Conference Programme

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Tuesday 6th August - Day 1

Time Detail
8:00 am Registrations open
9:00 am Registrations continued (arrival tea and coffee available)
9:30 am Welcome / Whakatau The Kaumatua and Kuia of Ngati Whakaue (Hapu)
10:10 am Keynote speaker: TBA
10:50 am Morning Tea
11:10 am Disabled Persons Panel - My strength beyond my disability
12:00 pm International Speaker: How disability inclusion benefited my organisation
12:40 pm Lunch
1:30 pm International Speaker: Neurodiversity
2:00 pm Neurodiversity Panel - Neurodiversity belonging in practice
2:50 pm Reflections
3:00 pm Afternoon Tea
3:20 pm Keynote speaker: Mental Health
4:00 pm Expert Panel: Breaking down the barriers
4:50 pm Recap of the day
5:00 pm Finish
Rest time
7:00pm Conference Dinner (Tickets additional)
Venue TBA

Wednesday 7th August - Day 2

Time Detail
8:30 am Conference room opens - tea and coffee available
9:00 am Welcome back
9:10 am Keynote speaker: What is new in the disability world?
9:30 am Disabled Persons Panel - Stronger not broken
10:20 am Morning Tea
10:40 am International speaker
11:20 am Workshop: Making a difference one step at a time
12:20 pm Lunch
1:00 pm International Speaker
1:40 pm Employee Network Panel - Thriving through employee representation
2:30 pm Afternoon Tea
2:40 pm The NZ Disability Employers' Network - Next steps / Closing remarks
Phil Turner (Accessibility Tick / NZDEN)
3:30 pm Finish
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