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Events


SenseAbility organizes and participates in a number of professional learning and networking events during the year. These events create opportunities for leaders across multiple industries and business units to exchange ideas and best practices in accessibility and inclusion. If you would like to host an event or if you would like us to speak at one of your events, contact us at info@senseability.ca.

Upcoming events

There are no scheduled events at the moment.

Past events

  • RBC’s Persons with Disabilities Networking Event

    February 7, 2019, downtown Toronto. Join SenseAbility at the RBC 2019 Diversity Works Here @RBC networking event for persons with disabilities on Feb. 7th! Whether you are a professional or student with visible or invisible disability, this event is designed exclusively for you.
  • You’re hired: No résumé, just resiliency and skills

    January 29, 2019, 9:40am - 10:20am, at Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference in Ottawa. The Abilities Centre and SenseAbility have partnered on a pilot program that combines Therapeutic Recreation with a unique job matching technology and experiential learning. Learn about the pilot program and explore the implications for all jobseekers with Pinder DaSilva, Manager, Skills Development and Social Innovation, Abilities Centre and Lisa Kelly, Director Learning Programs, SenseAbility.
  • Brand building for clients with no work history

    January 29, 2019, 1:30pm - 2:20pm, at Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference in Ottawa. Discover how to successfully pitch any client to a potential employer, and how to build that message across multiple platforms with Deirdre Millin, Program Co-ordinator and Training Specialist, SenseAbility.
  • Language matters: Better word choices = Better outcomes

    January 28, 2019, 1:30pm - 12:00am, at Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference in Ottawa. Discover the assumptions behind your language and how they can adversely affect your ability to counsel your client with a disability with Lisa Kelly, Director Learning Programs, SenseAbility.
  • #a11yTO Digital Accessibility Conf 2018

    October 15, 2018 - October 16, 2018, at Telus Digital, 25 York Street, Toronto.
  • Inclusion and agile culture

    June 28, 2018, 1:00pm - 3:30pm, at IBM Canada Headquarters, 3600 Steeles Ave. East, Toronto. IBM Canada, in partnership with Canadian Business SenseAbility, invites you to an exclusive business-to-business interactive event to explore how agile culture is impacting inclusion.

    Speakers:

    • Yves Veulliet, Global Disability and Inclusion Leader, IBM: A leading global inclusion and accessibility leader ensuring that IBM’s populations with different abilities at every level and in every way are as diverse as the countries and communities in which IBM operates.
    • Soo Kim, Executive Director, Media Operations, CBC/Radio-Canada: A digital media professional with over 20 years’ experience in digital product development, production management and transformation of high performing teams through inclusion.
    • David Dame, Vice-President, Agile Leader, Scotiabank:  A leadership coach, enterprise agile leader and trainer with over 20 years of management experience and a reputation for facilitating the practical implementation of agile practices in large organizations.
    • David Tung, Agile and Lean Coach, TELUS Digital Labs: A technology professional helping organizations transcend themselves through discovering new perspectives and paradigms in digital transformation.
  • Making Accessibility Real in Your Organization

    June 5, 2018, 8:30am - 12:15pm, at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON. This event is brought to you by The Conference Board of Canada.
  • National AccessAbility Week

    May 28, 2018 - June 3, 2018, is National AccessAbility Week. Help promote inclusion and accessibility in your community and workplace.
  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

    May 17, 2018, talk, think and learn about digital inclusion on the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).
  • Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Mental Health Week

    May 1, 2018 - May 7, 2018, paticipate in CMHA's 66th Mental Health Week.