Conferences & Events 2015 Friday, 4 March 2016

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2015 December 8-9 Berlin, Germany BERLIN12 Berlin Open Access series.  Presentations now available!

2015 December 3-4 Melbourne OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Conference "The Power of Worldwide Cooperation". Held at RMIT, organized by OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council.
Registrations now open:

2015 December 1 Melbourne 'Unique to Ubiquitous: Library Resources in a linked data world' NLA 2015 Forum. Hosted by Libraries Australia. Presentations now available:


2015 November 30-December 1 Tromsø, Norway Tenth Annual Conference 'Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing 2015'. Hosted by the University of Tromsø. View abstract booklet

2015 November 25-27 Guangzhou, China 6th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World "Information Management in the Big Data Era: For a Better World." Organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and the School of Information Management of Sun Yat-sen University. Call for Papers

2015 November 16-17 Canberra 2015 ARC/NHMRC Research Administrators' Seminar. Hosted by ARC and NHMRC, in association with ARMS.

2015 November 11 Melbourne ANDS Workshop: Managing Data Repositories. Organised by the Australian National Data Service. Free workshop, registrations open soon (as of 31/7/15). Enquiries to Natasha Simons (07) 3735 8379 or

2015 November 4-6 New Delhi, India ETD 2015 18th International Symposium on Theses and Dissertations: Evolving Genre of ETDs for Knowledge Discovery. Organised by Central Library, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

2015 November 3-4 Dalas, TX Announcing the First Library Marketing and Communications Conference. Organised by the Library Marketing and Communications Group.


2015 October 27-30 Indianapolis, IN EDUCAUSE 2015 Annual Conference. Organised by EDUCAUSE.

2015 October 26 Queensland ALIA Leadership & Innovative Forums 2015. Presented by Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA) and Exlibris. More locations and dates to be announced soon (24/9/15)

2015 October 23 PhiladelphiaPA NFAIS Workshop 'Exploring Funding Models for Open Access to Scholarly Research'. Hosted by the National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS)

2015 October 22-23 Sydney  17th Biennial Copyright Law and Practice Symposium 2015 'Building a Fairer Framework for the Future'. Organised by The Copyright Society of Australia and the Australian Copyright Council. Registrations now open:

2015 October 19-23 Brisbane, eResearch Australasia Conference 2015 'Fueling the Knowledge Economy': Organised by eResearch Australasia Announcements via twitter:

2015 October 15-16 Melbourne 2015 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities. Organised by LH Martin Institute.

2015 October 14-15 Singapore OECD conference 'Higher Education Futures'. Organised by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developement (OECD). Registrations now open.

2015 October 7-8 Amsterdam 2AM 2015 Altmetrics Conference. Organised by Wellcome Trust, PLOS, Altmetric, eLife, Elsevier Labs, Springer. Registrations now open:

2015 October 5-6 Baltimore, MD 2015 NISO Forum 'The Future of Library Resource Discovery'. Organised by the National Information Standards Organization.


2015 September 30-October 2 Melbourne The WORLD Academic Summit. In partnership with The University of Melbourne. Registrations now open:

2015 September 29-October 2 Singapore ARMS 2015 Conference. Organised by the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS). [Draft program now available!]

2015 September 16-18 Melbourne Universities Australia Marketing, Communications and Development (UAMCD) Conference 2015 "Powering Higher Education." Organised by Universities Australia.

2015 September 15-17 Amsterdam, Netherlands The 7th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP). Organised by the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association. [Call for Contributions]

2015 September 10 Southampton, UK Open Access and the Research Excellence Framework. Presentations are now available:

2015 September 9-11 Leuven, Belgium What Do We Lose When We Lose A Library 2015 Conference. Organised by the Goethe-Institut Brüssel, the British Council Brussels and the University of Leuven (KU Leuven). Registrations:

2015 September 7 Canberra National Scholarly Communications Forum (NSCF) "Scholarly Communication & Publishing in a Global Research Environment." Organised by the NSCF. Presentations now available: 


2015 August 26 Sydney Reclaiming the Knowledge Commons "Challenging Corporatized Publishing Practices in Research and Scholarship." Organised by the State Library of New South Wales.

2015 August 17 Online CAUL/QULOC Webinar on Developing Information and Digital Literacy. Hosted by Wendy Abbott (Convenor) and Lenette Wo (Moderator). Recording available here:

2015 August 15-21 Cape Town, South Africa  2015 IFLA World Library and Information Congress: Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and TransformationOrganised by The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

Asia and Oceania Section.  Theme: Repositioning Libraries in the Asia Pacific Region - Evolving Strategies, Innovative Services.   

2015 August 11-14 Vancouver, Canada 5th PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference "Building Open Infrastructure and Programs for Digital Humanities, Publishing, and Libraries." Oganised by Simon Fraser University Library


2015 July 22-24 Sydney Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Conference 2015. Organised by RAILS. Call for Papers:

2015 July 22 Canberra AeRO 6th National Forum 'Roadmapping Australia's eResearch Future'. Hosted by Intersect, CAUDIT and AARNet. Presentations now available:

2015 July 20-22 Edinburgh, Scotland  11th Northumbria Conference. Hosted by University of York and National Library of Scotland. Presentations now available:

2015 July 5-9 Hannover, Germany  IATUL 2015: Call for Papers & Posters 36th Annual IATUL Conference "Strategic Partnerships for Access and Discovery."  Organised by The German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB). Note: Program is now available.


2015 June 29-July 3 Sydney DH2015 - Annual Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations. Hosted by the University of Western Sydney.

2015 June 29-30 Sydney  Linked Open Data: Libraries, Archives, Museums 2015 Summit. Hosted by The State Library of NSW.

2015 June 25-30 San Francisco, CA ALA Annual Conference. American Library Association

2015 June 25 Berkeley, CA Preserving America's Print Resources II, a North American Summit. Organised by the Center for Research Libraries, presentations and report now available:

2015 June 23-26 Aberdeen, Scotland  5th Information: Interactions and Impact (i³) Conference. Organiser by:  i³ Organising Committee.

2015 June 21-25 Knoxville, Tennessee  Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2015 "Large, Dynamic and Ubiquitous –The Era of the Digital Library." Organised by the University of Tennessee

2015 June 19 Brisbane Queensland University Libraries Office of Cooperation (QULOC) eTextbook Forum. Hosted by the Queensland University of Technology. Note: video presentations now available.

2015 June 17-20 Bihac, Bosnia-Herzegovina Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference
"Information & media literacy for lifelong learning: digital citizenship for a digital age."
Organised by the Limerick Institute of Tehnology and The Cantonal and University Library Bihac. Call for Papers:

2015 June 17-19 Geneva, Switzerland CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI9). Hosted By European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN).

2015 June 8-11 Indianapolis, IN  Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories 2015.  Hosted by Indiana University Bloomington Libraries, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, and Virginia Tech University Libraries. 

2015 June 8-11 Bangkok, Thailand 16th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL XVI) "ASEAN Aspirations : Libraries for Sustainable Advancement". Hosted by The National Library of Thailand and Thai Library Association.

2015 June 2-3 Brisbane EduTECH Higher Ed Leaders Congress. Organised by EduTECH


2015 May 21-22 Kuopio, Finland 25th Anniversary International Collection Management Conference "Aligning commercial and public document repositories to facilitate free and sustainable information". Hosted by The National Repository Library of Finland. 

2015 May 13-15 Melbourne 2015 Higher Education HR/IR Conference. Organised by The Australian Higher Education Industrial Association (AHEIA)

2015 May 11-13 Gold Coast, QLD  THETA 2015 - Create, Connect, Consume - innovating today for tomorrow.  THETA (The Higher Education Technology Agenda)  Organised by Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology (CAUDIT), with CAUL and ACODE. Hosted by Griffith University.

2015 May 5 Webinar Digital Science Webinar. Hosted by Digital Science. You need to register and then the link of the recording will be sent to you.


2015 April (various dates) Various Cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane) Marketing your library service Workshop. Organised by Performance Improvement Conferences and Seminars (PiCS)

2015 April 28 Perth ANDS Data Management Short Workshop. Organised by the Australian Library and Information Association, Note: Other workshops are being planned throughout 2015

2015 April 26-28 Philadelphia, PA Extending the conversation about how scholarship is developed, endorsed, and shared. Hosted By Advancing Research Communication & Scholarship (ARCS)

2015 April 14-16 Porto, Portugal SAVE THE DATE: Joint SPARC-COAR Conference.  Organised by The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR)

2015 April 13-14 Seattle, Washington CNI (Coalition for Networked Information) Spring 2015 Membership Meeting CNI Project Briefing Proposals for Spring 2015 Meeting Due February 27. Organised by The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) 

2015 April 9 Brisbane Let’s Talk Learning Analytics and [Student] Retention: The National Forum. Supported by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching


2015 March 30-April 1 Glasgow UKSG 2015 Annual Conference and Exhibition. Organised by United Kingdom Serials Group.

2015 March 29-30 Portland, OR  Library Publishing Forum 2015: Creating and Supporting Sustainable Publishing Programs. Organised by Library Publishing Coalition.

2015 March 17-19 Cambridge, UK User Experience in Libraries Conference. Organised by User Experience in Libraries.

2015 March 17-19 Canberra  Reinventing university publishing international symposium and THAT camp. Organised by CAUL Library Publishing Advisory Committee (CLPAC)

2015 March 11-13 Canberra  2015 Higher Education Conference. Organised by Universities Australia.


2015 February 13 Canberra 6th Annual Australian Digital Alliance Copyright Forum.

2015 February 12 Webinar: Engaging librarians in RDM: approaches & lessons learned. "Exploring approaches to engaging librarians in the growing area of research data management, reflecting on different approaches and lessons learned". [Register]

2015 February 2-5 Sydney  ALIA Information Online. Organised by Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) 

2015 February 2  Sydney  Research Support Librarians' Community Day. a satellite event to the ALIA Online Conference


2015 January 29-30 Chicago, IL  "Tackling Textbook Costs Through Open Educational Resources: A Primer,” Organised by SPARC in collaboration with the ARL/ACRL Institute for Scholarly Communication.

2015 January 29 Singapore Information Literacy Seminar 2015: We are teaching but are they learning? Organised by Singapore Management University.

2015 January 23-27 Chicago, IL ALA Midwinter Meeting. American Library Association 

2015 January 6-8 Uttar Pradesh, INDIA 4th IEEE International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services. Organised by Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida (UP) India  About the Symposium:, Call For Papers:,Important  Dates:  Paper Submission :