11th Annual Fall Employer Conference Summary

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

 

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005, established standards for Ontario employers in areas such as: customer service, information and communication, employment, transportation, procurement, as well as buildings and outdoor spaces.

Please join us for an all-day forum to:

Learn about the AODA legislation and its requirements
Gain valuable tips for hiring people with disabilities
Discover tools and resources available to employers, and 
Share best practices for designing inclusive procedures, policies and environments.

Network with others who are: building accessible workplaces, leaders in the field of accessibility, and are part of the successful realization of an inclusive Ontario.

workshop presentations

**Please note that while we have done our best to make the presentations as accessible as possible, some presentations may not be fully accessible.

Workshop 1: Towards an Accessible Ontario

Workshop 2: Global Team Engagement Strategies

Workshop 3: Accessibility Realities and Checkpoints by Mystery Shoppers

Workshop 4: Unque to Know Best Practices- Signs Restaurant

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

Workshop 2.1: I & I.T. & AODA: Designing Inclusive and Accessible Information and Communication

Workshop 3.1: Our Built Environment: Building Code and Public Spaces PowerPoint presentation 1

Workshop 3.1: Our Built Environment: Building Code and Public Spaces PowerPoint presentation 2

Worskhop 4.1: OPS Inclusion Lens PowerPoint Presentation

additional resources

Conference Board of Canada: Business Benefits of Accessible Workplaces

Conference Board of Canada: Employer's Toolkit- Making Ontario Workplaces Accessible

The Business Case

Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

EARN: Small Business-Opening Doors

 

final report

Read our overall summary of the day

 

 

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