Upcoming Events

Promising Employment Practices for People with Disabilities

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Description: Free Federal Symposium for Selective Placement Program Coordinators, Disability Program Managers, and other managers working on disability issues

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT Event is open to Federal Employees only.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Madison Auditorium, 600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

 Keynote speakers will include, Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Disability Employment Policy at the Department of Labor; Bob Williams, Associate Commissioner for the Office of Employment Support Programs at the Social Security Administration; and Veronica Villalobos, Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Office of Personnel Management. Workshop topics will include in-depth conversations about Schedule A for people with disabilities, reasonable accommodations, self-identification, return-to-work programs, recruiting resources and much more. This training is presented by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Department of Labor (Office of Disability Employment Policy and Office of Workers' Compensation Programs), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program.

To register for the Symposium, visit the MAX Federal Community (all participants must be pre-registered. There will be no on-site registration). For questions concerning the Symposium or for registration support, contact OPM's Office of Diversity and Inclusion at DisabilityEmployment@opm.gov or (202) 606-0020.