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May 22, 2019 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York) | Time Zone Converter

A staggering 85 million people currently live with a disability in China—most of them severely underutilized in the labor market. But given falling labor participation rates and a rapidly aging workforce, can China still afford to ignore this significant share of its workforce? Can employers? 

Join this special webcast to receive:

  • A deeper understanding of the living and working conditions of people with disabilities in China;
  • Information on Chinese government approaches to improving employment for the disabled population, and the implications of these approaches for business;
  • Insight into the effective approaches companies are using to employ people with disabilities in China, including motivations, successes, challenges, and impacts; and
  • Practical guidance on international approaches and best practices for employing people with disabilities, and to what extent these can be leveraged in China.

Who Should Attend: Executives responsible for HR and Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, CSR, or other functions related to disability in the workplace in China, as well as C-suite members interested in this topic. 


This program has been approved for 1 (GLOBAL) recertification credit hour toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

SHRM This program has been pre-approved for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate; Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


Susanne M. Bruyère, Ph.D., CRC

Susanne M. Bruyère, Ph.D., CRC
Director, K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability and Professor of Disability Studies
Cornell University ILR School

Susanne M. Bruyère, Ph.D., CRC, is currently Professor of Disability Studies and the Director of the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, ILR School, Ithaca, N.Y. Susanne has served as Project Director and Co-Principal Investigator of numerous federally-sponsored research, diss...Full Bio

Anke Schrader

Anke Schrader
Senior Researcher
China Center for Economics and Business

Anke Schrader leads the research of The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business on corporate citizenship, sustainability, and human capital. Her current research interests include corporate sustainability practices, measurement, and reporting; corporate ...Full Bio

Haibin Zhou

Haibin Zhou
Founder and Executive Director
Easy Inclusion
Consultant, China Chapter
ILO Global Business and Disability Network

Haibin Zhou is the Founder and Executive Director of Easy Inclusion, ILO Global Business and Disability Network-China Consultant, and Chief Supervisor of Inclusion China. In the last five years, he worked for the International Labor Office in China and Mongolia as National Pro...Full Bio

Charles Mitchell

Charles Mitchell (Moderator)
Executive Director, Knowledge Content & Quality
The Conference Board

Charles Mitchell, the executive director, knowledge content & quality at The Conference Board, is responsible for the development of member-generated content and ensuring the objectivity, independence, accuracy, and business relevance of the organization’s research. In recent years he h...Full Bio

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