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Supported Employment and Marketing Conference hosted by Community Living BC

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Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport

5505 Airport Way, Kelowna BC

Kelowna, BC V1V 3C3

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Community Living BC is hosting its first Supported Employment and Marketing Conference on February 28th and March 1st. Guest Speakers will be supported employment specialist Annette Burrows, economic developer Kevin Koopmans, and representatives from CAYA, Work BC, Neil Squire Society, the Ministry of Labour, Community Living BC and self-advocates. Market place vendors will also be setup throughout the two day conference.

The schedule for the two days is as follows:

Day 1 - February 28, 2018

11am to 12pm - Registration

12pm to 12:45pm - Lunch, opening remarks and welcome by Shelley Gerber (CLBC's Provincial Employment Coordinator) and Shelley DeCoste (Inspirational Speaker)

1pm to 2pm - Kevin Koopmans - "Hey Neighbor, Have You Heard About Supported Employment"- How to approach your own networks and first conversations about Supported Employment

2:15pm to 3:15pm - Breakout Session A- Employment Standards Presentation by The Ministry of Labour or Breakout Session B - Direct Marketing Strategies presented by Kevin and Annette

3:30pm to 4:30pm - Breakout Session C - CAYA and Neil Squire or Breakout Session D - Work BC panel on supports they provide

Day 2 – March 1, 2018

8:00am - 9:00am - Breakfast provided

9am to 10am - Annette Burrows- "Health to Wellness" - Supporting people to gain employment that have mental health diagnoses and diversabilities

10:15am to 11:15am - Breakout Session E – Marketing Continued presented by Kevin or Breakout Session F - Maintenance Phase of Supported Employment presented by Annette

11:30am to 12:30pm - Employer and Employee Self-Advocate Panel

Vegetarian choices, dairy free options and gluten free options will be available at lunch.


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How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Denai Christenson at 250-718-5219 or denai.christenson@gov.bc.ca if you have any questions, or dietary restrictions.


What accomodations are available?

The Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport has hotel rooms at a cost of $119 per night. You can call 866-716-8133 and reference Community Living BC to receive the discounted hotel room rate, or you can follow the web link at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/communityliving.

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Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport

5505 Airport Way, Kelowna BC

Kelowna, BC V1V 3C3

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