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3rd Annual Braille Literacy Canada Virtual Symposium

The Braille Literacy Canada announces this year's theme “Boundless Braille.” Join the virtual braille symposium on June 2nd.

Braille Literacy Canada

Braille Literacy Canada (BLC) will be holding its third annual virtual braille symposium on Friday, June 2, 2023 from 1 – 5 PM EDT (10am-2pm Pacific/11am-3pm Mountain/Saskatchewan, 12pm-4pm Central, 2pm-6pm Atlantic, 5pm-9pm UTC).

This event will be of interest to braille readers, educators, transcribers, parents, producers and anyone else with a passion for braille literacy! BLC is thrilled to once again have an exceptional international line-up of speakers.

The schedule of events is as follows:

There will also be incredible door prizes gifted throughout the event thanks to an ever-growing list of very generous sponsors. Each presentation will be approximately 30 minutes long, followed by a 15 minute question-and-answer period, and then a 15 minute intermission.

More information about the presentations and sponsors can be found here

Registration Information

This event is open to anyone in Canada and internationally with an interest in braille.

It is free of charge to members of Braille Literacy Canada (or members of organizations who are corporate members of BLC) and $20.00 for non-members. Interested in becoming a BLC member? Annual membership (open to all Canadians) is $20 – check out our membership section for more information!

Registration will close on Thursday, May 31, 2023 at midnight. Live automatic captioning will be provided for the presentations through Zoom, and written transcripts of the presentations will be made available after the event. (Zoom is not able to support live captioning and transcripts for the French presentation at 1pm EST.)

Once you have submitted your registration, your request will be reviewed and a Zoom link will be e-mailed to you within a few days. If you do not hear from us or you have any other questions, please write to

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