2014-2015 Northern California Chapter Board Members

AMWA Annual Conference 2015: Sept. 30–Oct.3

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Upcoming chapter event: AMWA Summer Picnic Social

Join us for networking and fun at our annual social during an outdoor summer picnic at beautiful Central Park in San Mateo. A main meal for both omnivores (grilled hamburgers) and vegetarians will be provided, as well as dessert and drinks. We're asking participants to bring a side dish to share (green salad, vegetable, potato salad or an inventive casserole of your choice).

Date: SUNDAY, July 19th
Time: Noon to 3 pm
Location: Central Park (Picnic Area 4), 50 E 5th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401
Cost: $10/family

Additional information is available regarding how to purchase tickets in advance as well as for a map of the picnic area.

Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) 2016 Survey Complete

Thanks to everyone who responded to the PCC-2016 survey.

Your input assists the Pacific Coast Conference 2016 coordinators plan a conference that will maximize your opportunities for professional development and facilitate friendly networking. This wonderful event is sponsored in alternate years by our Northern California Chapter and the Pacific Southwest Chapter. In 2016, the PCC will be sponsored by the Northern California Chapter. We'll be posting updated conference news as planning proceeds.

Our Chapter

The Northern California Chapter is one of twenty regional chapters of the American Medical Writers Association. With almost 250 members in Northern California, Nevada, and Hawaii, it has been an active and thriving chapter for over twenty years. AMWA members are an integral part of Northern California's large and dynamic medical products industry, as well as its eminent medical research and medical education communities.

If you live within our geographic area, you are automatically added to our chapter membership when you join the national organization. If you would like to learn more about our chapter and opportunities to become more involved, please contact our President Arushi Sinha.

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