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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: Shinanova Rev. Philip Weaver PASAN Organization Speaker
12:15 PM +EST

Invisible Chains

Recognizing exisiting HIV/AIDS issues, policies and bureaucratic nuances that act as barriers to progressive change.

Theme: BREAK
Speakers: Jane Philpott Denese Frans Jennifer Vaughan
12:45 PM +EST

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM +EST

Pay to Play

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

Theme: BREAK
Speakers: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi Kadan Sex Worker
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.

3:15 PM +EST

Every Link Matters

Roundtable Discussion: Rewriting the Narrative

Theme: BACK
Speakers: Christina from Taking it Global Sherry Cola Laurie Edmiston
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
Speakers: Muluba Habanyama Justin Holness Christina From Taking it Global
6:15 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: Jack Saddleback Arezoo Najibzadeh Trinity Bonet
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
  • NTTW Member to Speak
  • Word Cloud
  • 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 Dr. Kate Shannon Dr. Aniela dela Cruz
12:15 PM +EST

The cockroach approach

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

Theme: BUILD
1:00 PM +EST

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM +EST

New challenges, New responses

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

Theme: BACK
Speakers: David Nabarro IAS, AIDS 2022 youth force Malala
2.25 PM +EST

Seed competition

Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders & Advocates

3:15 PM +EST

Fun Games/ Fitness wake-up

Speakers: LSA Volunteer
3:50 PM +EST

Activism Speed Networking + ON-DEMAnd

3:50 PM +EST

Winners announced

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