May 26 – 27, 2022
Celebrating and Driving Disability Inclusion in Canada
This virtual event provides an opportunity to bring people together to exchange ideas and ground breaking insights to help shape accessible and inclusively designed communities and workplaces across Canada.
What to Expect
The first Canadian Congress on Disability Inclusion (CCDI 2022) is more than a conference – it’s the Government of Canada’s new annual milestone event to kick-start National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) celebrations.
This virtual, interactive and inclusive event is free and open to the public.
Here is a sneak peak of what is in store:
– Some of Canada’s most prominent disability and accessibility advocates, community members, academics, thought leaders and innovators.
– Next-level networking to exchange ideas and build partnerships.
– An Innovation Showcase to highlight leading edge accessible and inclusive innovative projects, products and services.
– A Career Fair for persons with disabilities featuring some of Canada’s most diverse and inclusive employers.
Our Commitment to Accessibility
To ensure everyone has an opportunity to attend and participate, we are making sure the event is accessible.
The virtual platform contains built-in pre-sets to ensure it is Epilepsy safe, ADHD friendly and accessible for persons with low vision or who are blind. The platforms meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) requirements at the 2.1 AA level and allows participants to customize content and colour. When using your computer, please click on the person icon in the bottom right corner of this page to explore the Accessibility Adjustments that will be available to you.
The event will provide English, French, American Sign Language and Langue des signes Québécoise interpretation as well as English and French captioning.
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