American Foundation for the Blind Leadership Conference 2014
ALERT The early registration deadline for the conference has been extended to February 11, 2014.
The American Foundation for the Blind invites you to its 2014 Leadership Conference, which will take place February 27-March 1 at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. This year's conference theme is "your bridge to the future," and our sessions (which are eligible for ACVREP and CRC CEUs) will focus on
This conference always brings together today's leaders and the leaders of tomorrow. There will be plenty of opportunities to learn from the best and brightest minds in our field, make new connections, and reunite with old friends. And don't forget to celebrate with this year's winners of the AFB Access Awards on Friday and the prestigious Migel Medal on Saturday. If you are interested in audio description, please see our page on the concurrent intensive audio description institute.
The cost of the conference is dependent on the number of days you attend. Please note that all fees increase on February 3, 2014. Registration is available online and you may pay by credit card, check, or purchase order from your agency. If you wish to pay by check or purchase order, you will be prompted to print the information page and send it to our Huntington, WV, office.
- 3 days for $300
- 2 days for $250
- 1 day for $150
Why wait? Register now!
Book a room at the marvelous New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge for just $189/night with our special group rate. This rate is good from Wednesday, February 26, through Monday, March 3, so stay a while and explore the city that never sleeps! This discounted rate disappears on February 1, 2014, so make your reservation today. If you would prefer to make your reservation by phone, call 1-888-436-3759 and let the operator know that you are attending the conference.
Focus on Leadership
This year we are working with our conference ally, the VisionServe Alliance, to provide an intensive leadership training track that will be open to all conference attendees. Come sharpen your skills or learn how you can become an effective leader.
Special Thanks to Our Conference Partners
Baruch College Computer Center for Visually Impaired People
Guide Dog Foundation
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Helen Keller National Center
Helen Keller Services for the Blind
Lavelle School for the Blind
Lighthouse Guild, formerly Jewish Guild Healthcare and Lighthouse International
New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
New Jersey Foundation for the Blind
New York Institute for Special Education
New York State Commission for the Blind
St. Joseph School for the Blind
VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired