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Join us in celebrating CHHA's 35th Anniversary at
"Hear by the Sea"! 2017 CHHA Conference

Early Bird Registration Closes TODAY! Send your registration form via email to conference@chha.ca, register online (www.chha.ca/conference) or call the national office 1-800-263-8068 for your Early Bird Registration!

The Conference will be held at the Mary Winspear Centre in scenic Sidney, British Columbia (just outside Victoria, BC) from May 25-27, 2017. Programming includes Opening Keynote by Dr. Marshall Chasin, "Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities" Panel Discussion Breakfast (pre-registration required), Educational and Exciting Workshops, Plenary Sessions by Dr. Douglas Beck and Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller & Dr. Paul Mick, Exhibit Fair Luncheon, Closing Banquet Dinner, Post-Banquet Performance by Gael Hannan and More!

MAY
25-27
EARLY BIRD ENDS FEBRUARY 28!
REGISTER NOW!
2017 CHHA
National Conference

"Hear by the Sea"
May 25-27, 2017
Mary Winspear Centre
Sidney, BC
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, May 25
Young Adult Retreat & Opening reception in the evening

Friday, May 26
Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities Panel Discussion Breakfast (pre-registration required), Opening Keynote Session by Dr. Marshall Chasin (Hearing Loss: Getting the Music Back), Exhibitor Fair Luncheon, Plenary Session by Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller and Dr. Paul Mick (News for CHHA members about the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging) and exciting workshops by Jo Ann Bentley ("Being prepared for an emergency saves lives: learn about technology available for fire safety in your home"), Dean Olson and Michael Currie ("Succeeding in the workplace"), Tim Archer and Mike Shaw ("Recent developments in Assistive Listening"), Anne Griffin and Myrtle Barrett ("CHHA and Audiologists: Can we increase effectiveness by working together?").
Dr. Marshall Chasin
"Hearing Loss: Getting the Music back"
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller & Dr. Paul Mick
“News for CHHA members about the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging”
Plenary Speakers
Saturday, May 27
Plenary Session by Dr. Douglas Beck (Issues in Tinnitus for Consumers), Exciting Workshops by Karen MacLennan and Richard McKinley ("Hearing Access: A review of hearing loops, FM/IR systems technology") and Jo(anne) DeLuzio and Elissa Robb ("Beyond the sound booth: exploring frontiers in audiology"), Town Hall, Annual General Meeting (AGM) , Closing Banquet Dinner and Post-Banquet Performance at the Charlie White Theatre of "I'm Hearing as Hard as I can!" A show about living with hearing loss by Humourist/Actor Gael Hannan and Musical guests.
Dr. Douglas Beck
"Issues in Tinnitus for Consumers: 2017"
Plenary Speaker
ENTERTAINMENT
Saturday, May 27
Charlie White Theatre
Gael Hannan
Special post-banquet performance of "I'm Hearing as Hard as I Can!", A Show About Living with Hearing Loss by Humourist/Actor Gael Hannan with
musical guests.
REGISTRATION
Early Bird Registration Rates
* Early Bird Ends February 28! *
CHHA Members: $280
Non-CHHA Members: $325
1-Day Rate (Friday): $150
1-Day Rate (Saturday): $150
Couples Rate (10% Discount): $475
Student Rate: $135

Registration Rates

*General Registration Ends May 12!*
CHHA Members: $350
Non-CHHA Members: $375
1-Day Rate (Friday): $150
1-Day Rate (Saturday): $150
Couples Rate (10% Discount): $504
Student Rate: $135
ONLINE REGISTRATION
PAPER REGISTRATION
Full Registration Includes:
Delegate Bag & Name Badge
Program Booklet & Exhibitor Passport
Access to Workshops and all Scheduled Meals
Opening reception on Thursday - May 25, 2017
Access to "Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities" Panel Discussion Breakfast on Friday - May 26, 2017 (Pre-registration is required)
Access to Exhibitor Fair Luncheon on Friday - May 26, 2017
Opening Keynote with Dr. Marshall Chasin on Friday- May 26, 2017
Plenary Session with Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller and Dr. Paul Mick on Friday - May 26, 2017
Plenary Session with Dr. Douglas Beck on Saturday- May 27, 2017
Closing Banquet Dinner on Saturday - May 27, 2017
Post-Banquet Dinner performance by Gael Hannan on Saturday- May 27, 2017
WHAT'S NEW?
Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities Panel Discussion Breakfast
LIVE WEBCAST!


Join CHHA and Spotlight Partners for a Panel Discussion Breakfast – Live Webcast from the 2017 CHHA conference! Enjoy a complimentary Breakfast and have your say on proposed Federal Accessibility Legislation! May 26, 7:15 AM-9:15 AM .
Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Questions? Contact Christianne Scholfield, Project Manager – Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities –
cscholfield@chha.ca
REGISTER NOW
ACCOMMODATIONS
Sidney Pier Hotel
Rates starting at $199/night
Check CHHA conference webpage for rates and availability
Park your RV at the Mary Winspear Centre!
$21/day (with or without power)
Spots MUST be reserved in advance by contacting Chantal Coleman (ccoleman@chha.ca)
* Spots are limited and are first come, first serve! *
Sidney Travelodge - SOLD OUT
Rates starting at $129/night

The Sidney Travelodge is currently SOLD OUT. 
We are working hard to get more rooms. Please check back for updates.
There is still availability at the Sidney Pier Hotel.
ABOUT SIDNEY
Things to do in Sidney
Hello BC

Its idyllic setting on the Salish Sea, sheltered waters, myriad islands and varied landscape all contribute to Sidney's role as hub for outdoor adventure.

Diving, fishing, ocean kayaking, whale watching and eco-tours bring pleasures of the sea. The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, Butchart Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, golf, hiking, biking, shopping in "Booktown," and visiting Saanich Peninsula wineries keep landlubbers busy, busy, busy.
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WORKSHOP LINEUP
Friday, May 26 – A.M.
Jo-Ann Bentley
" Be Prepared and Sleep Easier with Fire Safety Technology: Learn about the latest technology available for fire safety in your home"
Workshop Presenter
Dean Olson and Michael Currie
“Succeeding in the Workplace”
Workshop Presenters
Friday, May 26 – P.M.
Tim Archer & Mike Shaw
“Recent Developments in Assistive Listening”
Workshop Presenters
Anne Griffin & Myrtle Barrett
"CHHA and Audiologists: Can we increase effectiveness by working together?"
Workshop Presenters
Saturday, May 27 – A.M.
Dr. Karen MacLennan & Richard McKinley
“Hearing Access: A review of hearing loops, FM/IR systems technology”
Workshop Presenters
Jo(anne) DeLuzio and Elissa Robb
“Beyond the sound booth: exploring frontiers in audiology”
Workshop Presenters
EXHIBITORS
Thank you to our 2017 Exhibitors!
 















Interested in being an exhibitor? Space is limited! Book your booth today. Exhibitor Booths range between $250-$500.

Contact Chantal Coleman,
ccoleman@chha.ca, Events and Communications Coordinator at CHHA National if you are interested in being an Exhibitor.
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