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2013 Conference - Toronto, Ontario - Draft Agenda

Friday, April 26, 2013

10:00am - 4:00pm: AEBC Vision Assistive Technology and Community Support Exhibition

10:00am - 3:00pm: Presentations and workshops

  • iPhone, iPad, and Their Accessible Apps (Tom Dekker)
  • Discussion and Sharing of Apps
  • Presentation by Dr. Ana Juricic (Low Vision Optometrist)
  • AMI to show a couple of short described videos
  • Other topics to be determined

5:30pm: Dinner at a nearby restaurant

7:30pm: Richard Marion (Solo) and welcome by MC (Stephen Ricci)

7:45pm: President's Report (Donna Jodhan)

8:05pm: Presentation of Volunteer of the Year and CCD Awards; Paul Edwards to draw for President's Contest winner ($500 donated by Jodhan Family)

8:20pm: Messages from large donors (AMI, T-Base, Frontier)

9:00pm: Hospitality Suite Open

Saturday, April 27, 2013

8:30am: Morning coffee

9:00am: Call to Order

9:15am: Adoption of 2013 Agenda; Approval of 2012 AGM Minutes

9:15am: Keynote Speaker -- Paul Edwards, Past President, American Council of the Blind (ACB)

10:00am: Coffee break

10:20am: Strategic Planning Overview (Lui Greco)

10:30am: Strategic Planning Session (Lui Greco)

11:55am: Nominations for the Board (First Round) (Robin East)

12:00am: Lunch (provided in the meeting room)

1:15pm - 2:15pm: Workshop on accessible websites (Jutta Treviraus)

2:15pm - 3:00pm: Workshop on blogging (Paul Edwards, Anthony Tibbs)

3:00pm: Coffee Break

3:20pm: Candidate's Forum (Robin East)

3:40pm: Resolutions (Brian Moore)

5:00pm: Adjournment

6:30pm: Dinner and Social (details TBA)

Sunday, April 28, 2013

8:30am: Morning coffee

9:00am: Call to order

9:05am: Treasurer's Report (Charles Bailey); Appointment of auditor

9:30am: Election of Board (Robin East)

10:15am: Coffee Break

10:30am: Resolutions (Brian Moore); Discussion of 2014 membership meeting

12:00 noon: Adjournment

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