The packed two-day agenda for the 2021 Inclusion Summit, powered by the IPC and WAoS, can be found below.  Around 40 class speakers will be announced in due course.

 

2 DECEMBER 2021

tiME (cET) SESSION SUMMARY PRESENTER (S)

14:00-14:10

Welcome

 

MC – Helene Raynsford

14:10-14:12

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games highlights film

 

 

14:12-14:27

Opening Remarks

 

- Andrew Parsons

IPC President

- Dean Gosper

WAoS

14:27-14:30

Keynote

The link between Para Sport and the SDGS

- Amina J. Mohammed

UN Deputy Secretary General

14:30-14:45

The Future

WeThe15: The international human rights movement to transform the lives of the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities.

- Craig Spence

IPC CBCO

14:45-15:20

Keynotes

 

- Yuriko Koike

Governor of Tokyo

-Michelle Bachelet

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

- Audrey Azoulay UNESCO Director General

15:20-15:50

Sport and Human Rights

The role of sport in advancing the human rights agenda and changing the narrative around disability.

 

Session moderated by Andy Stevenson.

Panellists are:

- Juan Pablo Salazar

IPC Governing Board Member

- David Grevemberg

Centre for Sport & Human Rights   

- David Evangelista

Special Olympics

- Gustavo de Araujo Perazzolo

International Committee of Sports for the Deaf

15:50-16:15

Break

 

 

16:15-16:30

Inclusive employment

The Paralympic Movement as a Driver of Inclusive Employment

- The Honourable Carla Qualtrough

Canada’s Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

16:30-17:10

Changing business

 

  • Expanding inclusive employment opportunities.

 

Session moderated by Rachael Latham

 

Panellists are:

- Caroline Casey

Founder The Valuable 500

- Stephen Frost

Included

-Angelika Inglsperger

Allianz

-Neil Milliken

Atos

- Gareth Whalley

Coca Cola

17:10-17:45

One Humanity

Creating a cultural shift for persons with disabilities

 

Session moderated by Andy Stevenson.

Panel consisting of:

- Keely Cat-Wells

CEO, C-Talent

- Jose Viera

GDS Secretariat

-Mat Goff

CEO, adam&eve DDB

17:45-18:00

Closing

Wrap-up of day one and key outcomes

MC – Helene Raynsford

 

3 DECEMBER 2021

 

TIME (CET) SESSION SUMMARY PRESENTER (S)

14:00-14:10

Welcome

 

MC – Helene Raynsford

14:10-14:50

Keynotes

 

- Tedros Adhanom

World Health Organisation

- Ana Lucia Arellano

President of International Disability Alliance

- Helena Dalli

EU Commissioner for Equality

14:50-15:25

Sport and Inclusion

How sport development programmes for persons with disabilities can impact the local community

 

Moderated by Rachael Latham

Panel consisting of:

- Sergio Diaz Granados

Latin American Development Bank

- Remy Rioux

CEO, AFD Director General

- Dominic Haslam

IDDC

15:25-15:40

Community 2030

Presentation on how transforming the lives of 1.2 billion people must begin in the local community

- Facundo Chavez

UN Human Rights

 

15:40-16:00

Break

 

 

16:00-16:30

How sport can transform lives

Discussion about the impact of the Paralympic Games transforming the lives of persons with disabilities.

 

Moderated by Rachael Latham

Panel consisting of:

-Husnah Kukundakwe

Ugandan Paralympian

-Liz Johnson

British Paralympian

- Mizuki Hsu

Disability Advocate

16:30-17:00

Keynote

The power of storytelling in initiating a cultural shift

- Greg Nugent

HTYT Films

 

17:00-17:30

Assistive technologies

The role of assistive technology (AT) as a vehicle to drive social inclusion of persons with disabilities.

 

Session moderated by Andy Stevenson

 

- Chapal Khasnabis

WHO

- Jon Lomøy

ATscale

- Luc De Witte

GAATO

- Vicki Austin

Global Disability Innovation Hub

17:30-17:50

Global Disability Summit

A look ahead to the Global Disability Summit in February 2022

- Vladimir Cuk

International Disability Alliance

- Anne Beathe K Tvinnereim

Norwegian Minister of International Development

17:50-18:00

Closing

Wrap-up of day two and key outcomes

MC – Helene Raynsford