Thomas Bignal

Secretary General

European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)

Belgium

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About

Thomas Bignal is Secretary General of the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD). EASPD is a European umbrella network representing over 20.000 organisations across 41 countries active in the field of care and support, employment and training, education, assistive technology and other forms of services. Thomas has been active at EU level for close to 15 years and has particular expertise in areas related to disability rights, social services, social economy and social dialogue. Thomas has a Master’s degree in International Law and speaks English and French fluently.

My organisation

European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)

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Additional questions

Inclusive Education

Technical and Vocational Education and TrainingDigital LearningEducation in EmergenciesFormal EducationLifelong LearningNon-Formal Education

ICT (Information and Communication Technologies)

Community and Knowledge Platform

Other Areas of Activity

AccessibilityEmploymentIndependent Living and Political Participation

At #ZeroCon24, I am looking for...

Financing/InvestmentIncrease expertise in accessibility and inclusionInvitations to international conferencesLicensing PartnershipsNetworkingProject CooperationsResearch Cooperations

At #ZeroCon24, I am offering...

Increase expertise in accessibility and inclusionInvitations to international conferencesNetworkingProject CooperationsResearch CooperationsConsulting

Speaker sessions (3)

Wednesday, 21 February 2024

17:00 - 20:30

AccessibleEU Event and Reception

Live stream
Location: M1
Assistive technologies
ICT innovations
English captions | International Sign

Join this engaging evening reception to learn from common mistakes and innovative solutions that seek to enable the EAA and elevate the CRPD and its impact for the European common market.

Friday, 23 February 2024

12:00 - 12:20

European Union and Disability Rights, what next?

Live stream
Location: Fireside Chat - First floor
English captions | International Sign

12:20 - 13:40

Training in IT skills and job creation in the context of higher-income countries

Live stream
Location: M1
Vocational education and training
English captions | International Sign

Learn from good practices ranging from vocational IT training for inclusivity, digital employability for students with disabilities, and online courses for professional growth in this Session.