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Successes and Challenges of Canada’s First 150 Years
Developing a Vision and Strategy for the Future
Ottawa, Canadian War Museum – November 27, 28 & 29, 2017. Limited space is available. To register, click here.
Day 1, Monday November 27, 2017, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
·         Welcome by Minister Kent Hehr
·         Book Launch “Work Disability in Canada –Portrait of a System”
·         Round Table Information Sharing
Day 2, Tuesday November 28, 2017, 7:30am – 5:00pm
·         Employer Panel
·         Opening Session
·         Keynote Presentation. Michael Prince, Professor, University of Victoria. “Disability and Work in Canada: Successes and Challenges”
·         What the research tells us about progress and challenges
·         Panel of Lived Experiences
·         Labour Market Development Agreements
·         Innovations in Services and Support
Day 3, Wednesday November 29, 8:00am – 3:00pm
·         Framing the Strategy Discussion
·         New Trends in Technology
·         Panel of Visionaries
·         Reflections from Minister Patty Hajdu
·         Break Out Sessions –Developing the Strategy Framework
The conference will feature a vibrant speaker/panelists lineup, including:
·         Information sharing sessions with representatives from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW), Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Prevention Link, Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP), among others
·         Employer representatives from Dolphin Digital, Deloitte, Giant Tiger, Jazz Aviation LP, and Sodexo
·         Researcher panelists – Katherine Lippel, Steve Esty, Emile Tompa
·         A panel of lived experience representing diversity and uniqueness of experiences of persons who identify with a disability
·         Monika Bertrand from the Government of Canada to provide the information on Labour Market Development Agreements
·         A representative from Neil Squire Society discussing the new trends in technology

·         Kevin Rempel (2013 World Champion and 2014 Sochi Paralympic bronze medalist in sledge hockey) among others on the National Panel of Visionaries

Limited space is available. To register, click here. For more information, contact [email protected]
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