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The inaugural Great Lakes Science Boot Camp will be held on the campus of Wayne State University beginning Wednesday, June 3, 2015 through Friday, June 5, 2015.
The Great Lakes Science Boot Camp is an immersive 2.5 day event offering librarians opportunities to learn more about key areas of scientific and medical research. Three faculty-led sessions on genomics, Great Lakes aquatic ecosystems, and medical chemistry will provide overviews of emerging trends and research methodologies and in-depth descriptions of particular research projects. In addition to these education sessions, the Boot Camp will include lightning talks from attending librarians, a "Librarian's Night Out" for fun and networking, tours of research spaces, a Keynote speaker, and an all-conference reception and banquet dinner.
The "Overnighter" conference fee of $225 includes all educational sessions and tours, two nights lodging (June 3 and 4) in private room in Ghafari Hall (private bathroom and linens included), lunch in Towers Cafe (June 3, 4 and 5), breakfast in Towers Cafe (June 4 and 5), Librarians Night Out dinner and activities (June 3), reception and banquet dinner (June 4) and parking in Structure #2.
The "Commuter" conference fee of $175 includes all educational sessions and tours, lunch in Towers Cafe (June 3, 4 and 5), breakfast in Towers Cafe (June 4 and 5), Librarians Night Out dinner and activities (June 3), reception and banquet dinner (June 4) and parking in Structure #2.
Additional Night Lodging - For arrivals on June 2 an extra night of lodging in Ghafari Hall (private bathroom and linens included) and parking in Structure #2 may be purchased for an additional $35.
Lightning Talks: If you are interested in presenting a 10 minute lightning talk on innovative research support services (six spots are available) please indicate your interest on the reservation form. Proposals (title and 75-word abstract) will be due April 1. Additional information will be sent at a later date.
Attendees will have the option of earning 14 Medical Library Association Continuing Education credits.
Registration is limited to 100 attendees (librarians and library students) on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations will be taken until May 18, 2015. Full refunds will be provided for cancelations received before May 18, 2015. No refunds will be issued after this date. No refunds will be issued for "no-shows".
If you have any special dietary or other needs please note them on the RSVP form under "Special Accommodations".