3 by the Sea Conference to be held in Atlantic City in October

From Rick Peterson:

3 by the Sea, an MLA TriChapter Conference to be held in Atlantic City, NJ on October 5-8, 2009

Even though summer is not quite upon us, it’s not too soon to start thinking about 3 by the Sea, an MLA TriChapter Conference to be held in Atlantic City, NJ on October 5-8, 2009 at Resorts Hotel and Casino. 3 by the Sea is a joint conference of the Middle-Atlantic, New York/New Jersey, and Philadelphia Regional chapters of the Medical Library Association.

The conference themes:
Skills for the Future
Patient Care
Technology

Check out the Conference’s official web site for more information and updates: <http://3bythesea.pbworks.com/>

The dynamic and exciting program <http://3bythesea.pbworks.com/Program> includes a wide variety of CE courses and panel discussions as well as time to network with your colleagues.

Keynote speakers will be:

P.M. Forni, Civility Project, Johns Hopkins University
Lee Rainie, Pew Internet & American Life Project
M.J. Tooey, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Banquet speaker:
Margaret Buchholz, local author & historian

Continuing Education Opportunities:
Electronic Collection Development (Diane Kovacs)
Librarians: Let’s Escape the Box (Diane Wolf)
Influencing & Negotiating Skills (Lynne Waymon)
Developing & Negotiating License Agreements (Rick Anderson)
Measuring Your Impact (Sue Hunter & Cindy Olney)
Hands-On Web 2.0 (Gregg Notess)
PubMed for Experts (Arpita Bose & Sheila Snow Croft)
Canny Consumer (Terri Ottosen)

You are invited to submit proposals for posters for the conference. Submissions are due by June 30, 2009. Take this opportunity to highlight
your experiences in medical librarianship by submitting proposals related to the conference themes of Skills for the Future; Patient Care;
Technology. Suggestions for poster content include:

• Innovative ways to reach your clients
• What strategies have you used to create a successful partnership
• Share new technologies that have made a difference for your users
• How are you planning for the future
• Techniques and strategies for operating during an economic recession
• Research or projects you want to share with colleagues

Poster submission information is available at <http://3bythesea.pbworks.com/Posters>.

Registration opens on July 15, 2009. Early bird registration for chapter members is $225 through August 26. The hotel is $99 a night, and parking
is $5 per stay. Details to follow. Check for updates at <http://3bythesea.pbworks.com/Registration>.

We hope to see you all in Atlantic City, NJ this fall!

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3502 under the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

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