New BDA chief to give talk at next Deaf Professionals network event

New British Deaf Association (BDA) Chief Executive David Buxton will be speaking at the next Deaf Professionals Network (DPN) event on Wednesday 28th September, 6.30pm at Remark!’s new offices on Leather Lane. David’s talk will be followed by the DPN’s AGM.

Mr Buxton’s talk will look at campaigning, and Deaf people’s involvement in political and social issue consultations. This is especially topical in light of all the recent consultations that have taken place, with more planned, of which many will have a direct impact on Deaf people’s lives, for example video relay services and the Disability Living Allowance.

Mr Buxton will give a talk about campaigning and Deaf people’s involvement in political and social issue consultations as there have been a lot of government consultations recently with more to come, many of them directly impact on Deaf people lives such as video relay services and Disability Living Allowance.

How can we make sure the Deaf community give their views correctly to the government? The BDA has been working hard recently on these consultations, and would like to share their experiences, and offer advice on how others can get involved. There will be Q and A session with Mr Buxton, followed by a half hour networking opportunity.

The AGM will then sit, and elections will take place for for the new Chair and Treasurer will and new committee members are welcome.

The aim of DPN is to support Deaf professionals and individuals seeking to develop their careers or contacts, who live or work in or around London.

PLEASE NOTE – As there have been a good response – the event for Wednesday 28th Sept. is now full so no more bookings are accepted – with apologies – but thank you and we look forward to see you there at 6.30pm.

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