The Kingston Conference on International Security is an annual conference started in 2006 focusing on timely issues in defence and security. The conference has established itself as a major event on the North American defence research agenda and brings together practitioners, military experts, government officials and scholars to foster insightful and innovative conversation about pressing topics. 

This year's topic discusses the development of "Super Soldiers" and the enhancement of individual performance among soldiers. The conference takes place from June 12th-14th in Kingston Ontario, with opening reception and conference challenge at Fort Frontenac Officers’ Mess and the conference sessions at the Marriott Residence Inn. 

QIAA Promotion

In order to best promote student engagement and accessibility, QIAA is offering a promotion to reimburse up to six eligible Queen's University students for the full cost of student registration at KCIS ($50 plus HST). 



    Applications will be accepted up to the deadline of June 9th. Applications should be emailed to president@qiaa.org with the subject "QIAA-KCIS Reimbursement Application" and consist of a short 200-300 word letter of interest on why you wish to attend KCIS. Applicants will be contacted if their application for reimbursement is successful, preference will be given to applicants who applied earlier.



    Successful applicants will be required to fill out registration for KCIS and submit payment. After the completion of the conference applicants can submit their invoice/receipt and proof of attendance to president@qiaa.org and will then be provided a full reimbursement of the registration cost. 

    NOTE: Reimbursement will only be provided for the student registration cost and does not apply to general registration of non-Queen's students or any other expenses. 



    • Must be an enrolled full-time student at Queen's University 
    • Must have attended the full KCIS conference