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Programme

Conference Language: The language of the conference will be English with interpretation into Greek.

Real-time captioning will be available. 

Conference Venue:

Please note that this is a preliminary conference programme and changes may still be made.

 

Wednesday 16 October, 2024

   14:00 - 16:00COM-IN Closing Conference: Supporting the communication skills of children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities

 

Thursday 17 October, 2024

   08:00 - 08:45

Registrations 

   08:45 - 09:30

Welcoming Remarks

   09:30 - 10:00          Keynote Speech

   10:00 - 11:00

Panel 1: What do businesses need to do to be more inclusive?

   11:00-11:30Coffee Break

   11:30 - 12:45

Panel 2: What support do persons with disabilities need to work on the open labour market?

   12:45 - 14:15Lunch Break
   14:15 - 15:30

Workshops:

1) Accessing and retaining employment in the open labour market

2) Strenghtening capacities of employment and integration services

3) Ensuring reasonable accommodation at work

4) Boosting hiring and combating stereotypes

   15:30End of Day 1
   19:30Conference Dinner

Friday 18 October, 2024

   09:00 - 09:45               

Morning Huddle

   09:50 - 11:00            

Workshops on enabling Legal Frameworks

6) Levaraging state aid to enhance employment opportunities for persons with disabilities

7) Creating jobs: the role of public procurement

8) Enabling Vocational Education and Training for open labour market employment

9) Supported employment legislation and promising practices

10) Navigating the Greek Legal System

   11:00 - 11:30           

Coffee Break
   11:30 - 13:00

Innovative approaches & Practical tools for delivering Open Labour Market approaches for different target groups

Workshops

11) How to best support people with autism and intellectual disabilities?

12) How to best support people with visual and sensory disabilities?

13) European Sectoral Skills Strategy: B-WISE project

14) Business: speed dating

15) Research!

   13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
   14:00 - 15:10 Panel 3: Moving Forward: How to create jobs on the open labour market?
   15:10 - 15:30 Concluding Remarks

   15:30

End of Day 2