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Event Guide

This is a hybrid event that will be held both in-person and by Zoom (for those who have selected this option).
Onsite Event Information
Location Details 
9:30am - 3:30pm 
Date: Friday May 06, 2022
Venue: The Podium Building (POD) 250, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson U) 

The Podium Building (POD)
350 Victoria St, Toronto, ON M5B 0A1, Canada
Event Location: Room POD250
For directions from your location click here



Vaccination policies remain in effect. The wearing of masks is mandatory for the duration of the workshop, except when eating or drinking. 

COVID-19 Protocol 
Zoom Event Information
Zoom Etiquette
  • To reduce background noise and feedback, please keep your microphone muted during the workshop presentations/when you are not speaking

  • Please turn on your camera if you can and are comfortable doing so

  • Please use the “raise hand” function if you wish to ask a question/engage in conversation. 

  • The Zoom link and Meeting ID/Passcode are only being shared with registered participants. Please do not circulate. 

  • We recommend that participants connect to the meeting in advance of the start time. This will enable us to troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues that may arise in a timely manner.

  • To reduce the likelihood of connectivity issues, we recommend that you connect to Zoom via your laptop or desktop computer rather than via smartphone or tablet 

  • If you experience technical issues, please contact IT Services by phone: 416-979-5000 ext 554444



Breakout Rooms

We have pre-assigned all participants to breakout rooms. If you are not placed in a room right away, please be patient. You will be placed in your assigned breakout room as quickly as possible. 

Event Information
Confidentiality and Attribution
  • The workshop proceedings will be audio recorded for the purposes of accessibility and transcription. Breakout room discussions will not be audio recorded. 

  • Please be aware that anything that is shared during the workshop requires proper attribution. For example, panelists should be properly cited in all instances, including if you wish to share quotes or paraphrase in blog or social media posts. 

Safe Space Guidelines



  • You can follow the workshop on Twitter at

  • We encourage you to tweet using the hashtag #IDSOV or #IDSOV22 but please make sure to provide proper attribution for anything shared during the workshop. 

  • Please do not tweet during breakout room sessions. These sessions are intended to be safe and confidential forums in which to discuss and engage with the content shared in the keynote presentations.



Jamboard is a virtual sticker board that allows workshop participants to share their thoughts and answer the questions provided. Participants can read the responses of others. The discussion questions for each session along with questions proposed by Amy Desjarlais can be found via Jambaord. To access the workshop Jamboard if you are a workshop participant please refer to the agenda and scan the QR Code or click the link. For those using a phone, you will have to download the Jamboard app and then scan the QR Code. To contribute to the Jamboard: click the sticky note icon, select a colour, type your response and post it in the space under the question. 

We are dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive space of engagement for all participants. Please use respectful language and be conscious of space. We want you to feel comfortable taking the space that you need while being mindful to leave enough for others as well.

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