[Radio-announce] Baystate coverage on ACBRadio Live Event this Saturday only

Larry Turnbull larry at acbradio.org
Wed Mar 25 13:01:47 EDT 2015


Hi all,

This weekend the Baystate Council of the Blind will be holding its 2015
spring convention.

The coverage will be streamed on Saturday March 28, 2015.

Below is the list of events that will be streamed on Saturday:
Please note all times listed are in the eastern time zone.
Also please note that Saturday is the only day of live coverage.

Saturday Morning Session

10:00 AM: Welcome
Presenter: Marcia Dresser, BSCB President
 
10:15 AM: Keynote Address
Presenter: Robyn Powell, Disability rights attorney 
Current civil rights laws under consideration and her work with the National
Council on Disability
 
11:00 AM: MCB Budget Update: Paul Saner, Commissioner, Massachusetts
Commission for the Blind 
 
11:15 AM: Break
 
11:20 AM: Focus on Employment: a Conversation with the Leaders 
Panelists: Paul Saner, Commissioner, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind;
Joe Abely, President, Carroll Center for the Blind; Dave Power, President
and CEO, Perkins
 
Saturday Afternoon Session
 
1:30 PM: Uber and Lyft: What's all the Fuss About?
Presenters: Amber Pearcy, GDUM President; Steven Max-Faults, BSCB Students;
and Rick Morin, BSCB Treasurer  
 
1:50 PM: First Report of the BSCB Nominating Committee
Presenter: Sharon Strzalkowski, Chair; and
First Reading of Constitution and Bylaw Amendments
Presenter: Chris Devin, Chair, BSCB Constitution and Bylaws Committee
 
2:00 PM: Low-tech, low-budget options for Everyday Life
Presenter: Jill Juran, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
 
2:30 PM: BSCB Happenings: Be in the Know
Presenters: Nina Kagan, BSCB Board; and Bob Hachey, Baylines Editor
 
2:40 PM: Introduction of Conference Attendees
 
3:00 PM: Break
 
3:15 PM: All Things ACB 
Presenter: Dan Spoone, ACB Board of Directors, Orlando, FL
 
4:00 PM: BSCB Business
Second Reading and Consideration of Constitution and Bylaw Amendments
Second Reading of Nominating Committee Report and Elections
 
5:00 PM: Close of Session
 
Saturday Evening
 
7:00 PM: Banquet
Presentation of Awards
Presenters: Sharon Strzalkowski & Cheryl Cumings
 
Banquet speakers: Greg and Laurie Massing, Narrators with Perkins Library
9:00 PM: Annual Auction and Hospitality
Auctioneer: Brian Charlson
Assistant: Roz Rowley

To listen to ACBRadio Live Event go to http://acbradio.org/live.
Or dial 231-460-1047 and select option 6.

Happy listening.

Larry

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