Keynote Speaker - John Draper

Wednesday April 23, 2014
1:00-2:30 pm
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: You Rock! Inspiring Accessible and Inclusive Communities for Everyone - John Draper
Venue - North Room

John Draper is the founder of Together We Rock!.
The mission of this social enterprise is to provide learning and leadership opportunities to inspire people to create communities that are accessible and inclusive of everyone.

About John Draper

John is a graduate of the Journalism Program of Durham College. Mr. Draper is a contributor to several books and the author of numerous published articles. He has been an advisor to and a participant in international and community research initiatives related to disability issues and inclusive education.

In 2005, John received the Lisa Christine Evans Memorial Scholastic Achievement Award (U.S.) in honour of his “altruistic efforts to enlighten minds and enhance the future of education.”
At its Convocation Ceremony in 2007, Durham College recognized John as an Alumni of Distinction.

In August 2008, John was the recipient of the prestigious Aspiration Award from POSSUM Ltd. and the International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC).

These presenters will entertain and inspire you as they share the stories of their individual journeys.