Registrations

Registrations are now open!  

Attending the 2021 NZDEN Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference will give you unparalleled opportunities to connect with a powerful network of business leaders, diversity and human resources professionals, industry experts and influencers from the public, private and for-purpose sectors.

Gain insights into ways to build sustainable accessibility and disability inclusion outcomes in your organisation. Share and discover innovative solutions to apply in for your organisation and learn how to support the career development and foster a culture of true belonging for disabled people.

If you experience any accessibility challenges purchasing tickets or wish to talk with someone about this conference, please call 09-242-0511 or email events@accessibilitytick.nz.

Why you should attend   

  • A uniquely New Zealand event relating to disability employment and business in Aotearoa. The first of its kind!
  • Experience a broad range of workshops and presentations, including both local and international guest speakers participating in inspirational presentations and panels. 
  • Share insights and connect with a powerful network of business leaders, diversity practitioners, International speakers, industry experts and influencers. 
  • Learn tested and pioneering practices that facilitate employment, retention and inclusion of disabled people in the workforce.  
  • Take away practical, effective strategies you can apply in your organisation.

Ticket prices

NZDEN/Accessibility Tick members

For representatives from member organisations of the NZ Disability Employers’ Network (Accessibility Tick).

Cost includes:

  • Conference attendance
  • 1 nights accommodation at Novotel Lakeside Rotorua (single room)
  • Full meal package on Thursday (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, buffet dinner)
  • Full meal package on Friday (buffet breakfast, morning tea, lunch)
  • Conference bag

$474 plus GST


NZDEN/Accessibility Tick members – twin share (2 tickets)

For representatives from member organisations of the NZ Disability Employers’ Network (Accessibility Tick).

Cost for those willing to share accommodation with a colleague.

Includes:

  • Conference attendance for two people
  • 1 nights accommodation at Novotel Lakeside Rotorua for two (twin room)
  • Two full meal packages on Thursday (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, buffet dinner)
  • Two full meal packages on Friday (buffet breakfast, morning tea, lunch)
  • Two conference bags

$756 plus GST


NZDEN/Accessibility Tick members – without accomodation

For representatives from member organisations of the NZ Disability Employers’ Network (Accessibility Tick).

Cost includes:

  • Conference attendance
  • Day meals on Thursday (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea)
  • Day meal on Friday (buffet breakfast, morning tea, lunch)
  • Conference bag

$258 plus GST


Non-members

Non-NZDEN members

For people whose organisations are not a member of the NZ Disability Employers’ Network (Accessibility Tick).

Cost includes:

  • Conference attendance
  • 1 nights accommodation at Novotel Lakeside Rotorua (single room)
  • Full meal package on Thursday (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, buffet dinner)
  • Full meal package on Friday (buffet breakfast, morning tea, lunch)
  • Conference bag

$840 plus GST


Non-NZDEN members – twin share (2 tickets)

For representatives from member organisations of the NZ Disability Employers’ Network (Accessibility Tick).

Cost for those willing to share accommodation with a colleague.

Includes:

  • Conference attendance for two people
  • 1 nights accommodation at Novotel Lakeside Rotorua for two (twin room)
  • Two full meal packages on Thursday (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, buffet dinner)
  • Two full meal packages on Friday (buffet breakfast, morning tea, lunch)
  • Two conference bags

$1488 plus GST


Non-NZDEN members – without accomodation

For representatives from member organisations of the NZ Disability Employers’ Network (Accessibility Tick).

Cost includes:

  • Conference attendance
  • Day meals on Thursday (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea)
  • Day meal on Friday (buffet breakfast, morning tea, lunch)
  • Conference bag

$624 plus GST


An extra nights accomodation for the night before the conference (Wednesday 28th July) may be booked during registration for $165 plus GST (single) or $185 plus GST (twin share).

Additional nights accomodation after the conference can be booked at the same discounted rate. Email events@accessibilitytick.nz for more information.

Ticketing and cancellation policy

Substitutions 

  • If, after booking, you are unable to attend, you are welcome to nominate someone else to attend in your place. 
  • Tickets cannot be shared.

Cancellation policy 

  • Refunds are available 28 days before the event. No refunds under 28 days.
  • Covid-19 Interuptions – In the event of a Covid-19 level change that prevents us running the conference, an alternative date will be set approximately 8 weeks later. Further details will become available on our website.

How to register 

During the registration process, you’ll be asked to provide the following information: 

  • full name 
  • organisation name 
  • job title 
  • email address 
  • dietary and accessibility requirements 
  • mobile number 
  • credit card details.

If you experience any accessibility challenges purchasing tickets or wish to talk with someone about this conference, please call 09-242-0511 or email events@accessibilitytick.nz.

Find out more…

Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference

NZ Disability Employers’ Network Conference 2021

Disability Inclusive Pathways

Event description

The inaugural New Zealand Employers’ Network ‘Disability Inclusive Pathways’ Conference offers an exceptional opportunity to connect with other organisations committed to improving disability career and inclusion outcomes. Hear from leading disability experts, experienced practitioners and people with lived experience, including inspiring international and local speakers.

Join our powerful network of business leaders, diversity and human resources professionals, industry experts and influencers from the public, private and for-purpose sectors. Announced speakers include –

Share and discover innovative solutions to apply across your organisation and learn how to support and foster a culture of true belonging for disabled people.

The ‘Disability Inclusive Pathways’ Conference will inspire, empower and deliver pioneering practices that advance organisational inclusion of disabled people.


Agenda

Programme details coming soon.


Find out more…

NZ Disability Employers Network (NZDEN) Meeting – Friday 12th March 2021

Our March NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting will be held via
Zoom Video Conference on Friday 12th March from 10am – noon

Full agenda now available –

Our confirmed guest speakers are –

This will be our first NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting for 2021 and are looking forward to engaging with you all along with this great line up of speakers.

Zoom link will be shared with members over email. If you wish to attend but have not received the link, please email info@accessibilitytick.nz.

NZ Disability Employers Network (NZDEN) Meeting – 23rd November 2020

We are pleased to announce that we can now meet in person again. Our next NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting will be held at the EMA Auckland Office (Google Maps) and Zoom Video Conference on
Monday 23rd November 10am – noon (with a light lunch afterwards)

Agenda will be shared with attendees ahead of the meeting.

Our confirmed guest speakers are –

  • Tania Reed
    Vulnerable Customer Programme Lead at Westpac New Zealand.
    Sharing some of Westpac’s journey creating their Extra Care Programme. Looking to amplify their disability inclusion practices across all their customer offerings.
  • Dr Chandra Harrison
    Managing Director at Access Advisors

    What is the value of ensuring that our online/digital platforms are inclusive of everyone? Why does it make sense?
  • Vivian Naylor
    Barrier Free Advisor & Educator at CCS Disability Action
    Vivian is a highly respected expert in built environment accessibility, working across many major projects in New Zealand. A wealth of knowledge who is always ready to share it with our network.
  • Sharleen Tongalea
    Regional Disability Leadership Coordinator at CCS Disability Action
    Talking about the challenges she faces getting people with a disability in to work.

This will be our final NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting for 2020.

Registration details and a Zoom link (for those wanting to join remotely) will be shared with members over email. If you wish to attend but have not received the link, please email info@accessibilitytick.nz.