Workshop Schedule


The workshops are 50 minutes long, with two running concurrently in eight timeslots over the two day conference. Please note this schedule is subject to change.
Opinions expressed in these workshops are solely those of the presenters. See descriptions of workshops here.

THURSDAY MEETUP

At 6:00 those who are in town can meet up in the hotel lobby to go for dinner. At 8:00, there will be a rendevouz at the Shark Club, the hotel bar. Come if you can make it!

FRIDAY SCHEDULE

Workshop 1Workshop 2
8:30am-9:00am Registration in foyer
9:00am-9:15am Opening Ceremonies, greeting by CSA National Coordinator
9:15am-10:15am Keynote Presentations: David Block and Elaine Saitta
10:15am-10:30am Question and answer session
10:30am-10:50am Coffee Break, social time
10:50am-11:45am
Recovery and Wellness for People who Stutter: One Perspective for Managing Emotions
Holly Lomheim (ISTAR), SLP
Avoid the Speech Therapy Trap: Free Yourself From Stuttering
Robin Timmerman, PWS
11:45am-1:00pmLunch Break
1:00pm-1:50pm
Facilitating Fluency with Yoga
Jackie Schoenberger, PWS, Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT)
We Are What We Choose
Dr. Marvin Klotz, PWS
1:50am-2:00am Coffee Break
2:00pm-2:50pm
The Resilience Factor: The Importance of Increasing Resilience In Individuals who Stutter
Cyndi Stein-Rubin and Naomi Eichorn, SLPs
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Zaheem Nanji
2:50am-3:00am Break
3:00pm-3:50pm
Making Time for Fluency
Shelli Teshima, PWS and SLP
Advertising your Stuttering
Elaine Robin, PWS, SLP
3:50am-4:00amBreak
4:00pm-5:00pm
Open Mic led by Marvin Klotz, Friday closing words
   

 

SATURDAY SCHEDULE


Workshop 1 Workshop 2
8:30am-9:00am Registration, coffee served
9:00am-10:00am Welcome, introduction of Keynote Presentation: Jordan Scott
10:00am-10:10am Break
10:10am-10:50am
Career planning for People who Stutter
Kim Block
TBA
10:50am-11:00am Break
11:00am-12:00pm
Stuttering in the Workplace: An HR Professional’s View
Bob McCullagh, PWS
 
You Can Already Speak Fluently, Now Apply It in all Situations
Robin Timmerman, PWS
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch Hour
1:00pm-1:50pm
Milestones in Stuttering Research
Lisa Wilder, PWS
 
Finding our path
Obim Okongwu, PWS
 
1:50pm-2:10pm Coffee and Sweet Indulgence Break, Social time
2:10pm-3:00pm
Therapies for a King: How Does Lionel Logue’s Therapy Plan Compare to Therapy Programs of Today?
Janet Gibson, SLP
The Story of our Mouths
Jordan Scott, PWS
3:00pm-3:10pm Break
3:10pm-3:50pm
British Columbia Association of People who Stutter
BCAPS President Mia Austinson presents a Camp BCAPS slideshow and report on Canada's only non-profit camp for children who stutter. Featuring former campers telling their impressions of the camp.
3:50pm-4:00pm
Tribute to Mike Hughes:
A Canadian Pioneer in Advocating for People who Stutter
4:00pm-5:00pm
Open Mic Session, closing ceremonies
5:00pm-6:00pm BCAPS Annual General Meeting
7:00pm-10:00pm Dinner and evening outing

 

SUNDAY SCHEDULE


Social Event 1 Social Event 2 Social Event 3
afternoon Social events to be determined.

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Register

Register before July 15 for the Early Bird Special. If you are a member of CSA (Canadian Stuttering Association) or BCAPS (British Columbia Association of People who Stutter), you qualify for a further discount. Find out more here.

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Accommodations

sandman


The Sandman Hotel in Downtown Vancouver is an ideal venue for the CSA Conference. Attendees get a discount on rates! Find out more here.