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Canadian Business SenseAbility

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Rethinking accessibility beyond compliance

Join us on October 3, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm EST  

 

Exclusive B2B event for in-house counsel, legal professionals and champions of disability inclusion interested in understanding the business benefits of building accessibility beyond legislative requirements.

  

 

Join our keynote speaker Lainey Feingold, Law Office of Lainey Feingold and our esteemed panel from our host Norton Rose Fulbright, our featured sponsor Scotiabank, Toronto Transit Commission, Bernardi and Associates Human Resource Law LLP and Aird Berlis LLP for an intriguing discussion about accessibility considerations in their workplaces that go beyond compliance.

 

 

 Generously hosted by

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Agenda

1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Registration and networking with light refreshments

1:30 - 1:35 p.m. Welcome and introductions Florence Chapman, COO, Canadian Business SenseAbility

1:35 - 2:25 p.m. Keynote Speaker with Q & A Lainey Feingold, Lawyer and Author, Law Office of Lainey Feingold

2:25 - 2:40 p.m. Break

2:40 - 3:40 p.m. Panel Discussion with Q&A

Moderator: Troy Ungerman, Partner, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

 

Panelists:

    • David Dame, VP Enterprise Agile Leader-Digital Banking, Scotiabank
    • Karen Kuzmowich, Lawyer, Manager of Diversity, Toronto Transit Commission
    • Lauren Bernardi, Lawyer and Founder Bernardi and Associates Human Resource Law LLP
    • Corrine Kennedy, Lawyer, Diversity and Inclusion Leader Aird Berlis LLP

3:40 - 3:45 p.m. Closing remarks & wrap up

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Networking with keynote and panel members

 

Registration

    Free for SenseAbility Members*. $129 for non-members

    Light refreshments with gluten-free options will be served 

    Please advise SenseAbility at info@senseability.ca of dietary restrictions

 

Accessibility 

The venue is fully accessible. Please advise SenseAbility at info@senseability.ca of any accessibility needs at time of registration. Closed-captioning will be provided.

 

Social

Use the hashtag #Wider2017 to join the discussion.


 

 Featured Sponsor

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*Some conditions may apply.  Please email marlene.etherington@senseability.ca for further information.

Have questions about Rethinking accessibility beyond compliance? Contact Canadian Business SenseAbility

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Norton Rose Fulbright
200 Bay Street
Suite 3800
Toronto, ON M5J 2Z4
Canada

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Canadian Business SenseAbility

Canadian Business SenseAbility is Canada’s only national business network dedicated to helping companies become more accessible and inclusive of people with disabilities. We provide the context around why it is important to your business, what you need to know and how to develop and implement your plan.

SenseAbilityTM provides its business members with practical support by offering training resources, tools, advisory services, networking opportunities, and important brand and social media visibility to help them successfully employ people with disabilities and attract them as customers.

For more information, visit our website at www.senseability.ca or find us on social media using the hashtag #SenseAbility.

 

  

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