convention program

CONVENTION PROGRAM

FRIDAY, APRIL 16th

12:30—1:00 Welcome and introductions,

John McCann, AZCB president

1:00—1:45 ACB’s Audio Description Project

Keynote presenter

Joel Snyder, Ph.D., President, Audio Description Associates; Founder /
Consultant, ACB’s Audio Description Project

1:45—1:55 Arizona Theatre Matters (title sponsor)

1:55—2:00 Door Prize Drawing 1

2:00—2:45 Arizona Informational Resources

Presenters

Andrea Pasquale, Director, Sun Sounds of Arizona

Mares Wright, outreach coordinator, Sun Sounds of Arizona

Christine Tuttle, Arizona Braille And Talking Book Library

2:45—2:55 Ability 360 (title sponsor)

2:55—3:00 Door Prize Drawing 2

3:00—3:45 Working Towards Physical Fitness As a Blind or Visually

Impaired Person

Presenters

Mike Armstrong, Blind Motivations

Tyler Merren, Revision Training LLC.

Lupita Hernandez, Achilles Tucson chapter president

3:45—3:50 Direct Advocacy and Resource Center (gold sponsor)

3:50—3:55 Waymo (gold sponsor)

3:55—4:00 Door Prize Drawing 3

4:00—5:00 Break

5:00 Game/Hospitality Night

SATURDAY, APRIL 17th

9:00—9:45 What ACB Has to Offer You

Presenters

John McCann, AZCB president

Jeff Bishop, ACB board member

Kelly Gasque, ACB multimedia design Specialist

9:45—9:55 Arizona Theatre Matters (title sponsor)

9:55—10:00 Accessible Avenue (quartz sponsor)

10:00—10:45 Tips and Tricks For Independence and Safety

Presenters

Melanie Alt Sinohui, AZCB member

Karen Hughes, AZCB member

GailElaine Wilt, AZCB vice president

10:45—10:55 Ability 360 (title sponsor)

10:55—11:00 Susan Heffron, Certified Health Coach, (quartz sponsor)

11:00—11:45 A Review of Useful IOS and Android Apps

Breakout session 1 Android Apps

Presenters

Ava Carruth, iBLIND Users Group of Houston

Harshid Trevedi, iBLIND Users Group of Houston

Breakout session 2 IOS Apps

Presenter:

Ricky Enger, Hadley Vision Resources

11:45—11:50 Direct Advocacy and Resource Center(gold sponsor)

11:50-11:55 Waymo (Gold Sponsor)

11:55—12:00 Final Door Prize Drawing

12:00—1:00 Lunch

1:00—2:30 AZCB Business Meeting/Elections