[Nfbnet-members-list] NLS Braille Summit

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Thu Jun 13 15:22:17 UTC 2013

We have been asked to circulate the following:

The NLS Braille Summit will take place June 19-21 
at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, 
Massachusetts. We have had a strong level of 
interest, and this conference promises to be an 
informative and thought-provoking event.

For those not able to attend, there will be a 
number of ways to participate through social 
media and more traditional channels.

The audio and video of the panel presentations 
will be streamed over the Internet. The web 
address for the live stream will be 
www.perkins.org/braillesummit. The conference 
will be streamed during the following hours:

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
1:00­3:00 p.m.
3:15­4:15 p.m.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
8:30­9:45 a.m.
11:10 a.m.­12:30 p.m.
2:45­4:10 p.m.
Friday, June 21, 2013
8:30­10:00 a.m.
2:45­4:30 p.m.
The conference e-mail address is 
braillesummit at gmail.com. This address will be 
monitored before and during the conference. 
Questions and comments received through this 
means will be incorporated into the discussion as time permits.

Social media for this event will be handled 
primarily through Twitter. Follow @BrailleSummit 
for information and for links to event photos 
posted on Twitpic. Retweeting and sharing to 
other social media venues is encouraged. The event hashtag is #NLSBRAILLE

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