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 Capsules Sep 24, 2004

Learning over scotch and soda

W. Gifford Jones, MD, once again renewed the idea that it s those out-of-session exchanges that count the most: I recently attended a meeting of head....More
in face2face Sep 23, 2004

Things that go bump in the ballroom

For your next Ghostbusters convention, it sounds like one of these hotels would be perfect: "Heavy footsteps. Doors slamming. Cool drafts. This is....More
in face2face Sep 23, 2004

Anyone Want to Wiki?

You may not know a wiki from a walrus, but chances you may have already used one. According to an article on, wikis—open-source sites....More
in face2face Sep 23, 2004

Hurricane-area hotel updates

For info on hotel status in hard-hit states, go to: here for Florida. for the Caribbean for the Gulf Shore of Alabama Couldn’t find a good resource....More
in Capsules Sep 23, 2004

PDAs gain traction at medical events

According to an article on, while PDAs aren t in widespread use in most types of events, "Experts say PDAs have nearly become must-haves....More
in Capsules Sep 22, 2004

What do you want to know about this?

I am putting together an article about how CME providers and commercial supporters can better collaborate in the new regulatory environment for the....More
in face2face Sep 22, 2004

The cruise to nowhere and other tales of woe

These days, using "unique" venues (museums, boats, aquariums, etc.) for receptions or parties is becoming more common. But, warns Ted Kruckel at....More
in face2face Sep 22, 2004

Risk-taking--how much is too much?

Interesting thoughts on personal and professional risk-taking atView from a Corner Office, based on a women's leadership meeting the author attended....More
in face2face Sep 22, 2004

Meetings satire from The Onion

The irony of it all makes this satiric entry in the latest edition of The Onion just too much. The headline: Organizers Fear Terrorist Attacks on....More
in Capsules Sep 22, 2004

Docs balk as relicensure moves to maintenance of certification

According to this article in AMNews, some physicians are less than thrilled with the increased cost and hassle of testing under a maintenance of....More

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