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Disability Employment Symposium 2012

5th Annual Disability Employment Symposium Hosted by Community Futures Treaty 7 Location: Delta Calgary South, 135 Southland Drive S.E Calgary Alberta When: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 to Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Contact: Community Futures Treaty 7 WebSite: www.cft7.ca "Keeping the Momentum, Moving Forward" this event will address employer awareness, concerns, strategies, requirements, and effective and 'best' practices. The Symposium is to help improve employer's understanding of First Nations/Aboriginal persons with disabilities and/or multi barriers; facilitate and build relationships by assisting and helping to create linkages between employers and T7 employment centres (on and off reserve); encourage and support opportunities for collaborations and partnerships between businesses and T7 employment centres and urban contracts; and initiate collaborations to hire and retain First Nations persons with disabilities and multi barriers. The needs of the community are unique, and this symposium provides a distinct opportunity to identify specific issues and build workable solutions.. Event Details. Location: 135 Southland Drive