Policy & Information Technology
in an Era of Change
27-30, 2010, New York City
32nd Annual SALIS Conference was held
National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University, in exciting
New York City. Hosted by David Man, the meeting
featured invited speakers from various realms
of the addictions and information fields:
research, treatment, technology, and policy,
including several members of SALIS.
attendees stayed at the New
York Helmsley Hotel in the heart of Manhattan,
a short walk to the conference venue at CASA.
Conference extras included a tour of the New
York Public Library and the Morgan
SALIS wishes to thank the leadership and staff
of CASA for their generous support of this
very successful conference!
Highlights of the program
- Susan E. Foster,
MSW, The National Center on
Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia
University. "Behind Bars: Substance
Abuse and America's Prison Population"
- Michael Ahmadi,
MPH, SAMHSA. "Using Knowledge
Management Technology to Help Meet Information
Needs in the Field of Alcohol, Tobacco
and Other Drugs"
- Gabriel Sayegh,
Drug Policy Alliance. "The
State Organizing and Policy Project
of the Drug Policy Alliance Network"
- Robert Pandina,
PhD, Center of Alcohol Studies,
Rutgers University. "Scientific
Publishers: Gatekeepers of Human Knowledge"
- Harry Levine,
PhD, Sociology Dept., Queens
College and Graduate Center, CUNY. "Collect
the Policy Underdogs and Losers: Unconventional
Advice for Librarians of Substance Use
- Rick J. Block,
Columbia University Library. "Promise
for the Future, or Legacy of the Past?
Cataloging in a Changing World"
- Dan Lawrence,
MLIS, Prevention Information
Center, Rocky Mountain Center for Health
Promotion and Education. "Social
Media in the Office: "To-do" or "Taboo?"
- Barbara Seitz
de Martinez, PhD, Indiana Prevention
Resource Center. "Serving Veterans
and their Families: Challenges and Resources"
- Christine Goodair,
International Centre for Drug Policy,
George's Medical School, University
of London. "The Perils of Progress
- Quality Unassured"
Slides from many of
can be viewed by SALIS members in the
section of this website. Find
stories, reports, and photos from the
conference in SALIS
30(1/2), Spring/Summer 2010, also
in the Members section.
Last but not least
. . . thank you to our 2010 exhibitors
including the National
Network of Libraries of Medicine's Middle
Atlantic Region for a Small Projects Award.
We could not produce our conference without
support from these generous organizations.
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