Saturday, July 27
Continental Breakfast for all Attendees / Committee Meetings
Session 6: Muriel McLatchie Memorial Lecture
8:00am – 9:00am CEU’s: 0.05 Biomed, 0.05 Art
Modeling and Visualizing the Molecular Cell
David Goodsell – Experimental information from microscopy, structural biology, and bioinformatics may be combined to create structural models of entire cells with molecular detail. I will describe the tools that we are building to create and visualize these models,...
Session 7: Copyright
9:00am – 10:00am CEU’s: 0.1 Business
The Artists Rights Society (ARS): Collective Administration of Illustrators’ Secondary Rights
Janet Hicks and Ted Feder – For years American illustrators have sought to protect our copyrights by promoting the proper secondary licensing of our works, to establish transparent accountability of our reprographic royalty streams, and to return this income to the...
Meet the Speakers & Coffee Break
10:00am – 10:15am
Concurrents 8, 9 and VT Poster Session
10:15am – 11:15am
The Extraordinary Life and Work of Paul Peck
John Daugherty – Paul Norman Peck, BSc, MA, PhD (1907-1982) was one of the most talented medical illustrators of the 20th Century. As wonderful and as groundbreaking as his work is, amazingly, it’s not well-known in our profession. Names like Max Brödel, Tom Jones...
From Loner to Owner: Building Your Creative Agency
CEU's: 0.1 Business Justin Klein – Expanding a self-employed illustration studio into a bona fide creative agency takes courage, skill, a little talent, and luck. This presentation will describe the efforts it takes to establish a creative agency. I'll be...
Vesalius Trust Poster Session
The Vesalius Trust, in co-operation with the Association of Medical Illustrators, will hold the Vesalius Trust Poster Symposium during the 2019 AMI Annual Conference. All 2018–2019 applicants to the Vesalius Trust Scholarship Program are invited to present their...
Alumni Lunch and Dine Arounds
11:15 – 1:15pm
Session 10: Diversity
1:15pm – 2:25pm CEU’s: 0.117 Business
21st Century Leaders Are Inclusive, Where Are You in the Journey?
Denise Barreto 21st Century Leadership requires frank and brave discussion about tough topics. The United States and the rest of the world have come to a place in history where we have to decide who we will be moving forward and that especially affects our work in...
2:25pm – 2:30pm
Concurrents 11 & 12
Assessing the Impact of Biomedical Visualization
CEU's: 0.1 Business Alison Doubleday – What is it about what you have created that makes it effective? The visualization work you do can have a significant, measurable impact on biomedical sciences education. However, besides translating complex information into...
The AMI is offering demo time for salon entrants who wish to present their interactive product in a special session during the program. You may sign up to be a participant in this session when completing the salon entry process. Entrants who wish to participate in...
Concurrents 13 & 14
Cross Pollination in Creative Circles
CEU's: 0.1 Art Russell McLaughlin // Debbie Irwin // James Archer – How do you deliver a well-designed experience for your viewers? It’s not enough to simply pull visuals, voice and music from extraneous sources. Instead, each element that goes into the...
To the Whiteboard: From the Classroom to YouTube
CEU's: 0.1 Art Elizabeth Nixon-Shapiro // Pauline Rowsome – Medical lectures and textbooks are often described as “inaccessible” or “hard to read”. In medical education, vast amounts of information need to be taught and learned in limited amounts of time, leaving...
Concurrents 15 & 16
All in the Family: Story-telling, kinship, and the professionalization of medical illustrators
CEU's: 0.1 Business Drew Danielle Belsky – As a small and highly specialized field, medical illustrators must often explain their role and defend the boundaries of their own expertise in the course of their work with other experts. This process of defining and...
Science in the Age of DaVinci and Now: AMI 2019 BioScience Panel
CEU's: 0.1 Biomed Isabel Romero Calvo (Moderator) // Mike Walsh // Tiha Long // Christa Wellman – Because it's the 500th anniversary for DaVinci, we want to have a panel of folks currently working in medicine or research to give a scientist's perspective on...
AMI and Vesalius Trust Mixer and Auction
Everyone is invited to this fun, creative event highlighted by the “Vesalian Beasts Draw-Off”. Come watch the teams in the live draw-off as they create an otherworldly storybook saga featuring their team beastly mascot. Wonderful prizes can be won and desirable items will be up for auction. Don’t miss this great networking event with music, appetizers and laughs with your friends. Support VT scholarships!