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Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Chapter Meeting

  • 04 Oct 2013
  • 2:00 PM
  • 08 Oct 2013
  • 12:00 PM
  • East Peoria Embassy Suites – Hotel & River Front Conference Center

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Early Bird Registration for Saturday, October 5, prior to September 3, 2013
  • Early Bird Registration for Saturday, October 5, prior to September 3, 2013
  • Registration after September 2, 2013
    Full registration includes the Saturday evening Welcome Reception, one ticket to the Peoria Riverfront Museum event, "A Night at the Museum," on Sunday evening, Sunday and Monday programs, breaks, exhibits, and lunches.
  • Registration after September 2, 2013
    Full registration includes the Saturday evening Welcome Reception, one ticket to the Peoria Riverfront Museum event, "A Night at the Museum," on Sunday evening, Sunday and Monday programs, breaks, exhibits, and lunches.
  • Registration after September 2.
  • Registration after September 2.
  • Registration after September 2, 2013
  • One-Day Registration after September 2, 2013

Registration is closed

        

 

The Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Chapter Meeting will be held in East Peoria, IL from October 4-8, 2013.

 

At Midwest 2013, Participants will focus on Navigating a River of Information, approriately accompanied by the scenic Illinois River that the East Peoria Embassy Suites East Peoria-Hotel & River Front Conference Center overlooks.

 

The conference keynote speaker is Michelle Kraft, Senior Medical Librarian at the Cleveland Clinic Alumni Library and author of the popular blog "The Krafty Librarian.” Michelle will present Emerging Technologies and the Evolving Library. Our plenary speaker is Sarah Houghton, Director for the San Rafael Public Library.  Sarah writes “The Librarian in Black,” a blog covering library web and digital services.  Sarah will present The Future of the Digital Library.

 

Conference Registration

 

All registrants attending the Friday, October 4, 2013 Midwest Chapter/MLA board meeting, will receive their registration materials at that time. All other registrants may pick up their registration materials at the Registration counter in the Foyer of the Embassy Suites Conference Center. The Registration Desk will be open Friday 2:00pm-5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 7:00-9:00am, 12:00-2:00pm and 5:00-6:00pm and Monday 7:00am-9:00am.

 

While conference registration is not necessary to take CE courses on Saturday or Tuesday, we hope that you will take advantage of the full conference. September 23th is the deadline to register for CE classes only.

Full registration includes:

  • Saturday Evening Welcome and Exhibitors’ Reception
  • Sunday Evening “A Night at the Museum” at the Peoria Riverfront Museum
  • Sunday and Monday programs, breaks, exhibits,  and lunches

One-day registration for Sunday or Monday includes:

  • Program for the registered day
  • Lunch for the registered day
  • Sunday registration includes “A Night at the Museum” at the Peoria Riverfront Museum

Cancellations:                                                              

There is a $25 registration cancellation fee for all cancellations.

Member Pricing:                                                               

To take advantage of member pricing, you must be a current member of either the Midwest Chapter/MLA or the Health Science Librarians of Illinois.

On-site registration will be available at the conference (check, VISA, or MC). For CE classes, registrations will be accepted until September 23th or until the class roster is full, whichever comes first. Please note, if a CE course is cancelled due to lack of participants, you will be notified at least 7 days prior to the start of the conference.

 

Mentor Mentee Match-Up:

 

An opportunity for first time conference attendees to be "matched up" with a mentor from Midwest Chapter/   MLA or HSLI will be available on Saturday, October 5th from 5:00-5:30 pm in the atrium lobby of the hotel during the Manager's Reception. If you would like to be a part of the Mentor-Mentee Match-Up, just complete that portion of the form when you register.     

 

Refunds:

  • 100% refunds (minus a $25 handling fee) are available for cancellations before September 2, 2013
  • 50% refunds (minus a $25 handling fee) are available for cancellations between September 2 - September 23, 2013
  • 0% refund available after September 23, 2013

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

 

If you have questions regarding registration for the conference, please contact :

 

Michelle Quinones (mquinones@grahamhospital.org) 309-647-5240 x 3388 OR Heather Kleptisch (heather.a.klepitsch@osfhealthcare.org) 815-227-2446 

 

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