National Convention Highlights

If you missed the NFB National Convention, or if you would just like to relive the excitement, audio and video from past conventions is now available.  This page will be continually updated with more highlights, so please visit often.

2013  -  2012  -  2011  -  2010  -  2009  -  2008

2013 National Convention Highlights

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Audio

Friday, July 5, 2013

Audio

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Audio

2012 National Convention Highlights

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Audio

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Audio

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Audio

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Audio

2012 NFB National Convention Sponsor Videos

2011 National Convention Highlights

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Audio

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Audio

    • The Honorable Alexa Posny, Assistant Secretary, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, United States Department of Education
    • Gaeir Dietrich, Director of the High Tech Center Training Unit, California Community Colleges; Chair, Advisory Commission On Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities, Convened by the Secretary of Education, United States Department of Education
    • Peter Osborne, Head of International Partnerships and Development, Royal National Institute of Blind People

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Audio

    • The Honorable David Strickland, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, United States Department of Transportation
    • Report from General Motors
      Douglas B. Moore, Vehicle Performance Owner, General Motors
    • Report from Toyota Motor Corporation
      Kevin Ro, National Manager, Technical & Regulatory Affairs, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Audio

2010 National Convention Highlights

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Audio

Video

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Audio

  • Assuring Internet Accessibility
    Preety Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Deque Systems, Inc. (8 MB)
  • Strategic Initiatives Report
    John Pare, Executive Director for Strategic Initiatives, National Federation of the Blind
    Jesse Hartle, Governmental Affairs Specialist, National Federation of the Blind
    Lauren McLarney, Governmental Affairs Specialist, National Federation of the Blind (37 MB)

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Audio

Video

2009 National Convention Highlights

Monday, July 6, 2009

Audio

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Audio

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Audio

    • Jerry Whittle, Teacher-Counselor, Louisiana Center for the Blind
    • April Davis, Coordinator of Summer Programs for Blind Children,  Louisiana Center for the Blind
    • James Mays, Industrial Arts Teacher, Louisiana Center for the Blind
    • Deja Powell, Cane Travel Instructor, Utah Division of Services for the  Blind and Visually Impaired
    • Anil Lewis, President, National Federation of the Blind of Georgia
    • Terri Rupp, President, National Federation of the Blind of Nevada (35 MB)

Video

2008 National Convention Highlights

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Audio

Video

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Audio

Friday, July 4, 2008

Audio

Video