AGENDA - 2011 Disaster Information Outreach Symposium


Tuesday, March 29, 2011

8:00 - 9:00      Registration and Light Refreshments

9:00 - 9:30      Welcome
                        Donald A. B. Lindberg, MD, Director
                        National Library of Medicine

                        Keynote Address
                        Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
                        RADM, U.S. Public Health Service
                        U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

9:30 - 9:45      National Library of Medicine and Disaster Information Outreach
                        Steven J. Phillips, MD, Associate Director, Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine
                        Stacey J. Arnesen, MS, Head, Disaster Information Management Research Center, National Library of Medicine

9:45 - 10:30    U.S. Government Response to Disasters and Public Health Emergencies
                        John F. Koerner, MPH, CIH, Chief, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Branch
                        Division of Preparedness Planning
                        Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10:30 - 11:00  Break and Light Refreshments

11:00 - 12:00  Social Media and Disasters

                        Laura Howe, Vice President of Public Relations, American Red Cross
                       
                        Managing Social Media for the Haiti Disaster Response
                        David Yates, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland;
                        U.S. Air Force Reserve

12:00 - 12:10  Morning Wrap-up

12:10 - 1:15    Lunch (on your own)

1:15 - 3:15     Information Needs of Disaster and Public Health Emergency Workers: Research Results and Observations

                       Alicia Livinski, MPH, MA, Biomedical Librarian, NIH Library; Informationist for the Office of the
                       Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

                       Information Needs and Practices of Disaster Response Professionals: Findings and Implications for Information
                       Support Services

                       Barbara L. Folb, MM, MLS, MPH, Public Health Librarian / Informationist, Health Sciences Library System,
                       University of Pittsburgh

                       H1N1 Information Needs: Experiences of Librarians Serving Health Care Organizations During a Pandemic
                       Robin Featherstone, MLIS, Medical Librarian, McGill University Health Centre

                       Information Sources that Informed Development of CDC National Guidance during the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic
                       Lisa M. Koonin, MN, MPH, Senior Advisor, Influenza Coordination Unit,
                       Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

                       Dr. Kenneth Schor, DO, MPH, Director, National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health,
                       Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

3:15 - 3:45     Break and Light Refreshments

3:45 - 4:30     Using Library Facilities and Resources for Response and Recovery

                       Diane Brown, MLS, Deputy State Librarian, State of Louisiana

                       Going After Barriers: Experiences of NN/LM National Emergency Preparedness & Response Initiative
                       Dan Wilson, MLS, University of Virginia

4:30 - 4:45     Afternoon Wrap-up

4:45 - 5:15     Transportation to hotel for Bethesda North Mariott Hotel guests

6:00 - 8:00     Disaster Volunteers and Community Organizations: Evening Session
                       Learn about community organizations that train volunteers for disaster preparedness and response.
                       Representatives will be participating from the American Red Cross, Community Emergency Response Team,
                       Girl Scouts, Medical Reserve Corps and National Disaster Medicine System.

6:45 - 7:00     Welcome and Remarks
                       Dr. Steven J. Phillips, Associate Director, Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine
                       Janice Kelly, MLS, Branch Chief, Office of Special Populations and Outreach, Specialized Information Services,
                       National Library of Medicine


Wednesday, March 30, 2011
8:00 - 8:45     Registration and Light Refreshments

8:45 - 9:00     Welcome
                       Stacey J. Arnesen, MS, Head, Disaster Information Management Research Center, National Library of Medicine

9:00 - 9:20     Librarians’ Perceptions of Roles in Disaster Activities
                       Lisl Zach, PhD, MBA, MS, Assistant Professor, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University

9:20 - 10:00   Librarians’ Roles in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery…A Full-Time Occupation

                        Finding Your Niche in the All-Hazards Information Environment
                        Edward Metz, MLS, MA, Head Librarian, National Emergency Training Center, FEMA
                       
                        Isabel López, General Coordinator for the Regional Disaster Information Center for
                        Latin America and the Caribbean

10:00 - 10:30  Break and Light Refreshments

10:30 - 11:30  Librarians’ Roles in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery…Other Duties as Assigned

                        Patti Reynolds, MLIS, Director, Bishopric Medical Library, Sarasota Memorial Hospital

                        Responding to the Haiti Earthquake – The University of Miami Medical Libraries
                        Mary Moore, PhD, Executive Director, Louis Calder Memorial Library, University of Miami

                        ICE in the Icebox
                        Cynthia L. Henderson, MILS, AHIP, Executive Director, Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library, Howard University

11:30 - 12:10  Disaster Information Training for Librarians

                        A Pathway for Educating Future Information Professionals in Disaster Management
                        Ana D. Cleveland, PhD, AHIP, Professor-Library and Information Sciences, University of North Texas
                        Department of Library & Information Sciences

                        Medical Library Association Disaster Information Specialization
                        Ruth Holst, MSLS, FMLA, AHIP, President, Medical Library Association;
                        Associate Director, NN/LM Greater Midwest Region

12:10 - 12:30  Symposium Closing Remarks
                        Gale A. Dutcher, MLS, Deputy Associate Director, Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine

12:30               Lunch (on your own)

1:30 - 2:30      Tour of the National Library of Medicine

1:30 - 4:00      Roadmap to Disaster Health Resources and Tools
                        Free Training Class. Registration is required.
                        To register please email Pamela Hadley.