Joint Meeting of the Midwest and Midcontinental Chapters of MLA
Joint Meeting of the Midwest Chapter and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association

Two MLA chapters. Sixteen states. One spectacular meeting.
Friday, October 21, 2016 through Monday, October 24, 2016
Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa

Schedule

 

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Fri, Oct 21 Sat, Oct 22 Sun, Oct 23 Mon, Oct 24
7:00 AM 7:00 am – 6:00 pm:
Hospitality / registration
7:00 am – 6:00 pm:
Hospitality / registration
7:00 am – 6:00 pm:
Hospitality / registration
7:30 AM 7:30 – 8:45: Breakfast buffet, Outside Salons D-E

7:45 – 8:45: Vendor Sunrise Seminar.
Ovid:
Salon A and
McGraw Hill
: Salon B

7:30 – 8:45:
Breakfast buffet
, Outside Salons D-E
8:00 AM 8:00 – 12:00

CE: Research by Design:  Research by Design.
Davenport Room

CE: Beyond the List: Unpacking the Predatory Publisher.
State Library of Iowa. 1112 East Grand Ave.

CE: Cool Creative Communications: Dazzling Data Visualization. Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave.

9:30-12:00:
Midcontinental Chapter Board meeting. Salon A

8:30 AM 9:00 – 5:00:
Exhibits open.
Des Moines Exhibit Hall
8:30: Poster set-up. Des Moines Exhibit Hall
9:00 AM 9:00 – 10:30:
Keynote speaker. Roger Altizer. Salons D-H
9:00 – 10:30:
Keynote: Panel. Salons D-H
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
10:30 AM 10:30 – 11:00: Break with exhibitors. Des Moines Exhibit Hall 10:30 – 11:00: Break. Outside Des Moines Hall
11:00 AM 11:00 – 12:00:
NLM/MLA updates,
Salons D-H
11:00 – 12:00:
Poster session.
Des Moines Exhibit Hall
11:30 AM
12:00 PM 12:00: Lunch on your own 12:00 – 1:00:
Buffet Lunch. Des Moines Exhibit Hall.
Lunch Sharing Roundtables (pdf)
12:00 – 1:00:
Lunch with the RMLs.
Des Moines Exhibit Hall
12:30 – 1:30: GMR & MCR.
12:30 PM
1:00 PM 1:00 – 4:00:
CE:
Financial Advocacy: Turning Your Data into Ammunition! Davenport Room1:00 – 5:00:
CE: Building Partnerships with Faculty, Clinicians and Other Stakeholders. Cedar Rapids Room

CE: Innovative Instruction. Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave.

1:00 – 2:30:
Contributed papers.
Salon A, Salon B, Council Bluffs Room, Davenport Room, Cedar Rapids Room
1:30 PM 1:30 – 3:00:
Chapter business meetings with dessert buffetsMidwest Chapter: Des Moines Hall

Midcontinental Chapter: Council Bluffs-Davenport Rooms

2:00 PM
2:30 PM 2:30 – 3:00: Break. Exhibit Hall
3:00 PM 3:00 – 8:00 pm:
Midwest Chapter Board meeting (with break for dinner)
Davenport Room
3:00 – 4:30:
Contributed papers
. Cedar Rapids Room, Council Bluffs Room, Davenport Room, Dubuque Room
3:30 PM 3:30 – 5:00:
GMR Tech Forum. Salons D-H
4:00 PM
4:30 PM 4:30 – 6:00:
Chapter Committee MeetingsMidwest chapter. Salon A.

Midcontinental chapter. Salon B

5:00 PM
5:30 PM 5:30 – 6:00:
Mentor-Mentee Meetup.
Council Bluffs Room
5:30 – 7:00: Conference planners wrap-up. Davenport Room
6:00 PM 6:00 – 7:30:
Welcome Party & Exhibits Opening.
Des Moines Exhibit Hall
6:00 – 9:00:
Reception – Iowa Hall of Pride (off-site)
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
8:00 PM
9:00 PM