Conference 2023

Yellow banner with test that reads: 'Save the date'. NZ Disability Employers' Conference, 2023 Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference, 10-11 August, Auckland

About the conference

The New Zealand Disability Employers’ Network ‘Disability Inclusive Pathways’ Conference offers an exceptional opportunity to connect with other organisations committed to improving disabled and neurodiverse people's career, inclusion and belonging outcomes. Hear from leading disability experts, experienced practitioners and people with lived experience, including inspiring international and local speakers.

This year, the second year of the conference, the theme is 'Unlocking true potential'. Aligned with the vision of the NZDEN - 'New Zealand organisations realise the true potential of disabled and neurodiverse people, to the benefit of all' - sessions will focus on what can be done to allow disabled and neurodiverse people to thrive in a truly fair and equitable Aotearoa.

Join our powerful network of business leaders, diversity and human resources professionals, industry experts and influencers from the public, private and for-purpose sectors. Share and discover innovative solutions to apply to your organisation and learn how to support career development and foster a culture of true belonging for disabled and neurodiverse people.

Korrin Barrett, at the lectern during her presentation on 'The value of work'
NZ Sign Language interpreters at work with people seated on a stage behind them
Sign Language interpreters from WordsWorth during a panel discussion

We are working on our 2023 speaker line-up, carefully constructing it to provide a mixture of NZ and international experts, Disabled and Neurodiverse people, and people who have excelled at putting advice into practice.

Why you should attend

  • A uniquely New Zealand event relating to the employment of disabled and neurodiverse people and business in Aotearoa. The only one of its kind.
  • Experience a broad range of workshops and presentations, including both local and international guest speakers participating in inspirational presentations and panels.
  • Share insights and connect with a powerful network of business leaders, diversity practitioners, international speakers, industry experts and influencers.
  • Learn tested and pioneering practices that facilitate employment, retention and inclusion of disabled and neurodiverse people in the workforce.
  • Take away practical, effective strategies you can apply in your organisation.

Register to receive email updates on the 2023 Conference

Register for conference updates

Enter your details below to receive updates and notifications about the 2023 NZDEN Conference and events. Should you experience any accessibility challenges using this form, please email us on or call 09 242 051.

More information
By submitting this form you agree to Accessibility Tick Limited sending you emails about the New Zealand Disability Employers' Network (NZDEN) Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference.