ACB Conference and Convention
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20200705 150 ACB Walk, Convention Connect and Opening Session

American Council of the Blind (ACB) 2020 Virtual Conference and Convention

Sunday, July 5 6:45p.m.: ACB Welcome Show 7:00p.m.: Call to Order: Dan Spoone, President, American Council of the Blind, Orlando, FL Invocation: Rev. Michael Garrett, Missouri City, TX Presentation of Colors: Buffalo Soldiers, (initially featured at the 2019 ACB Conference and Convention, Rochester, NY) "The Star Spangled-Banner": Sung by Jason Castonguay, Manchester, CT Welcome: Janet Dickelman, Convention Coordinator, Saint Paul, MN 7:20p.m.: President's Report: Dan Spoone, Orlando, FL; Executive Director's Report: Eric Bridges, ACB Executive Director, Alexandria, VA 7:50p.m.: Diamond Sponsor Presentation: Microsoft: Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Seattle, WA 8:10p.m.: Life Member Presentations: Dan Spoone, ACB President, Orlando, FL; and Nancy Becker, ACB Chief Financial Officer, Brooklyn Center, MN 8:25p.m.: ACB Angels Presentations: Tony Stephens, ACB Director of Development, Alexandria, VA; and Dan Dillon, ACB Board Member, Hermitage, TN ACB Angel Presentations: Durward K. McDaniel (1915 – 1994), Oklahoma Cathie Skivers (1925 – 2019), California 8:40p.m.: ACB First Timers: Kenneth Semien Sr., Chair, Durward K. McDaniel First Timers Committee, Beaumont, TX 8:55p.m.: ACB JPMorgan Chase Leadership Fellows: Eric Bridges, ACB Executive Director, Alexandria, VA 9:15p.m.: Roll Call of Affiliates: Denise Colley, ACB Secretary, Lacey, WA