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About
NoTimeToWait 2021 Conference

NTTW 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.

Become key stakeholders in ending the HIV epidemic by 2030.

WHAT'S
"______" THE CHAIN?

Break

Recognize the stigma and ideological “chains” preventing inclusions of all minority groups. Celebrate diversity to foster self growth and promote inclusivity.

Build

Recognize opportunities to collaborate, equip attendees with skills to build their own networks, and facilitate ongoing collaboration to affect positive change. Focus on connecting minorities (indegenous, black, French-speaking etc. youth)

Back

Recognize your role in preventing new HIV infections and it’s impact on the larger community and reinforce ongoing efforts of prevention education. Importance of self testing, harm reduction, HIV treatment, PrEP, staying healthy, etc. in supporting the community effort to stop HIV.

Speakers

Schedule

11:00 AM (EST)

Welcome

  • Entertainment
  • NTTW 2021 Intro Video
  • Land Acknowledgement
  • NTTW Co-Chairs Welcome - Kopika & Seungmyoung & Emma
  • Get to know LSA
  • Why ______ The Chain?
11:25 AM (EST)

Shackled by stigma, stereotypes & Social exclusion

Unpacking stigma towards people impacted by HIV/AIDS and understanding how discrimination affects prevention efforts.

Theme: BREAK
Speakers: Rev. Philip Weaver Milo Gray Claudia
12:15 PM (EST)

Handcuffed

Recognizing the legal issues, policies and bureaucratic nuances thar disproportionately affect quality of life for people impacted by HIV

Theme: BREAK
Speakers: Jennifer Vaughan India Annamanthadoo
1:00 PM (EST)

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM (EST)

Pay to Play

Empowered or compelled? Acknowledging diverse narratives within the HIV community to determine how (or how we don't) talk about HIV/AIDS.

Theme: BREAK
Speakers: Rachana Nikki Rainbow Envy Aidan Park
2:25 PM (EST)

All fun and games

Acknowledging diverse narratives within the HIV community to determine how (or how we don't) talk about HIV/AIDS.

Speakers: Jansher Saeed
3:15 PM (EST)

Every Link Matters

Roundtable Discussion: Rewriting the Narrative

Theme: BACK
Speakers: Felicia Grace Chungu Emily
4:00 PM (EST)

Activism Speed Networking + ON-DEMAnd

Learning from others' unique challenges and fostering connectedness through shared experiences.

5:00 PM (EST)

Workshop Hour

Developing Your Toolkit for Advocacy.

Theme: BUILD
Workshop A: Get the Facts - Shriya Hari, CATIE
Workshop B: The Power of Relationships - Justin Holness, TR1BE Academy
Workshop C: #RisingYouth & Taking IT Global - Christina Muia - Taking IT Global
6:05 PM (EST)

mapping your footprints

Building an informed and unified community of youth advocates who are prepared to adapt to changing landscape of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Theme: BACK
Speakers: Josephine Nabukenya Fae Johnstone Oğuzhan Nuh
7:00 PM (EST)

THAT's A WRAP!

Reminders for tomorrow, word cloud, and promoting the Party

9:00 PM (EST)

No time to wait party

11:00 AM (EST)

WELCOME

  • Entertainment
  • NTTW Day 1 Summary Video
  • Land Acknowledgement
  • Shamin Mohamed Jr.
  • Entertainment
11:30 AM (EST)

Locked up and Forgotten

Recognizing the danger of a single narrative within the HIV/AIDS community and other at-risk, vulnerable communities.

Theme: BREAK
Speakers: Dr. Darrell Tan Patrick O'Byrne Folasade Olaniyan
12:15 PM (EST)

Irrepressible

The role of resiliency and positivity in meeting the goals of global HIV treatment and prevention.

Theme: BUILD
Speakers: Myles Sexton Shambala Brittany Cameron
1:00 PM (EST)

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM (EST)

New challenges, New responses

Looking forward at the future of HIV/AIDS advocacy.

Theme: BACK
Speakers: Lisa Crooker Ekanam Amelia Fox
2.15 PM (EST)

Seed competition

Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders & Advocates

3:15 PM (EST)

Fun Games/ Fitness wake-up

Speakers: Jason Sheng
3:50 PM (EST)

Activism Speed Networking + ON-DEMAND

5:00 PM (EST)

KEYNOTE

Speakers: Alicia
5:15 PM (EST)

SEED COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED + GOODBYE

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