The 13th Annual National Disability Summit will return this year on the 15-16 August 2022. We will continue the discussion and review the progress and initiatives in supporting people with disability and their families to maximise independence and participation by creating greater choice.
This passionate audience is broken down into NDIS services providers, community care organisations, state & federal government agencies, council organizations nationwide, NDIS representatives, independent carers, aged care facilities, aged care providers and many more in a knowledge sharing environment.
Topics to be addressed include:
- Regulating, Unregulated NDIS providers
- Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness: what you need to know
- Achieving Quality Person-Centred Care
- Accessing support with regional, rural, and remote regions
- Dreaming big: Using the NDIS to create a good life
- Scheme Sustainability and the Operation of the NDIA
- Reimagining Disability through Co-Design
- The new Australian Disability Strategy 2021 – 2031
- System interface for younger people with disability and aged care
- Addressing the Inconsistency within NDIS: What can we do to prevent this from happening in the future?
- NDIS Appeals and High-Profile Cases
- Improving NDIS accessibility for all
- Supporting our leaders to lead
- Nothing about us without us: we’re not there yet
- Ensuring efficacy and safety when delivering therapy services virtually
- Improving NDIS Access Barriers for People with Psychosocial Disability
- How Participation in Sports can Open Pathways to Employment & Education
NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner
Research Fellow, The Dignity Project, Griffith University
Founder & CEO, iDareU
Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM LLB
2021 QLD Australian of the Year, Doctor, Emergency Department, Gold Coast University Hospital, Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Griffith University
General Manager Disability, Brightwater Group
Head of Projects and Workforce Partnerships, Ability Action Australia
Innovation Manager, Community Lifestyles Agency
The Brain Injury Community
NDIS Integration Coordinator, Brightwater Group
Project Manager, Community Engagement, CFA
A/Prof Michelle Villeneuve
Deputy Director, Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney
Director Policy and Strategic Engagement, Queenslanders with Disability Network
Speech Language Pathologist, Specialised Speech Services
Co-Founder and Community Development Manager, Cairns Support Coordination
Primary Caregiver & Mother to Caden
Dr Camila Shirota
Research Fellow, Griffith University
Principal, Draddy Legal
Disability Inclusion Advocate, and NDIS Plan Recipient
A/Prof Nicola Hancock
The University of Sydney and Centre for Disability Research and Policy
Graeme Innes AM
CEO, ARC Disability Services
Peer Facilitator and Mentor, Physical Disability Council of NSW
General Manager Community & Game Development, Gold Coast Titans
Managing Director, Supporting Potential
CEO, Plan Partners
Melbourne Lead, Hireup
Senior Assistant Ombudsman, Commonwealth Ombudsman
Disability & Aged Care Specialist, Lumary
Dr Ben Gauntlett
Disability Discrimination Commissioner
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Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
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Sponsorship or exhibiting will allow your organization to:
- Build relationships with potential & existing clients
- Network with the industry
- Generate leads from a targeted audience
- Demonstrate your product/service in person
- Build brand awareness
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“Attending the National Disability Summit was a great experience. There was a wide variety of speakers and the Informa staff were amazing and accommodating to meeting everybody’s needs.”
Louise Bugeja, Internode
“You need to be there, to learn more.”
Stephen Odusa, CatholiccareNT
“Always a great event for networking with decision makers and key people from disability organisations that are working on innovative projects.”
Danny Hui, Sameview
“Such an interesting 2 days with a great quality and range of speakers. Well organised and great flow of themes.”
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when & where
15 - 16 Aug 2022
8 Whiteman St,
Southbank VIC 3006
(03) 9292 8888
Book prior to 1st August to take advantage of the Crown’s special rates for attendees of the National Disability Summit.
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Booking after 1st August will be subject to hotel availability and the best rate available at the time of booking.
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