Keynote Speakers

Stronger Together is pleased to introduce the 2021 Keynote Speakers!

Thursday, September 23

Professor Timothy Caulfield is an unrivalled communicator who debunks myths and assumptions about innovation in the health sector — from research on stem cells to diets to alternative medicine — for the benefit of the public and decision-makers. He is a Canada Research Chair in health law and policy, a professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health, and a research director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. 

Caulfield also writes frequently for the popular press on a range of health and science policy issues and is the author of several bestselling books, including: The Cure for Everything: Untangling the Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness and Happiness; Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?: When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash; and, most recently, Relax, Dammit!: A User’s Guide to the Age of Anxiety. He is also the host and co-producer of the award-winning documentary TV show, A User’s Guide to Cheating Death, which aired in over 60 countries, including streaming on Netflix in North America.

Friday, September 24

Dr. Heidi LM Jacobs is a Digital Scholarship Librarian at the University of Windsor and the author of several books, including the Stephen Leacock Award-winning novel Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and the Purveyor of Fine Footwear (NeWest Press, 2019). She has two books about baseball: One Hundred Miles of Baseball: Fifty Games, One Summer (2021, Biblioasis. Co-written with Dale Jacobs) and 1934: The Chatham Coloured All-Stars’ Barrier-Breaking Year, forthcoming in 2022 from Biblioasis.

She is also part of the research team who developed the award-winning Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred ‘Boomer’ Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1934- 1939) project as well as the co-executive producer on the film The North Was Our Canaan and the companion web resource: Exploring Sandwich Town’s Underground Railroad History. Originally from Edmonton, she now lives in Windsor, Ontario.

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