SAIL 2019 will be held in conjunction with the 45th IAMSLIC Conference in Port Aransas, TX – Stay tuned for more details! http://www.iamslic.org/activities/conferences
The annual meeting is held at various locations in the region and hosted by a SAIL member or members. The host librarian plans the local arrangements and the program with the assistance and suggestions of other members. The host invites speakers to address issues of interest and vendors to discuss their products and services for libraries and librarians.
Thinking of hosting a conference? Take a look at this guide: Easy Sailing- Guidelines for Hosting a Conference
To submit a proposal to host a SAIL conference, please fill out the SAIL Conference Host Proposal form online: http://goo.gl/forms/FLnTuwKL2XB3igNn1
- 2018 – Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. April 17-20, 2018. Rising Tides in Research & Preservation; hosted by Sue Zwicker.
- 2017 – University of Wisconsin & Shedd Aquarium, Madison WI. May 16-19, 2017. Great Lakes, Great Libraries; hosted by Anne Moser and Alisun DeKock.
- 2016 – University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science – Chesapeake Biological Laboratory. May 10-13, 2016. In the Transitional Zone: Waters, Libraries and Librarians; hosted by Kathleen Heil.
- 2015 – The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina, May 19-22, 2015, Life in the Littoral Zone: Creativity, Collaboration, and Sustainability; hosted by Elizabeth Connor.
- 2014 – Marine Institute – Memorial University, St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada. May 14-16, 2014: Rocking the Boat: Disruptive Ideas, Technologies, Experiences and Innovations; hosted by Catherine Lawton.
- 2013 – Nova Southeastern University and Dania Beach, FL. October 20-24, 2013, Visualizing a Bright Future; hosted by Jaime Goldman. Conference presentations are password protected on the IAMSLIC site. Group photo.
- 2012- Massachusetts Maritime Academy and School of Marine Science and Technology, Univ. of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Buzzards Bay, MA and New Bedford, MA, April 10-13, 2012, “Assessment, Strategic Planning and Library as Place”; hosted by Susan S. Berteaux.
- 2011- Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, April 5-8, 2011, “Into the I of the Storm: Information Resources Undergo a Sea Change”; hosted by Natalie Wiest.
- 2010- Tifton Campus, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia, Tifton, Georgia, April 27-30, 2010, “Emerging Opportunities”; hosted by Duncan McClusky.
- 2009- W.M. Randall Library, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 11-14, 2009, “From the River to the Sea”; hosted by Peter Fritzler.
- 2008- Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, April 14-16, 2008, “Connecting the Oceans — In Memory of Janine Devereaux”; hosted by Vielka Chang-Yau.
- 2007- Combined SAIL / IAMSLIC Conference, Sarasota, Florida, October 7-11, 2007, “IAMSLIC: Changes on the Horizon”; hosted by Susan Stover for SAIL.
- 2006- Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS, “Preserving the Past — Focusing on the Future”; hosted by Joyce Shaw and LaGena Fantroy.
- 2005- National Aquarium in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, Roots of Knowledge — Returns on Information”; hosted by Susie Ridenour.
- 2004- The University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas, TX, “Getting More with Less, How to be ‘Lean and Mean’ Machines in Sustainable Seas”; hosted by Liz DeHart and Denise Landry-Hyde, from Texas A&M, Corpus Christi.
- 2003- Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Fort Pierce, FL, “Navigating Rough Waters in the Sea of Information”; hosted by Kristen Metzger.
- 2002- Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Glouster Point, VA, “Scientists and Librarians: Hunters, Gatherers, Communicators”; hosted by Diane Walker, Marilyn Lewis & Chuck McFadden.
- 2001- Mote Marine Laboratory,Sarasota, FL, “Managing Information in a Digital Age”; hosted by Susan Stover.
- 2000- NOAA Atmospheric Sciences Modeling Division, Research Triangle Park, NC, “Harness the Power of Information”; hosted by Evelyn Poole-Kober.
- 1999- University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS, “Dedicated to the Memory of Ruth Grundy”; hosted by Joyce Shaw.
- 1998- Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Institute, Dania, FL, “Information Systems in the Electronic Age”; hosted by Kathy Maxson.
- 1997- University of Texas at Austin, Institute of Marine Sciences, Port Aransas, TX, “The Library and The Web Page”; hosted by Ruth Grundy.
- 1996- Bermuda Biological Station for Research, Ferry Reach, Bermuda, “Information, Communication, Education — Sailing the Triangle”; hosted by Bill Wills.
- 1995- NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC Beaufort, NC “Information Resources and the Future: Our Future’s So Bright — We Gotta Wear Shades”; hosted by Miyuki DeHart Duke University NSOE Marine Laboratory, Patti Marraro-NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC, Brenda Bright UNC Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences.
- 1994- NOAA/NMFS/SEFC, Panama City, FL, “Information Resources in the Southeast”; hosted by Rosalie Shaffer.
- 1993- Mote Marine Laboratory and the Environmental Library of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL, “Global Change and the Aquatic Environment”; hosted by Jean Maguire.
- 1992- Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, GA, “Determining Common Needs, Services, and Resources within the Southeast and Caribbean Marine and Aquatic Information Community”; Linda Pikula, program planner; hosted by Tom Turner.
- 1991- NOAA/NMFS/SEFC, Charleston, SC, “Meeting Summary”; Linda Pikula, program planner; hosted by Lois Winemiller.