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Beyond employment to career progression

3 - 5 September

Eora / Sydney

Welcome to the Disability Employment, Inclusion & Leadership Forum

Uncover actionable strategies and insights at the upcoming Disability Employment, Inclusion & Leadership Summit. This transformative event encourages organisations dedicated to fostering inclusive workplaces to attend.


Participate and be a part of practical sessions covering legislative reform, building inclusive workplace cultures, measuring the impact of disability inclusion initiatives, and leveraging technology for digital accessibility.

Take the opportunity to engage with diverse professionals and advocates, exchange best practices, and forge valuable connections to drive positive change within your organisation. Join us at the Forum to be a part of the conversation that promotes a more inclusive and equitable landscape for employees with disabilities in Australia.

Ross Joyce, Chief Executive Officer, AFDO shares his thoughts on the importance of this Forum.

Featured Speakers


September 5

Facilitated by:

Professor Sandra Thom-Jones, Disability Inclusion Consultant

Image of Workshop Facilitator, 	Professor Sandra Thom-Jones, Disability Inclusion Consultant

Cultivate inclusive work environments to empower neurodivergent employees for success and career development

Join this special interactive workshop to explore implementation strategies aimed at attracting and retaining employees living with disabilities, while also fostering an inclusive and supportive workplace culture. 

Why Attend?

Gain a deep understanding of legislative reforms, government policies, and industry standards shaping disability employment to drive meaningful change within your organisation.
Explore the importance of fostering a flexible work environment, embracing diversity, and adopting a purpose-driven approach to support the wellbeing and career development of all employees.
Explore how AI and digital advancements can facilitate barrier-free environments and enhance productivity for employees with disabilities.
Discover methods and metrics for measuring the impact of disability inclusion initiatives.
Learn how to conduct employee feedback surveys to effectively gather insights and make data-driven improvements to your organisation's disability inclusion practices.
Prepare how to navigate compliance challenges and adopt best practices to ensure your organisation remains inclusive and compliant.
Hear from leading organisations about how to build successful career pathways, including the importance of co-design and satisfaction metrics.
Explore the business case for disability employment, including the benefits of diverse talent, improved innovation, and enhanced reputation as an employer of choice for people with disabilities.

Who Attends?

  • Disability Employment

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Accessibility 

  • Recruitment/Talent Acquisition

  • People and Culture

  • Employee Engagement

  • HR Managers/Directors

  • Organisational Development

  • Employee Relations

  • Industrial Relations


The Summit will be held at a premium venue in the Sydney CBD.

Sidney Cityscape

Be a part of the conversation

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