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Entrepreneurship for People with Disabilities

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TU Dublin

Kevin Street Lower

D08 NF82 Dublin

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This Seminar is seeking to understand the supports that are currently available in Ireland to people with disabilities who wish to become self-employed. Through the presentation of different perspectives from a range of speakers, the ambition is to identify what future actions can be taken to make entrepreneurship a more visible option within the community.

The following is the schedule for the event:

09.45 Registration

10.00 Welcome - Prof Tom Cooney (TU Dublin)

10.15 Comprehensive Employment Strategy for People with Disabilities 2015-2024 - Fergus Finlay (Chair of the Implementation Group)

10.45 Employment and Disability - Marion Wilkinson (National Disability Authority)

11.00 Empowering People with Disabilities to Live Self-determined Lives - Des Henry (WALK)

11.15 Tea / Coffee

11.30 An Entrepreneur's Perspective - Noelle Daly (Mobility Mojo)

11.45 Introducing a Different Approach to Self-Employment - Eileen Daly (The AT Network)

12.00 Developing Enterprise Support Materials - Helen McQuillan (Employability Clare)

12.15 Learning from Canada - Brian Aird (TEAM Work Cooperative, Canada)

12.40 What Next? - Audience Participation

13.00 Networking Lunch (Tea / Coffee / Sandwiches) - PLEASE CONTACT ME BY EMAIL IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC FOOD REQUIREMENTS

14.00 Seminar Closes

The Seminar is FREE and open to people of all backgrounds who would like to positively contribute to this discussion.

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