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The First Annual Canadian Congress on Disability Inclusion by Employment and Social Development Canada

May 26, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 27, 2022

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Innovating Together: Celebrating and Driving Disability Inclusion in Canada

This virtual event provides an opportunity to bring people together to exchange ideas and ground breaking insights to help shape accessible and inclusively designed communities and workplaces across Canada.

What to Expect

The first Canadian Congress on Disability Inclusion (CCDI 2022) is more than a conference – it’s the Government of Canada’s new annual milestone event to kick-start National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) celebrations.

This virtual, interactive and inclusive event is free and open to the public.

Here is a sneak peak of what is in store:

  • Some of Canada’s most prominent disability and accessibility advocates, community members, academics, thought leaders and innovators.
  • Next-level networking to exchange ideas and build partnerships.
  • An Innovation Showcase to highlight leading edge accessible and inclusive innovative projects, products and services.
  • A Career Fair for persons with disabilities featuring some of Canada’s most diverse and inclusive employers.

Our Commitment to Accessibility

To ensure everyone has an opportunity to attend and participate, we are making sure the event is accessible.

The event will provide English, French, American Sign Language and Langue des signes Québécoise interpretation as well as English and French captioning.


Registration is open now(opens in a new window)


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May 26, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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