Monday, August 13, 2012

FREE workshop and webcast

NN/LM Washington DC Power Outage Summit September 5, 2012 9:00am - 12:30pm program 1:30pm - 4:30pm workshop and class Library of Congress James Madison Building, 6th Floor, Mumford Room Please join us for a morning of speakers and discussion about the impact of a power outage on library services and collections and the roles libraries and librarians can play in their communities or institutions in response to a major power outage. Separate afternoon sessions will feature a workshop on building your library’s readiness and a disaster information specialization certificate course. There is no charge to attend the morning or afternoon sessions. Seating is limited. Please register at: Contact Dan Wilson ( for further information. cid:image003.gif@01CD6FFC.7A2BE070 Speakers from: National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Pepco (unless they are in emergency operation mode) District of Columbia Public Library Library of Congress (Preservation Directorate and Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness) Medical Reserve Corps National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) American Red Cross Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) This program (morning session) will be webcast and recorded. If you are outside the DC area and would like to attend via webcast, please send email to by August 31.