Minister Qualtrough to host a National Disability Summit on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in Canada

Media advisory

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, will host a two-day conference entitled ‘Building an Inclusive Canada: A National Disability Summit’. The Minister will deliver a keynote speech and closing remarks, while also attending sessions throughout the two-day conference.

Media are invited to attend portions of the Summit, as detailed below.

Media availability will follow the Minister’s remarks both days.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local

:             Thursday, May 9, 2019
:              9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
                        – Armchair Discussion: Creating a Culture of Inclusiveness, moderated by Craig Oliver

                        11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
                        – Panel Presentation: Taking Stock, moderated by Yazmine Laroche, Deputy Minister for Public Service Accessibility

                           1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
                        – Keynote speech: Moving from Accommodation to Inclusion, Minister Qualtrough


:                Friday, May 10, 2019
:                2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
                           – Closing Remarks, Minister Qualtrough

      Delta City Centre Hotel
                           International Ballroom
                           101 Lyon Street North
                           Ottawa, Ontario


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