Times are expressed as Central European Summer Time – CEST.

10:00 – 12:45 Keynote sessions

10:00 – 10:30 Introduction

Ruth Swanwick and Edward Killan

10:30 – 11:30 Keynote: Assessment and intervention with deaf multilingual learners

Dr. Kathryn Crowe

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11:45 – 12:45 Keynote follow-up

Discussion panel: Dr. Kathryn Crowe, Dr. Suzanne Hopf, Pauline Van Der Straten, Rodney Adams, Dawn Walton and Ewa Domagała-Zyśk

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13:15 – 14:00 Facilitated seminars

Communication tools and strategies used in families with deaf and hard of hearing children

group A: Cécile Colin and Jacqueline Leybaert – Silvana Huertas Penen, Yifan Wang, Elettra Casellato, Lucie Van Bogaert and Marie Joe Kfoury

group B: Hélène Loevenbruck and Axelle Calcus – Cora Caron, Monica Ashokumar, Julia Chiossi, Nathalie Czeke and Elodie Sabatier

group C: Ruth Swanwick and Edward Killan – Niloofar Tavakoli, Alina Schulte, Lyan Porto, Kristina Burum and Sanjana Sankar

NB: the seminars are exclusively for the ESRs and the facilitators. Everyone is invited to the plenary session at 14:15!


14:15 – 15:30 Plenary session

14:15 – 14:30 Feedbacks of the seminars

14:30 – 15:00 Discussion with the consortium

15:00 – 15:30 Concluding remarks of the Early-Stage Researchers on something that they have learnt during the day in relation to their own project development.