MONTRÉAL, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - CNIB Quebec's annual TechnoVision conference will be held on Friday October 11, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hotel Sandman, 999 Serigny street, Longueuil.
TechnoVision is a conference about adapted technologies and visual health that is unique to Quebec, and one of the most important of its kind in Canada. This event allows blind or partially sighted people, their families and health and social services professionals to inquire about programs and services and to get acquainted with the latest technologies.
There will be more than 14 exhibitors: Humanware, Audiotheque, Canadialog, CNIB, AQPEHV, E-Sight, Horizon-Travail, INLB, MAB Mackay, Point par Point, Cecitech, ASAM, Optelec, AMI TV, and possibly more.
Invited speakers (in French):
- Voiceye application, the new way to access printed material for blind or partially sighted people - Cecitech, Nicole Segal.
- Innovative ways to make information accessible to blind or partially sighted people - INLB, Marc St-Onge and Tommy Theberge.
- Free software service eAccessibility - Miguel Ross.
- Descriptive video demonstration - AMI-TV, Taylor Turner.
For the first time in Canada, experience TechnoVision accessibility! Download the Sight Compass free app on your smart phone, available October 9. This app will guide you through the fair.
CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. To learn more, visit cnib.ca or call the toll-free CNIB Helpline at 1-800-563-2642.
For further information:
1-800-465-4622 ext. 245