Festival of Workplace Inclusion 2023

An annual event exploring neuro-inclusion at work & beyond!

Discover how to create workplaces more inclusive of neurodiversity, disability, and multilingual employees.

With this year’s theme being ‘Transforming tomorrow’, future gaze with your peers and uncover new and trending strategies that’ll help you revolutionise your workplace. Gain insights that’ll help you to make big strides towards a more inclusive future. For your employees now and prospective employees to come.

Meet the Keynote

Caroline Casey, The Valuable 500

As a global change agent with an ambitious mission, Caroline will be sharing how to set achievable goals that lead to big impact for disability inclusion.

Watch now and gain advice that'll help you to work effectively in your teams - whether your organisation is big or small, and your teams local or global.

Speakers include:

Dr Abigail Gilbert, Institute for the Future of Work

Public policy researcher now specialising in AI governance for the workplace.

Hiren Shukla, EY

Global Neurodiversity Leader

Danielle Biddick, Dell

Program Manager, Diversity Talent Acquisition

Bhushan Sethi, PwC US

Partner, Strategy&

Diane Lightfoot, Business Disability Forum

CEO

Kim Whippy, PwC UK

Enablement Manager

Marcia Dukes, MassMutual

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Lead

Carole Mendonca, Deloitte Canada

National Leader of Accessibility

Registration is open

This virtual event is for anyone interested in improving inclusion in the workplace.

This includes Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, HR, Training & Development professionals as well as Employee Resource Groups sponsors and representatives. Whether you're just starting your journey towards a more inclusive workplace, or are already on your way.

What to expect…

  • 10 sessions covering topics including: Dyslexia, Neurodiversity programs, Universal Design, the changing landscape of HR, the role of Employee Resources Groups, and much more!
  • Expert insights from organisations including: EY, PwC, Deloitte, The Valuable 500, CIPD, Neurodiversity in Business, Disability:IN, Genius Within, and many others.
  • Access to free downloadable resources that’ll help you to make a lasting impact in your organisation.

Together, we can build a more inclusive tomorrow for the world of work.

The agenda

Across 10 sessions explore how you can make positive changes across the full employee lifecycle.

Inclusive recruitment & onboarding

Explore how to approach inclusive recruitment with big-picture thinking. From how to create a holistic strategy that both welcomes diverse talent, and empowers thriving careers. To how to align your strategy with ESG goals to drive business benefits in the process.

Retaining and developing diverse talent

Discover how to create a universally inclusive working environment. Hear from neurodivergent thinkers and inclusion experts as they share strategies proven to encourage all potential to shine.

Creating a truly inclusive culture

61% of neurodivergent workers have experienced stigma in the workplace. These sessions will explore how to create a culture that promotes acceptance, inclusion & belonging. Understand how you can make an impact, no matter what your role is.

Inclusive technology & Artificial intelligence

Uncover the role of inclusive technology in driving neuro-inclusion company-wide. Gain insights from leading organisations as they share how their approach has led to impactful change. For not only their workforce, but business performance too.