[nfbwatlk] National Association of Blind Students 2010 Agenda

Prows, Bennett (HHS/OCR) Bennett.Prows at HHS.GOV
Wed Jun 16 14:06:07 CDT 2010

Hi Listers,


Thought I'd share the following with all.  Sounds interesting, and a
reason why we ought to be in Dallas:



National Association of Blind Students


Annual Business Meeting Agenda


July 4, 2010


"Laying the Groundwork for Success"


Hilton Anatole Hotel, Wedgwood Room 


7:00-7:05 Call to Order and Welcome 


7:05-7:35 New Developments at Blackboard 


Jessica Finnefrock, Senior Vice-President, Product Development,
Blackboard; Washington, D.C. 


7:35-7:45 All About Apple: Info from the NFB Technology Team


Anne Taylor, Director, International Braille and Technology Center,
National Federation of the Blind 


7:45-7:55 Reading Made Easy: What's New at BookShare


Allison Hilliker, Collection Development Associate, BookShare, Palo
Alto, CA 


7:55-8:05 Learning Through Listening: News from RFB&D


Annemarie Cooke, Consultant, Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic,
Princeton, NJ 


8:05-8:10 Update from the UVM Tactile Drawing Project


Al Maneki, University of Vermont 


8:10-8:20 Meeting the Employment Needs of Today's Blind Students


Brian Hurley, National Industries for the Blind 


8:20-8:35 What the NFB Means to Me


Conchita Hernandez, Lincoln, NE


Dezman Jackson, Ruston, LA 


8:35-8:50 Past, Present and Future: Words from our National NFB


Marc Maurer, President, National Federation of the Blind 


8:50-9:05 Updates from ETS, Newsline, and the Department of Education


Ruth Loew, Assistant Director of Disability Policy, ETS


Renee West, Manager of Marketing and Outreach for Sponsored Technology
Programs, National Federation of the Blind


Dave Rives, U.S. Department of Education 


9:05-9:25 Introducing the 2010 NFB Scholarship Class


Anil Lewis, Board Member, National Federation of the Blind 


9:25-10:00 NABS Business


Presidential Report


Constitutional Amendment Proposal




10:00 Adjourn  


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