Canadian Accessible Procurement Workshop AGENDA
October 10, 9:00am – 5:00pm
October 11, 9:00am – 1:00pm
OCAD University, 230 Richmond St. WEST, 3rd floor, room 322, Toronto
To engage multiple stakeholders in co-designing Canada’s accessible procurement strategy
Agenda (Eastern Time—ET)
Tuesday, October 10
9:00 Meet and Greet
9:30 Introductions, Framing and Group Formation (Moderator: Jutta Treviranus)
10:00 What is the future we want? How far away are we?
11:15 Harmonization with EU and US?
• Insights from US: Karen Peltz-Strauss, David Capozzi, Deborah Kaplan
• Insights from EU: Inmaculada Placencia Porrero, Gregg Vanderheiden
• Insights from Ontario & Manitoba: Ann Hoy, Yutta Fricke (John Wyndels)
1:00 Lunch and continued conversation
2:00 “Evergreen” strategies?
3:00 Short-term concrete gains and long-term systemic gains?
3:30 Coffee Break
3:45 Scope: products and services (which are included?)
4:15 Scope: public and private sector organizations (differential requirements?)
Wednesday, October 11
8:30 Meet and chat
9:00 Scope: procurement processes (intervention opportunities)?
9:45 Proactive accessibility strategies?
10:45 Compliance evaluation, reporting, and testing?
11:15 Larger public-sector leadership?
12:00 How should Canada lead globally?
1:00 Invitation to DEEP lunch and Panel
Group sessions will be moderated and scribed.
Please advise Pat Murray at firstname.lastname@example.org of accessibility requirements by Oct. 2nd, 2017
RSVP to Jess Mitchell email@example.com by Oct 2nd, 2017