Conference Announcements

Registration OPEN: Great Lakes Science Boot Camp (June 3-5, 2015)
Edward Eckel, III, Western Michigan University

What? This immersive 2 1/2 day conference offers librarians an opportunity to learn about current research  advancements in science. Three faculty-led sessions on genomics, Great Lakes aquatic ecosystems, and medical chemistry will provide overviews of emerging trends and research methodologies and in-depth descriptions of particular research projects. In addition to these education sessions, the Boot Camp will include lightning
talks from attending librarians, a “Librarian’s Night Out” for fun and networking, tours of research spaces, a Keynote speaker, and an all-conference reception and banquet dinner.

When? June 3-5, 2015

Where? Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Who’s this for? Academic librarians who provide services to science faculty and students,
and want to better understand the needs of these library users.

What’s the cost? The “Overnighter” conference fee of $225 includes all educational sessions and tours, two nights lodging (June 3 and 4) in private room in Ghafari Hall (private bathroom and linens included),  lunch in Towers Cafe (June 3, 4 and 5), breakfast in Towers Cafe (June 4 and 5), Librarians Night Out dinner
and activities (June 3), reception and banquet dinner (June 4) and parking in Structure #2.

The “Commuter” conference fee of $175 includes all educational sessions and tours, lunch in Towers Cafe (June 3, 4 and 5), breakfast in Towers Cafe (June 4 and 5), Librarians Night Out dinner and activities (June 3), reception and banquet dinner (June 4) and parking in Structure #2.

Additional Night Lodging – June 2 an extra night of lodging in Ghafari Hall (private bathroom and linens included) and parking in Structure #2 may be purchased for an additional $35.

When will registration open?   IT IS OPEN!!! (https://specialevents.wayne.edu/2015-great-lakes-science-boot-camp-for-librarians/ ) Registration is limited to 100 attendees (librarians and library students) on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sponsors:  National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) – Greater Midwest Region, SPIE Digital Library, Springer

American Association of School Librarians Conference
Betsy Blankenship, The Ohio State University at Marion; Past President

The AASL (American Association of School Librarians) Conference coming to Columbus Nov 5-8, 2015.
It’s right before our annual ALAO Conference, which is November 20, so no conflict there!
It may be an opportunity to become a presenter, so stay tuned to the website!
http://national.aasl.org

Celebrate Women 2015 Conference
Judy Carey Nevin, Ohio University Lancaster

Online registration is now open for Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington’s Celebrate Women 2015.  You can register by going to http://www.ohio.edu/lancaster/events/celebratewomen.cfm . The annual women’s conference is scheduled for March 20, and this year’s theme is “Making a Difference.”  The keynote speaker is race and gender justice activist Naomi Tutu. “Naomi Tutu is a wonderful example of women making a difference in the world,” said Dr. Pam Kaylor, coordinator of the event. “Our students, faculty,
staff and community will have an amazing opportunity to learn a great deal from Tutu.”
Summaries of the day’s offerings are provided in the registration brochure, available at this link:  http://www.ohio.edu/lancaster/events/upload/CW_brouchure-1-23-15.pdf . The conference will include panels throughout the day on energizing your life, your health, relationships, mentoring, and women making a difference in the arts, history, politics, and the workplace.

For more information, please contact Judy Carey Nevin,
Director, Hannah V. McCauley Library, Ohio University Lancaster: careynev@ohio.edu or 740-681-2611.

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