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Networking

MLA ’17 is the Place to Connect with Your Peers! Registration is Still Open!

Looking for networking opportunities at MLA ’17 in Seattle? MLA offers a variety of social and networking events for its attendees. These opportunities range from networking opportunities through the Chapter Council Presents Chapter Sharing Roundtables to social events such as the Welcome Reception and Opening of the Hall of Exhibits and New Members/First-Time Attendees Program and Breakfast.

Join MLA to develop your skills, achieve your networking goals, discuss challenges and explore new opportunities. Here are just a few of the opportunities to consider:

  • Dinner Dine Arounds, Thursday, May 25 and Friday, May 26:
    The Local Assistance Committee invites you to Dutch dinner at a favorite local restaurant.
  • Leaders’ Recognition Reception, Saturday, May 27:
    Incoming and outgoing chairs or presidents of chapters, committees, juries, sections, and task forces, as well as appointed officials, allied representatives, and conveners of special interest groups, are invited to connect with colleagues at this appreciation reception prior to the opening of the Hall of Exhibits.
  • NEW! Activism in a Time of Turbulence, Sunday, May 28:
    Join us in this special plenary open forum session sponsored by MLA’s Governmental Relations Committee to discuss how MLA as an organization and you as members can affect government decision-making in the area of health information.
  • International Visitors Reception, sponsored by NEJM Group, Sunday, May 28:
    For International Cooperation Section members and international attendees.                         
  • Library School Reunion, Monday, May 29:
    Join alumni and friends for an evening full of fun. Rediscover and reconnect with fellow classmates.
  • President’s Awards Dinner, Tuesday, May 30:
    The MLA president presents a gala buffet dinner for attendees to honor MLA awards, grants, and scholarships recipients. You will not want to miss this event.

MLA offers many opportunities to connect with your peers. Take advantage of the approximately 1,300 dedicated and focused health information professionals who attend MLA's annual meeting.

Ready to register? Visit MLANET for full details and be sure to take advantage of early bird rates through April 19.

See you in Seattle!

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