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Events Events from March 2018

Free Training Event on Inclusive Hiring

Practical Steps to Recruit and Retain an Inclusive Workforce – March 6, 2018

You are invited to a one-day professional development training event, designed for operations and hiring managers to better hire, engage and retain people with disabilities. This first training event is complimentary and made possible by presenting sponsor, parq Vancouver and with funding from the Vancouver Foundation.

Workshop topics include:

  • Why Inclusive Cultures Matter
  • What’s Working for Business – What are leading employers doing that I can learn from?
  • Workplace Adjustments and Duty to Accommodate – What is reasonable accommodation?
  • Unconscious Bias – What are the unintended barriers in my workplace?
  • Neuro Diverse Talent – Autism in the Workplace
  • Candidates and Employees Living with Mental Health Conditions
  • Practical Day to Day, Inclusive and Innovative Employment Practice

Please contact with any questions you have.

Space is limited, so please reserve your tickets. A maximum of ten tickets per organization will be allotted. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

When: March 6
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver (39 Smithe Street, Vancouver, BC)
Register here


Disability Expo and Job Fair

Presentation on the impact of accessible and inclusive workplaces – March 2, 2018

Join Presidents Group Accessibility and Inclusion Consultant, Marco Pasqua for a presentation entitled “The Impact of Accessible and Inclusive Workplaces”.

Cost: Free, open to the public

When: March 2
Presentation: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Expo and Job Fair: 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Where: Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre   (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC)


Past Events:

Photos from February – March Activities:

Registration table outside the March 6th Employer Training event Marco sits in his wheelchair with a mic in his hand while Mahin stands to his left, looking at him as he speaks Vancity employee stands behind a table with a table cloth that reads "Vancity"
Panelists sit side-by-side on a stage, while one in the center is holding a mic John Horn, a presenter from Vancity stands on a stage with a projection behind him of a diagram labeled "Ladder of Inference" Audience members sitting in various round tables looking up at a stage