Speakers and Panellists

Master of Ceremonies

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'That Blind Woman' Julie Woods

Introducing 'That Blind Woman' Julie Woods as our Conference MC.

International Speakers

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Susan Scott-Parker, OBE HonD

Founder, business disability international

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Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft

Keynote Speakers

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Paula Tesoriero MNZM

Chief Executive - Whaikaha, Ministry of Disabled People

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Prudence Walker

Kaihautū Tika Hauātanga Disability Rights Commissioner

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Ruth Muller

Chief Research and Development Officer, Frucor Suntory

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Tim Mehrtens

Director - Workplace Wellbeing
Co-founder - The Wellbeing Collective

Panellists

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Sean Prenter

Disabled Students Association

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Nicola Frater

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Nicola Frater

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Nicola Frater

Panel Convenors

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Sandra Budd

Senior Relationship Manager - NZDEN

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Selwyn Cook

Selwyn Cook - Disability Employment

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Selwyn Cook

Selwyn Cook - Disability Employment

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Selwyn Cook

Selwyn Cook - Disability Employment