The 12th EUSE Conference is less than a month away and the excitement is building! The conference is being hosted by the Portuguese Association of Supported Employment (APEA) in partnership with EUSE and will take place in Lisbon, from May 27th to 29th 2015.
The Conference is an opportunity to share Supported Employment significant practices in Europe and beyond that are working to improve diversity in the workplace for disadvantaged groups.
The conference will showcase the many employment practices, innovative initiatives and developments from all across the world that promote equality, citizenship, inclusion, self-advocacy and human rights of individuals most distant from the labour market.
Keynote Speakers confirmed:
- Kathy Melling (UK)
- Laura Owens (USA)
- António Saraiva
- Karim Merali
- José Ornelas
- José Manuel Serôdio
- Ministro Pedro Mota Soares
- Vereadora Graça Fonseca
- Jorge Gaspar
- António Ferreira de Carvalho
- Comissioner Maryanne Thyssen (video message)
- Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
For more information and to register visit euselisbon2015.com.
Portugal, host country of the 12th European Conference on Supported Employment to be held in Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation on May 27th - 29th 2015
The European Union of Supported Employment (EUSE) and the Portuguese Association on Supported Employment (APEA) organize the 12th European Conference on Supported Employment, an event to be held in Portugal next year, 2015, on May 27 th, 28th and 29th at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The main theme of this European Conference will be: "Improving Diversity through Supported Employment."
The organization expects participants from over 35 countries and, as in previous EUSE Conferences (Rotterdam, Dublin, Oslo, Barcelona, Rome, Copenhagen, Prague, among other European cities), there will be presented research results and the best employability practices, entrepreneurship and local development. It will also figure as an opportunity for the various national associations in Europe to share expertise and jointly reflect on the strategic perspectives of this methodology evolution, innovation and its impact on communities.
We will also count, for the first time, with the participation of the newly established Brazilian Association of Supported Employment to which APEA has always expressed full support.
APEA - Portuguese Association on Supported Employment is a non-prof it association, founded in March, 2004. Since its creation has participated and coordinated national and international projects in the framework of the methodology and practice of Supported Employment. It is both a founding member of the Portuguese Network for Corporate Social Responsibility – RSOPT.
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The European Union of Supported Employment (EUSE) is the European umbrella organisation for supported employment. The members of the EUSE are National Associations of Supported Employment in Europe.
EUSE was established in 1993 to facilitate the development of Supported Employment throughout Europe. The Union works to promote the Supported Employment model through the exchange of information and knowledge on good practice.
EUSE also provides a platform for its members to network with other organisations and associations at European and world level.