Make time to come to the State Library of NSW on Thursday 6th of July to hear from the founders of the International Librarians Network about how they built this successful and well-loved program. Fresh from their keynote address at NLS8, this event begins at 5.30pm for a 5.45pm start.
This is one of a series of special events that will be taking place around Australia, intended to connect ALIA Members with leaders and influencers in the library and GLAMR sector.
Our expert panels will discuss:Innovation through Collaboration and Partnerships. "Now that's Clever! "
Date: Thursday 8 June, 2017 Venue: State Library of New South Wales Metcalfe Auditorium Time: 5:30pm reception 6:00pm – 7:30pm forum Cost: ALIA members free; Non-members $30
MC: Vicki McDonald ALIA President
KEYNOTE Jenna BainDigital Projects Leader State Library of New South Wales
PANELLISTS Megan O’BrienAssistant Manager Site Services University of Sydney Elly HowseSenior Project Officer, Healthy Sydney University at University of Sydney Liz StokesData Librarian University of Technology Sydney Duncan LoxtonData Curator University of Technology Sydney Kate CurrManager Digital Strategy and Innovation State Library of New South Wales Elisa LeeSLNSW DX LAB Fellowship recipient
State Library of New South Wales Metcalfe Auditorium
Join ALIA Sydney and the NSW ALIA Students and New Graduates Group for pre-conference drinks and conversation. Come meet our local library professionals and make new friends. Non-conference attendees and students welcome!
Where: Verge Bar, ArtHouse Hotel, 275 Pitt Street, Sydney
ALIA Sydney presents a
selection of formal and informal professional development events to encourage
discussion and critical engagement and create networking opportunities across
the library and information sector in Sydney and beyond. The ALIA Sydney
committee is a group of vibrant and committed volunteers who make it all
ALIA Sydney is currently looking for new committee members to
join our team as Event Officers. On this Committee you will have the chance to
develop skills in event and project management, and make vital professional
connections -- plus you can have a lot of fun along the way! We welcome
EOIs from all corners of the industry, including students.
Expressions of Interest (EOIs) should be
received by COB Friday 27 January 2017. EOIs should briefly introduce yourself
and cover the criteria for the role description. All EOIs and any questions
should be directed to the current ALIA Sydney Co-Ordinator, Lauren Castan
Event Officers x 2
This role helps make events
happen. On a rotating basis, the Event Officers will be teamed up with a
Coordinator to help with event organisation and management.
Events Officers are expected
with the organisation of at least 2-3 events each year in conjunction with a
. Attend regular meetings
with the Committee
Average Time Demand per
month: 4 hours (prep plus actual events)
The interested person should:
or be willing to become, a current member of ALIA.
an active interest in professional development with the Library &
an active awareness of new issues and development within the sector.
strong communication and collaboration skills.
Can’t make it to the full conference? You
can still experience the conference by purchasing a day pass or by
signing up for one of our workshops.
Haven’t registered for ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference yet? Here are more reasons you need to be there:
Digital play pen – Don’t miss the opportunity to experience emerging technologies in these “hands on” daily sessions. Join The Brainary, Academy Xi and Makeway Lab to see, try and play with the latest technologies including NAO robot, virtual reality and 3D printing.
Another amazing keynote speaker – Professor Julian Thomas
has been announced as the last in a packed schedule of innovation and
engaging keynote speakers. Professor Thomas will be speaking about the
digital divide that exists in Australia, The Australian Digital Index
2016 and how the library and information can sector respond to this
research? View the full keynote line-up here.
Play along with us as we bring augmented and virtual reality to ALIA Information Online 2017. If that isn’t enough you can also win some amazing prizes!
Daily industry partner sessions
– these are your chance to see the latest technologies, cutting edge
trends and hot topics from our partners. Hear about what they do and
what they can do for you.
– with six workshops there is something for everyone. How about
'Wikimedia commons', 'Evaluating tools for data curation' or 'Digital
tools and methods for digital humanities'? Places are limited and are
Don't take our word for it..
You can’t afford to miss ALIA Information Online 2017. Don’t take our word for it, here are the reasons our program committee think you should be there –
“Information online is an outstanding opportunity to talk to
colleagues, be inspired, grill vendors and generally have a fabulous
time. This year’s Information Online really puts customer experience to
the fore – it really is a UX festival!” - Roxanne Missingham
“The program provides a good mixture of overseas and local papers,
covering all library sectors and beyond. The keynotes will provide a
well rounded outlook on the state of information and libraries around
the world.” - Alison Neil