[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
President

 

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

 

Elections 

 

10:00 Adjourn  

 




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