Press Release

October 2018
For Immediate Release

Contact: Jennifer Dunnam, Chair
Braille Authority of North America

BANA to Meet in Salt Lake City November 1–3, 2018

The Braille Authority of North America (BANA), which meets face-to-face semiannually, will hold its fall 2018 meeting November 1–3 at the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, 1655 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84109. This meeting will be hosted by the American Council of the Blind (ACB), a BANA member organization.

Items on the Board's agenda will include a review of formal reports from BANA's technical committees such as music, Nemeth, and tactile graphics, as well as its general committees and task forces, such as the BANA General Committee on UEB and the Publications Committee. BANA will take action on recommendations when appropriate.

As always, interested parties are invited to observe the BANA Board meetings. If you are interested in observing the BANA meeting, please contact BANA Chair Jennifer Dunnam at 612-767-5658 or by email at

The mission of the Braille Authority of North America is to assure literacy for tactile readers through the standardization of braille and/or tactile graphics.

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