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Are you ready to Share, Inspire and Interact!  Our three-day program will offer both social and non-formal educational activities – aimed towards breaking down barriers by exchanging knowledge and experiences with their peers from coast to coast and internationally.

Stay tuned for our complete list of speakers and programming sessions as more exciting announcements will be made in the weeks to come.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

OPENING AND WELCOME

Featuring: Abigail Heringer

Summercamp Moderator: Abby Stonehouse

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM GROUP ICE BREAKER
Summercamp Moderator: Abby Stonehouse
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM Break
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM SESSION – IFHOHYP Q&A
Moderator: Bowen Tang
Speakers: Nalubwama Mastulah
Ece Saygi
Sebastien Klien Ramirez Saflor
Tasha Cox
Andrew Tijia
1:30 PM – 1:35 PM Break
1:35 PM – 2:35 PM

SESSION – Pursuing the Life Sciences. What does it take to become a Scientist?
Speaker: Mikaeel Valli

Moderator: Hart Plommer

2:35 PM – 2:40 PM Break
2:40 PM – 3:40 PM

SESSION – Canadian HoH Panel w/ Q&Eh!

Moderated by: Tasha Cox
Speakers: Ainsley Latour
Ashley Bonnell
Gent Ng

3:40 PM – 3:45 PM Break
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

SESSION – Accessibility in the Workplace
Speaker: Karina Cotran

Moderator:Keegan Noxell

4:45 PM – 4:50 PM Break
4:50 PM – 5:00 PM CLOSING COMMENTS DAY 1 AND OPENING NIGHT WELCOME REMARKS
Conference Moderator: Abby Stonehouse
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM GROUP SOCIAL ACTIVITY
FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

OPENING AND WELCOME

Featuring: Abigail Heringer

Summercamp Moderator: Abby Stonehouse

11:15 AM – 11:45 PM SESSION – Indigenous Culture and Traditions
Speaker: J’net Ayayqwayaksheelth
11:45 PM – 12:00 PM Break
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM SESSION (CON’T)- Indigenous Culture and Traditions
Speaker: J’net Ayayqwayaksheelth
12:30 PM – 12:35 PM Break
12:35 PM – 1:35 PM

SESSION – Advocacy Panel – So You Think You Can Advocate? (PANEL)

Moderated by: Alexandria McGarva
Speakers: Karina Cotran
Emma Logan
Kellina Powell

1:35 PM – 1:40 PM Break
1:40 PM – 2:40 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION – Navigating Advocacy as a Hard of Hearing Athlete in Sport
Speaker: Emma Logan

Moderator:Hannah Wade


BREAKOUT SESSION – Starting your own business, tips to start develop her personal growth
Speaker: Kellina Powell

2:40 PM – 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

SESSION-Arts and Accessibility 2.0

Speaker: Abby Stonehouse

3:45 PM – 3:50 PM Break
3:50 PM – 4:00 PM CLOSING REMARKS AND SOCIAL ACTIVITY INTRODUCTIONS
Summercamp Moderator: Abby Stonehouse
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM GROUP SOCIAL ACTIVITY
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2021
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

OPENING AND WELCOME

Featuring: Abigail Heringer

Summercamp Moderator: Abby Stonehouse

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM SOCIAL ACTIVITY – Conversation on the concept of Healing and/or Wellness
Speaker: J’net Ayayqwayaksheelth


SOCIAL ACTIVITY – Yoga with Jess: An intimate engagement with our inner selves
Speaker: Jessica Niemela

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM Break
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

SESSION – York University

Moderator: Hannah Wade

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Break
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM GROUP SOCIAL ACTIVITY
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM CLOSING COMMENTS
Summercamp Moderator: Abby Stonehouse
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

FAREWELL SOCIAL ACTIVITY

Featuring Comedian D.J. Demers

+ Special Performance by Musician  Zoë Nutt

  ~ All times noted are ET time