More information about the Australian Braille Authority Meeting and WorkshopPosted: February 9, 2010 | |
More information is now available about the 2010 Australian Braille Authority meeting, which will be held separately from Round Table conference this year.
Dates: Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th June 2010
Venue: Harbour View Hotel, Sydney
The ABA Annual Meeting (Saturday 5th June) is a unique opportunity for direct communication and collaboration between members from all sectors of the braille community in Australia. The special highlight of the 2010 meeting wiill be the launch of the UEB Rulebook. Other Agenda items will include:
- Reports from the National Executive and State and Territory subcommittees
- Discussion of the results of the Strategic Review of the ABA conducted in 2009 and future directions
- International braille news, including work on the Unified English Braille code and its adoption in other countries, and braille in the South Pacific
- Election of the incoming Executive
Workshop: Guided Tour of the Unified English Braille Rulebook
The ABA workshop (Sunday 6th June) will follow on from the launch of the UEB Rulebook, a valuable resource providing a full set of rules for UEB as well as extensive examples to illustrate their use. Rulebook editor Christine Simpson and other experts will guide participants through key sections of the Rulebook.
Full details will be available shortly on the ABA web site.
Tammy Axelsen, Administrative Officer
Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities Inc
PO Box 229, Lindisfarne, Tasmania 7015 Australia
Ph Mobile 0417 101 418
Fax +61 3 6265 1519