MRS Unlimited is a new network for people across the research and communications communities who want to change the way the research sector, business and wider society behave around and treat disability.

Read more about MRS Unlimited here

The MRS Unlimited Festival will run from 11-15 October with one virtual event from 4-4.45pm each day. The themes for each day are below and you can register for free now. More details about speakers and content will be added soon.

Monday 11 October – UNLIMITED AMBITION

The MRS Unlimited project team set out the goals of the new network and why it matters

Featuring:

Jenny Ashmore, Jazz-Works

Christine Hemphill, Open Inclusion

Joanne Kilpin, Research Consultant

Steven Lacey, The Outsiders

Vanella Jackson, Hall & Partners

Yasmin Ramikie-Wacker, PRS IN VIVO

 

Tuesday 12 October – INCLUSIVE INSIGHT-LED INNOVATION

How can disability inclusive insight drive significant innovation and create better solutions - needed by some, appreciated by many?

Moderated by: Christine Hemphill, Open Inclusion

Featuring:

Paul Campbell – Centaur Robotics

Anna Cuinu, NatWest

Pinar Guvenc, SOUR Studios (Designer for Degree Inc)

Simon Pulman Jones, NHS Test and Trace App

 

Wednesday 13 October – INCLUSIVE IMAGE

How can research help change perceptions of disability?

Moderated by: Asad Dhunna, The Unmistakables

Featuring:

Mike Alhadeff, AMV/BBDO

Jon Cohen, Kindling & author of Asking for Trouble

Steve Lacey, The Outsiders

 

Thursday 14 October – INCLUSIVE TALENT

How do we attract and retain diverse talent?

Moderated by: Vanella Jackson, Hall & Partners

Featuring:

Adil Ghani, The Ability People (TAP)

Julia Grant, Leonard Cheshire

Joanne Kilpin, Research Consultant

Elizabeth Norman, Elizabeth Norman International

Giles Quick, World Panel

Claire Timmins, Ipsos MORI

 

Friday 15 October - INCLUSIVE RESEARCH

How do we make the research sector fully inclusive and representative?

Moderated by: Jane Frost CBE, MRS

Featuring:

Rebecca Cole, Cobalt Sky

Shaun Hawley, Kantar

Gary Laben, Dynata

Georgina White, BT

Speaker TBC, Transport Focus

You can register for all five webinars at once via the BOOK NOW link or you can select individual webinars from the drop down on the booking page.

If you prefer to register without creating a web account, or have any other questions, please contact networking@mrs.org.uk.

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