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2020 NOPBC Conference at the NFB Convention

Welcome to the 2020 NOPBC Conference Registration portal. This conference will be held July 14-18, 2020, in conjunction with the Annual Convention of the National Federation of the Blind.

Virtual Reality: Accessible Learning, Activities, and Networking Opportunities for Blind Children and Their Families.
We will meet and gather virtually. The knowledge we gain and relationships we form are reality.

We have planned many sessions and workshops on a wide variety of interesting topics. This year, we will have both a Youth Track and Kids Track. Please select the different topic areas below to find out more information.

Online Registration: (link)

Full Registration $10 per Adult

  • Includes:Access to all NOPBC Sessions
  • NOPBC Membership, July 2020 to June 2021 (Registration fee must be paid by June 30, 2020 to be able to vote during the annual meeting)
  • Parent Mentor 
  • IEP Resources
  • Cane Walk & more!

Limited Registration $0

Includes:  Access to all NOPBC Sessions

Agenda Workshops  Cane Walk
Youth Track Kid Track  


From NOPBC President Carlton Cook Walker

NFB Convention—NOPBC Conference Announcement: We’re Going Virtual

For the eightieth year in a row, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) will host our Annual Convention, but this year, it will be different. Instead of gathering together in a major metropolitan city, we will gather virtually using accessible distance technology. A proud division of the NFB, the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC) will host our Annual National Conference within the NFB Annual Convention—again virtually. Our dates remain the same—July 14 through 18, 2020.

While we will not meet in person, blind individuals of all ages and their families and friends will gather to share insight from the past, information for the present, and ideas for the future. We will share more details soon.

In the meantime, stay safe, and know that we are a family—even and especially when we are miles apart.

From the 2020 Convention web page:

"Considering the ongoing impact and wide-ranging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 National Convention will be held virtually for the first time.

Join us as we celebrate NFB’s eightieth anniversary and expand our circle of participation, connecting blind Americans from coast to coast for what we expect to be the largest gathering of blind people in history."

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