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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

2012 APH Annual Meeting Information

There's Little Traffic On The Extra Mile

The theme for the 144th Annual Meeting of Ex Officio Trustees, "Traveling The Extra Mile," honors the contributions of those service providers who go many extra miles to assist APH in our work. We are excited to welcome Dr. Cay Holbrook as our keynote speaker on Thursday, October 11th, and you won't want to miss her presentation about her personal hero, Annie Sullivan.

In addition to Cay's great keynote, the Annual Meeting will again highlight current and upcoming APH products, with training sessions and opportunities to provide input on products in the works. We'll have our annual poster sessions and information fair, where you'll get up-to-the-minute information on what's happening at APH, updates from the field, and more!

Friday night will bring the 2012 APH InSights Art awards banquet, and the induction of two giants, Phil Hatlen and Pete Wurzburger, into the field's Hall of Fame. On Saturday, we'll travel on the mighty Ohio River with a dinner cruise and dance on the Belle of Louisville.

Please check the APH website for a registration link. We hope to see you there!

Hotel Info

The Galt House Hotel is looking forward to hosting the American Printing House for the Blind 2012 Annual Meeting, October 11—13. Online and phone reservations are now being accepted.

Rooms are available at the conference rate of $135 per night, and you can make, modify, or cancel your reservations online by using the following link:

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