Disability at Work Summit

1 October 2019 - London

Bringing together organisations looking to attract, recruit and retain disabled talent. JOIN 200+ CONFIRMED ATTENDEES - LAST CHANCE TO BOOK!

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200+ organisations already confirmed to attend, including


Think differently about disability. Join 200+ diversity, inclusion and HR professionals looking to attract, recruit and retain disabled talent.

20 expert speakers will inspire you with practical advice, case studies and their lived experience of disability at work.

Our unique one-day CPD accredited programme features on-stage interviews; panel discussions and a choice of stream sessions, all designed to help organisations become disability confident.

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Why not make the most of your time out of the office and attend our d&i Leaders Inclusive Recruitment Summit, taking place the day after (2 Oct) at the same venue. Reduced price two day tickets can be shared with a colleague.

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20 expert speakers, including

Caroline Casey


The Valuable 500

Kamran Mallick


Disability Rights UK

Sumaira Latif

Company Accessibility Leader

Procter & Gamble

Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Chief Accessibility Officer


Paulette Cohen

Head of Diversity & Inclusion


Kate Nash OBE

Creator and CEO


Tim Fallowfield

Chair, Disability Confident Business Leaders Group and Company Secretary & Corporate Services Director


Yulia O’Mahony

Head of D&I and Wellbeing

John Lewis Partnership

Loraine Martins MBE

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Network Rail

Paul Awcock

Board Member, Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) and Head of Talent Sourcing


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Topics being explored include

  • Putting disability firmly on the D&I agenda
  • Supporting managers to becoming disability confident
  • Building trust and removing barriers to collecting new data
  • Workplace adjustments – moving from compliance to productivity and engagement
  • Re-framing the language around disability and breaking down stigma
  • Getting disability into the boardroom
  • Navigating the world of work with a disability
  • Mentoring disabled future leaders
  • Setting measurable targets and monitoring progress
  • Harnessing the power of networks and engaging employees at all levels
  • Recruiting and attracting disabled talent
  • How assistive technology can create a better workplace for all

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“Worthwhile, thought provoking with take away actions”

Head of HR
McLaren Racing

“Well structured, informative and most of all inspiring”

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State Street

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Global D&I Leader

“An inspiring and challenging forum that has provided lots of food for thought and ideas for my organisation”

Diversity Manager
Bank of England

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DS Smith

“Extremely insightful, wide range of content and truly inspirational”

HR Generalist
UDG Healthcare

“Diversity of presenters, of methods of presentations and of topics, exceeded my expectations”

Global Equality D&I Manager

“Really interesting and inspiring. Some really good key take always to consider”

Senior Recruiter

“Hugely valuable chance to connect with my peers and learn from best practice. I’m taking so much back to build a more inclusive firm”

Diversity & CSR Manager
Penningtons Manches LLP

“It made me uncomfortable in a good way!”

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Lloyd’s of London

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