Monday, July 24
Continental Breakfast for all Attendees
Welcome & Announcements
8:15am – 8:30am
Session 1: Keynote
Session 2: Brödel Memorial Lecture
Brödel Memorial Lecture: The Incredible World of Bats and a Novel Approach to Environmental Challenges
Merlin Tuttle Time: 10:30am - 11:30am CEUs: 0.1 Biomedical Bats comprise nearly a quarter of all mammals. And contrary to widespread misconceptions, they rank among our most fascinating, important, and safe neighbors. Nevertheless, they are widely misunderstood,...
Meet the Speakers
11:30am – 12:00noon
12:00noon – 1:30pm
1:30pm – 2:00pm
Session 3: Copyright
Session 3: How Illustrators Can Use Self-Help to Combat Infringement and What to Expect if You Litigate
Andrew Berger Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm CEU's: 0.1 Business Copyright infringement continues to be a problem for medical illustrators. Publishers sometimes refuse to pay the reasonable cost of a proposed license for a group of illustrations and instead enlist another...
Coffee Break - Vesalius Trust Poster Session
3:00pm – 3:30pm
The Vesalius Trust, in association with Association of Medical Illustrators, will be holding its 2017 Annual Poster Session at the upcoming Annual Conference. All 2016 applicants to the VT Scholarship program have an opportunity to present at this year's Annual...
Session 4: Diversity
Session 4: Diversity Dilemmas in STEM Organizations: How Well-meaning Behaviors and Good Intentions Derail Diversity and Inclusion
Dr. Kecia Thomas Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm CEUs: 0.1 Business A major challenge of doing diversity work involves confronting deeply held belief systems and cultural socialization around differences. This presentation will cover the importance and challenges related to...
Vesalius Trust Event
Monday July 24, 7 pm
You are invited to the Vesalius Trust dinner event – build your own taco and enjoy the live auction. A fun evening is planned where we will go a little batty for VT scholarship and research. Did you know that Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge is home to 1.5 million bats? Get into the bat theme with bat accessories like ears, hats, masks, jewelry, t-shirts – whatever inspires you. The crowd will vote on the most creative expression and reward the winners. The ticket price is 50% dinner and 50% donation and you will not be pressured to give any more. Fine art from some of our most talented members will be featured at the live auction. The event will be held at Gabriel’s Pub inside the hotel. Space is very limited so you are encouraged to buy your ticket soon. Registration is NOT included in AMI meeting registration. Purchase tickets at the Vesalius Trust website http://www.vesaliustrust.org/opportunities-for-giving/alan-w-cole-memorial-auction/ $65. per person, $25. for students.