[Histonet] Region III Meeting

From:Linda Jenkins

Region III Meeting

March 10 -12, 2006


The wonderful city of Charleston, South Carolina, and the South Carolina 
Society of Histotechnology are playing host to the 2006 Region III 
meeting.  The meeting is being held at the beautiful Charleston Harbor 
Resort & Marina located on Mount Pleasant with a direct view of the harbor 
and Fort Sumter.


Call 843-856-0028 for reservations.  Ask for the special rate of 
$125.00/night for the Region III Histotechnology Meeting. Please note that 
the deadline for reservations has been extended until January 27th.

Registration starts Thursday afternoon, March 9, and in the evening we will 
have a two-hour vendor social with a cash bar and light finger 
foods.  Workshops start early, at 7:30 am on Friday morning.  After a full 
day of learning, it is time to play!  We will board the Palmetto at the 
marina Friday afternoon around 4:30pm. We will cruise through the harbor 
accompanied by beer/wine and light hors d'oeuvre, ultimately arriving at an 
uninhabited island near the Morris Island Lighthouse.  Accompanied by a 
little beach music, we will then indulge in a true Lowcountry experience, 
Frogmore Stew (does NOT contain frogs)!  After this unforgettable beach 
experience, we will time our return with the sun's setting and enjoy the 
breathtaking views of Charleston's sunset-silhouetted steeples.  Saturday 
morning, we resume our excellent line-up of workshops.  Saturday evening is 
on your own. Water taxis leave hourly from the marina to ferry across the 
harbor to Charleston. The USS Yorktown is docked right outside the door, 
and a championship 18-hole golf course is out the other door.  Come join us 
for lots of learning and fun!

Contact Debbie Ellenburg at 
DEllenburg2@stfrancishealth.org for 
a PDF program and registration information.  Fax: 864-255-1664  Phone: 
864-255-1582 Cell: 864-918-6272

The schedule of workshops is as follows:

Friday, March 10, 2006                 7:30am -11:00am

WS # 1   - Simply Silver                        Wanda Jones/ Paul Billings
WS # 2   - eMicrotome.com a hands-on microtomy 
workshop                 Gayle Callis
WS # 3   - Is Your Tissue Processor Fighting You?  Fight Back.          Pam 

Friday, March 10, 2006                 12:30 pm - 4:00pm

WS # 4   - Building an Immunohistochemistry Section in 
Histology        Ethel Macrea
WS # 5   - Conflict Management, the Courage to Confront         Roberta Smith
WS # 6   - The SWEET Workshop-Smart Working Environment Ergonomics 
Training     Jan Minshew

Saturday, March 11, 2006              8:00am -11:30 am

WS # 7   - Preparing for a CAP inspection       Hector Hernandez Jr.
WS # 8   - Unlocking the Secrets of MOHS Grossing and 
Cryosectioning     Mequita Praet
WS # 9   - To Publish or Not to Publish?    Tim and Karen Burg

Saturday, March 11, 2006        1:00pm - 4:30pm

WS # 10   - Decalcification:  Solutions and Methods     Diane Sterchi & 
Gayle Callis
WS # 11   - The Study and Preparation of Antique 
Microslides/Sliders    Lamar Jones
WS # 12   - What Every Histotech Should Know About Water        Ethel Macrea

Linda Jenkins, HT
Clemson University
Dept. of Bioengineering
Clemson, SC 29634-0905
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