“Yes, this was the most difficult crisis I have faced in 26 years of association and convention management. But, I've been strengthened by the fact that our team did it.” Nancy L. Elder, CAE, is reflecting on her experience postponing her annual meeting from October to December 2001, due to the terrorist attacks. In “Grace Under Pressure,” (MM, December 2001, page 44), we reported on ASM's decision to postpone — rather than cancel — the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and ...

Register for Complete Access (Valid Email Required)

By registering on MeetingsNet now, you'll not only gain access to On High Alert: Lessons Learned from 9/11, you'll get exclusive access to a large archive of premium content.

Already registered? here.