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PHT Spring Meeting Registration (Philadelphia) Now Open!

January 9, 2010

Happy New Year to all PHT Division Members!

Exciting news…registration for the 2010 Division Spring Meeting is now open! The theme is “Demonstrating Your Value: What’s in Your Toolbox?” The meeting will be held at the beautiful Sofitel Philadelphia from April 11-13, 2010. Register for the meeting NOW on the Division Web site:

The group rate of $159/night is valid for reservations made through March 19, 2010.

The agenda will be posted soon to the Web site, but we’re pleased to give you the first glance at the fantastic program we’ve planned. In addition to this program, we look forward to seeing colleagues and catching up on everything that’s transpired since we’ve last met. We’re looking forward to seeing you in Philadelphia!

Your Meeting Planners,

Margaret Basket and Patrice Costa


Sunday, April 11, 2010

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

CE Course

$40 members/$50 non-members

Geeks Bearing Gifts

A hands-on exploration of Web 2.0 technologies and tools

Gregg Headrick, Technology Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Please bring a laptop with capability to connect to wireless Internet (we’ll provide the T-Mobile card!)

Exhibit Opening Reception

6:30-9:30 p.m. with open bar sponsored by Elsevier

Monday, April 12, 2010 (confirmed sessions so far, subject to change)

The Changing Role of Information Professionals: New Opportunities Created by Enterprise 2.0

Larry Hawes, Principal, Dow Brook Advisory Services & Lead Analyst, Collaboration & Social Media Practice, Gilbane Group

The Role of Social Media in Business Research

Ken Sickles, Global Director, Solutions Strategy, Dow Jones

Semantic Search Engines for Health Information

Dr. Tomas Doszkocs, National Library of Medicine

Best Practices: Managing Journal Article Archives and Getting Content to Users

Panel of PHT Division Members

Career Agility

Christian Grey, Director of Business Development, Reprints Desk, Inc.

An Evening at the Constitution Center

$40/conference attendees

Sponsored by Wolters Kluwer Health (Ovid Technologies and Adis)

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 (confirmed sessions so far, subject to change)

PDR (Pharma Documentation Ring): Their Mission and What it Means to You

Henning Nielsen, Head of the Library & Information Centre at NovoNordisk and President, PDR

Pipeline Database Town Hall

Moderated by Diane Webb, BizInt Solutions, Inc.

Best Practices: Marketing Information Services and Outreach

Panel of PHT Division Members

Position Yourself High and to the Right

Cindy Romaine, Romainiacs Intelligent Research, SLA President Elect

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