20th Anniversary Conference

Knowledge is Power: Energizing Information for Application 

Friday - Monday, August 14 - 17, 1998
Inter-Continental Hotel,
Los Angeles, California, USA

The 20th Annual SALIS Conference was held in exciting Los Angeles, CA. The meeting featured invited speakers from various realms of the addictions and information fields: research, treatment, technology, and policy, including several members of SALIS. The conference also included a walking tour of the Los Angeles Central Library.



View the complete
1998 program

Highlights of the program included:

  • Leigh Hallingby, Lindesmith Center, "The Library Database as Political Statement."
  • R.P. Kumar, New Delhi, India, "Energizing Information for Application in Relation to Drug Abuse in the Indian Context."
  • Eric Helmuth, SALIS Member from Join Together, "Promising New Internet Tools for Reducing Substance Abuse."
  • George Marcelle, SALIS Member, CSAP, "SALIS in Hollywood: The Trivia and the Truth."
  • David Hoang and Wayne Sugita, librarians in Los Angeles, "Lessons from LA County's New Information Management Information System."
  • Laura Fillmore, President of Open Book Systems, "Web Publishing: Just in Time."

Find stories and reports from the conference in SALIS News 18(3), Fall 1998, also in the Members section.