Join us

It is 18 years since the Centre for Independent Living NI (CILNI) was established and we are holding two events in Belfast and Omagh to bring together service users and independent living professionals.

Many of CILNI’s service users, partners, professionals and politicians will exchange their knowledge with lunch, inspiring speakers and networking opportunities. Learn more about independent living and exchange ideas and vision with others across Northern Ireland on the 16th and 17th October.

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Days
Join us for either day in Omagh or Belfast to learn more about independent living and to exchange ideas and vision with others across Northern Ireland.
Attendees
The event will attract visitors from across Northern Ireland, the event brings together trade professionals, social care professionals and members of the public.
Speakers
We will host a variety of discussions and debates around the current topics that are affecting the disability, independent living and social care sectors.
Years
It is 18 years since the Centre for Independent Living NI (CILNI) was established to support disabled people.

Agenda

  • 12:00 PM
    Registration
  • 12:30 PM
    Lunch (will be provided)
  • 1:30 PM
    Welcome to the Independent Living NI Event 2019
    • Bryan Headshot
      Bryan Myles
      CEO
  • 1:40 PM
    Insurance for Personal Assistance
    • alex
      Alex Wade
      Business Development Director
  • 2:00 PM
    Developing a great support plan
    • suzanne
      Suzanne McStravick
      Facilitator Vela Microboards
  • 1:50 PM
    How to Recruit a Personal Assistant in 3 Steps
    • Austen
      Austen Burns
      Founder of PersonalCarer.co.uk
  • 2:10 PM
    Future of accessibility
    • Dr Bronagh Byrne2
      Dr Bronagh Byrne
      Senior Lecturer (Social Policy) QUB
  • 2:20 PM
    Launch of CILNI Vision 2024
    • Michael
      Michael Holden
      CILNI Chair
  • 2:45 PM
    Tea/Coffee
  • 3:00 PM
    Exhibition time
  • 4:30 PM
    Finish
  • 12:00 PM
    Registration
  • 12:30 PM
    Lunch (will be provided)
  • 1:30 PM
    Welcome to the Independent Living NI Event 2019
    • Bryan Headshot
      Bryan Myles
      CEO
  • 1:40 PM
    Insurance for Personal Assistance
    • alex
      Alex Wade
      Business Development Director
  • 1:50 PM
    How to Recruit a Personal Assistant in 3 Steps
    • Austen
      Austen Burns
      Founder of PersonalCarer.co.uk
  • 2:00 PM
    Developing a great support plan
    • suzanne
      Suzanne McStravick
      Facilitator Vela Microboards
  • 2:10 PM
    CILNI Annual Meeting
  • 2:40 PM
    Launch of CILNI Vision 2024
    • Michael
      Michael Holden
      CILNI Chair
  • 2:45 PM
    Tea/Coffee
  • 3:00 PM
    Exhibition time
  • 4:30 PM
    Finish

Speakers include

Bryan Headshot
Bryan Myles

CEO CILNI

Michael
Michael Holden

Chair of CILNI

Austen
Austen Burns

Founder of PersonalCarer.co.uk

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Alex Wade

Business Development Director
Mark Bates (The Home of Premier Care)

suzanne
Suzanne McStravick

Facilitator Vela Microboards

Dr Bronagh Byrne2
Dr Bronagh Byrne

Senior Lecturer (Social Policy) QUB

Book your place

Join us for either day in Omagh or Belfast to learn more about independent living and to exchange ideas and vision with others across Northern Ireland.

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A unique opportunity to promote your organisation and service/product to the disability community in Northern Ireland.

There are numerous opportunities available, all designed to ensure a strong and effective partnership between you and CILNI.

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