[Nfbc-info] Convention highligts. Meetings not to miss.

Mary Willows mwillows at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 2 04:13:20 UTC 2011

To All Those Attending the NFB 2011 convention:

I hope the following list will assist you in planning your time at the NFB 
convention.  Although, I know it is near impossible to attend all of these 
meetings, I want you to be aware of what is being offered to you if you take 
the opportunity.

I will follow up this message asking persons to be sure to attend specific 
meetings so that you can report back to the Board and membership.  If there 
is anything in particular you would like to attend, please let me know.

Important meetings at the national convention:

1.  Rookie Round up- July 3, from 8:00 to 10:00 P.M.  Panzicola F 1 
ballroom, level1.

This is a chance for all first timers to learn a little about the NFB and 
what to expect over the next week.  All Radcliff Grant winners should 
attend.  We will travel together from Robert Stigile’s room after pizza.

2.  Monday, July 4, 1:30 P.M., Resolutions Committee.  This is the meeting 
where NFB policy is set forth for the upcoming year.  Everyone should 

3.  Monday, July 4, 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.  Federation regeneration- Suwannee 18, 
level 2.

4.  Monday, July 4-  National Association of Blind Students (NABS)  6:15 to 
10:00 P.M.  Panzicola G ballroom, level 1.

5.  Monday, July 4, Library Services, 7:30 to 9:00 P.M., Suwannee 20, level 

6.  Monday, July 4, Membership Committee, 8:00 to 9:30 P.M., Wakiwa 5, level 

7.  Tuesday, July 4, Board Meeting, 9:00 A.M. to 12:00, Sebastian I and J.

8.  Tuesday, July 5, First Time Convention Attendees, 12:00 to 2:00 A.M., 
Affiliate Action Suite 14230.

9.  All Kinds of break-out divisions and committee meetings.  Take your pick

10.  .  Tuesday, July 5, California Caucus, 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Wakiwa 4

 11.  .  Tuesday, July 5, immediately following California Caucus, Back to 
Basics Panzicola H 2, level 1.

12.  Tuesday, July 5, Grant Writing Workshop- 7:00 to 8:30 P.M., Suwannee 
13, level 2.

13.  Wednesday, July 6, 7:00 to 9:00 P.M., Legislative Seminar, Moving 
Legislation on the State and National Level, Suwannee 13, level 2.

14.  Wednesday, July 6, IEP Training for NFB Advocates, 7:00 to 9:00 P.M., 
Suwannee 18, level 2.

Mary Willows, President
National Federation of the Blind of California
mwillows at sbcglobal.net 

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