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Events

Welcome to our events listing with details of our conferences, workshops, learning and development opportunities alongside annual events for our Partners.

As well as our own events, we are frequently asked to speak at external seminars, conferences and summits both in the UK and globally.

From time to time, we’ll list details of external events giving you further opportunities to meet our team.

If you have any questions about our events from booking to thinking of hosting, please contact our Events team on 020-7403-3020 or via email our events team.

Events Calendar

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June 2, 2020
Event

Employment Taskforce

10:00 am - 11:00 am
London

The Employment Taskforce sponsored by Intelligent Resource brings together Business Disability Forum members and partners to discuss the key issues in relation to the attraction, recruitment and retention of disabled people. The Taskforce has focused on a number of employment-related issues in the last 18 months including; · Access to Work · Inclusive recruitment practises […]

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June 3, 2020
Event
Online meeting: Customer Taskforce

Hosted by Business Disability Forum Our next Customer Taskforce meeting will be hosted via Zoom webinars on Wednesday 3 June 2020. This meeting will be an opportunity for our Customer Taskforce members to share current concerns and support each other in these challenging times. You can register for this meeting by clicking here. We will […]

10:00 am - 11:00 am
London
June 4, 2020
Event
Global Taskforce

At our next Global Taskforce meeting, we will discuss the extent to which global companies are developing a disability-inclusive response to Covid-19. We will also: Share findings from our research into the challenges of developing a global disability inclusion strategy. Update on our workstream on gathering global disability data.   To register your place for […]

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
London
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June 4, 2020
Event
Covid-19 Webinar – Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups or Networks are at the heart of disability inclusion in a growing number of organisations. They are key in enabling disabled people to bring their whole selves to work and in driving change that is based on lived experience. But how do you keep networks not just alive, but flourishing whilst working […]

10:00 am - 11:00 am
London
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June 9, 2020
Event
Central Government Roundtable

Business Disability Forum is pleased to announce the re-introduction of our Central Government Roundtable. This virtual meeting will take place on the 9th June 2020, 10am to 11:30am and is available to colleagues from all central government organisations and agencies. The meeting will give members/partners the opportunity to talk about some of the current employment […]

10:00 am - 11:30 am
London
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June 11, 2020
Event
Supporting customers and employees with communication difficulties

The subject of our next online webinar will be supporting customers and employees with communications difficulties and follows on from the very popular session which focused on how to support employees who are deaf or hard of hearing. Our CEO Diane Lightfoot will be joined by Kamini Gadhok MBE, CEO of the Royal College of […]

10:00 am - 11:00 am
London
June 16, 2020
Event
Professional development webinar, Neurodiversity at work

Successful businesses know that creating a people-centric work environment and shaping their plans to meet their workforce needs helps their organisations thrive. Part of putting people first includes creating, promoting and supporting a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued and empowered. With the increasing prevalence and awareness of neurodiversity in the workplace, businesses need to […]

10:00 am - 11:00 am
London
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June 16, 2020
Event
Customer Taskforce

Hosted by Business Disability Forum Our Retail Customer Taskforce meeting will be hosted via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday 16 June 2020. We realise at Business Disability Forum that this is a challenging time for all businesses, including our Retail Members, as they think about welcoming their disabled customers in person once again. With this in […]

10:00 am - 11:30 am
London
June 23, 2020
Event
Online Meeting: Technology Taskforce

Hosted by Business Disability Forum   Our next Technology Taskforce meeting will be hosted via Zoom webinars on Tuesday 23 June 2020 from 2pm to 3:30pm. This meeting will be an opportunity for our Technology Taskforce members to share current concerns and support each other in these challenging times. You can register for this meeting […]

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
London
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September 15, 2020
Event
Customer Taskforce

Hosted by Sainsbury’s Our next Customer Taskforce meeting is due to be hosted by Sainsbury’s on the 15 September 2020. At our next Customer Taskforce, we will hear from Alison Dalton at British Airways, about how British Airways have been helping and supporting all their front line colleagues to recognise, empathise and take practical actions with customers […]

11:00 am - 3:00 pm
London

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