Upcoming Events

WIIS-Canada hosts exclusive networking sessions, panel discussions, and conferences for WIIS-Canada members throughout the year. We are also happy to promote members’ initiatives related to international security. Have a panel discussion, conference or any other event taking place in your region or with your WIIS-Canada chapter? Email contact@wiiscanada.org.


WIIS-Queen’s Speaker Series

From October 22 to November 12, WIIS-Queen's is hosting a month long speaker series in collaboration with Queen's Female Leadership in Politics (QFLIP) and Women for Professional Growth (WPG) Queen's! Women hold a wide variety of positions in the field of International Security, all with unique experiences. This series provides an amazing opportunity to hear their first-hand accounts in the field, with a different speaker each week from a diverse range of women with practical experience in International Security.


Women in International Security-Toronto

Twitter Conference

Women in International Security Toronto invites academics, researchers, practitioners, and graduate students to present at our first Twitter Conference. Participants will be allotted a 15 minute slot to present a paper in the form of a Twitter thread using the hashtag #WIISTOTC.

Images, videos, and other multimedia are encouraged in order to create an engaging presentation. The presentation should be between 6-12 Tweets.

Presentations should align with the 2019 theme of the WIIS-Canada annual workshop: Security and Power in a Tumultuous World Order. The WIIS- Toronto Twitter Conference offers an opportunity to engage with the WIIS-Canada network in advance of the 2019 Annual Workshop, which is set to take place in Toronto in June.

Proposals due: January 22nd, 2019

Conference date: March 5th, 2019

Successful presenters will be notified by February 22nd, 2019 and will be provided with further guidance on logistics and presentation preparation.

Proposals must include: your Twitter handle, timezone, title and summary of the proposed presentation (max.250words), and a brief biography.

Please send proposals via email to: wiistoronto@wiiscanada.org.


This conference has been inspired by the Underpinnings Museum and the War Through Other Stuff Society. For an example of a successful Twitter conference, and strong Twitter presentations, please visit them here.