This full-day disability inclusion conference is one of the region's largest and features national and local experts: Best practices and strategies on disability inclusion in the workplace Keynote speaker ~ panels ~ breakout sessions with thought leaders Luncheon ~ networking ~ community agency resources
Journeys to Elevated Inclusion
Employee / Business Resource Groups
Increasing Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace
Knowing our Roots, Changing our Culture
Impact of Job Descriptions on Hiring and Performance Management
Early Bird Rate(through August 31):
Partners - $199; Non-partners - $249
Regular Rate (through September 1-16):
Partners - $249; Non-partners - $299 Session info available for HRCI CE Credits
Registration includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, beverages
Opening Keynote "GO BEYOND: Understanding employment in today's business environment" John Robinson, President/CEO, Our Ability Connect and Disability:IN New York Our Ability's President and CEO, Robinson is dedicated to connecting individuals with disabilities towards education and employment through mentoring, workshops, public speaking as well as job placement. Our Ability is the only disability owned and operated business dedicated to building employment opportunities through our job platforms, employment webinars, digital profile system and personal empowerment.
The job placement portal Our Ability Connect, is making the complex simple by offering a platform where candidates with disabilities can enter their skills and experience, and then receive endorsements and references that reinforce their value to future employers. It also allows business to post jobs and make valuable connections with this untapped talent pipeline. In 2014, John was named one of ten national White House Champions of Change for Disability Employment. John is the subject of "Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story" a public television documentary seen around the United States and other countries. Autobiography of the same title published by Syracuse University Press in 2009.