CASIS Vancouver Executive 
President - Candyce Kelshall


Former Regional Director General 
British Columbia and Yukon 
Canadian Security and Intelligence Service

University of British Columbia 
Council of Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP)
Former Director of UBC Defence and Security Forum Program 

Simon Fraser University
Associate Professor 
School of International Studies 
CASIS Vancouver Command Team

Tyler Goudal-Executive Officer 
Caitlin Manz- Editor, Journal of Intelligence, Conflict and Warfare and Speaker Liaison
 Rob van den Boom-Conference Manager 

CASIS Vancouver Executive and Events Team

Richard Crowley-Communications, Marketing and Mess President
Tori Artress-Graphics and Quality Assurance 
Hailey Robinsmith-DSAN coordinator
Greg Vlassopoulos-Event Manager and Lexicographer
Natalie Archutowski- Communications and PR
Samuel Thiak- Event Manager and Social Media
Evan Pearce-Event Manager
Who We Are
The Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS) is a nonpartisan, voluntary organization established in 1985. Its purpose is to provide informed debate in Canada on security and intelligence issues. 

A distinguished board of directors comprised of professionals of national and international reputation and status oversee the operations of the association. 

Membership is open and currently includes academics, government officials, journalists, lawyers, former intelligence officers, students and interested members of the public committed to the study of intelligence services.
What We Do
For over twenty-five years CASIS has held an annual meeting and has sponsored conferences, symposiums and forums on particular intelligence and security-related themes.

The first conference was held at Glendon College in Toronto in June 1984 with others being held in Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, and Halifax; more recently annual conferences have been held in Ottawa. 

The Vancouver Casis conference is carded for NOVEMBER 16th 2018 at WOSK Conference Room, SFU Harbour Centre, SFU, Vancouver, BC


To encourage and promote the teaching and study of the intelligence and security fields at Canadian universities and colleges

To encourage research in intelligence and security in the interest of higher education, scholarship and an informed public opinion

To provide an interdisciplinary forum relating to intelligence and security

To provide a body of resource expertise to facilitate awareness and understanding of intelligence and security activities 

To study the role of security and intelligence services in society, to foster the accumulation of knowledge about such activities, and to study the relationships between security and intelligence agencies and the governmental institutions and constitutional values of society
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