International Virtual Event

CINI 2021

June 18 -20

Thank you to our supporters, sponsors, speakers and attendees for making CINI 2021  a success

Lowering the Burden of Chronic Disease
Through Integrative Thinking

– Voices From the Trenches –

June 18th – 20th

 CINS is inviting you to join CINI 2021, three days of in-depth, engaging panels to discuss integrated thinking to integrated medicine in the context of COVID-19. Also including, how integrated thinking can lower the burden of chronic disease. Speakers include some of Canada and India’s most forward-thinking healthcare professionals and yoga experts. This event is sure to be a fun, engaging, and educational experience. We look forward to having you join us in June.

Friday, June 18th, 6:30 pm – 8 pm PDT 

Join us for day one Lowering the burden of chronic diseases where we will have our opening ceremony and hear greetings from our sponsors, partners and supporters. We will then dive into a conversation with Dr. Nagendra Chancellor of SVYASA.

Counsel General Manish
Vancouver Consulate, Govt of India and Co-Host
H.E. Ajay Bisaria  
High Commissioner for Canada- Government
Honourable Adrian Dix
Minister of Health and Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs
Dr. Anupam Sibal MD
Group Medical Director Apollo Hospital and President GAPIO
Dr. Victoria Lee MD
President and CEO Fraser Health
Dr. Joy Johnson PhD
President Simon Fraser University
Dr. Joanne Curry PhD
Vice President External Affairs Simon Fraser University
Kathy Kinloch RN, BSN, Masters in Leadership
President of BCIT
Dr. Matthew Chow MD
President Doctors of BC
Dr. Dermot Kelleher MD
Vice President Health Sciences and Dean Faculty of Medicine University of BC

Dr Alan Davis PhD
President Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Dr. George Abbott PhD
Chair, Institute of Health System Transformation and Sustainability

Pamela Allen CFP
Executive Vice President, MD Financial Management

Integrative Thinking – For Sustainable Health – Post-COVID

A conversation between Drs Nagendra and Garg
Dr. Arun Garg MD
CINS President 
Dr. Padamshri H R Nagendra, Guruji PhD
Chancellor Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA)
Dr. Arun Garg MD
CINS President 

Saturday, June 19th, 8am – 12:30pm PDT

Join us for day two ‘Voices from the Trenches’.

Thought leaders from Canada and India will share projects and innovations for building a healthy civil society. For speaker biographies and abstracts go HERE.

Minnie Downey MA
Vice-Chair Bd CINS
Dr Reza Alaghehbandan MD
Director Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Royal Columbian Hospital
Dr. Manjunath Sharma, PhD
Pro-Vice-Chancellor Director Research, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana ( SVYASA)
Marc Pelletier MHA
CEO of Inst of Health System Transformation and Sustainability
Samantha Tong MPH
Interim Leader South Asian health Inst, and Manager Fraser Health
Dr. Karen Davison PhD, RD
Professor and Director, Nutrition Informatics Research Group, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Dr. Vidhi Thakkar PhD
Research Associate Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Dr. Brenden Byrne MD
Physician and Digital Pioneer; Wellness garage White rock

Dr. Bal Pawa MD
Physician Integrative Medicine – Body Medicine Mind

Dr. Hanna Nette MD
Medical Director Inspire Health
Dr. Graham Dickson PhD
Professor Emeritus Royal Roads and CEO of LEADS Global
Dr Suman Kollipara BMD
Co-Founder Peace Tree Innovation Society
Dr. John O’Neil PhD
Professor Global and Indigenous Health Simon Fraser University
Kathy Kennedy RN
Associate Dean Specialty Nursing, School of Health Sciences BC Inst of Technology

Michelle Kearns
Manager of Simulation and experimental Learning, School of Health Science BC Inst of technology

Dr. Farah M Shroff PhD
Public health Takemi Fellow in Global Health, Harvard School of Public health and Department of Family Practice the University of BC

Dr. Aravindhan Ravindran MD
Intervention Radiologist Fraser Health and Coach Heartfulness Meditation

Sunday, June 20th, 8:30am – 12:30pm PDT

Join us for day three of CINI 2021 where we have partnered with Aarogya and Vyasa Canada for a morning of Experiential Yoga in health. With conversations, discussions and interactive practice lead by highly respected yogicharini’s Maritreyi and Dr. Misra this is sure to be a session not to miss. For speaker biographies and abstracts click HERE.

Maneesh Nanda BA
CINS Board Member CINS Moderator
Nutan Thakur BA
Broadcaster,- Spice radio -1200 AM; President, Aarogya Canada
Dr Jivasu MD
Physician and Founder of Natural Spirituality Jivasu
Yogacharini Maitreyi
Founder Arkaya Awareness Centre
Davin Garg JD
Board Member CINS Moderator
Dr Preeti Misra PhD
Swami Dr. Satya Prakash PhD
HW Doug McCallum
Mayor City of Surrey
Anita Huberman BBA
CEO Surrey Board of Trade and CINS partner

Dr. Arun Garg MD
CINS President 

CINS founder Dr. Arun Garg in conversations with Harpreet Singh discussing the up and coming CINI 2021 event
June 18 – 20, 2021.

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