DeafNation Expo & Conference: Riverside, California – DeafNation
DeafNation Expo & Conference

September 20 & 21, 2019 - Riverside, CA

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DeafNation Day Conference

Friday, September 20 - 9AM to 4PM

California School for the Deaf
Multi-purpose Activity Center (MAC)
3044 Horace Street, Riverside, CA 92506

Our conference is the place to be for knowledge, inspiration, and networking with others who are dedicated to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

Conference Session Schedule

Friday, SEPT. 20, 2019

  • 9:00 - 10:00
Welcome and Sign-In
  • 10:00 - 10:30
STEM Careers

Mark Sommer, NRSC Project Coordinator of Rochester Institute of Technology

  • 10:30 - 11:00
Empowering Diversity in the Community/Workplace

Alana Beal, Sprint Accessibility

  • 11:00 - 11:30
Failing Is The Key To Success

Christoper Morton, Motivational Speaker

  • 11:30 - 12:00
Lost in Sign Language

Joel Barish, CEO of DeafNation & Host of No Barriers

  • 12:00 - 1:30
Lunch Break
  • 1:30 - 2:00
How Can I Request My Preferred Interpreters?

Justin Buckhold, Linguabee

  • 2:00 - 2:30
Today’s Technology for Children

Lisette Molina & Brooke Grossinger, Community Representative

  • 2:30 - 3:00
Certified Deaf Interpreters: Behind the Scenes

Esther Fass, M.A., CDI

  • 3:00 - 3:30
Build Your Next Mobile App

Jed Barish, Chief Technologist, DeafNation

Expo Stage Schedule

Saturday, SEPT. 21, 2019

  • 9:00 - 11:00
DeafNation Videos
  • 11:00 - 11:30
  • 11:30 - 12:00
Deaf Nene Mime
  • 12:00 - 12:30
Game Show

Sponsored by SVRS

  • 12:30 - 1:00
California School for the Deaf
  • 1:30 - 2:00
Hula Bella
  • 2:00 - 2:30
Advocacy Trivia

Sponsored by GLAD & CODIE

  • 2:30 - 3:00
Deaf History Game Show

Sponsored by sComm

  • 3:00 - 3:30
Traveler Quiz with Joel

Joel Barish - CEO, DeafNation

  • 4:00 - 4:15
Drawing Prizes by Event Sponsors & Exhibitors

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Our philosophy is that free admission brings a diversity of attendees who can share our culture, needs, language, and information.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown
From $129 per night
3500 Market Street
Riverside, CA 92501
BOOK ONLINE or
CALL 1-888-Hyatt-HP CODE: G-DNAT

We have partnered with United Airlines to offer travel discounts to our event. Visit www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter ZGGV824901 in the Offer Code box. You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122 Mon-Fri 8am – 10pm ET and Sat/Sun 8am – 6pm ET. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. Please note that travel must be booked before the events to receive the discount.

Hertz is offering special rates to DeafNation attendees. Enter code CV#03HV0012 to receive a discount on your rental car. To reserve special meeting rates, please include your CV# when making reservations. • 1-800-654-2240 • 1-405-749-4434 www.hertz.com At the time of reservation, meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and the best rate will apply.

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