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NADSN Spring Conference 2016

NADSN Spring Conference 2016

Location: Norcroft Lounge

Date and Time:
Fri 22 Apr 2016, 09:00 - 16:00

Duration: 1 day

The University of Bradford's Disabled Staff Network, n-able, in collaboration with Purple Space, is hosting the National Association of Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN) Spring conference on Friday 22 April 2016.

NADSN is

  • an umbrella “super-network” that brings together disabled staff networks, groups and fora across the United Kingdom and beyond.
  • focussed on institutes of higher and further education (ie universities, colleges, etc), but open to any interested organisation (public, private, social or voluntary).
  • a collective platform to share experiences and good practice, and to examine challenges and opportunities.

Our confirmed speakers will include:

The proposed format of the day is as follows: 

09:00 – 09:30

Registration

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome from Brian Cantor (VC) and Hamied Haroon (Chair of NADSN)

09:45 – 10:45

Linda Robson, The Open University: The inclusive institution – Are we nearly there yet?

10:45 – 11:00

Refreshments

11:00 – 12:00

Mole Chapman, Equality Training: What I do is not who I am!

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:45

The Power of Staff Networks Panel Discussion: Chaired by Kate Nash OBE with guests: Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE, Thomas Anderson (Inclusive Networks), Hamied Haroon (NADSN), David Caldwell (Barclays), Udy Archibong MBE (UOB).

14:45 – 15:00

Refreshments

15:00 – 15:45

Continuation of discussion focussing on the tools needed to make a successful network.

15:45 – 16:00

Thank you and Close

The conference will be held in the Norcroft Centre on City Campus from 9:30 to 16:00 where lunch and refreshments will be provided.

n-able is proud to be hosting this event as part of the University of Bradford’s Diversity Festival which is running from 18 – 22 April 2016. Please see the Diversity Festival's full programme of events.

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