Conference Overview

What is the Canadian Down Syndrome Conference?

The Canadian Down Syndrome Conference acts as a platform to share current developments and information from experts in their respective fields, as they relate to Down syndrome. Information in the fields of education, aging, health care, research, and advocacy will be shared with members of the community in the form of plenary/keynote speakers, panel discussions, and presentations.

The conference is best suited for all people with Down syndrome, their families, their friends, and representatives from parallel organizations within the disability community. Other interested groups may include health care professionals and educational professionals.

Delegate Registration Details

Registration for the Canadian Down Syndrome Conferene entitles you to: 

  • A delegate bag and conference literature
  • Access to all conference sessions on Saturday (11 May) and Sunday (12 May)
  • Tea/Coffee breaks throught the conference and a Sunday Brunch service
  • Entry for you to the Friday Welcome Session and the Saturday Family Event

For an additional fee of $ 100 you can register for the Pre-Conference for Educators Day presented by DSRF on Friday, 10 May 2019.

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Keynote / Endnote Speakers

 Shelley Moore

Shelley Moore

Originally from Edmonton, and now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Shelley Moore is a highly sought after inclusive education researcher, collaborator, consultant and storyteller and has worked with school districts and community organizations throughout both Canada and the United States. Her research has been fea...

 Tamara Taggart

Tamara Taggart

Tamara Taggart is a veteran broadcaster, advocate, and mother. Her broadcasting career spans 28 years in both radio and television. She has focused more than 20 years of volunteer effort on health care, the well-being of children, and people with disabilities. Tamara is a strong community leader who advocates for oth...

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