CASIS (West) Advisory Board:

Bob Young 
Former Regional Director General British Columbia and Yukon Canadian Security and Intelligence Service 
Professor Brian Job
 University of British Columbia Council of Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) Former Director of UBC Defence and Security Forum Program 
Dr Nicole Jackson 
Simon Fraser University Associate Professor School of International Studies 


Candyce Kelshall, Adjunct Professor, SFU - President
Dr. Patrick Neal, Project Coordinator, Crime and Intelligence Analysis, BCIT - Vice President, Cyber Research
Asha Khera - Executive Officer, Operations Planning
Peter Rautenbach, BA Hons., Research Fellow Cyber - Deputy Executive Officer


Serge Bergler - Executive Assistant to the President
Natalie Archutowski - Membership / Institutional Liaison
Anika Kale, Research Specialist 5G - Executive, Team Development 
Tyler Lum, BA - Editorial, Journal of Intelligence, Conflict and Warfare

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 34 years CASIS Ottawa 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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