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SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL! #MidwestMLA18

  • 05 Oct 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • 08 Oct 2018
  • 6:30 PM
  • The Westin Cleveland Downtown, 777 St. Clair Ave. NE, Cleveland, OH 44114

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Full registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Saturday evening Welcome Reception, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, Sunday and Monday programs, exhibits, breakfasts, breaks, and lunches. On or before September 21
  • Full registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Saturday evening Welcome Reception, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, Sunday and Monday programs, exhibits, breakfasts, breaks, and lunches. On or before September 21
  • Registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, program, exhibits, breakfast, breaks, and lunch. On or before September 21
  • Registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, program, exhibits, breakfast, breaks, and lunch. On or before September 21
  • Full registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Saturday evening Welcome Reception, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, Sunday and Monday programs, exhibits, breakfasts, breaks, and lunches.
  • Full registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Saturday evening Welcome Reception, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, Sunday and Monday programs, exhibits, breakfasts, breaks, and lunches.
  • Full registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Saturday evening Welcome Reception, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, Sunday and Monday programs, exhibits, breakfasts, breaks, and lunches.
  • Registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, program, exhibits, breakfast, breaks, and lunch.
  • Registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, program, exhibits, breakfast, breaks, and lunch.
  • Registration includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event, one ticket to the Nuevo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar on Sunday evening, program, exhibits, breakfast, breaks, and lunch.
  • Registration for CE only includes one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event. CE options and costs are included on the Registration Form.
  • Visiting Scholars (CE Instructors) receive a one-day complimentary registration for Saturday, October 6, one ticket to the Friday evening Opening Act event and one ticket to the Saturday evening Welcome Reception.

Register


The Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association and the Ohio Health Sciences Library Association invite you to attend the 2018 Annual Conference.  Leave your business suits and dress pants at home, wear your jeans and favorite band or concert t-shirts! The conference theme is Shake, Rattle & Roll and we are ready to “shake up some old ideas, rattle some new cages, and roll with the good times.”

Join us for our Special Events!

Friday, October 5th, 6:30pm - 9:00pm.  Opening Act: A Night at the Museum sponsored by the Cleveland Medical Library Association (CMLA) and the Student Association of CMLA featuring tours of the Dittrick Medical History Center and the Allen Library, specially catered Greek dinner (vegan options included), transportation to and from the event!  

Saturday, October 6th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm.  Welcome party and Exhibitors Reception in the Exhibits Hall with live music by InCahootz (featuring one of our very own rock star medical librarians), food, drinks, and more! 

Sunday, October 7th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm.  Nuevo Modern Mexican & Tequila Bar, featuring dinner, drinks, salsa dancing and instruction!

Enjoy a one hour city sightseeing tour on Cleveland’s iconic Lolly the Trolley.  No walking required once you have boarded the trolley.  You will be picked up at The Westin on the E. 6th Street side.  Take a ½ day CE class and still have time to see Cleveland.  See registration form for ticket purchase!

Visit the conference website and Facebook page for more information!

Hotel Accommodations:

Shake, Rattle & Roll #MidwestMLA18 is being held at the Westin Hotel (Google map).  Reserve your hotel room at the special rates!  Visit the conference website for travel information including transportation, parking and more! Don't wait - hotel discounts end on September 21st! Please note that hotel discounts are subject to limited availability! 

Conference Registration

See the Registration Options on the left side of the page for details about registration packages.

Registrants may pick up their registration materials at the Registration table. While conference registration is not necessary to take CE courses on Saturday, we hope that you will take advantage of the full conference. 

Registration Deadlines:

  • Early Bird Registration (Online): April 14 - September 21, 2018
  • General Registration (Online): September 22, October 5, 2018
  • Onsite Registration (Check Only): October 6 - October 8, 2018

Member Pricing:

To take advantage of member pricing, you must be a current member of the MLA Midwest Chapter or the Ohio Health Sciences Library Association. 

Mentor/Mentee Match-Up:

An opportunity for first time conference attendees to be "matched up" with a meeting mentor from Midwest Chapter will be available on Saturday, October 6th from 5:30 to 6:00 pm, prior to the opening reception. If you would like to be a part of the Mentor/Mentee Match-Up, please complete that portion of the form when you register.

Photographs or Videotape Exemption:

The Midwest Chapter has official photographers/videographers for this meeting. Photographs/video taken at the Annual Conference may be used in future marketing, publicity, promotions, advertising and training activities for the Chapters. By registering for this meeting, you agree to allow the Chapters to use the photographs/video which may include you in all media formats worldwide. If you do not want any photographs or videotape of you used in promoting Chapters, please use the check box on the registration form to be exempted.

Cancellations and Refunds:

There is a $25 cancellation fee for all cancellations

  • 100% refunds (minus a $25 handling fee) are available for cancellations before September 3, 2018
  • 50% refunds (minus a $25 handling fee) are available for cancellations between September 3 - September 21, 2018
  • 0% refund available after September 21, 2018

To request a refund, review the policy, complete and submit the Refund Form found on the conference website.

For More Information:

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact:

Cathy Murch
Phone: (440) 639-4387
Email:  cathy.murch@lakehealth.org

For questions about accessibility or to request special accommodations please contact:

Jessica DeCaro
Phone: (216) 368-3219
Email: jessica.decaro@case.edu

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