Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Nahsl 2009
A Taste of the Future
October 25-27, 2009
Ah the coast of Maine…
Known for its rocky shores…
And brilliant breakwaters…
And Fine Dining!
Now Mainers are resourceful…
And we know how to cooperate to get the job done.
Which reminds me of a bedtime story.
Once upon a time, there was much work to be done preparing for …
a Great Big Conference.
Patty Kahn, Local Arrangements
Patty is ALL SMILES!
Patty Kahn said, “Let’s all get together in my kitchen and we’ll make Stone Soup.”
Conference Planning Committee
This is Patty’s Kitchen!
Dina McKelvy, Conference
Dina apple picking in CT.
“But Patty”, Dina McKelvy cried, “I’m flipping out.
There’s too much to do! And you want to make soup?”
And Patty answered, “Cool it, chica. We’ll start with our stone
- a great location – the rocky coast of Maine,
and the lovely Samoset Resort in Rockport.
Kathy Brunjes, Program Chair
Kathy doing the horse thing in Malaysia!
Kathy Brunjes added, “And I have some great ideas for speakers and programs, like
Stuart Weibel, Noted Futurist!
Stuart Weibel, noted futurist, meta-data specialist and
a senior research scientist at OCLC!
And we’ll pack it with some tasty break-out sessions on web 3.0
and innovative programs to get everyone talking!”
Conference CE Chair
Cynthia’s at home in the Midcoast Library
And Cynthia Arnold agreed, “We have excellent courses that we can add
to the conference to make our soup good and hearty.”
Doug Macbeth & Gary Pelletier,
Doug “Kewl Kid” Macbeth Gary “Party at the VA” Pelletier
Gary Pelletier & Doug Macbeth offered to help with audio-visual
to make it all go down smoothly!
Happy Copley & Cadence Atchinson,
Cadence is happy in chicken suit
Happy is happy in Mauritius
Happy Copley and Cadence Atchinson said,
“We’ve got to spice it up with some fun too. How about an opening reception at the
Owls Head Transportation Museum?
“And for our secret ingredient - we’ll book some fabulous entertainment at the Banquet!
Marj Anderson, Finance Chair
Marj in Rome
“Fabulous, AND fiscally responsible!” countered Marj Anderson.
Cora Damon & Barbara Harness,
Barbara Harness and Cora Damon joined in –
“The Scholarship table’s great prizes always add a heaping cup of fun !”
Dina McKelvy, Worry Wart
“But who will tell everyone about our Great Big Conference?
And who will register the hundreds of attendees?” whimpered Dina
Cindy White, Webmaster
Cindy in the “Parrot” Library
“I’ll set up a fantastic website with information and pictures to tempt the appetite!”
declared Cindy White.
Tammera Race &
Susan Bloomfield, Publicity Chairs
Susan at the loom with
Tammera with her favorite a Mona Lisa smile!
mag - NEJM!
And Tammera Race & Susan Bloomfield said,
“Postcards and email invitations from us will get everyone excited for our Stone Soup!”
Janet Cowen, Sponsorship
Janet al fresco!
“Folks will definitely hear from me!” agreed Janet Cowen.
“Who wouldn’t want to sponsor our scrumptious Conference events?”
Deborah Clark, Exhibit Chair
Deb takes you to the edge on the Presidential Range
And Deb Clark assured us, “I’ll take care of our vendors and exhibitors –
we’ll have a great set up for them too!”
Patty Williams, Registration Chair
The always classy Patty with a W.
Patty Williams spoke up, “I’m ready to register our attendees and welcome
them when they arrive! I’m the conference Maitre d’!”
Ann Jordan & Doug Macbeth,
Team Jackson Lab!
Team Jackson Lab!
Ann & Doug said at last, “We’ll handle the evaluations so the next helping of
our Great Big Conference with be as good as this one!”
“See”, said Patty – “we can put all of these ingredients together to make
a great Stone Soup of a Conference”
Web Tools we are using…
Wiki: nahsl2009.pbwiki.com (private)
Freeware: nVU HTML editor
“I know!”, cried Dina, “Let’s stir it up with some web tools like
wikis and blogs to mix all our ideas together”
See you in Maine in ’09!
So it’s back to the kitchen for NAHSL 2009.
of the Future…
October 25-27, 2009
Come see “What’s Cooking!”