The aim of the Disability Workshop Development Enterprise (DWDE) International Small Business Conference is to bring together entrepreneurs with disabilities and other key industry stakeholders to deliberate, share knowledge and exchange ideas on the fundamental building blocks for sustainable entrepreneurship development amongst people with disabilities. We would like to create the platform to give entrepreneurs with disabilities all the tools they need to become participants in the mainstream economy. This conference will be geared towards finding solutions for entrepreneurship amongst the disability sector.
Application deadline is January 31, 2009 for conference occurring April 6-7, 2009.
Please see the Invitation below for more details as well as the Registration Form and Events Pack, please feel free to contact the conference organizers with any queries.
Wendile Basse OR Mandy Barnes
Phone: +27 (0) 21 674 6139
Fax: +27 (0) 21 674 6238
DISABILITY WORKSHOP DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE
21 CAVENDISH STREET
TEL: 021 674 6139
FAX: 021 674 6238
DWDE- International Small Business Conference – 2009
SCULPTING ENTREPENEURS WITH DISABILITIES IN AFRICA
VENUE Cape Town International Convention Centre
6, 7th of April 2009
PRICE 2,500 ZAR
• Includes Gala Dinner
CONTACT PERSON Wandile Basse
TEL 021 674 6139
FAX 021 674 6238
Account Holder DISABILITY WORKSHOP DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE
Account Number 28-004-575-1
Branch Number 051001
SWIFT CODE SBZAZAJJ
Branch Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa
PAYMENT REFERENCE Initial + Surname+CONF
Eg: Thembi Green
[Note to We Can Do readers: People with disabilities will want to communicate closely with the conference organizers to determine whether they are able to meet your accommodation needs. For example, the informational materials I received about this conference was partly in Word format but also with some separate information in purely visual PDF format (NOT the kind converted from Word but from a JPEG image). People who access electronic materials through a screen reader will want to ensure that they are prepared to provide all information in formats accessible to them. Their conference information does not clarify whether they will be providing sign language interpreters or captioning for deaf participants. Nor does it clarify whether adaptations will be made for people with intellectual disabilities, etc.]
I learned of this conference via the Global Partnership for Disability and Development email discussion group.
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