What is NoTimeToWait?

November 21-22

NoTimeToWait 2020 is Canada's first Youth-HIV Leadership Conference.

NoTimeToWait provides young Canadians with an opportunity to further their knowledge on HIV-related issues and develop the advocacy skills necessary to carry out sustainable initiatives.

NoTimeToWait attendees will become key stakeholders in ending the HIV epidemic by 2030.

NOTIMETOWAIT PARTY 2020

SAT NOV 21 @ 9 PM

Let's go party →

Schedule

11:00 AM

Welcome

  • Land Acknowledgments and Opening Remarks.
  • What is LetsStopAIDS and Conference Agenda.
  • Youth-HIV Advocacy & Activism Grant and Prize reminders.
  • Announce upcoming HIV leadership speakers.
11:15 AM

NOTIMETOWAIT? COVID-19, HIV LEADERSHIP AND SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVISM

  • Introduction to HIV leaders and Speakers
  • Social media engagement activities led by LetsStopAIDS Peer Educators
12:00 PM

Break Time

  • Special Message from PLHIV & Personalities and Intro to Seminar Speakers.
12:15 PM

HOW DID WE GET TO WHERE WE ARE?

  • Discuss HIV history, trivia and HIV research advancements
  • Live Q&A, polling and video clips (TBA)
Speakers
Gary Wu (he/him) ACDR Hype Program
Ower Alexander - Latinos Positivos YG (he/him) COB of Directors of Latinos Positivos Toronto
12:45 PM

Let's Talk: Prevention, Your HIV Status and Access

  • Speakers will explore health equity, HIV self-testing, dating & sex, stigma, COVID-19, and more concerning the topics.
  • Q&A session between each topic
1:30 PM

Lunch Break

  • Special Guest appearance
  • Introduction to NGO booths and Keynote Speakers
2:00 PM

Let's Talk: HIV Self-Testing

  • Speakers will discuss topics concerning the themes and explore national, global, medical and PLHIV perspectives.
2:15 PM

ACTIVISM SPEED NETWORKING

  • 1 on 1 NGO and networking booth sessions
  • Live breakout sessions Activism Speed Dating
3:15 PM

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: KEEPING YOURSELF & YOUR PEERS SAFE

  • Speakers continue to discuss topics concerning the topics and explore national, global, medical and PLHIV perspectives.
Speakers
Alex Stevenson (he/him) LetsStopAIDS
Rodney Rousseau (he/him)
Sophia Ali (she/her) LetsStopAIDS
4:00 PM

Break Time

  • Special Message from PLHIV & Personalities and Intro to Seminar Speakers
4:15 PM

Workshop Hour: Developing Your Toolkit for Advocacy

  • Period available for booking and attending workshops on how to de-escalate microaggressions, starting a grassroots initiative, and more.
  • 4 of 8 workshops will run every 30 minutes
5:15 PM

Roundtable Discussions: Living with HIV: How to get care and how to support the process

  • Speakers discuss topics concerning the themes and explore national and global perspectives.
6:15 PM

That's a Wrap!

  • Closing statements. Details on NoTimeToWait Party 2020; admission free for attendees
9:00 PM

NoTimeToWait Party 2020

11:00 AM

What Did I Learn? What’s to Come?

  • Welcome & Day 1 Recap
  • What's to come & Day 2 agenda overview
11:20 AM

All Hands on Deck to Make a Difference

  • Explanation and guidelines to participate in the Youth-HIV Advocacy & Activism Grant
  • Q&A session
Speakers
William Matovu (he/him) Love to Love Organization
Amy Tung (she/her) I AM LOVE
Food Justice & Racialized Communities (they/them) Uplift Kitchen
12:00 PM

Break Time

  • Special Message from PLHIV & Personalities and Intro to Seminar Speakers
12:15 PM

Let's Talk: What's my Identity?

  • Speakers will explore topics such as U=U, PrEP, supporting PLHIV and more concerning the topics
  • Q&A session between each topic
12:45 PM

Roundtable Discussion: Advancing Intersectional Treatment

  • Speakers will continue to discuss topics concerning the themes and explore national, global, medical and PLHIV perspectives.
Speakers
Sam Bunting (he/him)
Serena Eagland (she/her) Nurse in HIV Care
Camille Arkell (she/her)
1:30 PM

Lunch Break

  • Special Guest appearance
  • Reintroduction to NGO booths & Workshops
2:15 PM

Workshop Hour: Get Involved & Find Your Space as a Youth Social Activist

  • Booking and attendance period for workshops
  • 4 of 8 workshops will run every 30 minutes
3:15 PM

Activism Speed Networking & Expo Booth

  • 1 on 1 NGO & networking booth sessions
  • Live breakout sessions
4:15 PM

Thanks for Coming!

  • Closing remarks
  • Raffle giveaways, Youth-HIV Advocacy & Activism Grant announcements and Live polling
  • World AIDS Day 2020 and Final statements

NoTimeToWait 2020 will be on November 21-22, 2020. This virtual conference will bring together 200+ youth across Canada to discuss youth leadership and grassroots activism.

Scholarships Available!

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