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Science Boot Camp West 2014, Seattle, WA July 9th-11th: Instructors & Panelists

Please join us for the second annual Western Science Boot Camp for Librarians! Science Boot Camps for Librarians are immersive 2 ½ day events featuring educational presentations about science.

Geology and Geophysics

Dr. Brian Atwater

Affiliate Professor, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, College of the Environment

Geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, and  National Academy of Sciences member

Special Guests:

Ghazala Naeemarchitect and natural-hazards specialist from Islamabad.

Din Mohammad Kakar, earthquake geologist from University of Balochistan

Dr. David Montgomery

Professor, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, College of the Environment

MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" Winner

Disaster Informatics

Dean Walton, MLS, Ph.D

University of Oregon Libraries

Pascal Schuback, MPA

University of Washington Office of Global Affairs

Marine Sciences


Dr. Jan Newton

Senior Principal Oceanographer, Applied Physics Lab (APL)

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Oceanography and the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs

Executive Director of the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS)

Dr. Robert Pavia

Affiliate Associate Professor, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs; Lecturer Program on the Environment

Data Librarianship: an exploration of data services and management

Mahria Lebow, MLIS

Regional Technology Coordinator

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region

Jenny Muilenburg, MSI

Data Services Curriculum and Communications Librarian

Unviersity of Washington Libraries

Health Sciences

Randal D. Beaton, PhD

Research Professor Emeritus in the Schools of Nursing and Public Health

David Townes, MD, MPH, DTMH

    Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
            Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health        



Dessert & Coffee Speaker

Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times science reporter and author of "Full Rip, 9.0"