Making Accessibility Real in Your Organization
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 • The Holiday Inn • Kitchener–Waterloo, ON
The Conference Board of Canada, in partnership with leading employers and service providers of the Waterloo region, invite you to attend a half-day workshop for employers on making workplaces more accessible for people with disabilities.
This workshop is designed to provide organizations with a deeper understanding of strategies and practices for making workplaces truly accessible, approaches to nurture a culture of inclusion, and techniques for productive conversations around accommodation. It will leave you with actionable ideas on how to bring an inclusive and accessible philosophy to life in your organization, while leveraging the business benefits of accessibility.
During the workshop, you will have an opportunity to:
- Hear from an executive champion for people with disabilities on the business case for inclusive workplaces;
- Learn from experts on how to accommodate employees and frame conversations to build an accommodation plan;
- Hear from individuals with lived experience to understand their perspective on what true inclusion looks like in the workplace;
- Gain insights from leading organizations on strategies and practices that will move your organization from technically accessible to truly inclusive.
Who Should Attend:
- Small and medium-sized business owners, leaders, and influencers
- Office managers, chief administrative officers
- Line managers
- Hiring managers
- HR professionals responsible for AODA compliance and accommodation
This half-day workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
Learn more about The Conference Board of Canada’s partnership with ADO by visiting our dedicated webpage (http://www.conferenceboard.ca/accessibility/default.aspx).
This workshop is sponsored by the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario under the EnablingChange Program.
The details of this event are subject to change. Please revisit this page periodically for updated information.