CSA's 25th Anniversary Conference Agenda

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Morning Schedule

9:00 to 9:25 Ice Breakers – Linda Kahn

9:25 to 9:35 Introduction and Housekeeping – Andrew Harding and Casey Kennedy

9:40 to 10:25 Simultaneous Workshops:

1. Stuttering, Human Rights, and Accommodations
Dianne Wintermute, ARCH Disability Law Centre, presenter.

2. I Need Your Love – is That True? Self-Esteem and Stuttering
Mary Wood, presenter

3. Stuttering Jeopardy
Alexandra D’Agostino, presenter

10:25 to 10:35 10 minute break

10:35 to 11:20 Simultaneous Workshops:

1. Toward Improved Speech Fluency
David Stones, presenter

2. The Importance of Courage, Vulnerability, and Trust
Roman Kocur, presenter

3. Family Dynamics
Eeva Stierwalt and Carla Di Domenicantonio, presenters

11:20 to 11:30 10 minute break

11:30 to 12:30 Keynote Speaker: Geoff Regan MP, Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada

12:30 to 1:45 Lunch is provided, and CSA 25th Anniversary Celebration

Afternoon Schedule

1:45 to 2:30 Simultaneous Workshops:

1. Stuttering in the Workplace

2. Fluency vs. Acceptance: Do I have to choose?
Sam Dunsiger

3. Stuttering Then and Now: How the CSA Responds to Changing Needs
Jaan Pill, presenter

2:30 to 3:00 Mix and Mingle, refreshments provided

3:00 to 3:45 Simultaneous Workshops:

1. Turn Passivity into Proactivity with a Stutter Squad
Richard Holmes, presenter

2. What Scares You? An Introduction to Public Speaking
Elton Brown, Janice Howard, and Hilary Francis, presenters

3. Stuttering: A Survey of the Research
Lisa Wilder, presenter

3:45 to 3:55 10 Minute break

3:55 to 4:45 Open Mic

4:45 to 5:00 Closing Remarks – Andrew Harding and Casey Kennedy