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Upcoming Conferences/Conventions: Virtual Format a Continuing Reality

The National Federation for the Blind (NFB) National Convention, “Anywhere and Everywhere,” will be held virtually from July 6 – 10, 2021. “Whether you are learning about the National Federation of the Blind for the first time or are a longtime member curious about the latest accessible technology, you will find something to meet your needs at this year’s convention.”  Conference offerings include a “Rookie Round Up” for those new to NFB; an exhibit hall, featuring new technology and other products and services; a career fair; information on new apps and workplace advances; opportunities to network with other attendees and NFB President Mark A. Riccobono; and much more. To register and for additional details.

“Better Together Wherever We Are,” the 60th Conference and Convention of the American Council of the Blind (ACB), takes place virtually from July 16-23. “’Despite all the challenges we faced during the coronavirus pandemic, we reached so many more members and friends of ACB in this format,’” said ACB executive director Eric Bridges. “’It has been exciting to see all the new relationships that have formed in a virtual universe.’” This year’s conference features eight tracks, including: Audio Description; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Education and Employment; Entertainment; Health and Wellness; Technology; Advocacy; and General. For more information and to register.