GTT New Westminster Meeting Agenda, Library and Reading Apps for iOS, November 27, 2019, Zoom Conference

Get Together with Technology (GTT) New Westminster)

Sponsored by the Canadian Council of the Blind

in partnership with

Blind Beginnings

Canadian Assistive Technologies

And

Vancouver Community College

 

Note: Due to potential/likely Transit Job Action, this face-to-face GTT New Westminster meeting will be conducted over the Zoom Conference system.  If any of the regular GTT New West participants want help getting connected let Albert Ruel know.  Connection details below.

 

November 2019 Theme: Library and Reading Apps for iOS, EasyReader, Audible, CloudLibrary, Overdrive, Voice Dream Reader etc.

 

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 10 AM until 12 Noon

Where: Blind Beginnings Office, 227 6th Street, New Westminster, or by Zoom Conference (See dial-in info below)

 

Hour one:

Albert Ruel and Ryan Fleury will demonstrate the use of several Library and Reading apps for iOS.  Shawn Marsolais will be at the Blind Beginnings office should anyone undertake to use the City’s transit system that day.

 

Hour two:

The second half of the meeting will include an opportunity to seek tech advice from those with more knowledge.  Please bring the device you want assistance with, or the questions you haven’t yet found an answer for.

 

The call-in info is:

 

Join the GTT New Westminster Zoom Meeting from computer or smart phone:

https://zoom.us/j/9839595688

 

One tap mobile, Toronto Local:

+16475580588,,9839595688# Canada

 

Toronto Local:

+1 647 558 0588

Meeting ID: 983 959 5688

 

For more information, contact either Shawn Marsolais or Albert Ruel:

shawn@blindbeginnings.ca or 604-434-7243.

Albert.GTT@CCBNational.net or 250-240-2343

 

What is GTT?

 

An opportunity for individuals who are blind or partially sighted to get together and

  • Share how they are using assistive technology for work, school, and in their daily lives
  • Learn from others who are using different assistive technology
  • Request information on new technology
  • Mentor and support each other

 

You’re invited, and encouraged to circulate this invitation widely to your circle of friends, colleagues and family who have an interest in peer support in the area of assistive technology.

 

For more information about GTT contact:

Shawn Marsolais         Albert Ruel

Shawn@BlindBeginnings.ca         Albert.GTT@CCBNational.net

604-434-7243                       1-877-304-0968 Ext. 550

Elmer, Voice Control

Brian, Home Screen

 

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