Places are still available for BATA’s Workplace Summit. The workshop event will examine how employers can create inclusive and accessible workplaces, breaking down the barriers that many disabled workers face. We aim to assist business professionals to create relaxed and welcoming workplaces for disabled colleagues based on the effective use of assistive technology.

Delegates will learn how to .put the business case for AT, see how others have used the technology to create competitive advantage and discuss strategies for reaching key influencers.

The Summit is FREE and includes lunch and refreshments. Just register here for your place.

Agenda for BATA’s Workplace Summit
February 27 at Midcity Place, High Holborn, London WC1V 6DA

10.15 am Welcome
Neil Milliken, Head of Disability and Inclusion Atos

10.20 am Chair’s introduction
Noel Duffy, Chief Executive, Dolphin and Chair of BATA’s Workplace Special Interest Group

10.30 am Session One

Raising awareness: putting the business case for AT

Eleanor Southwood, Chair of RNIB

11.00 am Separate roundtable discussions aimed at identifying recommendations, key messages

11.30 am Rapporteurs report back to the conference

12.00 pm Lunch

1.00 pm Session Two

Taking action: from compliance and skepticism to competitive advantage

Neil Milliken, Head of Disability and Inclusion, Atos
Paul Smyth, Head of Digital Accessibility, Barclays

1.30 pm Separate round table discussions aimed at identifying recommendations, key messages

2.00 pm Rapporteurs report back to the conference

Coffee 2.30

2.45 pm Session Three

Spreading the word: how to reach key influencers inside and outside your organisation

Robert McLaren, Head of Industry, Technology & Innovation, Policy Connect
Nasser Siabi OBE, Chief Executive of Microlink PC

3.15 pm Separate roundtable discussions aimed at identifying recommendations, key messages

3.45 pm Rapporteurs report back to the conference

4.15 pm Summary and chair’s conclusion

4.45 pm Close

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