Pharmaceutical & Health Technology

See you in Cleveland! PHT Sponsored and Co-Sponsored Sessions

  • 1.  See you in Cleveland! PHT Sponsored and Co-Sponsored Sessions

    Posted 06-10-2019 20:28

    Don't miss out on PHT sponsored sessions at Annual Conference! Some events require tickets or additional registration.

    Saturday June 15, 2019, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Additional CE Registration Required)
    So you want to learn to Code: R programming for librarians and other information professionals
    Co-sponsored by PHT, DBIO, and IT
    Description: R is an extensible, open-source language and computing environment for Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, and Linux platforms. RStudio is a very popular way to create R scripts that interact with the R software. Using R, analysts can create code that combines statistical approaches from many scientific disciplines to best suit the analytical framework you need to analyze your data. This hands-on workshop is designed to teach non-programmers to write modular code and to introduce best practices for using R for data analysis. The workshop is divided into three topic areas: (1) Introduction to R and RStudio, (2) Introduction to Data Wrangling in R, and (3) Data Visualization in R. These skills will help propel research and your career forward.  


    Monday June 17, 2019, 7:15 am - 8:45 am (Ticket required, $20)
    Pharmaceutical & Health Technology Division Breakfast & Board Meeting
    Join us for the annual breakfast board meeting at the 2019 Annual Conference. 


    Monday June 17, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am

    Locating and Leveraging Key Opinion Leaders

    "Join the PHT division in exploring the intricacies of identifying key opinion leaders (KOL). Hear from leading providers of KOL identifying tools and learn from other information professionals on how they develop profiles and relationships with highly sought after KOLs."


    Monday June 17, 2019, 10:45 am - 11:45 am
    What's the Buzz? Cannabis Law Tell Me What's a Happenin'
    Co-sponsored by DBIO, PHT, and Legal
    Description: Spending on the legal cannabis market is forecasted to hit $57 billion by 2027. Approximately two-thirds of this market will be in legal recreational use and the other third will be medical. Law firms are increasingly starting Cannabis practices to weed through regulatory, compliance, intellectual property, contract, and litigation issues ethically and competently. Learn about cannabis horticulture, cannabis as a business and medical use of cannabis, from the founder of the Cleveland School of Cannabis. Review the history of marijuana laws in California especially regarding dispensaries. You'll hear practices for keeping up new laws and regulations particularly in local jurisdictions. 

    Monday June 17, 2019, 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
    Keeping Your Taxonomy Fresh and
    Co-sponsored by DTAX, PHT, and IT
    Description: You've built a beautiful taxonomy - now what? This session addresses skills which enable controlled vocabularies to evolve with your users and product needs.  Topics include: identifying and engaging stakeholders, task management, establishing metrics, making a data-driven case, and incorporating responsive change into your taxonomy management.

    Monday June 17, 2019, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Ticket Required, No cost)
    DPHT and DBIO Joint Reception

    The PHT and DBIO groups are instituting a joint division reception to allow the two groups to have a dedicated networking and collaboration opportunity while on-site for the 2019 SLA Annual Conference. A merger between the divisions is under discussion and this reception is an ideal opportunity for the leaders and members of each division to come together and assess interest. The event will be ticketed and advance registration required. 

    Tuesday June 18, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

    Elements for improved scientific landscape analysis: Using pipeline data, bibliometrics, and data visualization techniques to enhance reporting

    "Join members of the PHT division in exploring a wide range of techniques to enhance landscape analysis reporting to support scientific competitive intelligence efforts at your organization. Presenters will include overviews of resources and tools, including PharmaProjects, RePORTER, Dimensions, Scopus, Web of Science, and IEEEXplorer, emphasizing how to use information from as variety of sources to build a better landscape analysis. Relevant bibliometric analyses and data visualizations will be featured, along with grey literature searching, and best practices for business searching."


    Tuesday June 18, 2019 10:15am - 11:30am

    Finding the Write Fit for Your Research: Exploring the Publication Landscape in 2019

    "There are a growing variety of options available for institutions to publish their work with a publishing company. Join the PHT Division in exploring the offerings, benefits, and perks of getting your work publicized with some of the most well-known companies in the industry. Hear from leading biomedical and scientific publishers on current publishing trends and new avenues to publication at this session."

    Tuesday June 18, 2019, 10:15 am - 11:30 am
    Taxonomy-Ontology Conversions: Case Studies
    Co-sponsored by Taxonomy and PHT
    Description: Want to use Linked Data, ensure interoperability, and/or support search and discovery with the capabilities of an ontology? Find out more about ontologies and learn from practitioners who have done taxonomy-ontology conversions.  

    Candace Norton, MLS
    2019 PHT Chair
    Bibliometrics and Outreach Librarian
    Zimmerman Associates Inc.
    National Institutes of Health Library