Tuesday, October 2nd

Time Event
9 am to 4 pm CE class: PubMed for Trainers (Dykes Library, KU Medical Center)
5 pm to 8 pm Registration open (Pavilion Pre-Function Area)

Wednesday, October 3rd

 Time Event
7 am - 6 pm Registration open (Pavilion Pre-Function Area)
8 am - 12 pm CE class: It's Delivery Time: Maximize your Message with Effective Nonverbal Delivery (Pavilion VII)
1 - 5 pm
CE class: Positioning the Professions: STM Publishing (Pavilion V)
1 - 5 pm
CE class: Statistical Literacy for Medical Librarians: Swimming in a Sea of Conflicting Medical Claims (Pavilion VI)
1 - 5 pm CE class: Power Up your Presentations! (Pavilion VII)
5 - 7 pm Executive Committee Meeting (Pavilion II)
7 - 10 pm Opening reception at the Steamboat Arabia Museum

Thursday, October 4th

 Time Event
7 am - 6 pm Registration open (Ballroom Pre-Function Area)
8 am - 5 pm
Exhibits open (Ballroom Pre-Function Area)
8 - 9 am Stay in Touch: Networking with the MCR to Generate Great Ideas & Continental Breakfast (Salon III)
9 - 10:30 am Keynote speaker (Salon III)
The Librarian’s Nephew: The Once and Future World of Information in Medicine
  • Dipesh Navsaria, MD, MLS: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
10:30 - 12 pm Program session (Salon III)
Librarians for the Future: Dreamers, Realists, or Just Plain Crazy
Sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region
  • Gwen Alexander, MLS: Dean, School of Library and Information Management; Emporia State University
  • T. Scott Pluchak, MLS: Director, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Mike Eisenberg, PhD: Dean Emeritus & Professor, University of Washington Information School
12 - 1:30 pm Lunch speaker (Salon III)
Lovesickness: Female Hysteria in Nineteenth Century Operas
  • Lynda Payne, PhD, MA, MSW: Sirridge Endowed Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics and Associate Professor of History, University of Missouri - Kansas City
1:30 - 3 pm
Visit the exhibits (Ballroom Pre-Function Area)
3 - 3:30 pm
Poster session (Salon III)
3:30 - 5 pm
Paper session (Salon III)
6:30 pm

Friday, October 5th

 Time Event
7 - 8 am
Committee Meetings & Continental Breakfast (Salon III)
8 - 9:30 am
Business Meeting (Salon III)
9:30 - 11 am
Program session (Salon III)
The Google Impact
Sponsored by University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
  • Rachel Hack: President at Software and Information Technology Association of Kansas (SITAKS)
11 am - 12 pm
iPad/Tablet Roundtables (Pavilion V)
Contact Rebecca Brown at to sign up for the roundtables.
12 - 1:30 pm
Viva la Evolution! The MLA Update and Luncheon (Salon III)
  • Jerry Perry, MLS: Director, University of Colorado - Denver Health Sciences Library
1:30 - 3 pm Annual Meeting Planners Debriefing (Intercontinental Bar)

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