Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 November 2019, Victoria University City Convention Centre and and Box Hill Institute City Campus, Melbourne
The symposium will provide an opportunity for library technicians from around Australia to meet together in the formal setting of a structured program, to hear prominent members of the profession, as well as their peers, speak and debate contemporary issues relating to the profession, professionalism and library work in general. In addition, there will be many opportunities for networking including the symposium dinner, opening and closing events and daily breaks as well as the opportunity for networking at the ad hoc gatherings that this event supports and encourages.
Symposium organising committee
The symposium organising committee is led by co convenors Margie Anderson, Renate Beilharz and Bradley O'Brien. Supported by the committee of Libby Brackenridge, Fiona Caskie, Edith Fullalove, Robyn Hazlett, Kylie Hill, Eileen Louden, Fiona Malcolm, Peta Noonan, Patricia Stott, Robert Thompson, Karen Williamson and Stacey Zarifopoulos.
Call for proposals have now been extended! The new closing date in Sunday 17 February 2019.
ALIA National Library and Information Technicians Symposium 2019 will provide participants with opportunities to:
- Discover new ideas and innovative approaches to challenges,
- Diversify their understanding of the library and information sector, and
- Dive into discussions, workshops, activities and networking.
The committee invites proposals from members of the library and information community to contribute to the four symposium streams. Individuals, organisations, vendors, commercial and not-for-profit organisations are encouraged to participate, to make this a truly industry-wide symposium.
Click here to download submission details.
Call for proposals close
21 January 2019 - extended to Sunday 17 February 2019
Presenter notification 30 March 2019
Peer review paper submission 30 May 2019
Final paper or pre-reading submission 15 October 2019
Speakers are yet to be announced.
The event is being held in Melbourne at Victoria University City Campus and Box Hill Institute City Campus.
Accommodation options nearby the venue:
- Clarion Suites Gateway is offering all symposium delegates a 15% discount on the best available room rate. Book here using the discount code: dis15
- Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne offers delegates 10% off the best available room rate. Book here using the code: TH11440577
Planning your visit to Melbourne
You can find more information about Melbourne here to help you plan your visit.
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Registration prices will be confirmed shortly.
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