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2805 Kingsway Vancouver , BC V5R 5H9

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Karen Lai
Tel: (604) 451-5511

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Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown 1128 West Hastings Street Vancouver , BC V6E 4R5
Tel: (604) 684-1128
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EMBRACING ABILITY: MAKING IT HAPPEN

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EMBRACING ABILITY: MAKING IT HAPPEN

March 5 & 6, 2014, Vancouver, BC Canada

Abilities In Mind (AIM) welcomes you to attend their 2nd annual conference in the beautiful City of Vancouver, BC, on the west coast Canada.   Our Conference is designed for those who want to learn more about making the workplace inclusive.  The conference brings together employers, self-advocates, service providers to share ideas, collaborate strategies, and seek new opportunities to diversify their workplace.  AIM's goal is to facilitate a perceptual shift allowing employers to see the value in attracting, hiring, retaining and promoting individuals with disabilities.

Open to the public.  Pre-registration is required.

EARLY BIRD registration is open until Sunday, Dec. 15th.  REGISTER NOW  and SAVE!

"The Conference will have an evening reception on Wed. March 5th"

Accommodations:  A special rate has been arranged with the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown until February 4, 2014.  Accessible rooms are available.

Lunch and refreshments provided on both days.   

Sign lanuage interpreters provided throughout.

We have 3  internationally recognized keynote speakers and 16 amazing workshops.

  • Roxanne Sawatzky of Empowering Change, Canada
  • Barry deGeest of Renaissance Group, New Zealand
  • Debrah Ruh and Sarah Ruh, of Ruh Global LLC, USA

The three keynote speakers will be sharing their insights on the following topics:

  • Addressing the 21st Century Skills Gap through Employing People with "Abilities"
  • Why Not?: Diversify your Company to Include People with Disabilities
  • Hiring Persons with Disabilities Can Promote Positive Change

Programme of Events:

  • 3 international keynote speakers
  • 16 amazing workshops
  • Extensive opportunities to network with colleagues
  • 2 days of lunch and refreshments
  • Evening reception on March 5th
  • Opportunities to view exhibits

Exhibitors are welcomed - please register.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Notes:
Cost to Attend: $225- $375
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