Press Release

April 2019
For Immediate Release

Contact: Jennifer Dunnam, Chair
Braille Authority of North America
410.659.9314 Ex. 2427

BANA to Meet in Toronto, Canada, May 2-4, 2019

The Braille Authority of North America (BANA), which convenes in-person semiannually, will hold its spring 2019 meeting May 2-4 and will be hosted by CNIB (The Canadian National Institute for the Blind), a BANA member organization. On Thursday, May 2, the meeting site will be at CNIB National Centre, 1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Sir Arthur Pearson Board Room, Room 220 second floor. On Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, the meeting site will be at Novotel Toronto North York, 3 Park Home Avenue, Toronto, ON, Stage Door, off the lobby.

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.

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 410.659.9314 Ex. 2427 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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