1st seminar of WorkAbility project

1st seminar of WorkAbility project

Promoting emloyment and entrepreneurship of disabled people

Monday, 25 April 2016

Conference Hall 1, Aristotle University Research Dissemination Center (KEDEA)


14.00 Welcome
14.20 The WorkAbility project

Prof. Aristotelis Naniopoulos (coordinator of the project), AUTh

14.40 A methodology for assessing accessibility of workplaces

Panagiotis Tsalis, Dr. Civil engineer of AUTh

15.00 Legislation concerning employment of people with disability
Ourania Sarafoglou, Lawyer
15.20 Policies and practices concerning employment of disabled people

Georgia Fyka, Social worker, M.A. Disability Studies
Dr. Prokopis Orfanos, Sociologist

15.40 Activities of the “Employment Office for Special Social Groups of the Manpower Employment Organization”.
Kiparissoula Sereti, Social Worker
16.00 Coffee break
16.20 Views of the associations of people with disability

  • Panhellenic Association of the Blind – District Union of Central Macedonia
  • Panhellenic Association of Paraplegics – District Union of Macedonia and Thrace
  • Association of the Deaf of Northern Greece
17.20 Conclusions/Discussion

Download the agenda here.