Bay State Council of the Blind Hybrid Spring Conference & Convention

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Bay State Council of the Blind’s (BSCB) 2024 Spring Conference and Convention which will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2024, in hybrid fashion: In-person at Perkins School for the Blind’s Grousbeck Center for Students and Technology (55 Beechwood Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472) and remotely via Zoom.

Be sure to catch Penny Forward’s Program Coordinator, MOe Carpenter’s presentation on “Tips for Getting a Handle on Your Personal Finances” at 2:45pm Eastern.

The conference will start promptly at 9:30 A.M. and end at 4:30 P.M. In-person registration will begin at 8:45 A.M. The Zoom room will open at 9:15 A.M. for remote attendees.

The registration fee for in-person attendees is $25 to defray refreshment and lunch costs. The conference is free for remote attendees. Morning refreshments, including coffee and pastries, will be provided prior to the 9:30 A.M. kick-off. Cold beverages will be provided during lunch. Box lunches (sandwich or salad, chips, and a cookie) will be ordered from Panera Bread for in-person attendees. In-person attendees are required to make their lunch choice on the registration form.

The Grousbeck Center has a maximum capacity of 52 persons. If and when the limited is reached, in-person registration will be closed.

BSCB plans on having informative sessions on an array of topics, as well as the annual business meeting and awards ceremony.

All BSCB members who have registered will be able to participate in the election of Board officers, as well as vote on proposed resolutions and formal adoption of the Code of Conduct policy. BSCB’s annual fundraising auction will be held the evening before: Friday, May 17, 2024, beginning at 7:00 P.M. The auction will be held remotely via Zoom by ACB Media.

Register for the 2024 BSCB Spring Conference and Convention