Weekend Schedule

United Black Students At Ryerson Welcomes you to our 6TH Annual National Black

Conference – NOVEMBER 14,15,16


Itinerary:

Friday, November 14 2014

Check In:

Check in for hotel/sign in, here you will receive room keys and be escorted to Best Western-Primrose Hotel (111 Carlton St, Toronto ON, M5B 2G3)

 

Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm

LocationStudent Campus Centre – 55 Gould Street, Toronto ON, M5B 1E9


Launch:
Sign in

Time: 6:00pm-9:30pm

Dress Code: Business Casual

 

Location:

George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre

Ryerson University – (245 Church Street Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3)

Sears Atrium (3rd floor of the building)


Saturday, November 15 2014

Registration for workshops:

Time: 9:00am-9:30pm

*Food and opening remarks will be between 9:30am-10:45am*

Dress Code: Casual

Location: – George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre : Ryerson University

(245 Church Street Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3) – Room Number: ENG-103

Workshop Sessions:

Time: 11:00am-4:00pm

Location: — Student Campus Centre : 55 Gould Street, Toronto ON, M5B 1E9

Workshops: Delegates will have the option of choosing one workshop for each workshop block

*Please see our website unitedblackstudents.ca for more information on workshops*

 

Workshop Block 1:

  • Representation of Black Women in the Media
  • Pathways to Nowhere: Youth Streamlining in the education system
  • NBA Players, or Just Played? Power Dynamics in Professional Sports

Workshop Block 2:

  • Is Rap Black? The Appropriation of Hip-Hop Culture
  • Black Bodies and the Police
  • Gender-Based Violence

Workshop Block 3:

  • Design, Creation and Culture: Jewelry-Making Session
  • Mindfulness versus Mind Fullness: Meditation, Yoga  & Self Actualization
  • Social Media As a Springboard

Gala:  Sign-in starts at 6:00pm

Time: 7:00pm-1:30am

Dress Code: Semi-Formal 

Location: – Best Western-Primrose Hotel : 111 Carlton St, Toronto ON, M5B 2G3


Sunday, November 16 2014

Check Out: For those staying in Hotel

Time: 10:00am

Art Gallery/Mix and Mingle: *Brunch will be served*

Time: 11:00am-1:30pm
Dress Code: Casual

Location:Student Campus Centre — 55 Gould Street, Toronto ON, M5B 1E9

Room Number:  SCC-115 (First floor)

DOWNTOWN FOOD OPTIONS