The theme of the 2018 Canadian Health Libraries Association / Association des bibliotèques de la santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC) Annual Conference is:
Rant and Roar / Tempêter et Rugir
This theme, which is inspired by a lively Newfoundland folk song, conveys passion, excitement, and great things!
Through a series of plenary and parallel sessions, posters, and continuing education workshops, the scientific program will cover the following sub-themes:
Emerging Roles for Health Librarians
Novel Teaching Developments
Professionalism and Leadership in Health Libraries
Value and Impact Assessment
Innovations in Collections, Programming, and Space
Other topics about which to rant and roar
Opening Keynote: Dr. Terry-Lynn Young, Memorial University
Dr. Andrew Furey is an orthopedic trauma surgeon and founder of Team Broken Earth. Team Broken Earth is a volunteer task force of physicians, nurses, and physiotherapists who are committed to a sustained medical relief effort in Haiti to help rebuild and reinforce the healthcare system in one of the poorest countries in the western world.