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LIVE WORK PLAY NSW: the State of Inclusion

The NSW Department of Family and Community Services invites you to attend a two-day conference to bring together people with disability, thought leaders, innovators and practitioners to showcase the progress being made in NSW towards building an inclusive society for people with disability.

The event will:

- Showcase and celebrate the fantastic work that is going on to support people with disability live, work and play

- Be a transformational launch pad to network and collaborate

- Set the course for NSW to be the most inclusive place to live, work and play in the world

Hear from global leaders in their field:

• Dr Karen E. Wolffe, author & international employment expert for people with vision impairment
Supporting employment decision making and building capability based on what people can do, not what they can’t. Author of Career Counselling for People with Disabilities: A Practical Guide to Finding Employment.


• Mark McLane, head of global diversity and inclusion for Barclays PLC Barclays is the ‘Go-To’ bank achieving the highest ratings for inclusion of a UK organisation. Mark has successfully driven industry recognised inclusion policy at Booz Allen Hamilton and Whirlpool Corporation.

Highlight sessions not to miss:
 
Planning to create liveable and inclusive communities

Gail Le Bransky - Transport for NSW, Bluestone Capital, Rebecca Ho - Touched by Olivia, Urban Development Institute of Australia, Screen NSW
 
Inclusive tourism - what are the opportunities this presents?

Jackie Kay - Its Heaven, Darren Simpson - Sport NSW, Taronga Western Plains, Bill Forestor – Travability
 
Assistive technology: realising the opportunities this can create for inclusion and employment

Ron Hooton - Vision Australia, Pete Horsley - Remarkable, Tymon Kennedy Better Goals


Dates

Wed 17 May 2017 9:00 AM - Thu 18 May 2017 5:00 PM


Location

International Convention Centre Sydney


Pricing

Early-bird registration opens on Monday 27th February

$250 for the two day event


Contact

Name stateofinclusion@facs.nsw.gov.au
Phone 02 8060 8398
Link https://scia.org.au/events/industry-events



Created 22nd February 2017

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