Rethinking Disability Conference 2024

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RDC 2024 – Register Now

ODEN is proud to announce the return of our Annual Rethinking Disability Conference for 2024

This conference is designed for employment service agencies and businesses from across Ontario, to enhance their professional development, increase capacity and learn new skills to apply to their services and inclusive-hiring processes.

Looking to register for the Business Stream on Monday, November 4. 

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Monday November 4, 2024

7:30am-8:45am Grand York Ballroom

Registration Desk Open


8:45am-9:00am Grand York Ballroom


9:00am-10:15am Grand York Ballroom

Opening Keynote

10:15am-10:45am Networking Break
10:45am-12:00pm Grand York B

1A –

Grand York C

1B –


1C – 


12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch


1:30pm-2:45pm Grand York B

2A –

Grand York C

2B –


2C –


2:45pm-3:15pm Networking Break
3:15-4:30pm Grand York B

3A –

Grand York C

3B – 



3C –

4:30pm-5:15pm Sponsor Information Session
8:00pm-11:00pm Networking Social Event


Tuesday, November 5, 2024

7:30am-8:45am  Grand York Ballroom

Registration Desk Opens

Buffet Breakfast

8:45am-9:00am Grand York Ballroom

Plenary Speaker

9:15am-10:15am Grand York B

4A – 

Grand York C

4B – 


4C –


10:15am-10:45am Networking Break
10:45am-12:00pm Grand York B


5A  –

Grand York C


5B – 




5C –

12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch

Lunch Keynote

1:30pm-2:45pm Grand York B

6A –


Grand York C

6B –


6C –


2:45pm-3:15pm Networking Break
3:15pm-4:30pm Grand York B

7A – 

Grand York C

7B – 


7C –


6:00pm-6:30pm Cocktails
6:30pm-10:00pm Gala Dinner

DJ & Dance

Wednesday, November 6, 2024

7:30am-8:00am Grand York Ballroom

Registration Desk Opens

Buffet Breakfast

8:00am-8:45am Grand York Ballroom


9:00am-10:15am Grand York B

8A –


Grand York C

8B –


8C –

10:15am-10:45am Networking Break
10:45am-12:00pm Grand York B

9A –

Grand York C

9B –


9C –

12:00pm-1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm-2:30pm Closing Plenary –
2:30pm-2:45pm Conference Wrap-Up
Surprise Snacks and Drinks To-Go

Conference Hotels

RDC 2024 will be held at the Conference Centre connected to The Sheraton Parkway Toronto North and the Best Western Parkway Hotel North.

Sheraton Parkway Toronto North  
(905) 881-2121
Code: OD8403
Best Western Parkway Hotel Toronto North 
(905) 881-2600
Code: 1103ODENCON

Sponsors and Exhibitor Info

RDC 2024 has added additional marketing and sponsorship opportunities for this year. Please be sure to download the package below.

As a sponsor and/or exhibitor your business will:

  • Position your company as a thought leader, action-taker and trailblazer to attract top talent to your organization.
  • Promote your products and services to the disability market, which touches 73% of consumers and represents a huge opportunity for business. This represents $538.5 billion of disposable income.
  • Build relationships with over 240 conference delegates from Ontario by providing a venue for private and public stakeholders to learn, network, and grow their employment practice and diversity goals.
  • Showcase your company’s profile by supporting an Ontario-wide network of service agencies that deliver employment opportunities for people who have a disability.

Download Sponsorship Package Here!

For more information contact Sue Dafoe, Business Services Manager at or via phone at 1-866-280-6336 Ext. 105.

Please note that ODEN does not share or sell any participant lists. 

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Title Sponsor:


Accessibility Sponsor:

Platinum Sponsors:

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Silver Sponsors:



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Innovation Alley Sponsor:

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Networking Breaks Sponsor:

Keynote(s) Sponsor:

Bronze Sponsors:

Exhibitor Alley Sponsored By:

List of Exhibitors:

CSBT letters with Community Service Benefits Trust


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