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 2024 Annual Convention Schedule at a Glance

**Tentative and Subject to Change**

Wednesday, April 10, 2024


NBASLH Cares "NBASLH Community Corner"


Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) Committee Activity

Thursday, April 11, 2024

7:00am - 9:30am Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 6:00pm Registration
10:00am - 12:15pm Oral Sessions
10:00am-12:00pm Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Session
12:30pm - 1:30pm

*Roundtable Discussions (click here to learn more)

  • Audiology & Aural Rehabilitation: Retention of Black People in Audiology, Dr. Cornetta Mosley.
  • Clinical & School-based Issues: Recruiting and Retaining African Americans in Speech-Language Pathology, Dr. Deana Mcquitty.
  • Cultural & Linguistic Issues: Hot Topics in AAE, Dr. Kyomi Gregory-Martin& Megan Brett Hamilton.
  • Language & Literacy Issues: Hot Topics in Language, Dr. Danai Fannin.
  • Leadership & Professional Development: Pathways to Leadership, Dr. Rachel Williams.
  • Medical-based Issues: Medical Careers, Dr. Michelle Norman & Jamila Perry Harley.
*Participants have the option of purchasing a lunch ticket for the roundtable discussions tickets via the online convention registration form. Pre-purchased tickets are required.
2:00pm - 3:45pm Oral Sessions
3:45pm - 4:30pm Networking Break
4:30pm - 5:30pm Donn F. Bailey Lecture "NBASLH Essence Authors"
5:30pm - 6:00pm Networking Break: "NBASLH Kickback"
6:00pm - 7:30pm Opening Session "NBASLH Essence Stage"
7:30pm - 8:30pm Opening Reception "Festival of the Culture"
8:30pm - 10:00pm Student Activity

Friday, April 12, 2024

7:00am - 9:30am Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 6:00pm Registration
8:00am - 11:30am Oral Sessions
9:30am - 11:30am Ethics Session
11:30am - 12:00pm Networking Break
12:00pm - 1:00pm LUNCH BREAK
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Membership Meeting
*Members have the option of purchasing a lunch ticket for the Membership Meeting via the online convention registration form. Pre-purchased tickets are required.

1:30pm - 2:00pm Networking Break
2:00pm - 4:00pm Student Chat for SLP students
2:00pm - 4:00pm Oral Sessions
3:00pm - 4:00pm Affiliates Meeting "NBASLH Village"
6:00pm - 7:00pm Mixers: Men of NBASLH & Audiologists
7:00pm - 8:00pm Cocktails & Networking
8:00pm - 11:30pm

"The NBASLH Experience" Awards Reception

Please note that the Awards Gala format is changed from a formal banquet seated dinner to an extravagant reception style seating with a mixture of small rounds and tall tables to encourage more networking, fellowship and fun! Be sure to inform the convention planning committee if you have special needs or ADA requests when registering for the convention. 

Saturday, April 13, 2024

8:00am - 12:00pm Office Hours
8:00am - 11:30am Oral Sessions
10:00am - 12:00pm Supervision
12:00pm - 1:00pm LUNCH BREAK
12:00pm - 2:00pm Student-Mentor Luncheon "NBASLH Essence Get Lifted"
1:00pm - 4:00pm Oral Sessions
4:00pm - 5:30pm Poster Session & Closing Reception