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Time Zone Assistance


Convention At-a-Glance: Thursday March 18; Friday, March 19; Saturday, March 20 (all times are US Central)

Thursday, March 18 (8:15 AM US Central to 6 PM US Central)
Link to detailed program descriptions

8:15 - 8:30 AM Welcome and Announcements
8:30-9:45 AM Listening to Students; Donna Knifong; Workshop
10:00 - 11:15 AM Listening: The Foundation of Global Relationships;  Andrew Wolvin, Annie Rappeport; Panel
11:30 - 1:15 PM 2020 Keynote: Be Surprised by Listening - Again and Again; Tom Kaden, Michael Gingrich, Raquel Ark
1:15 - 1:45 PM Virtual Break
1:45 - 3:00 PM Audio Description: Listening to Images Joel Snyder; Talk
3:15 - 4:30 PM Embrace the World Within: Learning to Listen to our Self; Carol Benton; Workshop
4:45 - 6:00 PM TBD
***4:00 - 6:00 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 Joint Board Meeting (separate zoom link provided)

Friday, March 19 (8:00 US Central to 4:45 US Central)

8:00 - 9:15 AM Listening Moments; Sheila Bentley, Margarete Imhof; Creative Workshop
9:30-10:45 AM Education Papers Panel
Listening Leadership: An Academic Perspective; Annie Rappeport, Andrew Wolvin

The Relationship between Listening Comprehension Processes & Second Language Proficiency: Top-down &
Bottom-up Perspectives; Aiko Furuya
11:00 AM – Noon Inclusive Listening Strategies with a Specific Focus on Working with Adults who Identify as LGBTQ; Laura Landry Meyer; Workshop
12:15 - 2:00 PM  General Business Meeting (President Lori  Joubert)
Honor Past Presidents in Attendance (1st VP Elect Chris Bond)
Preview of the 2022 convention (Bloomington, Minnesota, USA, March 31, April 1, 2, 2022)
Virtual Break
2:00 - 3:15 PM Organizational Activities & Exercises: Listening & Communication Training; Laura Janusik, Jennifer Grau, Kathy O’Brien, Sheila Bentley; Workshop
3:30 - 4:45 PM Understanding Misunderstanding; Jerry Catt, Richard Halley, Michael Purdy; Panel

Saturday, March 20 (8:30 AM to 6:00 PM US Central) 

8:30-9:30 AM 2021 2021 Keynote; Karris Golden

10:00-11:15 AM Filling the Research Gap: Examining a Research / Practitioner Collaboration Process; Jennifer Grau, Guy Itzchakov; Panel
11:30-12:45 PM Transforming Listening Pedagogy for Informative Community Engagement; Panel

Panelists: Monique Constance-Higgins, Kerri Epps, Jeannie Vaughn, Rowena Kirby-Straker; Moderator: Ansley Fitzpatrick
1:00-2:15 PM
Listening Through Walking: What I heard as a Pilgrim of the Camino Frances; Cynthia Hazel; Workshop
2:30-3:45 PM These Should be on the New York Times Best Seller List; review of recently Published Books in Listening; Molly Stoltz, Debra Worthington, Andrew Wolvin; Panel
4:00-6:00 PM Annual Award Ceremony
Passing of the Gavel

Presidential Address

Weeks of April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, and June 5

2 programs per week (tentatively on Saturdays); specific times and dates will be announced
No programs will be scheduled for Passover or Easter weekends
***We will try to schedule events throughout the day so that worldwide participation is possible during prime time in various time zones.
We are trying to accommodate both speakers and audience members in as diverse and inclusive a schedule as possible.

***Speakers are reminded some programs will be better attended than others. 
As is true with a face to face convention, we have no way to guarantee how many attendees to expect at each individual program. 
We will send reminders for each Saturday program on Fridays.

All sessions will use the Zoom online platform.

Contact: Melissa.Beall@listen.org for convention details or questions; info@listen.org for registration details or questions
Registration link above. 
The following rates grant access to all programs and events (except the annual business meeting which is for members only)

"Regular" members $100.00 1 year, 2 year, retired/emeritus

Life Members $ 75.00 Life members only

Student members $ 75.00 Student members or student non-members

Organizational Members $ 25.00 Per attendee--2 allowed with org membership; please register separately; this is not for affiliates who pay non-member rates

Non-Members $200.00

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