ASED 2009 Conference
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Empowerment = Expectation + Opportunity = Full Participation
October 8, 2009 - State of Michigan Library Building
The 2009 conference focused on:
2009 Conference Recap
2009 Conference Jeff Lichon
Corporate Digital Editor, Public Affairs/
Global Chair, Disability Employee Network (DEN)
The Changing Face of Disability in Michigan
Sara Kristal, Board President, Disability Network of Michigan; Executive Director, Disability Network of Mid-Michigan
Benchmarking Disability Reflection in a Model Workforce
Jeff Lichon Dow Chemical Public Affairs; Chair, Global Disability Employee's Network
Baselining Disability Reflection in the State Workforce
Kelvin W. Scott, Chair, Michigan Equal Opportunity and Diversity Council: Director, Michigan Department of Civil Rights
Recognizing Champions of Empowerment: ASED Advocacy Awards
Focus on Employees with Disabilities sharing what we know and identifying the things we still need to learn. Workshops are concurrent – pick one.
Careers and Promotion – lessons from the trenches
Coordinator: Myrtle Gregg-LaFay, Equal Opportunity Director, DELEG
Reasonable Accommodations – who, what, why, and how?
Coordinator: Toni McFarland, State Disability Manager, OSE
Disability and Separation/Retirement – what every driver should know!
Coordinator: Mary Pollock, Employment Relations Board Appeals Officer, MCSC