The 30th Annual SALIS Conference
in Seattle was a milestone event. The theme
of "Stepping into the Future"
brought together presentations addressing emerging
technologies and how they are changing the way
we work, ways to better connect with our communities,
and the future of our organization and field,
and included a tour of the innovative Seattle
Public Library, and the SALIS 30th Anniversary
celebration, complete with cake and anecdotes
about what conference attendees were doing 30
years ago!. The meeting was held at the
in downtown Seattle, and hosted by Nancy Sutherland,
Pam Miles, and Meg Brunner at the University of
& Drug Abuse Institute.
Highlights of the program
trainer, technology fan, "Real Help,
Real Connections: Valuable New Technology
to Use Now"
Ward, Rutgers University Center of
Alcohol Studies, "Beyond Survival:
The Research Library in the 21st Century"
Danielski, Haines (Alaska) Public
Library, "The Voices Project: A Community
Dellenback, Tobacco Control Program,
"Seek, Retrieve, Achieve: California's
Tobacco Control Library"
Jackson, Evergreen Treatment Services,
"Incorporating Evidence-Based Practices
in Community Clinics: Why Addiction Specialty
Denniston, ONDCP National Youth Anti-Drug
Media Campaign, "Reducing Teen Prescription
Drug Abuse Through A Social Marketing
the final Program.
Thank you! ...to our 2008
for supporting the conference.
Powerpoint slides from many of the presentations
can be viewed by SALIS members in the Members
section of this website. Click here for information
about other past
Program cover photo (c) by Will
Austin. Used with permission.