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Building Opportunities, Building Communities Conference

Possability is hosting the inaugural Building Opportunities Building Communities Conference on 5th & 6th December 2018, at the University of Tasmania, Hobart.

The conference will feature national and international innovators in services for people experiencing disadvantage and adversity due to disability, chronic stress and trauma. Presenters will also showcase Tasmanian excellence in providing these services and facilitating change in mainstream services to foster greater inclusion.

Event organisers are calling for abstracts and presentation proposals from Tasmanian researchers and practitioners who would like to share their work. See our events page for further information.

Confirmed conference speakers include:

Dr Gary La Vigna, Co- Founder
Institute for Applied Behaviour Analysis,
Los Angeles, California

Mainstream and Me project team
NW Tasmania self-advocacy group

Mr Ian McLean, Chief Executive Officer
Golden City Support Services,
Bendigo, Victoria

Dr Joanne Watson, Lecturer in Disability and Inclusion
Deakin University,

Dr. Peter Smith, Director
Centre for Disability Employment Research and Practice,
Melbourne, Victoria