Date: Saturday 18 November 2017          

Venue: Birmingham City University

In collaboration with World Health Innovative Summit, Include Me TOO and Birmingham City University .

This event marks the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 10th anniversary  and the 60th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration. The event will have speakers presenting on a range of topics, various panels for discussions, workshops all aiming to share solutions, insights and sharing learning to achieve the future we all aim to achieve a Disability, Inclusive, and Safe Society for All.

Speakers include:

  • Kamran Malik (CEO Disability Rights UK)
  • Mik Scarlet  (Broadcaster, journalist, campaigner & inclusion expert)
  • Carly Jones (British filmmaker and Autism Advocate)
  • Saba Salman (Freelance social affairs journalist and regular writer for the Guardian)
  • Sam Renke (Actress and Disability activist)

The event includes panel discussions and workshops as follows:

Presentations and Panel Discussions:

  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRDP) what the reality is in UK
  • Recognising Multi discrimination and the role of CRPD and Equality Act 2010
  • Inclusive technology supporting Independent Living, Support and Access
  • Building stronger foundations for Disability Inclusion (Media and Access)
  • Safeguarding and ending violence, and all forms of abuse against disabled children and adults   
  • How can we ensure we have disability inclusive implementation of the Global Sustainable Development Goals.

Workshops:

Supporting the rights and participation of disabled children, young people and adults

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Improving implementation and reducing inequalities

Addressing Health inequalities for Learning Disabled and Autistic persons

Increasing opportunities and choices to disabled persons inclusion and contribution towards sustainable economic growth and access to employment

Building a disability inclusive, safe and accessible society with inclusive transport and public spaces

For more information of to book a place visit http://includemetoo.org.uk/2017/09/19/leaving-no-one-behind/