ACB Conference and Convention
ACB Conference and Convention

20230705 0830 General Session, July 5, 2023, ACB 2023 Conference and Convention

Hybrid event originating from Schaumburg, IL, Zoom and ACB Media

August 13, 2023

2023 American Council of the Blind 62nd Annual Conference and Convention Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center, Schaumburg, IL and, via Zoom and ACB Media General Session, July 5, 2023, Schaumburg Ballroom

  • Call to Order-
  • Pledge of Allegiance: DKM First-Timers: Gema Ceniceros, El Paso, TX; Janae Miller, Columbus, OH
  • ACB Sponsor Recognitions, Corporate Sponsors
  • Diamond Sponsorship Presentation: Non-24/Vanda Pharmaceuticals Jennifer Lyman and Vicky
  • ACB Angels Presentations Don Thomson, Waipahu, HI; Amelia Cetrone, Honolulu, HI; Liz Klein, Daly City, CA
  • Presiding officer: Kim Charlson, ACB Immediate Past President, Watertown, MA
  • Increasing Access to Professional Blind and Low Vision Services: This is a conversation between service providers, professionals, and consumer stakeholders on the evolving landscape of vision rehabilitation services. Clark Rachfal, Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, ACB (Moderator); Lauren Branch, Chief Executive Officer, NewView Oklahoma; Lee Sonnenberg, Executive Director, AER; Jamie Dean, Board Chair, ACVREP; Doug Powell, President, Alliance on Aging and Vision Loss; Lorie Scharff, Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
  • ADP Awards

Video of the session can be viewed at 2023 ACB Conference & Convention: General Session July 5, 2023 - YouTube

The full CART Transcript can be downloaded at Download the Wednesday, July 5: General Session CART file