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SAVE THE DATE: Iowa Summit on Disability Employment

Monday, July 5, 2021

Senator Tom Harkin and Drake University's Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement are pleased to invite you to the Iowa Summit on Disability Employment, a gathering of Iowa business leaders, human resources experts and disability service providers, to discuss how employees with disabilities are essential to addressing the state’s workforce challenges, including hiring, engagement and retention. The Iowa Developmental Disabiliities Council is one of the sponsors of this important event. 

The Iowa Summit is a chance to learn how businesses can tap into this robust and qualified talent pipeline, build an inclusive workplace culture and accelerate inclusive leadership to realize organizational value. S ince 2016, the annual Harkin International Disability Employment Summit has gathered high-level business representatives with leaders from other sectors from around the world who share the common goal of increasing competitive employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Learn more about the Harkin Summit on our website,

The Iowa Summit will take place August 19, 2021 ($199/person)

This hybrid event will offer opportunities to attend in person and online. Appropriate health and safety guidelines will be followed. 

CEU recreditation hours are available through the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Certification Institute.

Click here to get notices about this meeting and when you can sign up.

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