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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

  • #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.
  • Inclusion Makes Cent$

    March 21, 2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm, at the Brockville Convention Centre, 7829 Kent Boulevard in Brockville, Ontario. In partnership with KEYS Job Centre Gananoque. Open to local business owners and their hiring managers.

    Employees and candidates of diverse backgrounds can bring a wealth of talent and ability to businesses. This symposium will provide you with strategies and tools to effectively recruit, train and integrate people with disabilities into your workplace.

  • Discover Ability Whitby

    March 15, 2018, 8:30am - 11:00am, at the Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon Street, Whitby, Ontario. In partnership with the Discover Ability Network and the Abilities Centre. Keynote speaker: Mark Wafer. Open to local employers and businesses.

    This will be your opportunity to learn about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities, and making your workplace accessible and some of the new tools available to help you get there.

  • Discover Ability Sarnia

    March 7, 2018, 7:30am - 9:00am, at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, 1498 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward, Ontario. In partnership with Goodwill Industries - Essex Kent Lambton and the Goodwill Career Centre, Lambton College Community Employment Services, Community Living Sarnia-Lambton, Lambton County Developmental Services (LCDS), the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce and The WorkPlace Group. Keynote speaker: Lisa Kelly, Canadian Business SenseAbility. Local Employer panel. Open to local employers and businesses.

    Join us and learn about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities and making your workplace accessible and some of the new tools available to help you get there.

  • Discover Ability Chatham

    February 22, 2018, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, at the Blazing BBQ Ribhouse, 435 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario. In partnership with the Discover Ability Network and Goodwill Industries Employment Services (Essex, Kent, Lambton), The Children’s Treatment Centre, Community Living, and JobWorx. Keynote speaker: Lisa Kelly, Canadian Business SenseAbility. Local Employer panel. Open to Chatham area employers.

    Join us and learn about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities and making your workplace accessible and some of the new tools available to help you get there.