ALIA West: Trends, Challenges & Triumphs

ALIA West: Trends, Challenges & Triumphs

Event Description

A chance to discover the trends, challenges & triumphs happening throughout the industry from a range of speakers.

  • Jane Cowell ALIA President and CEO of Yarra Plenty Regional Library - 'Book Challenges are on the rise in WA' 
  • Kylie Percival, University Librarian, Curtin University - 'Management Material, Memes & Myths' 
  • Dr. Nicole Johnston ALIA Director and Associate University Librarian, Digital Literacy and Library Experience, Edith Cowan University - 'AI Trends in Higher Education' 
  • Sophie Farrar, Manager Collection Care, State Library of Western Australia - 'From Digitisation to Digital Transformation : Challenges & Triumphs'  
  • Gaby Haddow, Discipline Lead for Libraries, Archives, Records & Information Science, Curtin University - 'Qualifications and Professional Futures : Keeping Current and Keeping Informed'    
  • Natasha Georgiou, Vice President, West Australian School Library Association (WASLA) - 'Challenges & Triumphs in WA School Libraries'  
  • Atlanta Meyer, Learning Communities Manager - Community and Library Services, City of Swan | Public Libraries WA Executive | Chair, IFLA Literacy & Reading Section - 'Trends from the IFLA Trend Report' 
  • And a presenter from North Metropolitan TAFE 


  • 4:30pm - free parking on campus begins 
  • 4:45pm - TL Robertson Library Tour (optional)
  • 5:30pm - Registration, nibbles and networking 
  • 6:15pm - Speaker presentations 
  • 8:00pm - End 


Wednesday, 22 May 2024       5.30pm for a 6:15pm start, end 8pm (AWST)


'The Lantern'
Level 7, TL Robertson Library
Curtin University, Kent Street, BENTLEY 6102 


ALIA Members - Free

Non-Members - $10

Student* or Retiree* (non-members) - $5

*Non-ALIA-member students and retirees - please contact [email protected] to book your place at this webinar.

More information

p.    1800 020 071



Cancellation Policy

 No Refund on registrations $10 or under. Registrations can be transferred to other individuals at no cost (in the same registration category).  

Contact [email protected] for information.


Wednesday, 22 May 2024
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm AWST
free (Members), $10 (Non-Members), $5 (Student/Retiree non members))
'The Lantern'
Level 7, TL Robertson Library
Curtin University, Kent Street
2.00 CPD Hours