Conferences, Training and Prevention Workshops

Speaker – Day of Action Against Sexual Violence Against Women - 45th Anniversary of CALACS - Agression Estrie. Theme: Sexual Exploitation in the Digital Space; September 20th.

Trainer – Ordre professionnel des criminologues du Québec. Theme: Violent Radicalization: Beyond Religious or Political Ideology; April 19th.

Speaker – Sustainable Tourism Symposium by Tourisme Mauricie. Theme: Sex Tourism in Quebec; date to be confirmed

Speaker – Prevention Summit of the Association des détaillants en alimentation du Québec. Theme: Food Retail: Crime, Challenges, and Solutions; February 20th. 

Speaker – The 7th international FRANCOPOL congress. Opening conference: CyberPolice and #CyberCitizen: Rethinking Relationships in this Digital Century; November 7th. 

Trainer – Community Housing Transformation Center. Theme: Psychological Safety in the Workplace; October 13th.

Speaker – Urban Violence Forum in Laval/Synergy Event. Theme: Armed Violence; September 27th

Speaker – Defend Dignity Event at the Parliament of Canada. Theme: Human Trafficking; May 31st. 

Trainer – CÉGEP Bois-de-Boulogne. Theme: Street Gangs; April 4th.

Trainer – Ordre professionnel des criminologues du Québec. Theme: Violent Radicalization: Beyond Religious and Political Ideology; March 23rd.

Trainer – Centre de qualification professionnelle et d’entrepreneuriat de Laval. Prevention workshops on the Sexual Exploitation of Minors; March 20th.

Trainer – Centre de qualification professionnelle et d’entrepreneuriat de Laval. Prevention workshops on Street Gangs; March 13th and 16th.

Prevention Workshop  École secondaire Larochelle. Theme: Sexual Exploitation of Minors; February 6th.

Trainer – École secondaire Thérèse-Martin (Joliette). Theme: Street Gangs and Sexual Exploitation of Minors; January 31st..

Trainer – Centre de qualification professionnelle et d’entrepreneuriat de Laval. Theme: Sexual Exploitation of Minors and Gangs; January 9th.

Trainer –  Commission des normes de l'équité de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST). Theme: Workplace Harassment; November 23rd.

Trainer – Centre de qualification professionnelle et d’entrepreneuriat de Laval. Theme: Street Gangs; November 23rd.

Trainer – CÉGEP Bois-de-Boulogne. Theme: Street Gangs; November 14th.

Speaker – Congress of Ordre professionnel des criminologues du Québec ; October 13th and 14th.

Speaker –   5th World Congress on Probation and Parole ; 22 septembre-1er octobre.

Trainer – Auxiliary Justice Program (Police Technology and Criminology Intervention) at Collège Garneau (Quebec). Theme: Street Gangs and Juvenile Prostitution/Racial Profiling; May 26th.

Trainer – Ordre professionnel des criminologues du Québec. Theme: Street Gangs and Juvenile Prostitution; February 24th and 25th.

Trainer – English Montreal School Board. Theme: Street Gangs and Juvenile Prostitution; January 24th, February 21st, and March 7th.

Speaker – International Congress 2021 ICSA / Info secte / ADPV (virtual); July 1 to 3.  

Trainer – 2nd Virtual Forum Mobilizing Young People organized by La Maison de Toronto (Ontario, Canada); Theme: Street gangs and juvenile prostitution; January 30.

Speaker – Vitual Forum Mobiliser les jeunes organised by La Maison Toronto (Ontario, Canada); Subject: Street gangs ; June 27th.

Speaker – International Interdisciplinary Colloquium, CERIUM, at the University of Montreal (Quebec, Canada). Theme: Islamism and Violence: Debates and Issues; March 25th and 26th.

Speaker – International Colloquium of the UNESCO Chair – Memory, Culture and Interculturality at the Catholic University of Lyon (France). Theme: Francophony Facing the Challenges of Terrorism: The Case of the Sahel Region’s States in Africa; March 21st and 22nd.

Trainer – Information and awareness workshop on jihadist engagement and juvenile prostitution. Mosaic School, Laval Youth Center (Quebec, Canada). Theme: Transformation. March 11.

Speaker – Study Day – SODRUS / UNESCO Chair – PREV at the University of Sherbrooke Longueuil in Montreal (Quebec, Canada). Theme: Religious, Sectarian and Ethnocultural Violence: Legitimization Speech, Partisan Activism, Perspectives in Western Democracies; February 22nd.

Participant – États généraux Psy sur la radicalisation du Centre d’étude des radicalisations et de leurs traitements (CERT, Université Paris Diderot) (Paris, France) ; 7-10 November.

Speaker – World Social Science Forum, UNESCO and the International Social Science Council (Fukuoka, Japan) ; Theme : Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures; 25-28 September.

Speaker – 16th Colloquium of l’Association internationale des criminologues de langue française (AICLF) (Lausanne, Switzerland) ; Theme : Penser et pratiquer la criminologie. Au-delà de nos (in) différences ; 3-5 June.

Speaker – Université de Montréal/École de criminologie, cours CRI 6233-Terrorism and counterterrorism (Quebec, Canada) ; Theme : Foreign fighters ; 14 June.

Participant – 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children, UNESCO (Paris, France) ; 28-30 May.

Speaker – 7th World Conference on “Violence in Schools and Public Policies” (Quebec/Canada) ; 25-27 April.

Speaker – Annual colloquium of the Department of Anthropology, Université de Montréal (Quebec/Canada) ; 26-27 March.

Speaker Centre de psychologie clinique interculturelle-APPM-CREFSI (Grenoble/France) ; 24th day of reflection, on the theme: Adolescence facing extremist influence processes: Impacts on family, siblings and care; 1-2 February.

Speaker–38th Congress of Société de criminologie du Québec in St-Sauveur (Quebec/Canada); Intervening in the context of vulnerability: better knowledge to act better; 8-10 November.

Speaker – Colloquium of Institut de Formation et d’Aide Communautaire à l’Enfant and Confédération des Organismes Familiaux du Québec (COFD) in Trois-Rivières (Quebec / Canada); Jihadism / radicalization: understanding and intervening; 3 and 4 November.

Speaker – Colloquium 2017 of Association Canadienne des sociologues et anthropologues de langue française (ACSALF) at Université Laval in Quebec City (Quebec / Canada); (In) disciplines: knowledge • recurrences • emergences; 1-3 November.

Speaker –36th Biennial Convention of the Canadian Justice Association and Ontario’s Ministry of Children and Youth Services in Toronto (Ontario / Canada); Canadian youth and justice. Advancing ideas, evidence and innovation; 25-27 October.

Speaker – International Colloquium of the Montreal Institute of International Studies and the UNESCO in the Study of the Philosophical Foundations of Justice and Democratic Society at UQAM (Quebec/Canada); Media and terrorism; 6 October.

Speaker – Annual Social Colloquium of Racines and Repère at Centre culturel Marocain de Montréal (Quebec/Canada); Challenges of Maghrebi families in Quebec and the adaptation of intervention practices; 6 October.

Speaker–85th Congress of Association canadienne-française pour l’avancement des sciences (Acfas) at McGill University in Montreal (Quebec/Canada); 8-12 May.

Speaker – As part of the 85th Congress of Association canadienne-française pour l’avancement des sciences (Acfas)/Centre de recherche Société, Droit et Religions de l’Université de Sherbrooke (SoDRUS) at McGill University in Montreal (Quebec/Canada); Citizen integration: religious identities and living together in the liberal environment; 11 May.

Speaker – Conférence/Inter-congrès de International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) and the Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) at University of Ottawa (Ontario/Canada) ; Movement-Path of becoming; 2-7 May.

Speaker – Criminology Critical Perspectives: Criminology and Social Justice and Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies (CIJS) at the University of Ottawa (Ontario / Canada); Critical Criminology / Representations of Justice; 4 and 5 May.

Speaker – CIVIX-Canada Colloquium on Active Citizenship among Students in Montreal (Quebec / Canada); 24 March.

Speaker – Colloquium organized by Young Bar of Montreal in Montreal (Quebec/Canada); Leadership avec un Grand Elle; 21 February.

Speaker – Colloquium of Association Française de Sociologie (AFS) and Association des chercheurs des organismes de la formation et de l’intervention sociales (ACOFIS) in Rouen (France); Standards, deviations and new technologies: between regulation, protection and control; 8 December.

Speaker – Colloquium of Observatoire sur le Moyen-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord (OMAN) in Montreal (Quebec/Canada); Cross-cutting and multidisciplinary perspectives on the Middle East and North Africa; 1st December. Link

Speaker – International conference of UNESCO in Quebec City (Quebec/Canada); Internet and radicalization of young people: prevent, act and live together; 30-31 October and 1 November. Link

Participant – Colloquium of International organization La Francophonie in Paris (France); Fight against terrorism and prevention of violent radicalization; 6-8 June.

Speaker – Conference-exchange organized by the Town Hall of Bordeaux (France); Discussion on youth, jihad and gangs; 4 May.

Participant – Colloquium of Comité interministériel de prévention de la délinquance (CIPD) and Entr’Autres in Nice (France); Radicalization / de-radicalization: trajectories, effects and difficulties; 29-30 April.

Participant – International Colloquium of Comité interministériel de prévention de la délinquance (CIPD), Paris (France); Prevention of radicalization; 27-28 April 2016.

Participant – Colloquium of Royal military College St-Jean in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Quebec / Canada); Radical Islamism in Canada; April 15

Speaker – Project75 Women’s Summit in Montreal (Quebec/Canada); Presentation on human trafficking and prostitution in Canada; 3-4 March.

Participant – Colloquium of Chaire Raoul-Dandurand en études stratégiques et diplomatiques in Montreal (Quebec/Canada); International terrorism and radicalism in the Middle East and Africa; 13 November.

Speaker – Conference / Roundtable at CGEP Gérald Godin in Montreal (Quebec / Canada); Islam and radicalization of young people; 26 March.