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Nine Tips to Increase Webinar Attendance

Successful and engaging educational webinars are a great added benefit to any society membership. Webinars are more than educational presentations; they are an opportunity for members to meet, real-time, with like-minded experts working in the field. There is a commonly known statistic that half of all registrants actually show up for educational webinars. With this […]

Malachite Director Awarded CAE Designation

Ana Torres

Congratulations to Ana Torres, CAE, Malachite Association Executive. She has been awarded her Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the Canadian Association of Society Executives (CSAE). It is the highest professional designation in the field of non-profit management. The CAE is an internationally recognized designation built on 44 competencies that demonstrate the essential skills of efficient and effective […]

Dos and Don’ts of Building a Great Conference App

These days, if you want to communicate information effectively you have to make it available at your audience’s fingertips– that is, via their mobile devices. In the days of instant updates, personalization, and news feeds, the printed program is too static to meet the evolving needs of conference organizers and delegates. The general population has […]

ISBER Board to Meet in Vancouver in November

The Board of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) will meet at Malachite headquarters in Vancouver, BC, November 18-19, 2017.  ISBER is the only global forum that addresses harmonization of scientific, technical, legal, and ethical issues relevant to repositories of biological and environmental specimens. ISBER fosters collaboration; creates education and training opportunities; […]