Welcome to the 2024 NNLM Virtual Symposium!

The 2024 NNLM Virtual Symposium is designed to showcase a variety of events sponsored by the NNLM Regions, Offices, and Centers (ROCs) over the past few years. It will provide an opportunity to learn about the exciting projects being done by the ROCs as well as by award recipients. A wide range of topics will be covered,

The event is intended to help:

  • • Increase capacity to apply for grants to enhance engagement
    • Identify and adapt projects to meet the needs of community members
    • Demonstrate the value of the NNLM and its resources

Who Should Attend??

This symposium is designed for health professionals, students, professional librarians of all types, community members, and anyone interested in how they can be engaged with health information resources.

What to Expect?

  • • Three Days: January 24 - 26
    • Continuing education from the Medical Library Association (12 hours)
    • 12 hours of engaging content from our members with NNLM support
    • Ideas of programs and projects you can adapt to meet the needs of your community
    • 1-hour session times with a 15-minute break before the next begins. All sessions are live and will be recorded
    • All this for free and open to everyone!

Who are the Presenters?

This symposium will share knowledge and expertise from the NNLM, community partners, NNLM award recipients, and others. Each NNLM Regional Medical Library, Office, and Center will have representation from a project or program they’ve funded or supported!

What can I expect?

In the Auditorium
All sessions will be conducted live with presenters available to answer as many questions as possible within the time allotted following their presentations. A live Chat feature allows you to also share information with peers during the sessions!

In Your Profile
A feature in the virtual platform allows you to find others to chat with based on various filter options focusing on areas of interest or expertise. Visit your profile page and use the filters to auto-match! Once you locate an attendee you’d like to chat with, simply send a chat request and start networking!

Still have questions?

For inquiries regarding the seminar, email Region1@nnlm.gov.
We look forward to seeing you in January!