You are invited to the CCB’s GTT Zoom meetings where we focus in on the technology needs and concerns of Canadians who are blind or low vision. The calls will take place over the accessible Zoom Conference system, which will allow participants to dial in using their landline phones, smart phones, or computers. You will find the Zoom link and phone numbers below the meeting listings. Please pay special attention to the “(NOTE)” notation after some of the meeting listings. Different zoom platforms are used for different meetings and some require preregistration.
CCB-GTT OPEN CHAT
Monday, March 22, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:
Host: Kim Kilpatrick
Topic: Open tech chat
CCB-GTT MAC USERS GROUP
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific:
Host: Wayne Antle
(NOTE) preregistration required. Mac users only please. For more info contact Kim at email@example.com
Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:
Presenter: Shane Lowe from Supersense AI
Topic: Supersense AI
CCB-GTT BRAILLE TECH USERS
Thursday, March 25, 2021, 2:30 PM Eastern/11:30 AM Pacific:
Host: Kim Kilpatrick
Making the most of your braille technology
This group is for those who already own a Braille display and would like to help and support each other.
(NOTE) preregistration required. For zoom info and/or more info contact Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org
CCB-GTT YOUTH ZOOM CALL
Thursday, March 25, 2021, 8:00 PM Eastern/5:00 PM Pacific:
Host: Nolan Jenikov
For individuals between the ages of 16 and 25ish.
(NOTE) The meeting credentials are different for this meeting, preregistration required. For more info contact Nolan at email@example.com.
CCB-GTT OPEN CHAT
Friday, March 26, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:
Host: David Greene
Topic: Open discussion
…and not tech but FYI
Women of CCB
Tuesday March 23, 2021, 7:00 PM Eastern/4:00 PM Pacific:
Host: Samantha Moore
Guest Speaker: Laurie J. Samuel PhD
Topic: Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship
About our Speaker: Dr. Laurie J. Samuel PhD. is a criminologist with expertise in police-community relations, police misconduct, and interpersonal violence. Throughout her career, she has worked to reduce and prevent violence against women in a variety of settings.
Dr. Samuel is a former professor at Howard University, and before that she worked with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC for over ten years. She is a leading expert in Early Identification and Intervention Systems.
On March 14, 2018, Dr. Samuel launched the Cupid’s Sting Non-Profit Organization, which partners with the community to create a safer and healthier environment for families, students, employees, and neighbours. The mission of Cupid’s Sting is to teach women life-saving skills through workshops on interpersonal violence, domestic violence, and street harassment, including self-defence techniques.
(NOTE) Preregistration is required, To register for this call contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can subscribe to the CCB Podcast feed by searching for CCB/Canadian Council of the Blind Podcast on the Victor Reader Stream, or your favorite smart device Pod Catcher. You can use this like to the originating distribution source. https://ccbpod.podbean.com/
Added this week, Louie Voice Control and BuzzClip
Added last week, WayAround tags and CELA update
CCB-GTT TECH SUPPORT LIST
CCB sponsors a GTT email support list to provide help and support with technology for blind and low vision Canadians. To subscribe to the email list, send an empty email to: GTTsupportemail@example.com
You will get an email back from the list asking you to confirm your subscription. Simply reply to that email and you are subscribed. You will then receive a second email welcoming you to the list and describing how to use it. You are then ready to post your technology questions and/or answers to the list.
For more information visit: https://groups.io/g/GTTsupport
Security procedure remains in effect.
When you enter the waiting room before a meeting, please ensure that you give us a recognizable name. If you are calling for the first time or from a land line, please e-mail the CCB’s Receptionist, (Shelley Morris) ahead of time to let us know your name and number so we will let you in. Shelley’s email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need help doing these things or learning to use zoom, please contact us and we can help you.
You can participate by phone or internet from wherever you are:
CCB is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Meeting ID: 983 959 5688
Alberta One tap mobile for Smart Phones:
BC One tap mobile for Smart Phones:
Manitoba One tap mobile for Smart Phones:
Montreal One tap mobile for Smart Phones:
Toronto One tap mobile for Smart Phones:
Alberta: +1 587 328 1099
BC: +1 778 907 2071
Manitoba: +1 204 515 1268
Montreal: +1 438 809 7799
Toronto: +1 647 374 4685
For more information, contact:
Kim Kilpatrick, CCB GTT Coordinator
1-877-304-0968 Ext 513
David Greene, CCB GTT Accessibility Trainer
1-877-304-0968 Ext 509
Corry Stuive, CCB National Program Coordinator
1-877-304-0968 Ext 550