Program and Keynote Speakers Announced – Live, Work, Play

7 Apr 2017

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Don’t miss the chance to attend Live, Work, Play: NSW the State of Inclusion on 17 & 18 May to hear about the progress being made towards building a more inclusive NSW.

Link with peers and organisations that are leading the inclusion conversation in NSW and help set the direction for the future. Presentations, discussions, meetings and workshops will focus on:

  • LIVE - Liveable communities and accessible and inclusive tourism planning
  • WORK - Employment for people with disability
  • PLAY - Assistive technology and accessible IT to enhance inclusion for all, particularly people with disability

Hear from global leaders in their field:

  • Dr Karen E. Wolffe, author & international employment expert for people with vision impairment. Supporting employment decision making and building capability based on what people can do, not what they can’t. Author of Career Counselling for People with Disabilities: A Practical Guide to Finding Employment.
  • Mark McLane, head of global diversity and inclusion for Barclays PLC. Barclays is the ‘Go-To’ bank achieving the highest ratings for inclusion of a UK organisation. Mark has successfully driven industry recognised inclusion policy at Booz Allen Hamilton and Whirlpool Corporation.

Highlight sessions not to miss:

Planning to create liveable and inclusive communities
Gail Le Bransky - Transport for NSW, Bluestone Capital, Rebecca Ho - Touched by Olivia, Urban Development Institute of Australia, Screen NSW

Inclusive tourism - what are the opportunities this presents?
Jackie Kay - Its Heaven, Darren Simpson - Sport NSW, Taronga Western Plains, Bill Forestor – Travability

Assistive technology: realising the opportunities this can create for inclusion and employment
Ron Hooton - Vision Australia, Pete Horsley - Remarkable, Tymon Kennedy Better Goals

See the full program and book now!

WHEN:Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 May 2017
WHERE:International Convention Centre (ICC), Sydney
REGISTER NOW:for early bird rates www.stateofinclusion.nsw.gov.au or contact 02 8060 8398 or stateofinclusion@facs.nsw.gov.au