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Professional Development Awards will be available to attend Disaster Communication Summit in Chicago – March 7- 8, 2013

Professional Development Awards will be available to attend the Disaster Communication Summit to be held in Chicago on March 7-8, 2013.

Class Description:  This one and a half day Summit will be broken into three segments. Participants may register for one, two, or all three. All will be held on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago, but in two different locations. Registrants will be notified about location and details closer to the Summit. Preference will be given for National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) members from the Greater Midwest and the MidContinental Regions.

Applications will be accepted from NN/LM MCR librarians currently involved in Disaster Communications for their library to attend all three segments of the Summit.    The application deadline for the class  is January 25, 2013. For more information on the  conference and to register see:

To apply for a Professional Development Award:

  • Applicant must be a health sciences librarian from a full member institution of the NN/LM MidContinental Region.
  • Must apply by Jan. 25, 2013.   Notification to applicants will take place Feb 1, 2013.
  • Professional Development Awards for the Disaster Communication Summit will cover travel, hotel and per diem meals not to exceed $1500 per recipient.   To apply for the Professional Development Award for this conference, see:

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