Disability at Work Summit

16 November 2021 - Online - 08:30 to 17:35 GMT

The largest UK event bringing together organisations looking to attract, recruit and retain disabled talent. Book now to save £20!

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The 2nd annual d&i Leaders Disability at Work Online Summit is the largest event bringing together HR, diversity, inclusion and talent related professionals, along with employee network members, looking to attract, recruit and retain disabled talent.

With 20 speakers and a unique online CPD accredited programme featuring one-to-one interviews; case studies; panel discussions; Q&A sessions and online networking , we are sure you will be inspired to make a difference in your own organisation.

Cannot attend live all day? All talks are recorded so you can revisit or view at a time convenient to you, wherever you are based!

Book your place now to save £20 – Group booking discount available

d&i Leaders Club

In-house d&i and HR professionals are invited to join the
d&i Leaders Club – a network of 4000+ organisations!

Membership is free and will give you a 5% discount off your disability summit place and a whole host of other networking and educational opportunities.

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Our 2021 expert speakers include

Jeff Dodds

Board Member, The Valuable 500 & Chief Operating Officer

Virgin Media O2

Kamran Mallick

CEO

Disability Rights UK

Corie Brown

Continuity Announcer, Co-chair of 4Purple

Channel 4

Tim Fallowfield

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

Sainsbury's

Claire Harvey MBE

Global Inclusion Lead

Vodafone

Graeme Whippy MBE

Disability Expert, Change Agent & Consultant

Shani Dhanda

Disability Specialist, Entrepreneur & Network Expansion Belonging Lead

Virgin Media O2

Fleur Bothwick OBE

Director of Diversity & Inclusive Leadership – EMEIA

EY

Darren Rowan

Chair of Enable ERG, Global Program Manager & Accessibility Lead

Eli Lilly

Tulsi Patel

People Strategy Manager, Inclusion & Wellbeing, Chair, Enable Disability Network

Nationwide Building Society

Kate Nash OBE

CEO

PurpleSpace

Paul Deaville

Senior Internal Recruitment Manager

Mace

Paul Deemer

Head of Diversity and Inclusion

NHS Employers

Diane Lightfoot

CEO

Business Disability Forum

Julie Jaye Charles

DEI Consultant & Ministerial Advisor

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Summit kindly sponsored by

200+ organisations took part in our previous summit

Topics being explored at the 2021 online summit include

  • Making disability inclusion a business priority
  • Unlocking the business, social and economic value of people living with disabilities
  • Setting targets to accelerate disability inclusion
  • Using Early Careers programmes to introduce young, disabled talent into your workforce
  • Unreasonable adjustments – improving the workplace for all staff with disabilities
  • Exploring the challenges faced by black and ethnic minority disabled people within the workplace
  • The role of allies as supportive advocates for people with disabilities
  • Increasing disability inclusion through employee driven storytelling
  • Harnessing the power of networks and establishing strong networks for employees with disabilities
  • Disability pay gap reporting
  • Making accessibility ‘business as usual’
  • Making onboarding inclusive and successful for everyone including those with disabilities

Summit supported by

What our previous attendees said...

“Amazing people sharing their authenticity”

Human Resources Advisor
P&O Ferries

“Future focussed, educational, real”

D&I Manager EMEA
BP

“Highly interesting & inspirational”

Head of Recruitment
European Space Agency

“Well organised; well structured day; with interesting and engaging speakers”

Staff Engagement & Inclusion Lead
Northumbrian County Council

“Lively conversation and inspirational”

Inclusion Lead
Mace

“Outstanding, inpressive, valuable, with excellent learning and networking opportunities”

National EDI Manager
Alzheimer's Society

“Very useful & valuable day, full of insight, best practive and ideas to explore”

HR Business Partner
Sodexo

“Informative, great energy from the speakers, feeling of a groundswell for change amongst attendees”

Lead HR Business Partner
AWE