Videocast of Disaster Information Outreach Symposium, March 29 and 30
The Disaster Information Outreach Symposium for and about information professionals meeting disaster health information needs will be March 29-30, 2011. This free event will be held at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
While registration for onsite attendance is now closed, the Symposium will be videocast. It is not necessary to register in order to view the videocast. Please see http://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?live=9836 for day 1 and http://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?live=9837 for day 2. Prior to the event, you may wish to visit the Web site and click “Player Software” near the top of the page to download the software necessary to view the program. A recording will be archived for later viewing following the symposium.
More information is available at http://disaster.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/symposium2011.html . Click on “Speakers” to learn more about the lineup of experts, including keynote speaker Dr. Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The second day of the symposium will be devoted to professional development for librarians. Individuals who attend or view both days of the event will be awarded 10.5 Medical Library Association continuing education credits.