March 3, 2017 – TSAS Workshop, Ottawa, ON, Tentative Agenda

Dates: March 3, 2017
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Ottawa, 350 Dalhousie, St.

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Tentative Agenda: TSAS Workshop – March 3, 2017,
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Ottawa, 350 Dalhousie, St.

8:30 am Arrival and Registration

8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome & Introduction (Lorne Dawson)

9:00 – 10:30 am Canada Anti-Terrorism Financial Regime

Suspicion in the Making: Everyday Policing Against Money Laundering and Terrorist financing
Anthony Amicelle (Criminology, University of Montreal)

Terrorism Financing in Canada: Emergent Risks and the Effectiveness of Existing Mechanisms within Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Financing Regime
Jeremy Littlewood / Dane Rowlands (NPSIA, Carleton University)

10:30 – 10:45 am BREAK

10:45 – 12:15 pm Developing Best Practices for Counter-Terrorism in Canada

A Conceptual Evaluation of Threat Assessment Tools for the Individual Assessment of Terrorism
Stephen Hart (Psychology, Simon Fraser University)

Crime and Terror: Evidence-Based Medicine
Ron Levi (Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto)

12:15 – 1:15 pm LUNCH

1:15 – 2:45 pm Examining Possible Preconditions for Terrorism in Canada

Feelings of Attachment and Acceptance among Immigrant in Canada
Antoine Bilodeau (Political Science, Concordia University) – or delegate

The Experience of Muslim Civil Society Organizations in Shaping Canadian Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy
Tufyal Choudhury (School of Law, Durham University)

2:45 – 3:00 pm BREAK

3:00 – 4:30 pm Insights into the Nature and Future of Terrorism in Canada

Cheering on the Jihad: An Exploration of Women’s Participation in Online Pro-jihadist Networks
Hillary Peladeau (delegate for Laura Huey) (Sociology, University of Western Ontario)

The Future of Right-Wing Terrorism in Canada
Richard Parent (Police Studies, Simon Fraser University)

TSAS workshops aim to bring insightful work to academic researchers and government officials, and to leave space for dialogue between (and among) these groups. Given the sensitive nature of the topics that will be covered, this workshop is only open to individuals who are affiliated as Junior or Senior affiliates with TSAS, as well as representatives of our partner organizations in the Canadian government.

Full agenda to follow. Kindly RSVP to TSAS Project Manager, Elizabeth Ford. ec2ford@uwaterloo.ca by February 28, 2017. Lunch will be served. There is no cost to attend.

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