Sue Pelletier

Editor, Medical Meetings/MeetingsNet's mad blogger, Meetingsnet

Sue, who has been with MeetingsNet since 1998, previously wrote for and edited several national and international trade magazines and newsletters for the environmental industry. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, she also helped to plan a technical trade conference and exposition and several smaller meetings for the environmental industry before deciding to stick with what she does best. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and her surrogate child, Mango the Australian shepherd.

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Posts by Sue Pelletier

in face2face Sep 29, 2004

Strike alert!

The Unite Here union initiated a strike on four hotels in San Francisco this morning: the Argent Hotel, Hilton San Francisco, Crowne Plaza Union....More
in Capsules Sep 29, 2004

Whoops, u-turn on the new ACCME Standards!

Uh oh, I posted about the new ACCME Standards for Commercial Support yesterday without reading all the related documents on the Web site. Things have....More
in face2face Sep 29, 2004


On hearing that Starwood, which includes the Sheraton, Westin and W Hotels brands, has hired former Coca-Cola exec Steven Heyer to take over the top....More
in face2face Sep 29, 2004

More on terrorism and planes

Great, now USA Today is telling us that terrorists could bring down U.S. jets with hidden bombs as small as a cellphone. The nearly simultaneous....More
in Capsules Sep 29, 2004


This post is courtesy of Anne Taylor-Vaisey: Below is is the abstract and full text link for an article published September 29 (!) in BMC Medical....More
in face2face Sep 28, 2004

30 cost-saving ideas

This article outlines 30 ways to save money on meetings--I just skimmed it, but it looks like good advice to me. We've also collected some of the....More
in Capsules Sep 28, 2004

ACCME Standards for Commercial Support get the green light

This just in from ACCME: "The member organizations of the ACCME have unanimously approved the 2004 Updated ACCME Standards for Commercial Support:....More
in face2face Sep 28, 2004

Forget the stretch Hummer...

A limo company in Mexico is, no kidding, offering a converted passenger 727 Boeing airplane (click on photo for larger image). The company has taken....More
in Capsules Sep 28, 2004

Welcome to our new co-blogger!

I am so pleased to be able to welcome our new co-blogger, Anne Taylor-Vaisey, MLS. Anne, a Canadian librarian with years of experience in continuing....More
in Capsules Sep 28, 2004

California docs soon will be required to take pain management CME

In part due to the abusive prescribing habits of some doctors outlined in this article from signsonSanDiego, California soon will require its doctors....More