Conferences & Events 2017 Friday, 1 December 2017

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2017 December 5-6 Hong Kong JULAC 50th Anniversary Conference 'Library Collaboration at Dizzying Heights: Innovation and Impact'. Organised by JULAC (Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee)

2017 December 4-6 Toowoomba ASCILITE 2017 'Me. Us. IT'. The 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) is hosted by USQ

2017 December 1 New York, NY ACRL/NY Symposium: The Academic Library Mission in the 21st Century. Organised by ACRL/NY (Association of College and Research Libraries, Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter)

2017 December 1 Melbourne HESQ Forum (Higher Education Compliance and Quality Forum). The HESQ Forum will be held following the TEQSA Conference


2017 November 29-30 Tokyo, Japan OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Meeting 2017 (APRC2017). Organised by OCLC Asia Pacific Executive Committee

2017 November 29-30 Melbourne TEQSA Conference. Organised by TEQSA (Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency)

2017 November 29-30 Adelaide RAILS 2017 'Creating and Learning Together: interdisciplinary teaching and research'. RAILS (Australasian Conference on Research Applications in Information and Library Studies) is hosted by the School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, University of South Australia

2017 November 28 Melbourne APO Forum 2017: Evidence, impact and access to knowledge. Organised by  APO Analysis & Policy Observatory

2017 November 27-29 Salford, UK DCDC Conference 'The cultural value of collections and the creative economy'. DCDC (Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities Conference) is organised by The National Archives (UK) and RLUK (Research Libraries UK)

2017 November 8 Melbourne CRIG Seminar 2017. The CRIG (CAVAL Research and Information Group) Seminar is organised by CAVAL


2017 October 31-November 3 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania EDUCAUSE 2017 Annual Conference. Organised by EDUCAUSE.

2017 October 30-31 Canberra EdTechPosium 2017 'Fitting the tech to the teaching'. Hosted by UNSW Canberra, at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA)

2017 October 30-31 Wollongong CAUDIT P3M Forum (Portfolio, Program and Project Management). Organised by CAUDIT

2017 October 25-27 Berlin, Germany FORCE2017 'Changing the Culture'. Organised by FORCE11 (Future of Research Communications and e-Scholarship)

2017 October 19-20 Sydney LH Martin Institute Conference 'Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities'. Organised by the LH Martin Institute

2017 October 19 Canberra Digital Directions 2017 'The User Experience'. Organised by the National Film & Sound Archive of Australia, National Archives of Australia (NAA) and National Library of Australia (NLA)

2017 October 17 Webinar Jisc Student Digital Experience Tracker. Recording now available

2017 October 16-20 Brisbane eResearch Australasia 2017. Conference Design as the conference secretariat presentations now available:

2017 October 13 Frankfurt, Germany New Directions for Libraries, Scholars, and Partnerships: an International Symposium. Organised by CRL (Centre of Research Libraries)

2017 October 11-13 Anaheim, CA OpenEd17: The 14th Annual Open Education Conference 'Sharing, Gratitude, and Hope'. Organised by Open Education Group

2017 October 5 ZOOM Webinar 12pm – 1:30pm AEST 21st Century Academic: Smart, Savvy and Social II. Organised by QULOC (Queensland University Libraries Office of Cooperation). View the program for the first workshop helf in February 2017: Register for the October webinar here


2017 September 28-29 Canberra IAML Conference 2017 'Creating, collecting and curating in context'. Organised by IAML Australia (International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Document Centres)

2017 September 27-29 Sydney ALIA National Library and Information Technicians' Symposium 2017: Bridge to Knowledge. Organised by ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association)

2017 September 24-27 Christchurch, NZ LIANZA Conference 2017. Organised by LIANZA (Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) presentation recordings now available:

2017 September 22 Sydney Holy Evidence: Research in Information Practice workshop. Organised by ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association)

2017 September 20-21 Lisbon, Portugal 9th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP). Organised by Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASP)

2017 September 18-21 Saint-Malo, France ECIL 2017. The European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) is co-organised by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University and the IUT Paris Descartes

2017 September 17-19 Raleigh, NC Designing Libraries 6 Conference. Hosted by NSCU (North Carolina State University). Videos now available:

2017 September 14-15 Canberra University Governance & Regulations Forum. The forum is organised by Informa

2017 September 8 Webinar 12 - 1:30pm AEST QULOC Lightning Talks - Analytics for libraries: Trends, tools and uses. Organised by QULOC (Queensland University Libraries Office of Cooperation). Recording now available

2017 September 7-8 Wellington, NZ New Zealand Law Librarians’ Conference 2017 'Embracing the future - diversity and innovation'. Organised by The New Zealand Law Librarians' Association


2017 August 29-31 Sydney AFR Higher Education Summit. Organised by Informa Australia and AFR (Australian Financial Review)

2017 August 24-25 Melbourne Next Generation Libraries 2017. Organised by IQPC (International Quality & Productivity Centre) hashtag: #nextgenlibraries

2017 August 19-25 Wroclaw, Poland IFLA World Library and Information Congress. Organised by The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

2017 August 16-17 Gdansk, Poland IFLA Satellite Meeting 'Open Access: Action Required'. Organised by The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

2017 August 15-17 Berlin, Germany Digital Humanities - Opportunities and Risks:  Connecting Libraries and Research. Hosted by BBAW (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities), DARIAH-EU (Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities in Europe), DINI (Deutsche Initiative für Netzwerk-Information/German Initiative for Network Information), IFLA, LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries) and the Library of the Humboldt University Berlin. Presentations now available:

2017 August 8-9 Gold Coast Future Proofing Finance & Procurement in Higher Education: Staying Ahead of the Game. Organised by Higher Ed Services and hosted by Bond University

2017 August 3-4 Edinburgh, UK Repository Fringe 2017 'The UK repository community's unmissable gathering '. Organised by DCC (Digital Curation Centre), EDINA and the University of Edinburgh

2017 August 1-4 Montreal, Quebec PKP 2017 International Scholarly Publishing Conference - Reclaiming Scholarship: Voice, Rights, Ownership. Organised by PKP (Public Knowledge Project) and co-hosted by Érudit


2017 July 31-August 2 Oxford, UK  12th International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries (formerly the Northumbria Conference)Organised by The Bodleian Libraries and the Conference Board

2017 July 5-7 Patras, Greece LIBER 2017. Organised by LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries) and hosted by the Library & Information Centre, University of Patras Recordings are now available:

2017 July 3 Webinar AOASG Copyright & licensing: Just one challenge of Open Access. AOASG(Australasian Open Access Strategy Group) webinar audio recording available:


2017 June 26-30 Brisbane Open Repositories 2017 Conference. Hosted by The University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith University #OR2017 tweets:

2017 June 23-25 Canberra New Librarians Symposium 8 (NSL8). Organised by ALIA (Australian Library & Information Association)

2017 June 22-27 Chicago, IL ALA Annual Conference. American Library Association

2017 June 19 Melbourne Library Design Awards Conference 2017. Organised by ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association)

2017 June 18-22 Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy 38th Annual IATUL Conference. Organised by IATUL (International Association of University Libraries)

2017 June 14-15 Brighton, UK DPASSH 2017 Conference, Preserving Abundance: The Challenge Of Saving EverythingDigital Preservation for Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities’ conference (DPASSH 2017) is organised by The Sussex Humanities Lab (SHL) and the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI)

2017 June 6-8 Limassol, Cyprus International Conference on Electronic Publishing (Elpub) 2017. Organised by Cyprus University of Technology and University of Toronto Scarborough


2017 May 31 Sydney The Creative Power of Copying. Organised by ADA (Australian Digital Alliance), this event is part of Vivid Ideas 2017. For more information:

2017 May 23-26 Limerick, Ireland QQML2017 - the 9th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference. Organised by ISAST (International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology)

2017 May 22-26 Sydney Aurora Institute for Emerging Leaders. Organised by the Aurora Foundation

2017 May 8-10 Auckland, NZ THETA 2017. Hosted by The Higher Education Technology Agenda (THETA)

2017 May 8-10 Venice, Italy COAR Annual Meeting. Organised by The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) and the Library System (SBA) of the Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice

2017 May 4 Canberra AeRO – Australasian eResearch Organisations Forum 'Thriving in a data-driven research world'. Hosted by the Australian National University

2017 May 2 Melbourne CAVAL's PDIG & CRIG Forum 'Imagine! Future Present Libraries'. CAVAL's Professional Development Interest Group (PDIG) and Research and Information Group (CRIG) included CAUL President Margie Jantti (keynote speaker), and Cathrine Harboe-Ree, University Librarian, Monash University. Presentations now available:

2017 May - June multiple locations 2017 Trove Roadshows: Sharing Your Collections. Organised by Trove


2017 April 26-28 Melbourne Annual Groningen Declaration [Digital Student Data Portability] Network Meeting: Extending Engagement. Organised by Groningen Declaration Network (GDN)

2017 April 20-22 Lviv, Ukraine Book and Paper Restoration and Conservation Conference. Organised by The Association of Libraries and Archives of Western Ukraine  (ALAWU)

2017 April 19-21 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex, France Lille 2017 Fiesole Collection Development Retreat. Founding Sponsors: Against the Grain, Casalini Libri and The Charleston Company. Hosted by Université de Lille

2017 April 19 Online NISO Virtual Conference 'Opening Up Education: Textbooks, Resources, Courseware and More!'.  Organised by NISO (the National Information Standards Organization)

2017 April 10-12 Harrogate, England UKSG 40th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Organised by UKSG

2017 April 4-7 Barcelona, Spain RDA 9th Plenary Meeting. The Research Data Alliance (RDA) meeting is organised by Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), with the support of Research Data Sharing Alliance Europe (RDA)

2017 April 2-5 Austin, TX & Online 12th Annual ER&L Conference. The Electronic Resources & Libraries 2017 Conference is hosted by The University of Texas at Austin 


2017 March 21-23 Canberra AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2017. Organised by AIATSIS (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies), presentations now available:

2017 March 21-22 Berlin, Germany 13th Berlin Open Access Conference: Building Capacity for the Transformation. Organised by OA2020 (Open Access 2020)

2017 March 8-9 Melbourne Tour of RMIT building project. Organised by RMIT

2017 March 1-3 Canberra Higher Education Conference 2017. Organised by Universities Australia


2017 February 24 Canberra Australian Digital Alliance Forum 2017. Organised by the Australia Digital Alliance (ADA)

2017 February 20-21 London, UK The Researcher to Reader Conference. This is the successor event to the annual conferences formerly hosted by the Association of Subscription Agents & Intermediaries (ASA) video recordings of the presentations are available here:

2017 February 17 Sydney Digital Literacies Roundtable. The Digital Literacies roundtable is an ALIA Information Online Satellite event hosted by La Trobe University Library and The University of Adelaide Library. This event is free and you do not have to be an ALIA Information Online Conference delegate to attend

2017 February 17 Sydney ADA Forum satellite event - Fair use for libraries & archives - part of the ALIA Information Online program. Featuring Professor Peter Jaszi, Meredith Jacob, Jessica Coates, facilitated by the Australian Digital Alliance Event videos:

2017 February 17 Sydney ADA Forum satellite event - Fair use for education - part of the ALIA Information Online program. Featuring Professor Michael Geist, Meredith Jacob, Delia Browne, Anne Flahvin, Robin Wright, facilitated by the Australian Digital Alliance Event videos:

2017 February 13 Melbourne ADA Forum satellite event- Fair Use: Myth v Reality for Creators. Featuring Professor Patricia Aufderheide, Professor Peter Jaszi, Andrew Garton, Dr Rebecca Giblin. Presented by acmi X and the Australian Digital Alliance Event videos:

2017 February 13 Sydney ANZ Folio Symposium: Symposium on the Future of Libraries. Organised by FOLIO (The Future of Libraries is Open) Register to attend at Eventbrite

2017 February 13-16 Sydney ALIA Information Online Conference. Organised by Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).

2017 February 13 Wroclaw, Poland IFLA World Library and Information Congress: Smart libraries for a tolerant and inclusive society. Organised by IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

2017 February 8-9 Sydney Symplectic Australasia Conference 2017. Hosted by University of Technology, Sydney

2017 February 5-7 Melbourne ODLAA Conference 'Expanding Horizons in Open & Distance Learning'. Organised by the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA)


2017 January 23-28 London, UK Academic Book Week 2017. Coordinated by the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, the Booksellers Association, the British Library, Midas PR

2017 January 20-24 Atlanta, GA ALA Midwinter Meeting. American Library Association