AODA Call for Action: Enabling Change

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A FREE One-Day Seminar for Senior Leaders led by Accessibility Consultant Christine Karcza

Are you looking to grow your organization’s customer base, improve your end-user experience, or target the untapped market of consumers with disabilities? Do you want your business to be recognized as a progressive and inclusive industry leader in accessibility? Join us for AODA Call for Action: Enabling Change on October 3!

This seminar, led by Accessibility Consultant Christine Karcza, will review the business imperative for accessibility, diversity, and inclusion, as well as the requirements for aligning with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) through hands-on learning activities and peer-led panel discussions.

After this one-day seminar, you will leave with:

  • strategies for championing diversity and inclusivity in your organization as a business practice
  • a framework and tools to implement an AODA action plan
  • tested best practices for maintaining and increasing your customer base and employee talent pool

Who Should Attend?

This seminar will appeal to managers and executives from Ontario businesses, educational institutions, public and private SMEs, and nonprofit organizations who are looking to create and implement AODA action plans.

Event Information

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Location: Ryerson University
Fee: FREE

Lunch will be served.

Note: You will be required to fill out a pre-event and post-event survey in order to participate.

About Christine Karcza

Christine Karcza

With over 30 years of experience in disability management, Christine Karcza has helped transform organizations into banner destinations for people of all abilities. Before starting her own company, she had a varied career at RBC Financial Group, the Government of Ontario, and the Ontario March of Dimes.

Christine’s “I can do this!” attitude, shaped by managing the challenges of her own disability, has helped inspire countless individuals and businesses to find both innovative and realistic solutions to overcoming barriers that prevent full participation by people with disabilities.

Clients include the Royal Bank of Canada, Stratford Festival, Art Gallery of Ontario, Consulting Engineers of Ontario, Waterfront Toronto, Ontario General Contractors Association, and the Royal Ontario Museum.

She is the recipient of the Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award for Students, a Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Adrienne Clarkson Public Service Laureateship Award, and many volunteer service and leadership awards.

For More Information

For more information about this seminar, contact Brigid Elmy, Special Projects Officer, Business Development and Strategic Planning, at belmy@ryerson.ca.

Funded by:

Government of Ontario