“Expanding Inclusion: The Business Strategy”
Join us in Portland, Oregon on October 5-8, 2008 for the US Business Leadership Network’s 11th Annual Conference
and National Career Fair at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel. The 2008 conference, “Expanding
Inclusion: The Business Strategy” is the preeminent national event for business, community leaders and BLN chapters
that have an interest in hiring, retention and marketing to people with disabilities. This year’s event promises to
provide informational and educational opportunities of the highest quality.
Listen to an all-star lineup of professional speakers share their insight into “Expanding Inclusion,” including:
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In addition, the USBLN® 2008 Annual Conference will feature its Exhibitor Tradeshow with over 50 vendors, National
Career Fair with over 400 students with disabilities, Assistive Technology Showcase with 10 AT vendors, 2008
Exceptional Leadership Awards, and plenty of networking opportunities throughout the conference.
Topics for the event include:
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Learn how to change corporate culture by expanding
diversity and including disability in the workforce.
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What’s a hidden disability? Learn how to work
with employees with “hidden” disabilities to
harness their full potential.
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These sessions will assist employers in providing returning
veterans the opportunity to reenter the workforce and
retain our aging workforce that experiences disability and
desire to remain in the workforce.
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for engaging employers, creating opportunities and
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Learn how to proactively recruit and retain students in
internships, mentoring programs and career opportunities.
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Please join senior JAN Consultants and invited national
experts for this dynamic two-day Super Track of trainings
designed to effectively increase participants’ practical
knowledge and skills regarding reasonable
accommodation solutions and the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA). JAN is the nation’s premiere resource
for building your inclusive workplace!
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To learn more about the conference, visit: www.newworkforceconference.org