Thursday, November 18
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
The Opening General Session kicks off the ASHA Convention! This popular event brings everyone together to celebrate the speech, language, and hearing professional community and celebrates our 2021 theme, “Rising United.” You'll be welcomed by ASHA President Lynn Williams, who will share her insights about the state of the discipline. Then, Convention Co-Chairs Tena McNamara and Laura Verdun will preview what’s in store for you this year—including special sessions, new events, and other highlights. Finally, we will welcome a special guest as keynote speaker.
This inspiring event jumpstarts the ASHA Convention and will get you enthused and excited about the next 3 days!