Conference Programme

Keep checking back, speakers will be announced over the coming months.

Tuesday 6th August - Day 1

8:00 amRegistrations open
9:00 amRegistrations continued (arrival tea and coffee available)
9:30 amWelcome / Whakatau The Kaumatua and Kuia of Ngati Whakaue (Hapu)
10:10 amKeynote speaker: TBA
10:50 amMorning Tea
11:10 amDisabled Persons Panel - My strength beyond my disability
12:00 pmInternational Speaker: How disability inclusion benefited my organisation
12:40 pmLunch
1:30 pmInternational Speaker: Neurodiversity
2:00 pmNeurodiversity Panel - Neurodiversity belonging in practice
2:50 pmReflections
3:00 pmAfternoon Tea
3:20 pmKeynote speaker: Mental Health
4:00 pmExpert Panel: Breaking down the barriers
4:50 pmRecap of the day
5:00 pmFinish
Rest time
7:00pmConference Dinner (Tickets additional)
Venue TBA

Wednesday 7th August - Day 2

8:30 amConference room opens - tea and coffee available
9:00 amWelcome back
9:10 amKeynote speaker: What is new in the disability world?
9:30 amDisabled Persons Panel - Stronger not broken
10:20 amMorning Tea
10:40 amInternational speaker
11:20 amWorkshop: Making a difference one step at a time
12:20 pmLunch
1:00 pmInternational Speaker
1:40 pmEmployee Network Panel - Thriving through employee representation
2:30 pmAfternoon Tea
2:40 pmThe NZ Disability Employers' Network - Next steps / Closing remarks
Phil Turner (Accessibility Tick / NZDEN)
3:30 pmFinish
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