2017 DISABILITY MATTERS EUROPE

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WELCOME

The 5th Annual Disability Matters Europe Conference & Awards

When:

9-10 October 2017

Where: Parma, Italy 
Location:
STARHOTELS – DU PARC
Viale Piacenza, 12/C
43100 Parma
Italia
 

 

 

HOSTED BY:

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 BARILLA G & R FRATELLI
Barilla is an Italian family-owned food company. Established in 1877, it’s now an international Group present in more than 100 countries. A world leader in the markets of pasta and ready–to–use sauces in continental Europe, bakery products in Italy and crispbread in Scandinavia, the Barilla Group is recognized worldwide as a symbol of Italian know–how. Information about Barilla G & R Fratelli can be found at http://www.barillagroup.com.

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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BEBE VIO
Athlete/Medalist, Fencing
Biography

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 Ivette Lopez, C.O.O. & Chief of Staff; E: ivette@consultspringboard.com; T: 1-973-813-7260 x.102.

PROGRAM DETAILS

EVENT ATTIRE

 

  • Conference Attire:  Business Attire
  • Awards Ceremony & Dinner:  Cocktail Attire

 

LOCATION:

STARHOTELS – DU PARC
Viale Piacenza, 12/C
43100 Parma
Italia
E: duparc.pr@starhotels.it
T: +39 0521 292929

 

EVENT ATTIRE:

  •  Conference: Business Attire
  •  Awards Ceremony and Dinner: Cocktail Attire

 

HELP:

If you have any questions regarding this conference, please contact:

 

 

AGENDA

The 6th Annual Disability Matters Europe Conference & Awards

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MONDAY,  9 OCTOBER, 2017:

  
TimeTopic
6:30 pm – 7:00 pmRegistration
7:00 pm – 9:00 pmWelcome Reception

 

Opening Remarks:

  • Nadine Vogel
    Chief Executive Officer, Springboard Consulting, LLC
  • Kristen Anderson
    Chief Diversity Officer, Barilla G e R Fratelli

TUESDAY,  10 OCTOBER, 2017:

  
TimeTopic
8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:15 amWelcome and Opening Remarks

 

  • Nadine Vogel
    Chief Executive Officer, Springboard Consulting, LLC
  • Claudio Colzani
    Chief Executive Officer, Barilla G e R Fratelli
9:15 am – 10:15 amWorkforce Panel

 

Moderator:

  • Alberto Fangareggi
    Sr. R&D Director DOW Polyurethanes EMEAI, Dow Italia S.r.l.

 Honorees:

  • Consuelo Battistelli
    Diversity Engagement Partner, IBM Italia S.p.A.

Panelist(s): 

  • Elisa Di Luca
    Head of Disability and Dyslexia Support Office,
    Università degli Studi di Padova 
  • Dr. Fabrizio Fea
    Vice President, EASPD (European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities) 
10:15 am – 10:45 amLearning Exercise
10:45 am – 11:00 amBREAK 
11:00 am – 12:00 pmSpecialty Session: Mental Health in the Workplace

 

Moderator:

  • Laurence Duretz
    Country Manager, Psya Italia 

Panelist(s):

  • Francesco Baglioni
    Director, Progetto Itaca Milano
  • Gabriele Giorgi
    Professor and Researcher, Università Europea di Roma (UER)
12:00 pm – 12:30 pmLearning Exercise
12:30 pm – 1:15 pmKeynote Presentation

 

Introduction:

  • Paolo Barilla
    Chairman, Barilla G e R Fratelli

Keynote:

  • Bebe Vio
    Athlete/Medalist, Fencing
1:15 pm – 2:15 pmNETWORKING LUNCHEON
2:15 pm – 3:30 pmSPECIALTY SESSION:  Making the Workplace Organizationally Ready 

 

  • Nadine Vogel
    Chief Executive Officer, Springboard Consulting, LLC
3:30 pm – 3:45 pmBREAK
3:45 pm – 4:15 pmDisability Champion Panel

 

Moderator:

  • Kristen Anderson
    Chief Diversity Officer, Barilla G e R Fratelli

Honoree(s):

  • Niamh Carew
    Senior Manager, Dell EMC
4:15 pm – 5:15 pmSPECIALTY SESSION:  Legislation Around the Region / Experiential Learning

 

Moderator:

  • Nadine Vogel
    Chief Executive Officer, Springboard Consulting, LLC

Facilitator/Presenter:

  • Dr. Thomas Griebe
    Shareholder, Littler Mendelson P.C.
5:15 pm – 5:30 pmClosing Remarks

 

  • Nadine Vogel
    Chief Executive Officer, Springboard Consulting, LLC
  • Luca Virginio
    Chief Communications and External Relations Officer, Barilla G e R Fratelli
  
7:00 pm – 7:30 pmCocktail Reception
7:30 pm – 9:30 pmAwards Gala – Dinner, Music

 

HOTEL & GROUND TRANSPORTATION

The 6th Annual Disability Matters Europe Conference & Awards

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HOTEL INFORMATION 

STARHOTELS – DU PARC
Viale Piacenza, 12/C
43100 Parma
E: duparc.pr@starhotels.it
T: +39 0521 292929

To secure a room at the STARHOTELS – DU PARC, please use the following link >>
http://www.starhotels.com/it/i-nostri-hotel/du-parc-parma

Be sure to provide – PROMO CODE: BARILLA EUROPEAN DISABILITY MATTERS

  • CLASSIC/SUPERIOR Double Room Single Use:  105 Euro per night
  • CLASSIC/SUPERIOR Twin/Double Room:  125 Euro per night

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GRAND HOTEL DE LA VILLE
(This hotel offers Accessible Rooms)
Largo Piero Calamandrei, 11
43121 Parma
E: info@grandhoteldelaville.it
T:+39 0521 0304

To secure a room at the GRAND HOTEL DE LA VILLE, please download the following Promo Form, which must be completed and then sent to the hotel at booking@grandhoteldelaville.it.

PROMO FORM:

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  • Two beds Room Single Use:  105 Euro per night
  • Double Room Single Use:  120 Euro per night
  • Two beds Room or Double:  145 Euro per night
  • Junior Suite for 1 or two people:  280 Euro per night

 

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

FROM AIRPORT(S) TO HOTELS:

  • From Milan Linate Airport [1 h 38 min (123,7 km)]
  • From Orio al Serio [1 h 45 min (163,0 km)]
  • From Bologna [1 h 2 min (93,5 km)]

For reserving a transfer service, please refer to:

BluService
Contact:  Danilo Russo
E:  info@bluservicesrl.com
T:  +39-335-8354390

PARKING:  Parking available at the venue upon payment (1 EURO per hour; 10 EURO max for the day). Reservations are not allowed.

 

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

TAXI SERVICES:

Parma Taxi 
T: +39 0521 252562

BluService
Contact:  Danilo Russo
E:  info@bluservicesrl.com
T:  +39-335-8354390

* If accessible transportation is needed for any segment of the conference, please send an email request to Ivette Lopez; E: ivette@consultspringboad.com, no later than Friday, September 8, 2017.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

http://turismo.comune.parma.it/en/thematic-channels/travel/getting-here

Parma is very small and the taxi service works well. The event venue is in the city centre and a few minutes away other central hotels.

 

HOST SPONSOR

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GOLD SPONSOR

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SILVER SPONSOR

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BRONZE SPONSOR

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MEDIA SPONSOR

 
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Global Designator Logo  Global Event Sponsor Designation

 

WORKFORCE AWARD

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DISABILITY CHAMPION AWARD

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Niamh Carew
Dell EMC Information Systems Management Limited

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