2021 Washington Seminar Agenda

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February 8–February 11, 2021

Please note that all times listed in the agenda are in Eastern Standard Time. Additional Zoom dial-in numbers can be found at the end of the Agenda.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7

5:00 PM–6:30 PM: Membership Meeting

This meeting is for all affiliate and chapter presidents only.
    
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Meeting ID: 903 710 8245
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8

10:00 AM–12:00 PM: National Association of Blind Students 
Winter Seminar

Students, teachers, young professionals, and curious minds: Join the National Association of Blind Students (NABS) for our annual Winter Seminar. You will have the opportunity to interact with blind students from across the country; learn from successful blind professionals; benefit from informative presentations on topics including scholarships and internships; and prepare for your upcoming Congressional meetings. There is no registration for this event. Simply come with an open mind, and we’ll handle the rest!

Join Zoom Meeting:
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Meeting ID: 953 8840 3540
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2:00–4:00 PM: Legislative Seminar

Whether you are a Washington Seminar veteran or an enthusiastic rookie, we urge you to attend this interactive seminar. The government affairs team will provide essential information about our legislative priorities for 2021. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions and put your knowledge into practice. 
 
The fact sheets can be found at https://stage.nfb.org/washington-seminar. We encourage you to review these documents carefully beforehand and come prepared with questions so we are all well-equipped with the information we need to make our case to members of Congress and their staff.
        
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5:00–7:00 PM: Great Gathering-In 

Please join us for the official kickoff meeting of the Washington Seminar, hosted by the President of the National Federation of the Blind, Mark Riccobono. All are welcome.
                    
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8:00–10:00 PM: National Association of Blind Students – NABS Unmuted 

We welcome all Washington Seminar attendees to Zoom on over to the social event of the evening after the Great Gathering-In and support your national student division! Get ready to unmute and socialize with fellow Federationists over a lively night of games. You also won’t want to miss out on any of the competitive fun or insider info on the annual NABS auction, taking place online for the first time ever in 2021! See the amazing items and all that they entail by visiting:
https://www.32auctions.com/2021blindstudents

Place your bids any time before February 10 at 11:59 PM EST. and remember to check back so that your special item doesn’t get away from you! You don’t have to be a student to be a part of the fun; NABS Unmuted and our accompanying silent auction is open to all!

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://zoom.us/j/95388403540 
Meeting ID: 953 8840 3540
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9

6:00 PM: Reviewing Our Day on the Hill   

A meeting with John Paré, Stephanie Flynt and Jeff Kaloc. 

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https://zoom.us/j/7567531013 
Meeting ID: 756 753 1013 
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

6:00 PM: Reviewing Our Day on the Hill 
                

A meeting with John Paré, Stephanie Flynt and Jeff Kaloc. 

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://zoom.us/j/7567531013 
Meeting ID: 756 753 1013 
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11

6:00 PM: Reviewing Our Day on the Hill 
                

A meeting with John Paré, Stephanie Flynt and Jeff Kaloc. 

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://zoom.us/j/7567531013 
Meeting ID: 756 753 1013 
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ADDITIONAL ZOOM DIAL-IN NUMBERS
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        +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
        +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
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