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Elsevier events at MLA ’20 vConference and Exhibits

Library Connect | July 30, 2020

MLA Virtual Conference

Elsevier is sponsoring a Spotlight on Research and hosting several educational sessions to support medical librarians and information professionals during the MLA ’20 vConference and Exhibits.  We hope to see you there!

 

Spotlight on Research

 

Wednesday, August 12

8:30-9:55am (Central Time)

 

As a leader in the health information field, Elsevier hosts an annual presentation on matters important to medical librarians, researchers and health information specialists who serve medical centers and medical schools across the U.S. and Canada.  This year our presentation will highlight a multi-session series from The Lancet, Embase and Cell Press. Scroll to the end of the article for speaker biographies.

 

Click here to attend this session as part of your conference registration.

 

  • The Lancet: The Third Shift: advancing women in medicine, science, and global health, speaker: Rebecca Cooney, Executive Editor, The Lancet
  • Embase:  Creating high-quality systematic reviews using Embase & Embase 2020 highlights, speaker: Yvonne van de Vrede, Product Manager, Embase
  • Cell Press:  Cell Press’ Expansion into Medical Publishing, speaker: Nikla Emambokus, Executive Editor and Editor-in-Chief, Cell Press

 

Educational Sessions

 

These sessions are free to attend – no conference registration required.

 

Monday, August 10

 

11:30-11:50pm (Central Time)

Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA): Current Status, New Units, and the Translation Partnership

Meeting ID: 91666584432 | Passcode: 808287

Presenters: Elaine Martin, Dir & Chief Administrative Officer, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Rong Tang, Assoc. Prof, Co-Dir, SLIS PhD Program, Dir, IPI Certificate Program, School of Library & Info Science, College of Org, Computational, and Info Sciences, Simmons University

 

12:00-12:20pm (Central Time)

Funding Your Research: Keys to Increasing Grant Success Rates

Meeting ID: 95638616445 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter: Jill Konieczko, Marketing Manager, Elsevier

 

12:30-12:50pm (Central Time)

Elsevier’s initiative for more secure access to resources

Meeting ID: 98081697264 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter: Kelechi Okere, Global Director, Elsevier

 

 

Tuesday, August 11

 

11:30-11:50am (Central Time)

Supporting CTSA mandates, UN Sustainable Development Goals and global research initiatives

Meeting ID: 98597632225 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter:  Moisés Moreno, Senior Solutions Manager, Elsevier

 

12:00-12:20pm (Central Time)

Finding Funding from Foundations, Charities, & Associations

Meeting ID: 95638616445 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter: Jill Konieczko, Marketing Manager, Elsevier

 

12:30-12:50pm (Central Time)

Elsevier’s initiative for more secure access to resources

Meeting ID: 98081697264 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter: Kelechi Okere, Global Director, Elsevier

 

 

Wednesday, August 12

 

11:30-11:50am (Central Time)

Maximizing expert finder portals to facilitate and strengthen research collaboration in topic pertinent areas of research (COVID-19, Racism and Racial Discrimination)

Meeting ID: 95833191981 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter:  Randy Love, Solution Sales Manager, Elsevier

 

12:00-12:20pm (Central Time)

Internal Funding Opportunity Support

Meeting ID: 95638616445 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter: Jill Konieczko, Marketing Manager, Elsevier

 

12:30-12:50pm (Central Time)

Elsevier’s initiative for more secure access to resources

Meeting ID: 98081697264 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter: Kelechi Okere, Global Director, Elsevier

 

 

Thursday, August 13

 

11:30-11:50am (Central Time)

Digital Commons- Showcase scholarly achievements, support GME & highlight research activity

Meeting ID: 96367124016 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter: Greg Seymour, Solutions Sales Manager, Elsevier

 

12:00-12:20pm (Central Time)

Finding Funding Opportunities for Early Career Researchers

Meeting ID: 95638616445 | Passcode: 808287

Presenter: Jill Konieczko, Marketing Manager, Elsevier

 

 

Spotlight on Research Speaker Biographies

 

Rebecca Cooney

Executive Editor, The Lancet

 

Rebecca Cooney is the North American Executive Editor of The Lancet. Rebecca received her PhD in Psychology from Stanford University in 2007 and subsequently trained as a fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University where she studied the neural basis of mood and anxiety disorders. Prior to joining The Lancet family in 2012, she worked as an associate and assistant editor at The Annals of New York Academy of Sciences. As a representative of The Lancet in the US, Rebecca is particularly interested in liaising with the medical and health communities to provide information on and support for author and reviewer best practices and publication transparency.

 

 

Yvonne van de Vrede

Product Manager, Embase

 

Yvonne van de Vrede is the Product Manager for Embase since 2016. She started working at Elsevier as an Embase Index Quality and Thesaurus Manager in 2002. Since then, she has performed in different roles on the operational side of (secondary) literature database and content management. In her current role she is responsible for Embase content. Yvonne has a background in Molecular Pharmacology and Neurosciences.

 

 

Nikla Emambokus

Executive Editor and Editor-in-Chief, Cell Press

 

Nikla comes from a ten-year tenure as Editor-in-Chief at Cell Metabolism, where she diversified and expanded the scope of the journal to include clinical and translational work. Prior to joining Cell Press, Nikla received her PhD in biochemistry and molecular medicine from the University of Oxford. She then did her postdoctoral research at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford and Boston Children’s Hospital | Harvard Medical School focusing on the molecular determinants of blood stem and progenitor cells in the mouse. Besides her passion for rigorous and impactful clinical and translational research, Nikla’s vision for Med is to bring together research scientists across the translational spectrum, including biotech, pharma, regulatory, and policy experts. Her goal is to champion new ideas and strategies that will ethically and sustainably accelerate closing the bench-to-bedside gap and improve lives.

 

 

 

 

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