CORNELL FORUM: Technology Changes Everything: Innovating to Include People of All Abilities in a More Diverse Workforce October 26-27, 2017, NYC

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CORNELL FORUM: Technology Changes Everything: Innovating to Include People of All Abilities in a More Diverse Workforce October 26-27, 2017, NYC

Registration is free – please join us!

(Please pre-register to be sure that a space is available for you.)

Forum location: Baruch College, One Bernard Baruch Way (Corner of 24th Street/Lexington Ave) New York, NY  10010, Room 14-220, 14th Floor

Forum dates:  October 26 (12:00pm registration, 1:00-5:00pm, with reception 5:00 -7:00pm) and October 27, (8:30am registration, 9:00am–5:00pm)

DetailsThrough several panels and keynote speakers, this forum will highlight existing and emerging innovations promoting greater disability inclusion in the workplace. Topics to be addressed include: workforce development initiatives in technology and tech-intensive industries, training initiatives in the tech sector for people on the Autism Spectrum, inclusive design in tech products and services, entrepreneurship training and promotion for individuals with disabilities, and a discussion on how recruitment, screening, career development and job matching online tools can be design to facilitate greater inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace. Join us to learn about existing and emerging innovations in the tech sector that promote disability inclusion in the workplace. (Forum program is attached.)

Target audience: Leading technology companies, technology innovators and technology enabled companies such as financial and professional services firms; public policy makers; university and college educators and workforce development professionals, and other professionals promoting disability inclusion among future professionals in the technology sector.

Registrationhttp://www.yti.cornell.edu/technology

Forum #:  #Tech4Inclusion

For more information please contact:  Susanne Bruyère, Director of the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, Cornell University at ilr_yti@cornell.edu