2019 SPEAKERS

 2019 SPEAKERS

GET INSPIRED BY OUR CAPTIVATING SPEAKERS

At Western Canada Addiction Forum, we pride ourselves in providing a diverse and unique line-up of accomplished speakers in the field of addiction medicine. We believe that by sharing the knowledge and experience of others, we can help leaders solve the problems of tomorrow, today. 

GET INSPIRED BY OUR CAPTIVATING SPEAKERS

At Western Canada Addiction Forum, we pride ourselves in providing a diverse and unique line-up of accomplished speakers in the field of addiction medicine. We believe that by sharing the knowledge and experience of others, we can help leaders solve the problems of tomorrow, today. 

2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Author of Craving: Why We Can’t Seem to Get Enough

Omar Manejwala, MD

Author of Craving: Why We Can’t Seem to Get Enough

2019 SPEAKERS

SPEAKERS

Medical Director

Sheri Denham, CRNP

Medical Director
General Practitioner

Jeff Harries, MD

General Practitioner
Medical Lead for Addiction Medicine, Mental Health

Leslie Lappalainen, MD, CCFP dip ABAM

Medical Lead for Addiction Medicine, Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU)
Founder, Chopra Addiction

Nirmama Raniga

Founder, Chopra Addiction & Wellness Center
Addiction

Guy Felicella

Addiction & Recovery Educator
Partner, Harper Grey LLP

Nigel Trevethan

Partner, Harper Grey LLP
Corporate Medical Advisor

Michael Frost, MD, FACP, FASAM

Corporate Medical Advisor
Special Volunteer at NIDA/NIH

Jag Khalsa, MS, PhD

Special Volunteer at NIDA/NIH
Associate Professor

Bohdan Nosyk, PhD

Associate Professor
Provincial and National Leader in the Addiction Recovery Movement

Marshall Smith, CCAC

Provincial and National Leader in the Addiction Recovery Movement
Senior Policy Advisor - British Columbia Centre on Substance Use

Kenneth Tupper, PhD

Senior Policy Advisor – British Columbia Centre on Substance Use