- BIOCOMM 2005

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Portland, OR
July 21 – 24, 2005

Meeting Highlights

The 75th annual meeting of the BioCommunications Association was held in Portland Oregon, July 21-24, 2005, at the Benson Hotel. This 3-day premier event brought Biocommunications professionals together to learn and network.

The winner for longest distance traveled was probably Anders Petersen from Denmark followed by Karen Akiyama from Hawaii.

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The meeting opened with the BioImages Salon with The Nikon Best of Show Prize awarded to Norm Barker of Johns Hopkins.

The next day began with a keynote presentation by James Henderson RBP, a Lennart Nilsson Award winner. The following days were packed with presentations and a new mini trade show.

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Digital Photographer Stephen Johnson presented the Pioneer Lecture.

Workshops followed on Monday with over 40 people signing up to increase their skills in a diverse range of topics.

Karna McKinney was Program Chair for the meeting, Tom Turner was Workshops Coordinator and Cheryl Montgomery and Lorayne Ham Co-Chaired the BioImages Salon.

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Members of the Pacific Northwest Chapter pose for a group photograph. The PNW chapter provided backbone support for the meeting.

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