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VRATE is in Glendale in 2016

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VRATE is being held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Glendale Civic Center, 5750 West Glenn Drive, Glendale, Arizona 85301. Join us for a unique event to showcase new technology, ideas and presentations for individuals with vision loss, blindness or combined vision and hearing loss.
At this "FREE" event, there will be speakers and exhibitors presenting information and products that will be of great interest to you.
Some of the tentative speakers are:
Scientists from NASA presenting tactile representations of the universe,
Election bureau officials presenting solutions to voting with disabilities
Retinal Specialists speaking on new techniques for treatment of visual disorders
with many, many more.
More than 30 vendors and agencies will be exhibiting, allowing VRATE attendees to find out about local and state agencies, new equipment and assistance that is available.
Keep watching the blog for up to date information as it is available!

VRATE 2016 is at the Glendale Convention Center


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    Jcharles says:
    Tuesday May 10th, 2016 @ 8:19 AM

    I am very excited for this VRATE 2016!!!

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      abcofasl says:
      Monday June 20th, 2016 @ 12:37 PM

      This will be my first VRATE visit and I can't wait to further my education and experiences!

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        lowvisionplus says:
        Tuesday August 30th, 2016 @ 10:30 PM

        Dr Thomas Hurd will be presenting an audible scale model of the solar system two times at VRATE in the patio area at the Glendale Civic Center. Presentation times will be at about 11:45 and 1:30.

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          Tuffy says:
          Wednesday September 14th, 2016 @ 6:43 AM

          I'm excited about the fact I am going to learn about the program. It is new for me.

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            Tim Blake says:
            Wednesday September 28th, 2016 @ 3:06 PM

            Hi. Can you provide details about the free parking?

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