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5th Annual Positive Futures Conference

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The Arc of Greater Houston's 5th Annual Positive Futures Conference. "Creating a Future of Employment for People with IDD".

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Thursday, November 12

9:00-10:00 "Perspective on Hiring People with Disabilities" - David Quilleon, Senior Vice President, Global Mission, State Development and Operations, Best Buddies International

10:15-11:00 "What it Takes to Be Work Ready" - Austin Hansen, Self-Advocate & Transition Specialists Panel

11:15-12:00 "Finding Your Path to Employment" - Michael Gutierrez, Special Projects Manager, Employer Services Division, Workforce Solutions & Anna Kluth, Student HireAbility Navigator, Workforce Solutions

12:45-1:30 "Policy and Advocacy in Employment for Texas" - Ginger Mayeaux, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy, The Arc of Texas

Friday, November 13

English

8:30-9:30 "Entrepreneurial Opportunities for People with Disabilities" - Thomas D’Eri, Co-Founder, COO, Rising Tide Car Wash

9:30-10:00 "A Provider’s Perspective of Entrepreneurial Opportunities for People with Disabilities" The Hub Houston Panel

10:15-11:00 "Managing Your Benefits and Work" - Andy Hardwick, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Association

11:15-12:00 "Employment Initiatives in Houston" - Gabe Cazares, Director, Houston Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

Spanish

8:30-9:30 "Empresariales Para Personas con Discapacidad" - Thomas D’Eri, Cofundador, COO, Rising Tide Car Wash

9:30-10:00 "Prospectiva del Proveedor: Oportunidades Empresariales Para Personas con Descapacidad" -El Grupo del Hub Houston

10:15-11:00 "Manejando Sus Beneficios Y Trabajo" - Andy Hardwick, Especialista en Asuntos Publicos, Administracion de Seguro Social

11:15-12:00 "Iniciativas de Empleo en Houston" - Gabe Cazares, Director, Oficina del Alcalde de Houston Para Personas con Discapacidades

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