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Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division [clear filter]
Saturday, July 14

6:00pm CDT

PAM Early-Bird Dinner

Please meet at the restaurant for this member-paid event. Contact Jill Postma at (708.539.8612) if you have any questions.

Saturday July 14, 2012 6:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Blackie's 755 South Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Sunday, July 15

11:00am CDT

PAM Newcomers Lunch

Please meet at the restaurant for this event. Please contact Ruth Kneale at 520.471.1319 with any questions.

Sunday July 15, 2012 11:00am - 1:00pm CDT
Russian Tea Time 77 E. Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603

1:30pm CDT

PAM Division Board Meeting

PAM Division Board Meeting

Nisa Bakkalbasi, Columbia University

Sunday July 15, 2012 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253D
Monday, July 16

7:30am CDT

PAM Astronomy Roundtable: Pioneering the Unknown

Tentative Discussion Topics: E-Science and Data Curation; Scholarly Communications Issues; and Developments in Astronomy Librarianship. Tentative Speakers: Christopher Erdmann, John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; Lance Utley, National Radio Astronomy Observatory Sponsored by SPIE Digital Library

Marsha Bishop, National Radio Astronomy Observatory; Margaret Lam, George Mason University

Christopher Erdmann, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; Donna Thompson, Smithsonian Astrophysical Obs; Lance Utley, National Radio Astronomy Observatory; Molly White, John M. Kuehne Physics Mathematics Astronomy



Monday July 16, 2012 7:30am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room S401A

10:00am CDT

PAM-wide Roundtable

Discussion of issues related to Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics information and libraries. 

Zahra Kamarei, University of Rochester

Monday July 16, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room S403A

12:00pm CDT

PAM Business Meeting and Lunch

Sponsored by the American Physical Society (APS).

Monday July 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room S401A

4:00pm CDT

Computer Science Roundtable

Join us in this roundtable discussion on issues in computer science librarianship. 

William Gunn, Mendeley

Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room S403B

5:30pm CDT

PAM Book Group Discussion

This event will be held in the PAM Division's Hospitality Suite at McCormick Place. Please contact Elizabeth Brown at 607.237.2917 with any questions.

Elizabeth Brown, Binghamton University

Monday July 16, 2012 5:30pm - 7:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room S404A

7:00pm CDT

PAM Open House

Sponsored by the AIP Publishing.

Monday July 16, 2012 7:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Williford Room A
Tuesday, July 17

8:00am CDT

PAM Vendor Update and Networking Breakfast

Publishers and vendors, especially in physics, astronomy, and mathematics, will present on agility in changing times.

Julie Arendt, Southern Illinois University; Kim Hukill, American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library and Archives

John Haynes, AIP; David Marshall, SIAM; Eric Pepper, SPIE; Olaf Ernst, IOP Publishing

Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room S401A

2:00pm CDT

PAM Physics Roundtable

Small discussion topics include: physics library instruction, non-traditional services, institutional repositories, historical exhibits, faculty interaction and outreach, and space planning and redesign. 

Michael Chesnes, LAC Group / NASA Goddard; Kathleen A. Lehman, University of Arkansas

Tuesday July 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room S402B
Wednesday, July 18

8:00am CDT

UX (User Experience) for Non-UXers

Gretchen McNeely, Jennifer Melinn, Product Manager for EndNote at Thomson Reuters, Debra Kolah, Convener of the SLA UX Caucus, and Christopher Erdmann, will share stories about their UX experiences, and introduce you gently to: relevant terms in UX, information architecture (IA) and service design; elements of design thinking that play into UX discussions; areas where content strategy, IA and UX intersect; the challenges addressed by effective experience design; and simple ways to assess the current user experience in your information environment. You will also learn to isolate insights based on that assessment and develop concepts for improving that environment.

Stella Ota, Stanford University

Debra Kolah, Rice University; Mike Corbett, Simmons College; Gretchen McNeely, Self-Employed; Tilla Edmunds,Thomson Reuters 

Wednesday July 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

10:00am CDT

PAM Mathematics Roundtable

A discussion of issues related to mathematics information and libraries.

Jane Holmquist, Princeton University; Andrew Shimp , Yale University

Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E267
Thursday, July 19

10:00am CDT

Tour of the Adler Planetarium

The tour will start at 10, please meet at the South Entrance of the planetarium at 9:45 a.m.. The tour lasts for an hour and then tour on your own, leaving when you wish. Free admission to the museum is provided but no shows. Lunch on your own with the best view of the city. Max. 20 people. RSVP to Jill Postma by June 14th, 2012 if you would like to attend. Please contact Jill at the e-mail address above or 708-539-8612 if you have any questions. No transportation provided.

Thursday July 19, 2012 10:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Adler Planetarium 1300 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

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