2013 DISABILITY MATTERS ASIA-PACIFIC

WELCOME

Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards

When: September 18-19, 2013  
Where: Bangalore, India  
Location: Marriot Whitefield Hotel  

 

 

Springboard Consulting, LLC is pleased to welcome you to the Third Annual Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards. This most important corporate event will host a welcome reception and a full-day of content, plus the highly celebrated awards ceremony.

As in prior years, our conference will feature outstanding content as delivered by leading disability experts from corporations, academia, non-governmental organizations and governments from across the Asia-Pacific Region.  There will be amazing, inspirational stories as shared by our keynote presenters. A highlight of every year’s event is the sharing of our honorees award-winning practices related to the successful mainstreaming of people who either have a disability or have a child or other dependent with special needs in the workforce, workplace and marketplace.

As in prior years, honoree categories include:

Workforce –  This award is in consideration of a company’s programs/initiatives that touch on recruiting, training, reasonable accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Workplace –  This award is in consideration of a company’s programs/initiatives that touch on Disability Employee Resource Groups, Mentor Programs, Etiquette & Awareness Initiatives, the delivery/dissemination of educational Information and resources and company-wide celebratory events.

Marketplace –  This award is in consideration of a company’s programs/initiatives that focus on the marketing of products and/or services (mainstream and targeted) to the disability community.

Please join us and our Host Sponsor,  Krunthai-AXA Life Insurance Co., Ltd. as we Celebrate, Educate, Inspire and Network.

We look forward to your participation in the 2015 Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards and are confident it will help you see that disability-focused initiatives — whether in the workplace, workforce, or marketplace — are not just a strategic advantage, but a business imperative.

Contact Us

Continue to check back with us as we update our sponsors daily! If interested in becoming a Sponsor or participating in the event, there is still time! To become a sponsor, please contact Jill Frankel, Director, Global Events; E: jill@consultspringboard.com; T: 1-973-813-7260 x.106.  To purchase a ticket, click here >> http://2020site.consultspringboard.com/disability-matters/about/2015dmap/dmap-ticket-purchase/.

WELCOME

Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards

When: September 18-19, 2013  
Where: Bangalore, India  
Location: Marriot Whitefield Hotel  

 

 

PROGRAM DETAILS

 

2013 Disability Matters ASIAPAC Conference

Educate, Inspire, Network
 
 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013

Scheduled Time   Session   Location
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, IST   Cisco Briefing Center Tour   Cisco Systems (India) Private Limited
         
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, IST   Welcome Reception   Cisco Systems (India) Private Limited

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013

Scheduled Time   Session   Location
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM, IST   Registration /
Continental Breakfast
  Cisco Systems (India) Private Limited
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM, IST   Conference   Cisco Systems (India) Private Limited

 

LOCATION:

Cisco Systems (India) Private Limited
Cisco Globalisation Centre
SEZ Unit, Cessna Business Park
Kadubeesanahalli Village
Varthur Hobli, Sarjapur Marathalli Outer Ring Road
BANGALORE, KARNATAKA 560 087
INDIA
Tel: + 91 80 4426 0000
Fax: + TBD

 

EVENT ATTIRE & OTHER:

  • Business Attire
  • The conference will be held in English.

 

HELP:

If you have any questions regarding this conference, please contact:
Sigrid Senamaud at sigrid@consultspringboard.com; T: 001-973-813-7260 x. 5
Ivette Lopez at ivette@consultspringboard.com; T: 001-973-813-7260 x. 102

WELCOME

Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards

When: September 18-19, 2013  
Where: Bangalore, India  
Location: Marriot Whitefield Hotel  

 

 

2013 Disability Matters ASIAPAC Conference

Educate, Inspire, Network
 

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA
2013  Disability Matters ASIAPAC Conference
 
Cisco Systems (India) Private Limited
Cisco Globalisation Centre
SEZ Unit, Cessna Business Park
Kadubeesanahalli Village
Varthur Hobli, Sarjapur Marathalli Outer Ring Road
BANGALORE, KARNATAKA 560 087
INDIA
Tel: + 91 80 4426 0000
Fax: + TBD

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013:
5:00PM – 6:00PM IST   Cisco Briefing Center Tour (OPTIONAL)
(A reservation is required and can be made during the
registration process – space is limited.)
    Experience interactive demonstrations that shows how Cisco’s
innovative solutions and architectures are solving critical
business problems.   The demonstrations will also show what
Cisco believes is the vision of how business will be done in the
future.
     
6:30PM – 8:30PM IST   Welcome Reception
   

Speaker(s):

Gregory Akers – Senior Vice President of Advanced Security
Initiatives TRIAD, Cisco

 

Thursday, September 19, 2013:
8:00AM – 8:30AM IST   Registration, Continental Breakfast
     
8:30AM – 8:45AM IST   Welcome & Opening Remarks
   

Speaker(s):

 

  • Nadine Vogel – CEO, Springboard Consulting
  • Sanjay Pal – Vice President for Advanced Services / Cisco
     
8:45AM – 9:15AM IST   Special Presentation
     
9:15AM – 11:00AM IST   Workforce Panel*
   

Panelist(s):

 

  • AXA Life Insurance
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Fast Retailing /UNIQLO 
  • Goldman Sachs
     *The panel discussion will be followed by a Learning Exercise
     
11:00AM – 11:15AM IST   Networking Break
     
11:15AM – 11:45AM IST   Keynote
     
11:45AM – 1:00PM IST   Marketplace Panel*
   

Panelist(s):

 

  • Mphasis
  • IndiGO Air
     *The panel discussion will be followed by a Learning Exercise
     
1:00PM – 2:00PM IST   Luncheon
     
2:00PM – 3:45PM IST   Workplace Panel*
   

Panelist(s):

 

  • Accenture
  • Cisco
  • Mindtree Limited
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Wipro
     *The panel discussion will be followed by a Learning Exercise
     
3:45PM – 4:00PM IST   Networking Break
     
4:00PM – 5:00PM IST  

Awards Presentation

 

  • Nadine Vogel – CEO, Springboard Consulting
     
5:00PM – 5:30PM IST   Charting out Next Steps & Closing Remarks
     

 

 

 

WELCOME

Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards

When: September 18-19, 2013  
Where: Bangalore, India  
Location: Marriot Whitefield Hotel  

 

 

HOTEL INFORMATION & TRANSPORTATION

 

2013 Disability Matters ASIAPAC Conference

Educate, Inspire, Network
 

 

Listed below is the suggested hotel(s) which offers the host’s discounted rates upon request and availability.

HOTELS

Please mention that you are attending the Disability Matters conference at Cisco, to receive Cisco’s special negotiated rate.

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Marriott Whitefield Hotel* (PREFERRED HOTEL) – Complimentary transportation will be offered from the hotel to the conference on September 19. 
Plot No. 75, EPIP Area, 8th Road,
Near Sri Sathya Sai Hospital,
Whitefield, Bangalore, Karnataka 560066
*To receive a special negotiated rom rate of $143 + tax please contact directly:
natasha.abedin@marriott.com

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Ibis Hotel: $50 + tax (single occupancy) (includes breakfast)
Opposite RMZ Ecospace Business Park
Marthahalli – Sarjapur Outer Ring Road
Bengaluru – 560103, Karnataka, India
Phone: +91 (80) 66700600

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NOVOTEL Hotel Bengaluru Techpark
Opposite RMZ Ecospace Business
Park,Outer Ring Road,
Marathahalli-Sarjapur,Bellandur,
Bangalore, Karnataka 560103
Phone (+91)80 66 705000

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TRANSPORTATION

Preferred Vendor: please mention that you are attending a conference held by Cisco

H.B.Narahari
Phone: +91 80 4293 3666 option # 4
Mobile +91 9008464748
nharisam@cisco.com

Trinity Cabs
Contact: Praveen
Phone: 9980059703 / 9844059703

 

PARKING AT CISCO

There is no parking available at CISCO. We recommend participants to be dropped off at the event site.

 

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WELCOME

Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards

When: September 18-19, 2013  
Where: Bangalore, India  
Location: Marriot Whitefield Hotel  

 

 

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WELCOME

Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards

When: September 18-19, 2013  
Where: Bangalore, India  
Location: Marriot Whitefield Hotel  

 

 

WELCOME

Disability Matters Asia-Pacific Conference & Awards

When: September 18-19, 2013  
Where: Bangalore, India  
Location: Marriot Whitefield Hotel  

 

 

WORKFORCE AWARD RECIPIENTS

WORKPLACE AWARD RECIPIENTS

MARKETPLACE AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

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