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Hala Ousta joins top speakers at Football for All Talks, so sign up to these free webinars now!

5 October 2020

Hala Ousta joins top speakers at Football for All Talks, so sign up to these free webinars now!

Football for All Talks is a new series of eight free online webinars taking place in October and November 2020 to specifically address different topics within the area of sports, disability and innovation.

The webinars, a collaboration between the Scottish FA and Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE), sees Women in Football board member Hala Ousta join speakers from FIFA, Google, Nike, Liverpool FC, Celtic Glasgow, Global Disability Innovation Hub, Special Olympics, and the Brown University.

Who can participate? Webinars are open to everyone (please register for each session below) When will they take place? October and November 2020 (please see session dates below)

Is there any associated cost? No - the participation in these online webinars is 100% for free. However, if you are able to make a donation please do so here here or visit www.integrated-dreams.com for more information.

Episode 1 - “How can a stadium be accessible to disabled fans? – some examples” Date: 06/10/2020 – 17:00 UK Time
Speakers: Amy Wilson (Fans Liaison, Access and Administration Officer - Centre for Access to Football Europe), Rita Ochoa (Senior Associate - AFL Architects) and Matt McCann (CEO - Access Earth)
Register for free HERE.

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Episode 2 – “How are European football clubs working to become more disabled friendly? – Inclusive practices in European Football”
Date: 12/10/2020 – 17:00 UK Time
Speakers: Alexis Dobbin (Disability Access Officer - Celtic Glasgow) and Jaimie Dorward (Disability Officer - Bradford City)
Register for free HERE

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Episode 3 – “The Future of Disabled Football”
Date: 19/10/2020 – 18:00 UK Time
Speakers: Terri Ritchie (Inclusion Manager - Liverpool FC Foundation), Stuart Sharp (ENT Technical & Grassroots Director - US Soccer), David Stirton (Blind Football's Project Coordinator - International Blind Sports Association) and Donal Byrne (President - European Powerchair Football Association)
Register for free HERE

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Episode 4 – “How is FIFA working to make football more accessible and inclusive?”
Date: 26/10/2020 – 18:00 UK Time
Speakers: Hala Ousta (Diversity & Accessibility Manager - FIFA)
Register for free HERE

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Episode 5 – “How can Inclusion be an open door for Innovation – A talk with innovators for inclusion”
Date: 02/11/2020 – 17:00 UK Time
Speakers: Cathy Pearl (Design Manager - Google), Sarah Reinertsen (Paralympian and Athlete & Influencer Marketing Senior Manager - Nike -TBC), Miguel Neiva (Founder of Color ADD & Ashoka Fellow), Peter & Kate Shippey (Founders of The Shippey Campaign)
Register for free HERE

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Episode 6 – “How are other sports promoting Inclusion”
Date: 16/11/2020 – 17:00 UK Time
Speakers: Victoria Austin (CEO - Global Disability Innovation Hub), Miroslaw Krogulec (Sports Director - Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia)
Register for free HERE

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Episode 7 – “How can we bring disabled peoples’ issues to the forefront of the conversation in sport and beyond?”
Date: 23/11/2020 – 17:00 UK Time
Speakers: Eli Wolff (Paralympian, Director of the Power of Sport Lab, Founder of the Royce Sport and Society Fellowship at Brown University and Lecturer at University of Connecticut), Kush Kanodia (Disability & BAME Rights Campaigner & Award Winning Social Entrepreneur. Visionary Leader of the unprecedented #NoWheelchairTax NHS Campaign!)
Register for free HERE

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Episode 8 – “How has the FFALP contributed to your journey – a conversation with past participants working in different fields”
Date: 30/11/2020 – 17:00 UK Time
Speakers: Eduardo Maia (Assistant at the Health and Performance Unit - Portuguese FA and 2018 FFALP participant), Kieran Burns (Founder - All About Ability Podcast and 2019 FFALP participant) and Thomas Hosier (Founder - INjoy Sport and 2018 FFALP participant)
Register for free HERE

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