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Due to the continuing COVID-19 Coronavirus challenges NCCB will be holding this year’s convention virtually. By taking this step we feel our members can still enjoy the convention experience while also staying safe. 

The 2021 NCCB Virtual Convention can be enjoyed from the safety and comfort of your home using your favorite electronic device!

When:

Friday September 24 – 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Saturday September 25 – 9:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 8:30pm

Where:

OnLine via Zoom (Best Method)
Computer / I Device / Tablet
Land Line
ACB Radio

Registration Fees:

Registration fee = $10

2021 NCCB State Convention Schedule

Friday September 24:
  • 7:00pm – Informal Meet & Greet
  • 7:30pm – Opening Ceremony
  • 8:00pm – Access Avenue / Ability360 – Ron Brooks
  • 9:00pm – Candidates Forum
Saturday September 25:
  • 9:00am – Business Meeting
  • 11:00am – Interview with Javier Pita of Navilens, Spain – Peter Crumley Hosts
  • 12:00pm – Break for Lunch
  • 1:00pm – GoodMaps – Navigation Systems That Improve Independence – Mike May
  • 2:00pm – Hadley Institue for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Julie Tye
  • 3:00pm – Vanda Pharmaceutical – Vicki Preddy
  • 3:30pm – Guidelights & Gadgets – Barry Scheur & KeeAnn Rausch
  • 4:30pm – ABLR – Digital Accessibility & Disability Services – John Samuel
  • 5:30pm – Dinner
  • 6:30pm – Door Prizes, Welcome, Scholarship Presentations
  • 7:00pm – Keynote Address – National ACB Director of Advocacy – Guest Speaker Clark Rachfel

Acknowledgements

All of us on the NCCB 2021 Convention Planning Committee wish to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the following organizations, committees and kind folks for helping us with our virtual convention planning, organizing and execution:

  • American Council of the Blind for assisting us with the Zoom platform, for providing a host and radio streaming services.
  • NCCB 2021 Convention Committee – Lawrence Carter (Chair) and Members Lacey Coward, Becky Davidson, Kendall Gibbs, Belinda Collins and Jo Taliaferro

The NCCB 2021 Convention Planning Committee and our NCCB leadership  look forward to spending time with you in real soon!

Sincerely,
The NCCB 2021 Convention Planning Committee
Lawrence Carter (Chair)
Members – Lacey Coward, Becky Davidson, Kendall Gibbs Belinda Collins and Jo Taliaferro