2019 Leadership Meetings

The American Council of the Blind annual president’s meeting and legislative seminar will take place from Saturday, February 23, 2019 to Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 in Alexandria, Virginia. 

To register online, click here. The registration deadline is February 15th, 2019. 


Agendas & Meeting Materials:

Legislative Seminar Agenda: http://acb.org/2019-legislative-seminar-agenda

Presidents Meeting Agenda: http://acb.org/2019-presidents-meeting-agenda

To view our legislative imperatives for 2019, visit: http://acb.org/legislative-seminar-2019.

Durable Medical Equipment Legislative Imperative: http://acb.org/medical-equipment-legislative-imperative

AV START Act Legislative Imperative: http://acb.org/AV-START-act-legislative-imperative

Secure Independence for Seniors and Medicare Beneficiaries Legislative Imperative: http://acb.org/2019-low-vision-devices-imperative


2019 Schedule of Events:
Saturday, February 23: Board Meeting
Sunday, February 24: Affiliate Presidents’ Meeting
Monday, February 25: Legislative Seminar
Tuesday, February 26: Meeting with Legislators on Capitol Hill

Hotel Information:
Crowne Plaza Alexandria
Room rates (pretax): $120/night
Reserve your room by February 11 to get the conference rate
Address: 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone number: (703) 683-6000 
Crowne Plaza Headquarters Phone Number: (877) 227-6963.
Crowne Plaza Alexandria Website

Reagan National Airport (DCA) & Reagan Metro Station Shuttle

  • From the Crowne Plaza to DCA: Beginning at 5AM and every 30 minutes thereafter until 10:30PM, airport location is on the upper level near door 2 or 4
  • From DCA to the Crowne Plaza: Hourly at 15 minutes and 45 minutes after the hour (approximately), located on the upper floor on the ticketing level, every half an hour
  • Last Pick-Up from DCA is approximately 10:45PM