Disability and Work in Canada (DWC) Virtual Conference 2022

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Disability and Work in Canada (DWC) Initiative

The Disability and Work in Canada 2022 (DWC 2022) Conference will be held virtually this year on November 29 & 30 and December 7 & 8, 2022.

Disability and Work in Canada 2022 Virtual Conference

Disability, inclusion and belonging in the Canadian Workplace

The Disability and Work in Canada 2022 (DWC 2022) Conference will be held virtually this year over four days. (November 29 & 30 and December 7 & 8) from 12:15-3:30 EST. The theme for this year’s conference is the “Disability, inclusion and belonging in the Canadian Workplace,” with subthemes for each day as follows:

  • Tuesday November 29, 2022, at 12:15-3:30 EST – Disability in the workplace
  • Wednesday November 30, 2022, at 12:15-3:30 EST – Inclusion in the workplace
  • Wednesday December 7, 2022, at 12:15-3:30 EST – Belonging in the workplace
  • Thursday December 8, 2022, at 12:15-3:30 EST – Inclusive workplace strategy

Thank you for attending the DWC2022 Virtual Conference! 

The conference videos will be posted on the DWC2022 Conference website as they become available. The videos will also be available on the CRWDP YouTube channel as they become available.

DWC2022 Public Program

Access the DWC2022 Conference Program (Word)

We are pleased to provide ASL interpretation and CART for all the conference sessions, and French-English interpretation for all keynotes and many of the parallel sessions (there will be a note in the program: “Des interprètes français-anglais seront disponibles / French-English interpreters will be available).

Welcome to the DWC2022 Conference! Video:


Meet your Keynote Speakers!

Keynote speakers are Minister Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, & Disability Inclusion), Jade Pichette (Director of Programs, Pride at Work Canada), Bea Bruske (President, Canadian Labour Congress), Tim Rose (Senior Consultant, Accessibility, CIBC) and Perrin Beatty (President & CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce).

Disability & Work in Canada Conference.  Nov. 29 & 30 and Dec. 7 & 8. Time: 12:15 - 3:30 EDT.   Meet your Keynote Speakers. Minister Qualtrough. Minister of Employment, Workforce Development & Disability Inclusion.  Jade Pichette. Director of Programs, Pride at Work Canada.  Bea Bruske. President, Canadian Labour Congress.  Tim Rose. Senior Consultant, Accessibility, CIBC.   Perrin Beatty. President & CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce.   Conference Theme: The theme for this year's conference is "Disability, Inclusion and Belonging in the Canadian Workplace"  Scan QR code to register.

DWC2022 Conference Website

DWC2022 Virtual Conference website

DWC2022 Participant Guide

Download our DWC2022 Participant Guide for more information about navigating the conference website and participating in the conference sessions. If you still have questions after reviewing the information below, don’t hesitate to contact us at info@DWCStrategy.ca. We are here to help.

DWC2022 Speaker Package

Instructions and guidelines for presenters of the Disability and Work in Canada 2022 conference are available at the following link:

Instructions for Presenters (Speakers' Package) (Word)

HTC2022_Instructions_pour_les_présentateurs (kit de l'orateur)_Final (Word)

DWC Strategy

The DWC Strategy is available at the following link:



You can access all conference presentation videos and materials from the previous conferences held in 2017-2021, on CRWDP's DWC Past Events page.

Stay tuned for the DWC2022 dates and updates! You can receive DWC updates by signing up to the DWC distribution list at info@dwcstrategy.ca.


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