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How Member Volunteers Can Help Support and Staff Your Conferences

When seeking additional onsite staff support, look to your members

Last year, Bernadette Englert, executive officer at the North American Vascular Biology Organization found herself in a tough spot when it came to staffing NAVBO’s 22nd International Vascular Biology Meeting.

"Our large international meeting happens once every six years," she said. "We had 54 sessions with six sessions running during each time slot, and we didn’t have enough staff to cover each session."

To ensure those sessions ran smoothly without breaking the bank, Englert turned to NAVBO members, specifically a group of 18 trusted postdocs.

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