Join thought leaders from New Zealand and across the globe on 16th November, to discover how self-direction can work for everyone.
Hear from local and international experts about different models of self-direction: how it works, the challenges and opportunities and what it looks like in practice.
Keynote Speakers include:
- Marc Fenton – founder and president of an organisation in the US that supports people to manage funding for community-based care (similar to IF). His organisation runs a payroll service for more than 110,000 clients – across 42 states.
- Simon Duffy—director and founder of the Centre for Welfare Reform. Simon is a philosopher and social innovator who works to improve the welfare system. He is a regular public speaker and government policy advisor, both nationally and internationally.
- Mary Fisher – a Gold medal-winning Paralympic swimmer who set a world record with her 2012 win.
- Paul Gibson – the Human Rights Commissioner for disability issues and a former president of the Disabled People’s Assembly. Mr Gibson was also heavily involved in the development of the International Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.
Date: 16 – 17 November 2016
Place: Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Time: 10am – 4pm
Book your tickets and find out more here.