MLA “REthink” conference, Minneapolis, May 12 – 18, 2011
I arrived in a rainy Minneapolis on Saturday in time for an afternoon CE class (more on that below); gorgeous weather (70 degrees and sunny) came Sunday morning and stayed though Wednesday. The weather complemented the excellent programming arranged by this year’s National Program Committee, which was led by Bart Ragon and Gabriel Rios; it also facilitated attendees’ venturing outdoors to meet each other and/or explore the city. Under the gleaming skyscrapers of downtown Minneapolis, we learned from and with colleagues from across the globe, made new acquaintances and friends, and just plain caught up with others long unseen.
Decorative tree planters in Minneapolis
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As the MLA-Phil representative to Chapter Council, I’d like to encourage all MLA ’11 attendees to sign up for the Roundtables event, to be held Sunday, May 15 from noon til 2 p.m. It is one of the best networking and information sharing opportunities at MLA. I’ve participated almost every year I’ve attended the Annual Conference and each time I learn something new and meet new colleagues. There are lots of topics to chose from (see the list below) – if anything, it’s difficult to choose just one! Read more» » »
Revitalize Your Message – Cancer Librarians Section Programming for MLA 2011
Co-sponsors: Public Health/Health Administration Section, Leadership and Management Section, Library Marketing SIG, Medical Library Education Section, Molecular Biology and Genomics SIG, New Members SIG.
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