8th Annual Military Symposium - Transformations

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm EST
Event Location: 
O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone one is welcome (no RSVP required)
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8341
Event Contact E-mail: 
Event Contact Web: 

Each fall the Department of History, Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, HMCS Griffon, and the Thunder Bay Branch of the Canadian International Council partners to hold a free symposium focusing on issues relating to the Canadian Forces.

This year's symposium is focused on issues surrounding Transformations and will be held on 16 November.  Our keynote speaker is Col Howard Coombs, OMM, CD, MMAS, PhD who will be speaking on “Canadian Strategic Lessons from Afghanistan 2001-2014: Identified Not Learned.”

The complete 'at a glance' program can be downloaded by clicking here. 

Additional partners include the Ontario Historical Society, Thunder Bay Military Museum, Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, Northwestern Ontario Archivists' Association, Lakehead University Library Archives, Rose N' Crantz Roasting Company, and the Thunder Bay Public Library.

More information about the annual symposium can be found at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/history/annual-military-symposium