Schedule of Major Events

 

Sunday, August 16


8:30 am – 5:00 pm Board of Directors 
12:30 pm – 6:00 pm Early Check In 
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Education/ Orientation Sessions

Monday, August 17


8:30 am – 10:00 am Board of Directors 
8:30 am – 5:00 pm Field Service Training
9:30 am – 4:00 pm Education Sessions - Primary focus on smart phones and mobile devices
9:30 am – 6:00 pm Registration & Information
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm American Printing House for the Blind (APH) Museum and Factory Tour 
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Off site Baseball game Louisville Bats vs Durham Bulls (pre-registration required)

Tuesday, August 18


8:30 am – 4:00 pm Education Sessions
8:30 am – 5:00 pm Field Service Training
9:30 am – 6:00 pm Registration & Information 
10:00 am – 5:00 pm BVAA Silent Auction 
10:30 am – 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall
12:00 am – 1:00 pm Lunch and Learn Topic Non-24
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Rules Committee Meeting
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Credentials Committee Meeting
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm BVA President's Welcome Reception Sponsored by American Printing House for the Blind.

Wednesday, August 19


8:00 am – 9:30 am Welcome Session
9:45 am – 11:30 am Opening Business Meeting
10:00 am – 5:00 pm BVAA Silent Auction 
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Field Service 
10:30 am – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Presentations 
2:00 pm – 2:00 pm Legislative and Field Service Updates
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Bylaws & Resolutions Meeting
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Off site Blowing
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Guide Dog Users Group

Thursday, August 20


8:15 am – 12:00 pm BVA Forum
8:30 am - 9:45 am VA Prosthetics
10:00 am – 11:00 am Vision Research
11:00 am – 12:00 am Toast Masters Effective Meetings
8:30 am – 12:00 pm BVAA Silent Auction 
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Father Carroll Lunch Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind and Sprint
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Officer Candidate Speeches
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm District Caucus Meetings
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Toast Masters meeting

Friday, August 21


8:30 am – 12:00 am Closing Business Meeting
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Leadership Training
1:00 am – 3:30 pm American Printing House for the Blind (APH) Factory and Museum Tour
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Awards Banquet

Saturday, August 22


7:30 am – 9:00 am 5K Run/Walk/Role
8:30 am – 12:30 pm American Printing House for the Blind Film Festival (transportation not provided)