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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.

We offer sponsorship opportunities for our events, resources and research. 

Events Calendar

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February 28, 2024
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Construction Network

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
London

Our next Construction Network meeting will be held on Wednesday 28 February from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm via Microsoft Teams. The Disability Smart Self-Assessment and Audit – what you need to know We are delighted to be joined by Katie Coates, Senior Disability Business Partner at Business Disability Forum. Katie will be sharing her insights […]

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February 29, 2024
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Employment Network

Our next Employment Network meeting on 29 February at 10 am-11:30 am. It is open to Business Disability Forum Member and Partner organisations. HSBC: Introducing the Accessibility Hub and award-winning e-learning programme: Rachel’s Story We will welcome Malintha Fernando, Head of Digital Experience and Accessibility at HSBC, who will be speaking about HSBC’s journey towards […]

10:00 am - 11:30 am
London
March 6, 2024
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Driving Success: EY’s approach to inclusive career progression

We’re delighted to be partnering with Texthelp to deliver a series of webinars with a global focus. This webinar will be hosted by Texthelp and introduced by Hazel Leighfield, Lead Disability Business Partner, Business Disability Forum. We look forward to inviting contributions from: Sam Tuckey, UK&I Market Activation Lead, Neuro-Diverse Centre of Excellence, EY Paul […]

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
London
March 12, 2024
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Legal Ease webinar: Are you being served? Disabled customers and The Equality Act 2010

This free webinar is for any business that serves customers whether online, in-person or both. Whether you’re small café or a national chain, a theatre, cinema, travel agency, supermarket or corner shop, this webinar is for you. Please note this webinar will not address the law applying to public sector organisations, finance, banking, transport or […]

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
London
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March 19, 2024
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Inclusive Communication Network

Our next Inclusive Communication Network meeting will be held on Tuesday 19 March form 10.30 am to 12:00 pm via Zoom. Britvic’s partnership with the National Autistic Society Osasere Aimiuwu, Brand Manager at Britvic, talks about the launch of their support programme with the National Autistic Society to help neurodivergent consumers adapt to an upcoming […]

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
London
March 21, 2024
Event

Procurement Network

Our next Procurement Network will take place on Thursday 21 March, from 2.30pm to 4pm. It is open to Business Disability Forum Member and Partner organisations. The topics and guest speakers for the sessions are: How can we strategically work more upstream, to drive accessibility and inclusion through the procurement lifecycle. We are delighted to […]

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
London
Edinburgh Castle
March 21, 2024
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Scotland Network

Our next Scotland Network Meeting will be held on Thursday, 21 March 2024. Lara Davis, our Head of Communications and Marketing, will join us to talk about and share images from our Changing the Image of Disability campaign. This campaign seeks to address the lack of positive images of disabled people online and in print. […]

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
London
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March 26, 2024
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Technology Taskforce

Our next  Technology Taskforce meeting will take place on Tuesday 26 March 2024 from 3 pm to 4:30 pm. It is open to Business Disability Forum Technology Taskforce Members only. The topics and guest speakers for this session are: AMM final scores We will talk you through the average scores from the recent AMM exercise, […]

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
London
March 27, 2024
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Getting it right for every employee: What everyone should know about disability

This is the first in a new webinar series ‘Getting it right for every employee’. This series will explore the employee life cycle from recruitment, then retention, and onto career progression.  It aims to equip employers with resources and practical tips to improve their practice, raise awareness of the importance of workplace adjustments, and transform the experience […]

10:00 am - 11:00 am
London
April 18, 2024
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Changing the image of disability webinar

Business Disability Forum’s ‘Changing the image of disability’ campaign aims to transform the way that disabled people and disability are represented in the media, advertising and marketing. On 5 March we’ll be publicly launching: Guidance on selecting, choosing and using disability-smart images 50 images from our Disability Smart Image Bank for free use by the […]

10:30 am - 11:30 am
London
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April 25, 2024
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Customer & Service User Network

Our next Customer & Service User Network meeting will be held on Thursday, 25 April, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am via Microsoft Teams. Banking for everyone Kathryn Townsend is the Government Disability & Access Ambassador (banking sector), and is just completing her third and final year in-role. She is also the Head of Customer […]

10:00 am - 11:30 am
London

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