Orange banner with purple writing reads" NZ Disability Employers' Network' 2023 Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference. Tickets available now. 10-11 August, Spark Conference Centre, Auckland.

Conference dates and location

  • Thursday 10th and Friday 11th August 2023
  • Spark Conference Centre - Auckland
    Spark New Zealand Corporate Office, 167 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD (Google Maps)

About the conference

This year's conference theme, ''Collectively Stronger'' is about exploring the strength of disabled people, the value they bring to organisations, and breaking the narratives that have formed in societyAs an attendee you will explore how we can all support and empower disabled and neurodiverse New Zealanders in their employment, and ways to foster our own organisational cultures of true belonging for disabled people in the workplace.

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Conference MC: Korrin Barrett

We are pleased to announce Korrin Barrett as our conference MC for 2023.

After her outstanding presentation at the 2022 DIPC Conference, we are thrilled to welcome Korrin as conference MC for 2023.

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.

Korrin Barrett, at the lectern during her presentation on 'The value of work' at the 2022 conference

Become a Sponsor

Would your organisation benefit from becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at this year's conference?

Sponsoring this event is a unique and valuable way to demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to initiatives that support inclusion of disabled people.

Download our Sponsorship Proposal for more information or register your interest.

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Accommodation for the NZDEN 2023 Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference is available for booking at NZDEN member Sudima Hotel Auckland City.

Upon registration for the conference, delegates will be provided with a rate code for booking accommodation at discounted rates directly with the hotel.

Getting there

The conference is the Spark Conference Centre, Auckland CBD.

Address: Spark New Zealand Corporate Office, 167 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD (Google Maps).

Located in the CBD of Auckland, this venue provides easy access from public transport, and is close to Victoria Park.

See our Getting There page for more information.

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Accessibility is at the heart of our organisation and we will do what it takes to make this a great event for all.

See our Accessibility page for more information.

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We will be following the NZ Government Covid-19 guidelines of health and safety around events.

Contingency plans are in place should Covid-19 and/or government restrictions make running the conference in-person untenable. In this event, the conference will become a digital conference delivered on the same days online.

See the Covid-19 page for more information.

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Terms and Conditions

Please see our full conference Terms and Conditions page, or download our Terms and Conditions PDF.

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