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Keynote Speakers

 JulieJulie Bull

Julie Bull is an award-wining Southern Inuk researcher and educator and is a member of NunatuKavut, Labrador, with more than 15 years of experience in community-based research with Indigenous communities. Her academic background is interdisciplinary (Philosophy, Psychology, Health Policy Research) with a focus on research ethics and methods for research involving Indigenous Peoples.

Julie is a Research Methods Specialist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and a sessional professor in the Indigenous Studies Program at the University of Toronto. She works with communities, researchers, educators, and policy makers to implement wise practices involving Indigenous people and is an invited lecturer and speaker at many events throughout Canada and around the world. Among Julie’s many awards and accolades are the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Vanier Graduate Scholarship, the Scientific Director’s Award of Excellence from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research -Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health, and the National Aboriginal Role Model Award from the National Aboriginal Health Organization.

Julie is active in both academic and grassroots initiatives such as a committee member for education and outreach with the Panel on Responsible Conduct of Research and a member of the NunatuKavut Community Council Research Review Committee.

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