We’ve posted the conference social events – always a great part of Access. Our opening night social on Wednesday will be at House of Targ, with pinball and perogies on the menu. Update! Thursday, we’ll be having dinner at Pub Italia. Keep an eye on the Social Events page for the latest!
We’ve extended the deadline (just a bit) for the 2022 Access Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Scholarships. We will be reviewing applications on Friday, July 22, so applications must be in before that. If you’re a last minute kind of person and want an exact time: submit your application before 8am EST Friday, July 22. Full
Not much more to say, really. You can find the conference schedule here: https://accessconference.ca/program/schedule/ and registration information is here: https://accessconference.ca/register-for-access-2022/. If you have questions about our COVID preparations / precautions, we’ve got that info too: https://accessconference.ca/about/covid-information/. We’ll still working on accommodations information, but we have details on conference rates for WestJet and Via Rail: https://accessconference.ca/accommodations-travel/.
We are thrilled to announce the keynote speakers for Access 2022. Jordan Hale will kick off the conference with the Dave Binkley Memorial Lecture on Thursday morning. Friday morning will begin with a keynote by Shawn Graham. More about these lovely humans and their keynote topics here: https://accessconference.ca/program/keynotes/.
We are now accepting applications for the newly renamed Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Scholarship. Full details are available on the website: https://accessconference.ca/equity-diversity-and-inclusion-scholarship-2022/. Applications should be submitted before Monday, July 18. We will notify applicants of our decisions in early August, well before the last day for early bird registration (likely August 28).