SLA Biomedical and Life Sciences Division

DBIO Programs 2009 - Washington D.C.

Sunday, June 14
12 noon – 1:30 pm Biomedical and Life Sciences Division Vendor Relations Lunch
Sponsored by BioBase, Doody Enterprises, Inc., Morgan & Claypool, Oxford University Press
DBIO contact: Nalini Mahajan
Monday, June 15
7:00 am 8:30 am Biomedical and Life Sciences Division Contributed Papers Breakfast
Sponsored by Portland Press
DBIO contact: Tara Cataldo
9:00 am 10:30 amOpen Access Mandates: From the front lines (DBIO lead)
DBIO contact: Jonathan Nabe
1:30 pm 3:00 pm Translational Medicine Meets the Semantic Web
Sponsored by Matthews Medical Books
DBIO contact: Gillian Kumagai
3:30 pm 5:00 pmScience-Technology and Biomedical Divisions Academic Roundtable (DBIO lead)
DBIO contact: Bill Anger
5:30 pm 6:30 pmNatural History Caucus meeting
DBIO contact: Dean Walton
Tuesday, June 16
9:00 am 10:30 am Ethnobotany, pharmacognosy, and tools of the research field
(DBIO- Natural History caucus lead)
Sponsored by Proquest Dialog
contact: Dean Walton
9:30 am 11:00 am Preparing information professionals for the worst lessons learned from recent disasters (DMAH lead)
Sponsored by New England Journal of Medicine
DBIO contacts: Janet Weiss, Sara Blackwell
11:30 am 1:00 pm DBIO 100 Awards: Journals of the Century / Annual Business Meeting and Lunch
Sponsored by AJN: the American Journal of Nursing, Allen Press, American Chemical Society, American Public Health Association, Anesthesia and Analgesia, Archives of Ophthalmology, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, British Medical Journal, Ecological Society of America, Mary Ann Liebert, Nature Publishing Group, New England Journal of Medicine, Society for the Study of Animal Behavior, Wiley-Blackwell,
DBIO contacts: Jean Crampon, Tony Stankus
Ticketed Event #775
Price: US $16 member / US $16 non-member / US $16 student member
1:30 pm 2:30 pm Science of Imagination (SciTech lead)
Sponsored by Annual Reviews
DBIO contact: open
5:00 pm 6:30 pm All Science Divisions Posters and Reception (PAM lead)
Sponsored by Cold Spring Harbor Press
DBIO contact: Scott Reece
Wednesday, June 17
8:30 am 10:00 am From Information to Legislation: Silent Spring and Its Impact on Anti-pollution Law and Policy (DERM lead)
DBIO contact: open
Thursday, June 18
8:30 am – noon

Tour: National Academy of Sciences, Keck Center / Marian Koshland Museum
This tour will visit the National Academy of Sciences' Keck Center as well as the adjacent Marian Koshland Science Museum. The Koshland Museum features exhibits on infectious disease, global warming, and more. Advanced RSVP required.
For directions and to RSVP, please contact Tom Harrod no later than the 17th of June.
To Register: Email Tom Harrod.
Cost: Free

8:30 am – 4:00 pm Tour: National Library of Medicine / NIH Library
Located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health right outside of Washington D.C., the National Library of Medicine is the largest medical library in the world. On this tour, we will visit both the NLM and the NIH library as well as taking a general tour of the NIH campus. Advanced RSVP required.
For directions and to RSVP, please contact Layla Heimlich no later than 17 June. Please bring $10-15 for a metro train ticket to the venue and for lunch.
To Register: Email Layla Heimlich
Cost: Free (bring money for metro ticket and lunch – about $10 - $15)

If you have any questions about these events, please contact Tom Harrod or Layla Heimlich


Rev.June 2009