguard the important science that keeps us safe, healthy, and prosperous". Speaker
April 7, 2018
Creating a Plastic Free Future Together, at Green Living Show, Toronto. 4pm Metro Toronto Convention Centre
February 8, 2018
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Etobicoke Chapter on climate change, women in science and leadership and an Antarctic expedition of 76 women scientists I joined, Dec 2016.
Feb 6, 2018
Tales from an Antarctic (Cleanup) Expedition: Wisdom, Food and Polar Cooperation, Scott House, Catharine Parr Traill College, Peterborough.
January 26, 2018
December 14, 2017
American Geophysical Union Meeting, Oral Presentation: Climate Literacy: The Arts as an Ally in Understanding Earth and Invoking Change, New Orleans
December 5, 2017
Human Flow documentary by Ai Weiwei, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières Canada screening, TIFF Toronto. 7pm. Host. Panelists Helton Achaye, Dr Sarah Giles, Mberri Kauanivi and Siham Abu Sitta
November 20, 2017
The Jeanne Sauvé Forum Series on Social Connectedness and International Development, "How Can Communities Advance Climate Action in the Trump Era?" Guest Speaker, Montreal, Québec
November 5, 2017
Theme: Bridges. Speaking about marine debris in the Arctic. Théâtre Saint Denis, 1594 St Denis St, Montreal 8am-5pm.
September 26, 2017
6 Degrees Citizen Space, This is Not a Game: Northern Triangle of Central America, social game speaker, Médecins Sans Frontières Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario. Exchange Session.
In Scotland as part of eXXpedition circumnavigating the British Isles to do a marine debris survey and raise awareness on marine pollution, on Arran Island (16-18), Stornaway (20-22) and Edinburgh (24-27) storytelling, doing public talks, science labs and Art & Science events.
Canadian Association of Forced Migration Studies 10th Annual Conference "Freedom of Movement: Exploring a Path from Armed Conflict, Persecution, and Forced Migration to Conflict Resolution, Human Rights, and Development" Plenary Speaker for MSF, Victoria BC.
May 16 and 18
Global Health and a Changing Environment, conversations with Médecins Sans Frontières and David Suzuki Foundation, Vancouver May 16 H.R MacMillan Space Centre and Victoria May 18 Camosun College Landsdowne College.
Keynote speaker, Southern Ontario Model United Nations Assembly, Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, for Médecins Sans Frontières Canada Association
Introduction to Global Civil Society, Master's Course, Guest Lecturer, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.
United Nations Academic Impact Digital Discussion Series with Female Scientists
Humanitarianism Exposed conference, Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict, and Justice, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. Debate, representing Médecins Sans Frontières Canada.
Introduction to Global Civil Society, Master's Course, Guest Lecturer, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.
Global Medicine Initiative (GMI) Access to Medicines Gala, Keynote speaker, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
Access to the Danger Zone documentary screening on life under fire for humanitarians, speaker Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders Canada, Victoria, British Columbia
9th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS), Winnipeg, Manitoba. Speaker for Médecins Sans Frontières Canada
Fair Trade Show, Toronto, Exhibition Place, 3pm Speaker for Médecins Sans Frontières Canada on #NotATarget
July 6- Aug 24
Fellow, Arctic Summer College, brings together emerging leaders and experts to consider options for promoting sustainability and cooperation in the Arctic region.
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Open Science Conference 2016, Antarctica as Science, Art and Politics Laboratory for humanity's balancing act
In New York Hall of Science for Art & Science Collaborations Inc ASCI's 17th exhibition Science Inspires Art: Food 17 September - Feb 26, 2017 with Aquamess
Arctic Circle Assembly presenter and fellow for Arctic Summer College on Indigenous Health and Climate Change in circumpolar regions, Reykjavik, Iceland
Queen's University Health and Human Rights Conference "Conflict Security and Health" Dutt Debate, Kingston, Ontario for
TPP Town Hall, Bathurst-Finch Social Action Group, in collaboration with the People’s Climate Movement, Social Planning Toronto, and The Council of Canadians. Subject matter expert Trans Pacific Partnership (trade deal) and Health, for MSF Canada.
Participant, Homeward Bound: a leadership and strategic initiative teamed with a science education program on climate, biological and earth system research, set against the backdrop of Antarctica, for 78 women scientists from around the globe
September 27, 2015
Author speaker, Word on the Street, National Book and Magazine Festival, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto 430-530 Cook'n'Book Stage
August 28-Sept 4, 2015
June 12, 2015
Guest presenter, Dr Marc-André Gagnon's graduate course on pharmaceutical policy, School of Public Policy, Carleton University Ottawa, Fire in the Blood Screening. #skypeclassroom
June 1, 2015
Toronto launch The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning, The Drake Hotel lounge, host 86d Mondays Food & Art, HarperCollins Canada
May 26, 2015
MC for "Humanitarianism and Global Health", a presentation by Dr James Orbinski with Heather Johnston, Dignitas and Steve Cornish, Médecins Sans Frontières Canada at Alliance Français of Toronto.
May 20-23, 2015
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) History, Humanities and Social Science Meeting, Colorado. Abstract: Mapping women and the Antarctic Wilderness: appearance and disappearance
April 8, 2015
Guest interviewee, Senior-level journalism advanced interview techniques class, Centennial College, Toronto.
March 27, 2015
Panelist, Munk School of Global Affairs Graduate Student Conference Ill With Illness: Economic, Social & Security Barriers To The Provision Of Global Health, University of Toronto.
February 20, 2015
Presenter, Explorers Club New York, Explorer's Expo: Join for drinks and exploration presentations — hang out with explorers, connect with mentors, tour HQ and meet potential sponsors. An evening for new and seasoned explorers, and those interested in creating new paths in exploration, scientific knowledge and human discovery. 46 E 70th Street
February 3, 2015
ESG (environmental, social and governance) investment impact. Participant in Roundtable hosted by Martha Tredgett, LGT Partners with Jane Ambachtsheer of Mercer, Toronto.
January 8, 2015
Guest lecturer, Global Health PhD programme, Prof. Jill Clare Kohler, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy & Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
November 30, 2014
Fire in The Blood documentary screening guest speaker. Wilfred Laurier University, Brantford Campus/ By GRAN Brantford (Grandmothers Advocacy Network) with Laurier Health Studies, The Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa and the HIV/AIDS Network of Haldimand-Norfolk for Médecins Sans Frontières Canada.
October 30 2014 McGill University, Montreal. Institute for the Study of International Development Executive Education Program, International Development: Bridging The Worlds Of Theory, Policy And Practice Humanitarian Assistance session. In Association with Montreal Council on Foreign Relations.
October 29 McGill University, Montreal. Institute for the Study of International Development for Rachel Kiddell-Monroe, class guest lecturer, Polar Wisdom, Climate and Global Cooperation from the "Last" Wilderness
August 25 XXXIII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Open Science Conference, Oral Presentation "From Bellingshausen to Rwanda: storytelling as the meaning-maker, mapmaker and reservoir of climate science. Revisiting history, foretelling a (healthy) future" co-author Dr James Orbinski. Auckland, New Zealand.
July 20-25 Delegation lead for Museum of AIDS in Africa pop-up museum and virtual memorial, 20th International AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia. Co-author on abstract Healing Through Memory & Objects: A novel approach to HIV grief counselling.
Jun 17 Fire in The Blood Screening. Ottawa, 6pm. Mayfair Theatre. Speaker for Médecins Sans Frontières. An intricate tale of “medicine, monopoly and malice”. Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance International Film Festival and film festivals award winner in Hamburg, Washington, Mumbai and Vancouver.
Discussion with medical residents across disciplines on social and mainstream media and global health, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
April 6 Fire in The Blood Screening (Dylan Mohan Grey) Oakville, Ontario. GRAN Advocacy Event panelist for Médecins Sans Frontières.
March 30 New York City at The East Pole Antarctic Midwinter Dinner, author readings, small gathering to celebrate the arrival of spring and protection of the precious continent. Sold out.
February 9, 2014 The Art Gallery of Peterborough, Reading and book launch, The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning
January 22, 2014 Speaker: Global Health Careers Workshop, graduate students in Comparative Program on Health and Society for Lisa Forman, SJD, Lupina Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health Director, Comparative Program on Health and Society, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
"Thanks again Carol for speaking with us about your peripatetic and fascinating career, and for participating so enthusiastically in the follow up discussion!"
January 18, 2014, Participant SPAN Conversation Series with Performance Space 122 at New York University.
"SPAN is PS122′s conversation series partnering PS122 artists with luminaries from other fields in a dialogue of ideas addressing the intersection between the artist, artistic practice and the larger world. "Not your average talk back or debate, director Annie Dorsen and NYU’s Art and Public Policy Department Chair, Randy Martin collaborated to create a durational dialogue, that takes off from a discussion of risk – in all its manifestations. Economists, social scientists, financiers and technologists respond to each other in an improvised, round-robin style conversation."
December 1 Fire in The Blood Screening (Dylan Mohan Grey) The Chang School, Ryerson University, Toronto. World AIDS Day. Speaker for Médecins Sans Frontières.
November 29, 2013 Master of Public Health Global Health Roundtable Series, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. Communication and Social Media