Everything you need to know ahead of DW Annual Conference 2023

On a navy background, white title text reads Disability Wales News. Below are the words Annual Conference above the heading Challenging Stereotypes, Changing Society: Disabled People and the Media. DW's logo is placed underneath the heading on the left side and on the right is text that says: Bringing broadcasters, journalists and disabled people together to think about the portrayal of disabled people in the media. Location: Glamorgan County Cricket Club and Online. Date: 17 October 2023.

The big day is almost here! After months of planning, we’re looking forward to seeing guests, speakers and stallholders all coming together on Tuesday 17 October as we shine the spotlight on disabled people in the media.

The day is set to be a busy one with keynote speeches, a panel discussion with media experts and a roundtable discussion all populating the agenda with our AGM crowning the day’s events.

If you have booked to join us in-person or you plan to watch online, this page has everything you need to know ahead of the big day.

Below you’ll find the agenda along with a list of our speakers as well as the evaluation form which we’d be grateful if you could complete and return to us during or following the event.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you!

Covid-19 Safety Measures

We are very aware that a lot of our members are very susceptible to COVID. As such, we will be providing hand sanitizer and facemasks at our reception desk on the day of the event.

If you have COVID-19 or any symptoms, please look after yourself and others by staying home and joining us online.

How to join in-person

The conference will start at 10am. Registration and access to the venue will be open from 9.30am. A member of the Disability Wales team will be working with the Cricket Club’s Chief Steward to greet you outside and help you find parking.

The following document has directions on how to get to the cricket club no matter how you are travelling.

How to join online

The conference will start streaming online at 10am and will run until 4pm. There will be plenty of comfort breaks throughout the day,

To watch online, please use this link:

Equality monitoring and evaluation form

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