EPR Annual Conference 2022 – Services Implementing the Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Dublin, Ireland & online 22nd - 23rd September (one full then one half day)

EPR and Rehab Group look forward to welcoming you to Dublin, Ireland or online, for a day and half of interaction and inspiration. The framework of the conference is the EU Strategy for the Rights of People with a Disability adopted in 2021. 

Aims of the conference

  • Support the implementation of the strategy and the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities that frames it
  • Raise awareness of the strategy and implications for service providers, develop recommendations for its implementation
  • Hear from experts and practitioners about trends, innovations and good practices related to the themes of the strategy
  • Re-connect after time apart; promote networking among members and guests; both in-person and online

Programme

The event will have plenary sessions, workshops, networking sessions and for those joining in-person,g a dinner and welcome drinks reception on the 21st with music – see below.
The event will bring in external and EPR members’ expertise to promote good practice, mutual learning & understanding of trends in the areas of inclusive employment, independent living, equal opportunities and the rights-based approach to service provision to people with disabilities. Decision makers and other stakeholders will bring insights to policy debates. The sessions will be interactive for those joining online as well as in Dublin.

Real time live captioning will be provided via zoom for all plenary sessions, the workshop on quality and rights and on outcome measurement.

You can find the programme overview here and the workshop and speaker overview here.
The times listed are Dublin time, one hour behind Brussels time/CEST.

EPR meetings for members only (study visit, Coordinators, General Assembly) will take place on the 21st only in-person – for more information see here. The registration for these activities is also via the Annual Conference registration form found below.

Live Irish Music

On the 21st of September, 18.30, we’ll have our welcome drinks reception to network and enjoy live Irish music and more performed by Guto Piazza.

Event Moderator

Karen Coleman is an award-winning Irish journalist and highly sought-after conference moderator who regularly moderates high-level events. Her experience as a BBC correspondent along with her background presenting live international radio shows and making television documentaries, have given her the skills to handle all sorts of conference moderating requirements. Find more information about Karen Coleman here.

Practical Information

VENUE: The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin 18

Talbot Hotel – Floor Plan

FEES

In person rates (excluding VAT, where applicable)

If finances are an obstacle to participation, please contact Laura Jones to ask about a subsidy.

Organisations in France, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, UK, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Malta, Ireland, Austria, Czechia, Slovenia, Estonia, Iceland, Cyprus:

  • EPR Members: 135€ 
  • Non- Members: 195€ 

Organisations in Portugal, Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Croatia, Greece:

  • EPR Members: 95€
  • Non-EPR Members: 140€

Non-members in BG, TR, RS, ME, RS, MIK, AL, BA (and other countries with a GDP which is below 60% of EU average): 110€

Online rates (excluding VAT, where applicable)

Organisations in France, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, UK, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Malta, Ireland, Austria, Czechia, Slovenia, Estonia, Iceland, Cyprus:

  • EPR Members: 40€
  • Non-Members: 60€

Organisations in Portugal, Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Croatia, Greece:

  • EPR Members: 30€
  • Non-Members: 40€

Non-members in BG, TR, RS, ME, RS, MIK, AL, BA (and other countries with a GDP which is below 60% of EU average): 25€

Register by 13th September.