Minutes of November 2013 VIBUG meeting

Where: MIT, 77 Mass. Ave., Building 5, Room 134, Cambridge, MA.
When: November 9, 2013

Prior to the regular meeting, Tim Cumings met with ten members interested in assisting with setup and operation of audio equipment used to record and broadcast meetings. Each participant got some hands-on training.

President Amy Ruell called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM. All present introduced themselves.

Minutes: Clerk Jerry Berrier read the minutes of our October meeting. They were approved without change.


Due to a very full schedule, Amy said there would be no question and answer period at this meeting. The Carroll Center's annual technology fare will occur as usual during Thanksgiving week. Amy is thinking of purchasing a new Kindle and raffling it off at our December meeting.

Election of Officers

There being no nominations from the floor, the following VIBUG officers were re-elected by acclamation:

Holiday Party


Frank Ventura talked about security options and concerns in the Windows environment. John panarese from Mac For The Blind, http://www.macfortheblind.com presented via Skype on Mac vs. Windows.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 p.m.

Jerry Berrier, Clerk