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  • 15:15-15:45

    Alexandria 2
    Opening session
    • Maria Cabré, Aura Fundació, Spain
    • Glòria Canals, Aura Fundació, Spain
    • Luis Cayo, CERMI, Spain
    • Alfonso Gutiérrez, AESE, Spain
    • Luc Henau, EUSE, Belgium
    • Enric Botí Castro de la Peña, ONCE, Spain
    • Sra. Montserrat Buisan, Fundació La Caixa, Spain
    • MHC. Roger Torrent i Ramió, Conseller of Business and Employment
    15:45-16:45

    Alexandria 2
    Digital accessibility and supported employment: How Microsoft and its partners are bridging the disability divide
    • Gillian Maguire, Microsoft, Seattle, USA
    • Hector Minto, UK Government Disability, Microsoft, Oxford, United Kingdom
     17:00-17:30

    Alexandria 2
    WORKSHOP: The Role of Partnership in Microsoft’s Global Supported Employment Program
    • Gillian Maguire, Microsoft, Seattle, USA
    17:00-17:30

    Barcino 1
    Laboral inclusion digital model (Prodis Foundation and Telefonica foundation)
    • Miguel Prieto, Prodis Fundación, Spain
    • Luis Rojo, Telefónica Fundación, Spain
    17:00-17:30

    Barcino 2
    Inclusion paths with Inserta Empleo
    • Angela Cueva, Inserta Empleo, Fundación ONCE, España
    17:00-17:30

    Barcino 3
    AESE history and achieved milestones
    • Borja Jordan de Urries, INICO, Spain
    • Alfonso Gutiérrez Caballero, AESE, Spain
    • María Teresa Peña Quintana, SINPROMI, Spain
    17:00-18:15

    Damascus 1
    Inclusive companies roundtable: 5 different stories, 5 experiences with value, 5 examples of inclusion
    • Daba Nespresso – Carlos Carreido, People Manager
    • Port Aventura & Fundación “Dreams” – Choni Fernández, Sustainability Manager
    • Seidor – Adriana Miracle, People Department
    • Sorigué – Miriam Porres, CSR and Compliance Director
    • Thermoking – Ricard Canela, Department Director
    17:00-17:30

    Damascus 2
    WORKSHOP: Trains, planes, and automobiles. How a cultural exchange sparked an international collaborative on critical reflection on supported employment
    • Tonje Sannes, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway
    17:45-18:15

    Alexandria 2
    Active employment policies
    • Patricia Franco, Consejera of Economy, Business and Employment in Economia, Empreses i Ocupació Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
    • Belén Rebollo, Public Service and Employment, Spain
    17:45-18:15

    Barcino 1
    WORKSHOP: Presentation of the collaboration established between IKEA VALENCIA and the Asindown Foundation to achieve a 360º INKLUSIÖN
    • Lidia Nadal, IKEA IBERICA S.A., Alfafar (Valencia), Spain
    • Manuel Campos, Gerente Fundación Asindown, Valencia, Spain
    17:45-18:15

    Barcino 2
    WORKSHOP: Purpose driven organizations and powerful partnerships to achieve sustainable and good practices of inclusive jobsites for people with disabilities in Colombia
    • Catalina Salazar, RECA Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
    17:45-18:15

    Barcino 3
    ROUND TABLE: Experiences and debate on Public Administrations


    Public employment for people with intellectual disabilities in the Basque Country
    • Piti Arenas, Apnabi, Bizkaia, Spain
    • Ales Gómez, Lantegi Batuak, Bizkaia, Spain
    XIB networking: The collaboration between public administration, social organizations and the business sector
    • Marc Badia, Fundación Catalana Síndrome de Down (FCSD), XIB, Spain
    • Sergi Morera, Instituto Municipal de Personas con discapacidad (IMPD) del Ayuntamiento de Barcelona, XIB, Spain
    18:15-19:00

    Exhibition area
    Cocktail
  • 09:00-09:30

    Alexandria 2
    How to encourage employers?
    • Glòria Canals, Aura Fundació, Barcelona, Spain
    • Mike Evans, Dundee United Suporter's Foundation, Dundee, Scottland
    09:30-10:15

    Alexandria 2
    Transition
    • Ivan Traina, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    • Maria Pallisera, University of Girona, Girona, Spain
    10:15-10:45

    Exhibition area
    COFFEE BREAK
    11:00-11:30

    Alexandria 2
    PRESENTATION: Focus on Ability Short Film Festival
    • Ryan Goodwin, Focus on Ability Film Festival, Sydney, Australia
    11:00-11:30

    Barcino 1
    WORKSHOP: Is it all about skills and competences? What do you need to engage employers?
    • Valentina Brecelj, University Rehabilitation Institute Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    11:00-11:30

    Barcino 2
    WORKSHOP: Why self employment should be A key choice for your candidates
    • Robert Elston, Status Employment Ltd, Croydon, United Kingdom
    • Ashlea Lantz, The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement, Des Moines, EEUU
    11:00-11:30

    Barcino 3
    PRESENTATION: Evolution Down - A life project for the next level
    • Camila González, DiversoLab, Envigado, Colombia
    11:00-11:30

    Damascus 1
    PRESENTATION: Our attitude multiplies our work. Collective ECA: a new 360º methodology combined with Lean
    • Maria Jesus Monsell Morales, Asindown Foundation, Valencia, Spain
    • María Garrido Arce, Asindown Foundation, Valencia, Spain
    11:00-11:30

    Damascus 2
    PRESENTATION: Empowering Futures: All in Glasgow - A unified approach to transforming employability services
    • Ashley Ryan, Enable Works, Motherwell, United Kingdom
    11:00-11:30

    Damascus 3
    WORKSHOP: Job matching is a key component for job coaches to embed successful collaborative practice to ensure employers and potential supported employees get a positive outcome
    • Nerise Oldfield-Thompson, British Association for Supported Employment, Aldershot, United Kingdom
    11:45-12:15

    Alexandria 2
    WORKSHOP: Windows U - Everyday technology for supported employment
    • Hector Minto, UK Government Disability, Microsoft, Oxford, United Kingdom
    11:45-12:15

    Barcino 1
    WORKSHOP: Innovation and challenges in the support system of TAS
    • Cristian Burgos, Aura Fundació, Barcelona, Spain
    11:45-12:15

    Barcino 2
    WORKSHOP: Supported employment (SE), how can you put it into practice?
    • Nele Hulselmans, GTB, Ghent, Belgium
    11:45-12:15

    Barcino 3
    WORKSHOP: Successful employment model for individuals on the autism spectrum
    • Sean Wiltshire, Avalon Employment Inc., St. John's, Canada
    11:45-12:15

    Damascus 1
    PRESENTATION: Innovating in laboral inclusion of people with autism in a changing laboral market
    • Ellen Lombilla, APNABI LAN-AUTISMO BIZKAIA EMPLEO , Bilbao, Spain
    • Alba Martín, APNABI LAN-AUTISMO BIZKAIA EMPLEO, Bilbao , Spain
    11:45-12:15

    Damascus 2
    PRESENTATION: Employment at 25: the new paradigm of work inclusion for people with Down syndrome
    • Pedro Martínez, DOWN ESPAÑA, Madrid, Spain
    11:45-12:15

    Damascus 3
    PRESENTATION: Development of Executive Functions (EF) through work activities in people with autism and intellectual disabilities
    • Marina Jodra Chuan, Asociación Nuevo Horizonte, Madrid, Spain
    12:30-13:00

    Alexandria 2
    PRESENTATION: Innovations in youth employment
    • Anita Sihota, BC Employment Network / Delta Community Living Society, Delta, Canada
    • Dan Collins, BC Employment Network / Inclusion Langley, Langley, Canada
    • Janice Barr, BC Employment Network / Community Living Society, New Westminster, Canada
    12:30-13:00

    Barcino 1
    WORKSHOP: Towards the future of supported employment
    • Jose Rodriguez
    • Maria Francisca Gonzalez
    12:30-13:00

    Barcino 2
    RESEARCH: Supported employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Measuring the Supportive climate for inclusion and its effects on job satisfaction and organizational performance
    • Miquel Àngel Pellicena, Facultat de Psicologia, Ciències de l'Educació i de l'Esport Blanquerna. Universitat Ramon Lull, Barcelona, Spain
    • Conxita Folguera Bellmunt, ESADE. Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, España
    12:30-13:00

    Barcino 3
    WORKSHOP: The expert at anything was once a beginner
    • An-Sofie Secember, GTB, Gent, Belgium
    12:30-13:00

    Damascus 1
    WORKSHOP: Work-related training for people with intellectual disabilities: a challenge for companies
    • Jordi Avellaneda, AURA Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
    12:30-13:00

    Damascus 2
    PRESENTATION: From sheltered workplaces to individual tailormade workplaces
    • Annika Gilen, GTB, Gent, Belgium
    12:30-13:00

    Damascus 3
    PRESENTATION: Employment preparation course with supported internships,promoted in a natural university context for young persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities,under a PCP approach
    • Eliana Gómez Peláez, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
    13:00-15:00

    Port Aventura
    LUNCH
    15:00-15:30

    Alexandria 2
    Quality in supported employment
    • Huw Davies, Independent consultant, Manchester, United Kingdom
    15:30-16:15

    Alexandria 2
    The day one start to disability inclusion
    • Evan Knutson, Amazon, London, United Kingdom
    • Rosa Geoden, Amazon, Spain
    16:15-16:30

    Exhibition area

    TAKE AWAY COFFEE

    16:30-17:00

    Alexandria 2
    WORKSHOP: Virtual Reality - the progress and the challenges
    • Keith Bates, Sixteen Co-operative Ltd, Bristol, United Kingdom
    16:30-17:00

    Barcino 1
    WORKSHOP: Towards the future of Supported Employment with SUMETO (Supported Methods Tool)
    • Annika Malm, Sumeto AB, Gothenburg, Sweden
    16:30-17:00

    Barcino 2
    PRESENTATION: Fostering Inclusion: Diageo's 'We Are All Able' initiative and award-winning partnership with Enable Works
    • Briony Williamson, Enable Works, Motherwell, United Kingdom
    16:30-17:15

    Barcino 3
    WORKSHOP: The Supported Employment Quality Framework and how it's being utilised to embed collaborative partnerships, positive outcomes and quality within supported employment services across European countries
    • Nerise Oldfield-Thompson, British Association for Supported Employment, Aldershot, United Kingdom
    • Grete Wangen, SENO, Oslo, Norway
    16:30-17:00

    Damascus 1
    PRESENTATION: Supported Mobility -Life begins at the end of your comfort zone
    • Charlotta Karlsson-Andersson, Activa foundation, Örebro, Sweden
    16:30-17:00

    Damascus 2
    PRESENTATION: A new approach to empowering people with disabilities employment: Insights from Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    • Noemi Marchiotto, AIAS Bologna Onlus, Bologna, Italy
    16:30-17:00

    Damascus 3
    WORKSHOP: : Detection and prevention of job deterioration of people with disabilities who get old
    • Borja Jordan de Urries, Spain
    17:15-18:00

    Alexandria 2
    Ayho, an integral tech solution for supported employment
    • Iván Carmona, Fundación ONCE, España
    • Nagore Bilbao, Samsung, España
    17:15-18:00

    Barcino 1
    WORKSHOP: Vocational training courses for jobcoaches in France and Germany
    • Kirsten Hohn, BAG UB, Hamburg, Germany
    • Yorick Pedersen, CFEA, Montrouge, Francia.
    17:15-18:00

    Barcino 2
    WORKSHOP: BELVEDERE – Inclusive Qualification and Placement with ICT // PRESENTATION: Employment in transformation 365
    • Alexander Czarnetzki, Hamburger Arbeitsassistenz, Hamburg, Germany
    • Ángela Caballero González, Fundación Down Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    17:15-18:00

    Barcino 3
    WORKSHOP: Supported employment for NEETs with less severe mental health problems: discovering the dreams and needs of the young people
    • Inge Storgaard Bonfils, University College Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    17:15-18:00

    Damascus 1
    WORKSHOP: Innovating success: Seeding and supporting innovative inclusive employment models in Canada
    • Joanna Goode, Canadian Association for Supported Employment, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    17:15-18:00

    Damascus 2
    WORKSHOP: Getting students ready to work: A review of Federal US Legislation . . . A Pre-employment transition services journey for excellence
    • Jerry Alliston, Institute for Disability Studies/The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, United States
    19:30-23:30

    Port Aventura
    GALA DINNER
  • 09:30-10:15

    Alexandria 2

    Rights

    • Monika Chaba, European Comission, Brussels, Belgium
    • Gertrude Oforiwa, United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Ghana
    10:15-11:00

    Alexandria 2

    InnovACTION

    • Lluís Soldevila, Motivation and digital leadership expert, Barcelona, Spain
    11:00-11:30

    Exhibition area
    COFFEE BREAK
    11:45-12:15

    Alexandria 2

    WORKSHOP: The CareTrade Model - offering holistic training and support to into employment and whilst employed from 18 to retirement for autistic and neurodiverent people

    • Judith Kerem, CareTrade CharitableTrust, London, United Kingdom
    11:45-12:15

    Barcino 1

    WORKSHOP: The voice of people with learning disabilities and autism in supported employment: building strong partnership to promote what work

    • Elisa Vigna, National Centre for Mental Health - Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    • Andrea Meek, National Centre for Mental Health - Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    • Gerraint Jones-Griffiths, Learning Disability Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    11:45-12:15

    Barcino 2

    WORKSHOP: Decathlon as a SUEM employer using GTB as a lubricant

    • Lynn Decraene, Decathlon, Evere, Belgium
    11:45-12:15

    Barcino 3

    WORKSHOP: Partnerships with employers  - new methods of engaging employers  post pandemic in Northern Ireland

    • Lydia Lynas, Orchardville, Belfast, United Kingdom
    • Vanessa Hasson, Belfast, United Kingdom
    • Louise Macrory, Belfast, United Kingdom
    11:45-12:15

    Damascus 1

    PRESENTATION: Development of supported employment in France since 2016

    • Didier Eyssartier, Agefiph, Bagneux, France
    11:45-12:15

    Damascus 2

    RESEARCH: Integrating Supported Employment and psychosocial services for young adults with less severe mental health problems in Denmark

    • Inge Storgaard Bonfils, Department of Social Work, University College Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    12:30-13:00

    Alexandria 2

    PRESENTATION: Multi-level partnership working- bringing together a broad range of organisations to deliver creative employment outcomes

    • Norman Sterritt, Triangle Progression to Employment Service, Ballymoney, United Kingdom
    12:30-13:00

    Barcino 1

    PRESENTATION: Personalizing support in accordance to the Rights of people with Disability

    • Anna Armengou, ACTAS, Barcelona, Spain
    12:30-13:00

    Barcino 2

    RESEARCH: People with intellectual and developmental disabilities in employment. Facilitators and barriers from the perspective of employees and job coaches

    • Imma Rosell Morales, DINCAT, Barcelona, Spain
    12:30-13:00

    Barcino 3

    PRESENTATION: Discovering talent to work!

    • Frida Jiménez Holm, Esment Foundation, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    • Neus Fuster Morales, Esment Foundation, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    12:30-13:00

    Damascus 1

    RESEARCH: Innovative and extended 'Supported Employment approach' to reduce barriers for people with mental disorders

    • Julia Guerreira Ríos, Fundación Intras, Valladolid, Spain
    12:30-13:00

    Damascus 2

    PRESENTATION: Evolve me to learn

    • Kaiti Katsouda, Theotokos Foundation, Ilion, Greece
    13:00-15:00

    Port Aventura
    LUNCH
    15:00-15:45

    Alexandria 2

    WORKSHOP: LIGHTS, CAMERA….POSITIVE ACTION – employment for disabled people in the creative industries

    • Paula Campbell, Northern Ireland Screen Creative Industry New Entrants SchemeBelfast, United Kingdom
    15:00-15:45

    Barcino 1

    RESEARCH: Unleashing potential: turning your corporate databases into a goldmine for fundraising

    • Arartxa, Dañobeitia, Aura Fundació, Barcelona, Spain
    • Cyntha Gerlinger, Aura Fundació, Barcelona, Spain
    • Sonia González, Aura Fundació, Barcelona, Spain
    15:00-15:45

    Barcino 2

    RESEARCH: Integrating research and practice into a work ability evaluation approach:  Untangling the concept of work ability (evaluation) and IMBA as a good practice example

    • Stien Hennaert, GTB/Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    15:00-15:45

    Barcino 3

    WORKSHOP: Everyone on board! How to engage your organisation, staff, clients and partners

    • Katrien Lyppens, GTB, Gent, Belgium
    15:00-15:45

    Damascus 1

    WORKSHOP: Employment First: Advancing the right of people with disabilities to employment in the open labor market

    • Julie Christensen, Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), Rockville, United States
    15:00-15:45

    Damascus 2

    WORKSHOP: Shaping Futures: un ejemplo de alianza estratégica entre una empresa internacional (Schwarzkopf Professional) y una ONG regional (FCSD) para incidir en la inclusión laboral

    • Marc Badia, Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down, Barcelona, España
    16:00-17:00

    Alexandria 2

    Future

    • Joan Anton Català, Science Communicator, Barcelona, Spain
    17:00-17:30

    Alexandria 2
    CLOSING SESSION
    • Virginia Carcedo Yllera, General Secretary and Director of Transformation, Excellence and Equality of the ONCE Foundation and General Secretary Inserta Empleo
    • Glòria Canals, AURA Fundació, Spain
    • Luc Henau, EUSE, Belgium
    • Alfonso Gutierrez, AESE, Spain