Keynote/Plenary Speakers

CSE is proud to announce the 2019 Keynote and Plenary speakers for the Annual Meeting.

Speaking on Monday, May 6, the CSE Keynote speaker is Marjorie M.K. Hlava. Marjorie is President of Access Innovations, Inc. She is past president of NFAIS (2002-2003), past president of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) and the 1996 recipient of ASIST’s Watson Davis Award, twice a member of the Board of Directors of SLA, where she was awarded the President’s Award and the John Cotton Dana Award, 5 year member of the Board of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), past president of ASIDIC, past President of the Board of Documentation Abstracts, and numerous other positions. She has published more than two hundred articles and books on information science. She was a member of the Z39.19 Controlled Vocabulary and the Dublin Core standard development teams. Her research areas include furthering productivity of content creation and the governance layer for information access through automated indexing, thesaurus development, taxonomy creation, natural language processing, machine translations, and machine aided indexing.

Marjorie’s talk is titled “Project Management, Chickens, Goats, and Kids.” As a digital publisher, do you think you know about trials and tribulations? Digital publishing is shaped by the combination of need and technology. Recent trends in technology, like Artificial Intelligence, effect traditional processes in usual and disruptive ways. From rearranging workflows to changing our roles and identities within the process, follow Margie’s journey through natural disasters, outrageous requests, and walking through fire to create effective solutions.

Speaking on Tuesday, May 7, the CSE Plenary speaker is Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN. Dr. Melnyk is the Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, and Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University. She also is a professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at Ohio State’s College of Medicine. Dr. Melnyk earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from West Virginia University, her Master of Science degree with a specialization in nursing care of children and pediatric nurse practitioner from the University of Pittsburgh, and her PhD in clinical research from the University of Rochester where she also completed her post-master’s certificate as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She is a nationally/ internationally recognized expert in evidence-based practice, intervention research, child and adolescent mental health, and health and wellness, and is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conferences on these topics. Dr. Melnyk has consulted with hundreds of healthcare systems and colleges throughout the nation and globe on how to improve quality of care and patient outcomes through implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice. Her record includes over 33 million dollars of sponsored funding from federal agencies and foundations as principal investigator and over 360 publications. Dr. Melnyk is co-editor of five books, Implementing the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Competencies in Healthcare: A Practical Guide for Improving Quality, Safety, and Outcomes; Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice (4th Ed), an American Journal of Nursing Research Book of the Year Award winner; Implementing EBP: Real World Success Stories; A Practical Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Screening, Early Intervention and Health Promotion (2nd Ed); and Intervention Research: Designing, Conducting, Analyzing and Funding, also an American Journal of Nursing Research Book of the Year Award winner. Dr. Melnyk is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Nursing, the National Academies of Practice, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She served a four-year term on the 16-member United States Preventive Services Task Force and the National Institutes of Health’s National Advisory Council for Nursing Research and was a board member of the National Guideline Clearinghouse and the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NGC/NQMC). She currently serves as a member of the National Quality Forum’s (NQF) Behavioral Health Standing Committee. Dr. Melnyk also serves as editor of the journal, Worldviews on Evidence-based Nursing and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-being and Resilience.

Dr. Melnyk’s talk is titled “The Importance of Self-Care and Work/Life Balance for Optimal Well-being and High Performance: Strategies that Work!” This presentation will describe the state of health and well-being across the United States. Evidence-based strategies to improve self-care and achieve optimal well-being will be highlighted.