National Conference



June 7-9, 2022

Radisson Winnipeg
288 Portage Avenue,
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0B8

Call for Speakers 2022


Registration will open in March 2022


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CASE has an important update regarding our upcoming 26th Annual National Supported Employment Conference.

We will be moving the Conference, which was originally scheduled from September 28th-30th, to September 27th-29th in support of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation taking place on September 30th.

To learn more about this new federal statutory holiday, click here

If you have any questions regarding your current registration, please contact:


Virtual networking. Best practices. Challenges and innovative solutions. Community building.

The latest trends and research in supported employment.

Join us for 30+ sessions and workshops led by leaders and innovators in your field. This past year has been one of change and adaptation—and this conference is an opportunity to learn, reflect, and share experiences and ideas.

Welcome to our keynote speakers


Al Etmanski

Disability advocate, community organizer, social entrepreneur & author

Caroline Casey

Award winning social entrepreneur & founder of The Valuable 500

Maayan Ziv

Activist, photographer & entrepreneur
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Gala Entertainment

CASE is thrilled to welcome Michael McReary as the 26th Annual Supported Employment Conference Gala Host! 

Twenty-four-year-old Michael McCreary is an autistic comedian, author and TEDX speaker who’s been performing stand-up comedy since age 13. In the past 6 years, he has performed stand-up shows and keynote addresses in every province in Canada.

Michael McCreary gives you permission to laugh at the lighter side of Autism Spectrum Disorder with his act: “Does This Make My Asperger’s Look Big?”

Come celebrate with us!

Attendance to the Gala and Awards Lunch is included with your registration.

Registration Information

During the Gala, we will announce the recipient of the 3 CASE Awards.


We’re going virtual for 2021!

Taking our conference virtual ensures the safety of all our members and attendees while providing an accessible and exciting forum for discussion and learning.

What are the advantages of the online platform?

On the CASE Conference Virtual Platform, you will be able to:
  • Create your own agenda
  • Watch and take part in workshops and plenary sessions
  • Participate in the LIVE Q&A with presenters at the end of each session
  • Chat with exhibitors and sponsors
  • Network with delegates through the community chat
  • Win prizes through online participation
  • Access live support at all times
  • Access the entire conference for 1 week after the conference ends
Our platform is easy to use and we will guide you every step of the way. You will receive a guide on how to use the platform prior to the conference. Have a sneak peek:
CASE Conference Virtual Platform

Opening Keynote


Chris Koch

My name is Chris Koch (pronounced Cook). I was born in Lethbridge, Alberta and raised in the small farming and ranching community of Nanton, Alberta. It was clearly established early on in my life that I would not be raised with pity or sympathy. My family could have treated my disability like a total tragedy but ins...
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