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October 16-18, 2016



Sunday, October 16

Oregon Health and Sciences University

Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB)

2730 SW Moody Ave, Portland OR

Continuing Education select one option. Cost $125 to register. Space is still available for both classes. 

12:30 PM: Welcome desk opens at CLSB

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM: "Finding Information in Numbers and Words: Data Analysis for Program Evaluation"

Instructor: Cindy Olney
CLSB 1A005

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM: "We're Way Past Peas: Uses of Genetic Information to Understand Human Health and Guide Health Care Decision Making"

Instructors: Diana Nelson Louden and Carolyn Martin

CLSB 1A007

Post CE Social Event Cancelled.

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM: Portland Beer Exploration.  28 people needed register prior to September 30th. This event did not obtain the required number of participants, so has been cancelled.  Refunds are being processed.  

Monday, October 17

Urban Studio

935 NW Davis St, Portland OR

8:00 AM - 11:30 AM:

Welcome desk opens.  Sign up for no-host dine-arounds. 

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM:

Breakfast Buffet
Start filling out Exhibitor Bingo Card

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM:

Welcome & PNC Member recognition

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM:

MLA Update: Kevin Baliozian, Executive Director, Medical Library Association

10:00 AM – 11:45 AM:

Keynote Panel and Q&A, “Getting to know Mary Jane: The Perils and Promise of Marijuana Policy and Practice” Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, MD, PhD, Candice Beathard, PhD, MA, Nicole Corbin, LPC

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM:

Break with Exhibitors
Fill out Exhibitor Bingo Card

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM:

Gold Sponsor McGraw Hill talk

12:10 PM – 1:30 PM:

Lunch with Exhibitors
Fill out Exhibitor Bingo Card 

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM:

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NNLM/PNR) Update: Tania Bardyn, Director and Associate Dean, UW Health Sciences Library, and P.I. NN/LM PNR; Cathy Burroughs, Associate Director, NNLM/PNR

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM:

Paper Presentations #1

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM:

Break with Exhibitors
Raffle for prizes! Submit filled out Exhibitor Bingo Card to enter.

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM:

Paper Presentations #2 

4:45 PM – 6:00 PM:

Poster Presentations/Reception

6:00 PM - onwards:No-host dine-arounds.  Meet at the welcome desk at Urban Studio and walk to chosen dining venue with your "host". 

Tuesday, October 18

Urban Studio

935 NW Davis St, Portland OR

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM:

Breakfast Buffet

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM:

Paper Presentations #3

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM:


10:45 AM – 11:30 AM:

Pacific Northwest Chapter / Medical Library Association (PNC/MLA) Chapter Business Meeting

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM:

Lightning Talks 

12:30 PM

Invitation to MLA 2017 in Seattle & Close of meeting.

All inclusive registration includes meeting registration, breakfast on Monday and Tuesday, lunch with exhibitors and reception with posters on Monday.  CE options and Beer tour are not included in the package.  You can register for meeting and CE now.  


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