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2009 CHHA Conference & AGM Information

When: May 21 - 24, 2009
Where: At the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
(formerly the Fairmont Newfoundland), located in downtown St. John’s, Newfoundland

Schedule of Events

Thursday
May 21
Opening Ceremonies and Trade Show open to conference delegates.
Friday
May 22
Opening Plenary Session followed by Workshops, Trade Show, and Silent Auction.
Saturday
May 23
Workshops, Silent Auction, Awards Banquet and Entertainment.
Sunday
May 24
Tours, Details to Follow (Extra cost incurred not included with registration fee)

Full Registration Includes:

  • Opening Reception on May 21
  • Access to Trade Show
  • Opening Plenary Session on May 22
  • Access to all Workshops and Scheduled Meals
  • Awards Ceremony and Banquet on May 23
  • Access to Assistive Listening Devices and Captioning For All Scheduled Workshops and Events (excluding Tours)

Special Programs:

Workshops The theme for the 2009 Conference is "Technology: The Gateway to Hearing Life" and reflects the impact technology has on persons with hearing loss and their families. A full line-up of educational workshops has been scheduled for May 22 and May 23, 2009. Some of the topics to be discussed could include cochlear implants, tinnitus, captioning issues & accessibility, hearing aids, speech recognition software, etc. Young adult sessions are also included.
Trade Show A variety of booths representing the many areas that affect the everyday lives of hard of hearing people including displaying and demonstrating the latest technology.
Silent Auction A Silent Auction will take place with all the proceeds to offset the conference expenses.

For additional information on the 2009 CHHA National Conference, please contact the CHHA National Office:

Mailing Address:
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association
205 - 2415 Holly Lane, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 7P2
Toll-Free: 1-800-263-8068 (In Canada Only)
Voice: 613-526-1584
TTY: 613 - 526 - 2692
Fax: 613 - 526 - 4718
Email: conference@chha.ca

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