[Histonet] Histonet and NSH Conventions

Pamela Marcum pmarcum <@t> polysciences.com
Wed Sep 29 07:55:27 CDT 2004

Since several people have made suggestions and most are very good (I like
this one) it may be time to ask NSH.  We have tables for a number of special
groups in the registration area and the biggest problem would be getting
volunteers for the table at peak times or having a board where people could
not only meet with fellow Histonetters but leave messages to help get
together at specific times.  This is really up to NSH as an organization.
It is really nice to meet the people you talk and see on line in person.


Pam Marcum 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
> [mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu]On Behalf Of Greg
> Dobbin
> Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 5:25 AM
> To: ajennings <@t> unmc.edu
> Cc: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
> Subject: RE: [Histonet] Histonet and NSH Conventions
> Here is how simple it can be: have a table or little kiosk affair set up
> and call it the Histonet "Out-post" (clever eh?), and that's it! Then
> Histonetters can stop by the Out-post anytime they wish; to hang
> out, finish their coffee or whatever and can expect that anyone else
> they meet there is someone they are probably familiar with from the
> Histonet!
> Organizing an "event", even a small one can be a huge task
> especially at a large convention like ours. I think the "KISS"
> principle applies here (i.e. keep it simple stupid). And the Out-post
> idea should not be too burdensome or taxing (with conflicting
> meetings, etc.), because I think most everyone at least takes coffee
> breaks!
> What really sucks about all this, is you all will organize something
> for next year and by the time I'm able to get to another convention
> the whole idea will have fizzled again! :-(
> I think I need a little cheese with that w(h)ine!
> Have a nice day!
> Greg
> To:             	histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
> From:           	ajennings <@t> unmc.edu
> Date sent:      	Tue, 28 Sep 2004 15:10:28 -0500
> Subject:        	RE: [Histonet] Histonet and NSH Conventions
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I remember one time, we all met in a big room, that wasn't
> quite big enough
> > for all of us that showed up. I am not real sure if there was food or
> > drinks even because it was just really fun to put faces to
> names. I still
> > have my "Histonet" button. I think from two different years.  I
> am willing
> > to be on an informal committee to help organize something for
> next year in
> > Florida, since I have every intention of attending, but we will need
> > someone who knows the ins and outs of the meeting to head the task.
> > If this doesn’t work, there is also  a bulletin board where
> people post
> > messages if you are looking for someone in particular that you know is
> > attending and they also know about the message board.....and
> the kiosk for
> > emails that is supplied by a company ( I regrettably don’t
> remember which
> > one) is the perfect meeting place for histonetters.
> > We have a year...... lets plan
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