People with disabilities often struggle to find jobs because they may not have the digital skills needed or access to tools that help them work. How can we help them get better jobs by teaching them these skills and providing the right tools?

The European Disability Forum, with the support of, organised the conference “Technology in employment – A step towards inclusion” which will take place on 11 May 2024 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. At the conference, the results from the DATA project will be shared, a study by the European Disability Forum (EDF) supported by The study aimed to explore the situation of persons with disabilities in the open labour market, focusing in particular on the potential of digital skills training and the use of accessible and assistive technologies to foster inclusion in the workplace.

Event’s Agenda

  • 10:00 – 10:10 Opening of the conference

  • 10:10 – 10:30 Presentation of findings: European research on Digital Skills, Accommodation and Technological Assistance for Employment (DATA)

  • 10:30 – 10:40 Q&A

  • 10:40 – 11:15 1st Panel “Technologies for an inclusive labor market”

  • 11:15 – 11:45 Coffee break

  • 11:45 – 12:00 1st panel Q&A

  • 12:00 – 12:40 2nd Panel “Employees and employers: ask, listen, implement”

  • 12:40 – 12:55 2nd Panel Q&A

  • 12:55 – 13:00 Closing remarks

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Source: European Digital Skills & Jobs Platform


Start date

11/05/2024 07:00

End date

11/05/2024 11:00

Digital technology / specialisation

  • Digital skills

Digital skill level

  • Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Digital Expert

Geographic Scope - Country

  • European Union

Type of initiative

EU institutional initiative

Target audience

  • Digital skills for the labour force.
  • Digital skills for all

Target language

  • English


Event setting

  • On Location