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Agenda: USBLN 21st Annual Conference & Expo “NextGen Disability Inclusion”

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The 2018 USBLN 21st Annual Conference & Expo is pleased to present five (5) separate educational tracks: Marketplace, Workplace, Supply Chain, Professional Development, and Technology. These tracks will best accommodate the varied professional and educational needs of our attendees. Feel free to mix and match.


We are pleased to acknowledge the following support:
  • Presenting Partners: Microsoft, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and Southwest Airlines
  • Official Airline of the Rising Leadership Academy: Southwest Airlines
  • Official Wireless (WiFi) Host: Microsoft
  • Attendee Name Badge Lanyards: T-Mobile
  • Student Name Badge Lanyards: Capital One
  • iLab Tookit: Mitsubishi America Electric Foundation and the HSC Foundation
  • DOBE Conference Scholarships: JP Morgan Chase, Ingersoll Rand, Chevron, and Monsanto Company
  • Rising Leadership Academy Scholarships: The TJX Companies, Merck, Southern California Edison, Wells Fargo, Lockheed Martin, L3 Technologies, First Data Corporation and ZVRS and Purple Communications
  • Rising Leadership Academy Accessible Transportation: Google
  • Conference App: Boston Scientific Corporation

(Day 1) Saturday, July 7th

(Day 2) Sunday, July 8th

(Day 3) Monday, July 9th

    09:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
    Accessibility Boot Camp: Leveraging Technology to Help Create a Digitally Inclusive Workplace

    Please join Microsoft’s technology experts for a 2-hour accessibility boot camp that will explain why accessible technology matters and how to support your employees with and without a disability with inclusively designed tools. The session will share practical resources and tips for ensuring that your workplace technology and content is accessible, from job applications to documents created with Microsoft 365.

    Intended Audience: All conference registrants

    Hosted By: Microsoft

    Location: Belmont 4

(Day 4) Tuesday, July 10th

(Day 5) Wednesday, July 11th

(Day 6) Thursday, July 12th