2022 National Convention

The 2022 National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind was held Tuesday, July 5, 2022 through Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana

Key Reports

Sponsors

  • Elite:  Kellog
  • Platinum:  eSSENTIAL Accessibility, Google, Horizon Therapeutics, Meta, Microsoft, UPS Foundation, Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Vispero, Wells Fargo
  • Gold:  Amazon, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP, Oracle, Target, Waymo
  • Silver:  Aira Tech Corp, APH ConnectCenter, AT&T, Cruise, HumanWare, iSenpai, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Market Development Group, Pearson
  • Bronze:  American Printing House for the Blind, Chris Park Design, Charter Communications, Educational Testing Service, Election Systems & Software, McDonald’s Corporation, Tusk Philanthropies, VitalSource Technologies
  • White Cane:  The Chicago Lighthouse , Clusiv, D2L Corporation, Democracy Live, Duxbury Systems, Inc., En-Vision America, Envision, Inc., GoodMaps, Inc., HIMS, Inc., IKE Smart City, LLC, Independence Science Tactile Engineering, Leader Dogs for the Blind, McGraw Hill, National Industries for the Blind, Personal.ai, Rosen, Bien, Galvan & Grunfeld, LLP

Agenda

The 2022 National Convention Agenda was available in multiple formats.

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2022 National Convention Agenda MP3:

The 2022 National Convention was also available in these additional formats:

Highlights

NFB22 Sponsor Preview - Virtual Showcase

NFB22 Exhibitor Showcase - Virtual Preview

Welcoming Ceremonies: Back Together on the Bayou

Presidential Report

Giving Wings to Transformation: The Magic of Partnership with the Blind Movement

Accelerating Our Blind Driver Challenge: Raising Expectations at 211.43 mph

Owning Our Future: Continuous Revolution in Training through the Organized Blind Movement

Federation SAFE: Blind Survivors, Leadership, and Our Shared Commitment

Living the Life She Wants: Staying Grounded and Shooting for the Moon with Federation Philosophy

Living the Life He Wants: Stoking Employment Opportunities through Movies, Sports, and Achievement

A Champion for Equal Opportunities: Making a Difference from Louisiana’s Second Congressional District

Who Owns This Story: Audio Description as Art Not Charity

Owning the Change We Want: A Report from the Federation's Advocacy and Policy Department

Owning Your Creative Content: Cryptocurrency, Accessibility, and the Organized Blind Movement

Stretching the Dimensions of Nonvisual Learning: Blind-Led Youth Programming and Engineering

Accessibility Awareness on a Global Scale: Bringing Tech Professionals to Our Movement of Equality

Creating Content with Accessibility as the Default: Celebrating Drupal's Olivero Theme and Calling for More Blind Contributors

The Right to Participate Fully in Twenty-First Century America: Civil Rights Advancement at the United States Department of Justice

Leading through Literacy: A New Library Director Committed to Partnership with the Organized Blind Movement

The Fifteenth Annual Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards

Going My Way: Driving Accessibility through Innovative Autonomous Transportation

Transformation in Employment: Smart Partnership to Build the Future Together

Diversity at Kellogg: A Commitment that Raises Expectations for Blind Empowerment

Engineering a New Response: Transforming At-Home Testing through Partnership with the Blind

Supreme Action to Shatter Low Expectations: Living Blind and Serving on the Bench

Owning Our Stories: Raising the Impact of Individuals by Sharing the History of Our Movement

2022 Banquet Speech - Spirit, Togetherness, and Service: The Signature of the Blind People's Movement