Announcing the 2015 ODCBVI Annual Convention

Join your blind and visually impaired friends and colleagues on Saturday, November 21, 2015 for a day of fellowship, networking, and information. Whether you are interested in learning more about assistive technology, rehabilitation services, or how to better navigate the DC area, we have got you covered. To view the convention program, [click here]. The meeting location is accessible via metro. Breakfast and lunch will be served. There is no charge to attend. For planning purposes, please RSVP to Rebecca Bridges by Saturday, November 14 at >< or (703) 655-2474. Additional details are provided below.

Additional Information

Date and time: Saturday, November 21, 2015 – 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Location: National Industries for the blind – 1310 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314


Via Metro

Metro’s blue and yellow lines serve the Braddock Road Metro Station, directly across from NIB headquarters. Turn left upon exiting the Metro Station, and follow the sidewalk to the first intersection. Cross the road and go directly to the red brick building just ahead on your right.

Via Bus

Metrobus and DASH services are available at the Braddock Road Metro Station. Metrobus lines 9E, 10A, 10B, 10E, and DASH lines AT2, AT3, and AT4.

Via taxi

Tell the driver to take you to the 800 block of West Street in Alexandria. Locating the building If you would like assistance to locate the building upon arrival, please contact Marie Brinas at (571) 419-7737


ODCBVI extends our thanks to NIB for providing the conference space for the 2015 annual meeting, and to BLD Ministries for providing volunteers and financial support. We are also pleased to welcome Christopher Emery from Adaptify Solutions, and Susan Payne from the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI).