Conferences & Events 2013 Saturday, 7 February 2015

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2013 December 11 ALCTS Webinar Series "MOOCs: Here to Stay or Flash in the Pan?". Organised by Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).

2013 December 9-10 Melbourne Towards Research Excellence Conference. Organised by Informa Australia.

2013 December 9-10 Washington, DC  CNI Fall Membership Meeting.  Coalition for Networked Information  (CNI)

2013 December 6 Sydney The Digital Curator: Digitisation and digital curation in galleries, libraries, archives and museums. Hosted by the State Library of NSW.

2013 December 1-4 Sydney 30th Annual ascilite Conference - Electric Dreams. Organised by Australasian Society for Computers In Learning In Tertiary Education (ascilite).

2013 December 1 Sydney 30th Annual ascilite Conference Workshop - Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute (A-LASI). Hosted by Macquarie University.

2013 December 1 Sydney 30th Annual ascilite Conference Workshop - Moving from ‘e’ to ‘d’: what does a Digital University look like? Hosted by Macquarie University.

2013 December 1 Sydney 30th Annual ascilite Conference Workshop - Standards for Online Education. Hosted by Macquarie University.


2013 November 25-26 Canberra Research Administrators’ Seminar. Organised by ARC and NHMRC, in association with ARMS. presentations now available

2013 November 25-26 Tromsø, Norway 8th Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing - Entering the Next Stage. Hosted by University of Tromsø.

2013 November 21-22 Brisbane TAFE Australiasia Library Conference (TALC): Adapt, Change, Evolve. Hosted by the Queensland VET Libraries Association (QVLA) Inc.

2013 November 14 London, UK UKSG One-Day Conference "Open Access Realities: global experiences of implementing OA". Organised by UKSG.

2013 November 13 Canberra OAIC Information Policy Conference. Organised by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

2013 November 11 Melbourne Grey Literature Conference. Organised by Eidos in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology.

2013 November 11 Sydney Risk Management For Tertiary Education Sector. Organised by The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM).

2013 November 6 ALCTS Webinar Series "MOOCs: Copyright Management for Online Courses?". Organised by Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).

2013 November 1 Melbourne Link by link: data integration and the evolving web. Organised by Australian Committee on Cataloguing (ACOC).

2013 November 1 Brisbane Libraries as Learning Organisations Symposium. Hosted by Queensland University of Technology.


2013 October 31-November 1 Brisbane Open Access and Research Conference: Discovery, Impact and Innovation. Hosted by Queensland University of Technology.

2013 October 30-31 Canberra Managing Research and Innovation for Social and Economic Development. Organised by the LH Martin Institute.

2013 October 30 Brisbane Open Access Scholarly Books: Australian Perspectives workshop. Hosted by Queensland University of Technology.

2013 October 23-24 Melbourne Digital Preservation in the Government Sector "Ensuring the longevity, accessibility and usability of born-digital and digitalised materials". Organised by Ark Group Australia.

2013 October 22-25 Istanbul, Turkey European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL). Organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University. 

2013 October 21-22 New York, NY ITHAKA Sustainable Scholarship 2013. Organised by ITHAKA.

2013 October 20-25 Brisbane eResearch Australasia Conference: emPowering eResearch. Organised by Conference Logistics.

2013 October 19-23 Hamilton, New Zealand LIANZA 2013 Conference: Wai-Ora, Wai-Maori, Waikato. Organised by The New Zealand Library Association Inc. papers available

2013 October 14 Sydney ALIA Future of the Profession Summit. Organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).

2013 October 9-11 Berkeley, California Scholarly Publishing Certification Course: A Training Program for Library-Led Publishing Initiatives. Organised by Bepress .

2013 October 9 ALCTS Webinar Series "Libraries and MOOCs: Providing Solutions for Alt-Higher Ed". Organised by Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).

2013 October 8 Frankfurt, Germany Frankfurt Book Fair. Organised by the Frankfurt Academy.

2013 October 7-8 Bangkok, Thailand OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council 5th Membership Conference. Hosted by OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council.

2013 October 6-8 Raleigh, North Carolina Designing Libraries for the 21st Century II Conference. Organised by North Carolina State University Libraries (NCSU).

2013 October 2-4 Vancouver, Canada Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance Meeting "Community and Collaboration – the Digital Pacific" Hosted by The University of British Columbia. [Presentations]


2013 September 25. ALCTS Webinar Series "Libraries and MOOCs Get Ready to MOOC: Why Libraries Should Care". Organised by Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).

2013 September 23-26 Hong Kong, China ETD 2013: Asian Values, Western Thought, World Treasure!- 16th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Hosted by The University of Hong Kong Libraries in conjunction with the Hong Kong Public Libraries of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China.

2013 September 22-26 Valletta, Malta 17th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Organised by the Department of Library Information and Archive Studies of the University of Malta.

2013 September 18-20 Riga, Latvia 5th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP). Organised by Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA).

2013 September 11-13 Portland, Oregon Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference. Hosted by Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus. 

2013 September 5-9 Prague, Czech Republic IC-ININFO 2013: 3rd Symposium on Open Access Repositories.

2013 September 2-6 Lisbon, Portugal  DC-2013: 'Linking to the Future" International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications. Organised by Technico Lisboa and INES ID Lisboa [presentations available]

2013 September 2-6 Lisbon, Portugal iPRES 2013 International Conference on Digital Preservation. Hosted by the Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon Technical University). 


2013 August 19-21 Mexico City, Mexico 4th International Public Knowledge Project Scholarly Publishing Conference. Organised by The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

2013 August 17-23 Singapore, 79th IFLA General Congress and Assembly 'Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities'.  Organised by the World Library and Information Congress 2013 Acquisitions and Collection Development Section. 

2013 August 15-16 Singapore IFLA World Library and Information Congress Library Buildings and Equipment satellite conference. Organised by IFLA Library Building and Equipment Group.

2013 August 12-14 Singapore 15th Fiesole Retreat "Opportunities for New Scholarship: Working Collaboratively". Hosted by World Scientific Publishing Co., Casalini Libri and National Library Board of Singapore.

2013 August 1-2 Edinburgh, Scotland Repository Fringe Conference. Organised by the University of Edinburgh Library and University Collections; EDINA; and the Digital Curation Centre.


2013 July 22-26 Indianapolis, Indiana ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2013): Digital Libraries at the Crossroads

2013 July 22-25 York, UK 10th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services. Hosted by the University of York. 

2013 July 18 Sydney ALRC Copyright Inquiry Discussion Paper Workshop. Hosted by UTS Faculty of Law and Communications Law Centre UTS.

2013 July 15-18 Saskatchewan, Canada. 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference (EBLIP7). Hosted by the University Library, University of Saskatchewan.

2013 July 12 London, UK 1st European MOOCs and Libraries Conference - MOOCs and Libraries: the good, the bad and the ugly. Hosted by Open University Library in partnership with OCLC Research and Jisc.

2013 July 11-14 Dunhuang, China International Conference on Chinese Digital Publishing and Digital Libraries (CDPDL). Organised by China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI).

2013 July 10-12 Brisbane myCampus Australian Regional Users Conference 2013. Hosted by Queensland University of Technology.

2013 July 8-12 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (Canada) OR2013: the 8th International Conference on Open Repositories. Hosted by University of Prince Edward Island and Discovery Garden Inc.

2013 July 8-9 London, UK International Society for Knowledge Organization Biennial Conference 'Knowledge Organization - Pushing the Boundaries'. Organised by the UK Chapter of International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO-UK). 

2013 July 1-5 Brisbane Research Support Service for Academic and Special Libraries. Hosted by Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point Campus.

2013 July 1-2 London, UK Open Access Monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference. Organised by JISC Collections, in partnership with the Open Access Publishing in European NetworksFoundation (OAPEN). conference report available

2013 July 1 Chicago, IL Library Value: Conceptualizing, Capturing, & Communicating Impact Workhop in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference. Hosted by Association of Research Libraries (ARL).


2013 June 29 Chicago, IL SPARC-ACRL 11th Annual Forum - Understanding the Implications of Open Education: MOOCs and More. Organised by Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

2013 June 27-July 2 Chicago, IL ALA Annual Conference. Organised by the American Library Association (ALA).

2013 June 26-29 Munich, Germany LIBER 42nd Annual Conference "Research Information Infrastructures and the Future Role of Libraries". Organised by LIBER.

2013 June 25-28 Aberdeen, Scotland, UK Information: Interactions and Impact (i³) Conference. Organised by Information: Interactions and Impact (i3).

2013 June 20-26 Washington DC American Library Association Annual Conference.

2013 June 19-21 Geneva, Switzerland CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI8). Hosted by the University of Geneva.

2013 June 19-21 Dublin, Ireland SCONUL Annual Conference and AGM 2013. Organised by Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL). [Presentations]

2013 June 9-11 San Diego, CA Special Libraries Association Annual Conference. Organised by the Special Libraries Association (SLA). 

2013 June 8-16 Sudak, Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine Libraries and Information Resources in the Modern World of Science, Culture, Education, and Business. Organised by Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology.

2013 June 6-9 Buffalo, NY North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) 28th Annual Conference. Organised by the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc. (NASIG).

2013 June 5-7 San Francisco, CA Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting. Organised by the Society for Scholarly Publishing.  

2013 June 4-7 Rome, Italy 5th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries. Hosted by Sapienza University of Rome.

2013 June 3-7 Sydney  Mediation & Dispute Resolution Workshop.  Negocio Resolutions


2013 May 30-31 Hong Kong, China. Academic Librarian 3: The Yin-Yang of Future Consortial Collaboration and Competition. Hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC). 

2013 May 30-31 Dallas, Texas Fourth Annual Open Access Symposium - Futures of Academic Publishing. Organised by University of North Texas.

2013 May 6-8 Sydney Women in Tertiary Education Leadership Program. Organised by LH Martin Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership and Management.

2013 May 3-8 Boston, MA 2013 Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Medical Library Association (MLA ’13), the 11th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML), the 7th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (ICAHIS), and the 6th International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC). “One Health: Information in an Interdependent World”.

2013 May 3 Canberra Open Access Research Issues in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Organised by The National Scholarly Communications Forum (NSCF).


2013 April 15-17 London, UK. The London Book Fair. Organised by Reed exhibitions.

2013 April 14-18 Cape Town, South Africa 34th Annual IATUL Conference: Doing it together - Effective Collaboration in Scientific and Technological University Libraries. Hosted by Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Presentations and Papers now available

2013 April 10-13 Indianapolis, IN ACRL 2013: Imagine, Innovate, Inspire. Organised by Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). Conferencing Proceedings available

2013 April 10-12 Malila, Philippines ICoASL 2013: 3rd International Conference of Asian Special Libraries. Organised by Special Libraries Association, Asian Chapter (SLA) in association with Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines (ASLP). 

2013 April 8-10 Bournemouth, UK UKSG 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Organised by USKG. 

2013 April 7-10 Hobart THETA13 : The Higher Education Technology Agenda. Organised by CAUDIT, CAUL and ACODE.

2013 April 4-5 San Antonio, Texas CNI Spring Membership Meeting. Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)

2013 April 4-5 Baltimore, MD RDAP13 Research Data Access and Preservation Summit. Hosted by American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). [Location]

2013 March 26-27 Nottingham, UK Open Educational Resources Conference 'Creating a Virtuous Circle'. Hosted by University of Nottingham.


2013 March 19  Washington, DC Understanding Federal R&D Impact through Research Assessment and Program Evaluation. Organised by Thomson Reuters. 

2013 March 17-20 Austin, TX ER&L Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference. Organised by Electronic Resources & Libraries.

2013 March 12 Melbourne ALIA ebooks and elending think tank. Organised by Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Register at

2013 March 1 National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 2013 ADA Forum 'Embracing the Digital Economy: creative copyright for a creative nation". Organised by the Australian Digital Alliance.


2013 February 27 - March 1 Sydney Aurora Masterclass: Creative Strategy - Ideas into Implementation. Organised by the Aurora Foundation Ltd.

2013 February 27 - March 1 Canberra Universities Australia Higher Education Conference. Organised by Universities Australia.

2013 February 25-26 Mews, London ASA Annual Conference - The 3 Rs: Reach, Readership and Revenues. Organised by the Association of Subsciption Agents & Intermediaries (ASA).

2013 February 18 Melbourne Research Profiles Conference. Hosted by The University of Melbourne.

2013 February 13-15 Melbourne Women in Tertiary Education Leadership Program. Organised by LH Martin Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership and Management.

2013 February 12-15 New Delhi, India ICAL 2013: 2nd International Conference on Academic Libraries. Organized by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. 

2013 February 12-15 Brisbane ALIA Information Online 2013. Australian Library and Information Association. 


2013 January 25-30 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter Meeting. American Library Association  

2013 January 14-16 Amsterdam, Netherlands 8th International Digital Curation Conference 2013 (IDCC13). "Infrastructure, Intelligence, Innovation: driving the Data Science agenda". Organised by the Digital Curation Centre.