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Employment Futures - Forum Webinar

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Aug19

Employment Futures - Forum Webinar

Wednesday, 19th Aug 2020
4:30pm 6:00pm
Webinar
Contact:   ASID National Office
Email:   secretariat@asid.asn.au

Employment Futures - A forum on employment and people with intellectual disabilities

This forum will be a blend of academic paper and academic projection on employment futures, and examples of people with disability attempts to open up new employment opportunities for themselves.

Speakers

Dr Katherine Moore – Lecturer, School of Management, QUT Business School

Katherine will speak to her research article ‘Emerging Trends affecting the Future Employment Opportunities for People with Intellectual Disabilities’ The Case of a Large Retail Organisation.
(Katherine received a research award from ASID for this article at ASID National Conference 2019). (20 mins) 

Elly Desmarchelier - Queenslanders with Disability Network and QDeNgage consultants with lived experience. Shaping the future of inclusive businesses and organisations. QDN Consultants will speak on their role as paid consultants in QDeNgage Consultancy (20 mins)

An employment journey – Craig McAllister will share his employment story. Ten years of knockbacks and rejection, participation in creation and growth of Nundah Co-op, and now developing new horizons and his own business. (20 mins) 

Open Forum

Employment Futures: For people with Intellectual Disabilities. Opportunities & Threats (20 mins)

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