Accelerating the Implementation of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab

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UNITED STATES 2017

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Educational Travel Grants supported in part by:

ECDC Networking Event

Location: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Registration:Required
Cost:$30 Travel Grantees; $50 Others
Capacity:120
Date/Time:Jan 22 10:30 - 2:30 PM, just prior to short courses.

Sponsored by the Early Career Development Committee (ECDC), this event is targeted towards Travel Grantees and other individuals early in their career. Includes transportation to and from, a catered lunch with three 20-minute talks geared to increase awareness of educational options available at MSACL, and a little time to explore the mountain.

On the Necessity of an Interface between Lab Results and Clinicians (5m intro)
Daniel Holmes, MD
St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver
On Being a Reviewer (20m)
Related Short Course & Discussion Group on Wed @ 7PM
Thomas Annesley, PhD
Professor of Clinical Chemistry at University of Michigan Medical School
Deputy Editor, Clinical Chemistry
On Effective Results Management (20m)
Related Short Course
Rainer Vollmerhaus, PhD
Owner & President at Successful Outcomes Inc
On Creating Compelling Presentations (20m)
Related Short Course
Karen Mahooti, MBA
Vice President, Client Insights at LPL Financial | Principal & Founder, Articulate Consulting

The ECDC Networking event will take place on Sunday Jan 22 from 10:30am - 2:30pm at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway with registration priority given to Travel Grantees. There are only 120 slots available. There are over 140 Travel Grantees. The fee for this event is $50 ($30 for Travel Grantees). This includes bus transport to the Tram, travel on the tram to the top of the mountain, a buffet lunch in the Francis Crocker room with 20-minute presentations from Thomas Annesley (on being a reviewer), Ranier Vollmerhaus (on results management) and Karen Mahooti (on presentation optimization) focused on making you a better person so you can do better science and communicate with more import, and an hour or two to explore the mountain before heading back down for afternoon short courses. Travel Grantee priority registration for this event ends on Dec 2. If interested, please register while completing your conference registration.

How do I modify my conference registration if I want to register after Dec 2, and space is still available?
Answer: You should have received a confirmation email from RegOnline when you registered. Its subject will be MSACL Registration Confirmation. Within this email there is the option to Review your registration. Click on this and then Click on Manage your registration. Here you will need to enter the password that you created when you initiated your registration. Once in, you will be able to modify your registration.

Time

Sessions

BADGE PICKUP
Location: California Ballroom Foyer
ECDC EVENT NOTICE
Location: Top of San Jacinto Mountain via Palm Springs Aerial Tram
RESERVATION REQUIRED
Make Reservation during online Conference Registration. PLEASE READ BELOW

Priority given to Travel Grantees until Dec 2. Limited to 120 Registrants. General Registration opens for non-grantees, if space available, on Dec 2. $50 per registrant. Includes transport, lunch buffet and networking event with speakers.

How do I Modify My Conference Registration?
Answer: You should have received a confirmation email from RegOnline when you registered. Its subject will be MSACL Registration Confirmation. Within this email there is the option to Review your registration. Click on this and then Click on Manage your registration. Here you will need to enter the password that you created when you initiated your registration. Once in, you will be able to modify your registration.

BUS PICKUP at HOTEL: Palm Springs Aerial Tram Retreat
Location: Renaissance Hotel Front Entry
Sponsored by the Early Career Development Council (ECDC). Catch the bus to the Palm Springs Aerial Tram for a ride up the San Jacinto mountain.
RESERVATION REQUIRED
NETWORKING LUNCH BUFFET
Location: The Francis Crocker Room at top of Palm Springs Aerial Tram
Enjoy a lunch buffet overlooking Palm Springs. For ECDC event guests only.
RESERVATION REQUIRED
ECDC SPEAKERS
Location: The Francis Crocker Room at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram
RESERVATION REQUIRED
Chair: David Herold

(1) Daniel Holmes, MD
The Importance of Providing an Interface between Labs Results and Clinicians

(2) Thomas Annesley, PhD
Why be a reviewer? What to look for, and how to write an effective review.

(3) Rainer Vollmerhaus, PhD
Effective Results Management

(4) Karen Mahooti, MBA
Creating Compelling Presentations

EXPLORE THE MOUNTAIN
Location: Top of Palm Springs Aerial Tram
RESERVATION REQUIRED
1st TRAM DEPARTURE FOR SHORT COURSES
Location: Top of Palm Springs Aerial Tram
RESERVATION REQUIRED
ROTATING BUS PICKUP at TRAM BASE STATION
Location: Tram Base Station
Return to Renaissance Hotel
RESERVATION REQUIRED
LAST TRAM DEPARTURE FOR SHORT COURSES
Location: Top of Palm Springs Aerial Tram
RESERVATION REQUIRED