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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!

If the EMBRACING ABILITY: MAKING IT HAPPEN is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 03/05/2014 - 03/06/2014
Conference/Event Hours: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Disabilities
Other Industries: Business, Disabilities, General Business, Human Resources, Local Shows & Fairs, Miscellaneous, Other / Miscellaneous, Professional Healthcare
Estimated Attendance: 200
Audience: The conference brings together employers, self-advocates, service providers to share ideas, collaborate strategies, and seek new opportunities to diversify their workplace.

Open to the public.
Notes: Cost to Attend: $225- $375
Venue: Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown
Venue Phone: (604) 684-1128
Venue Type: Indoor - Hotel
Official Conference Hotel:Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown
Conference Hotel URL:

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