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Registration is open for Midwest Chapter 2014 in Bismarck!

Woohoo! It is now time to register for the 2014 Medical Library Association Midwest Chapter Conference in Bismarck, ND, Oct. 10-14.
For full details visit the conference website.

Then head on over to http://mcmla45.wildapricot.org/event-910021 to sign up.

Keynote speakers include:

Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS
Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS, is an embedded research librarian and informationist at the Lamar Soutter Library, UMass Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. She serves on grant-funded clinical and community outreach research teams, providing information, data, and knowledge management services for the projects. Prior to this, she was Head of Research and Scholarly Communication Services, overseeing the Library's efforts at collaboration with researchers on campus, as well as all scholarly communication endeavors, including eScholarship@UMMS (Institutional Repository).

Mark Graber, MD
Mark Graber, MD, is a national leader in the field of patient safety. He originated Patient Safety Awareness Week in 2003, an event which is now recognized internationally. Mark also pioneered efforts to address diagnostic errors in medicine, and his research in this area has been supported by the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Betsy Humphreys, MLS
Betsy L. Humphreys, MLS, is Deputy Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). As Deputy Director, she shares responsibility with the Director for overall program development, program evaluation, policy formulation, direction and coordination of all National Library of Medicine activities.

CE Classes include:
Saturday, October 11
Informatics for Librarians: Peeling the Onion
The Agile Librarians Guide to Thriving in Any Institution
Introduction to Translational Bioinformatics

Tuesday, October 14
Bullet Point 1, Bullet Point 2, Bullet Point 3... the Audience Flees: Visual Communication Skills for Effective Teaching and Presentations
Systematic Reviews: Getting Started

Remember - airline flights fill fast into North Dakota as the booming oil economy keeps travelers coming and going. For flight information visit: http://www.bismarckairport.com/

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