Doing Business Differently: Rethinking Disabilities Conference

Doing Business Differently is the annual Rethinking Disabilities Conference sponsored by the Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN). This conference will be held October 23-25, 2017 at the Sheraton Parkway Hotel Toronto North in Richmond Hill.

Keynote speakers for the conference include:

· David Hoff, Project Director, Institute for Community Inclusion, School of Global Inclusion and Social Development, University of Massachusetts.

David Hoff has an extensive background in working with public systems and community agencies to enhance employment outcomes for people with disabilities. He has done work across the United States and internationally, providing technical assistance and training on effective practices in human services and workforce development. David will be facilitating the pre-conference and enlightening the conference through his talk: Believing in Employment: What It Really Means, Where We Go From Here.

· Rich Donovan, Founder/CEO, The Return on Disability Group.

Rich Donovan is Founder/CEO of The Return on Disability Group and is a globally recognized subject matter expert on the convergence of disability and corporate profitability. He has spent more than 10 years focused on defining and unlocking the economic value of the disability market for large companies and governments globally. Rich created the Return on Disability concept and model, the first of its kind. Rich will be opening the conference with his presentation on the Economic Opportunity of Disability.

· Stuart Myers-Ellis a.k.a. “Twitchy”, Inspirational disability-to-ability keynote speaker.

Stuart Myers-Ellis is the world’s only professional corporate recruiter living with the rare neurological disorder Tourettes Twitchy looks forward to revealing all of the disability-to-ability placement mastery insights and actions he created working with hundreds of employers and thousands of candidates. Twitchy will be close the conference with this ODEN POWER SESSION – ‘Disabilities Work!’

The Ontario Disability Employment Network is a professional body of employment service providers united to increase employment opportunities for people who have a disability.

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