2017 GHSLA / AHSLC Joint Meeting

The vendors above are providing a great deal of support, and we thank them!

The 2017 annual meeting will be a joint GHSLA/AHSLC meeting held at the Graduate Athens Hotel and Conference Center, Athens, Georgia.

The theme for this year’s meeting is “Creating Alliances / Strengthening Resources.”  We will have two days of activities, including round table conversations, two half-day CEs, business meetings for GHSLA and AHSLC and discussion about merging our organizations.


The meeting options are as follows.
$120 meeting registration + $3 online processing fee
$120 meeting registration & $20 membership dues + $4 online processing fee
$500 vendor registration (For vendor information contact Anne Kramer (akramer@gwinnettmedicalcenter.org)

Click here to be taken to the online registration page.

If you prefer to pay by check, you may print the Registration Form and mail it.  Payment is expected by 3/10/2017.  Please contact Amy Allison (amy.allison@emory.edu) if you need to arrange for payment after that date.

Hotel Information

Hotel rooms at the Graduate Athens may be reserved through this link or call 706-549-7020 and reference GHSLA.  Rooms are $109/night.

Continuing Education

Our continuing education courses, which are included in registration, are being taught by NNLM/SEA and NNLM/MCR.  A total of 7-hours of continuing education credit is being offered. For the Friday CE, Data Visualization, attendees will need to bring their laptops and should download Tableau (https://public.tableau.com/s/) a free data visualization program, prior to the meeting.

Final Agenda

Thursday March 30, 2017
8 – 8:30am – Registration and breakfast
8:30 – 9:30am – GHSLA Business Meeting (AHSLC-only members can meet with vendors)
9:30 – 10:30am – AHSLC Business Meeting (GHSLA-only members can meet with vendors)
10:30 – 10: 45am – Coffee break with vendors
10:45am – 12:05 pm – Roundtable Discussions

Health literacy – Tara Douglas-Williams
Lead from where you are – Sandra Franklin
Marketing/Outreach ideas – Lori Graham
Using bibliometrics to justify library assistance and resources – Kim Powell

12:05 – 12:25pm – Vendor lightning talks
12:25pm – 1:15pm Lunch with vendors
1:15 – 4:30pm – CEBuilding Partnerships with Faculty, Clinicians and Other Stakeholders  (3 CEs) by Gwen Wilson & Kristen DeSanto with 15 minute snack break (sponsored by Elsevier)
5pm – Reception & evening activities at The Foundry

Friday March 31 2017
8 – 8:30am – Registration and breakfast
8:30 – 9:30am – Miriam Libbey Panel Discussion, Creating Alliances / Strengthening Resources, with Lori Graham, Sharon Leslie, Wanda Thomas
9:30 – 9:45 – Coffee break with vendors
9:45 – 11:45am – First half of CEDazzling Data Visualization (4 CEs) by Tony Nguyen
11:45am – 12:45pm – Lunch provided
12:45 – 2:45pm – Second  half of CE “Dazzling Data Visualization”
2:45 – 3pm – Snack break with vendors (sponsored by McGraw Hill)
3 – 4:30pm – Moving Forward discussion
4:30 – 5:30pm – Executive Board meeting (GHSLA & AHSLC)

-GHSLA/AHSLC Programming Committee