AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE XXV
Challenge to Change - Program


The XXV ASLA Biennial Conference will be held on 13-14 July, 2017 at Shore School, North Sydney.

Two days of inspiring speakers, workshops, panels and posters to address the changing issues in our profession.
Challenge to Change.

Program

The final program for the ASLA Conference 2017 will be announced by the end of March 2017.

The Conference will have 4 major strands:

  • The Changing Role of those who work in school libraries
  • Innovative ways with text/literature
  • Challenges in technology
  • Learning space and design

Below is an indication of the likely format for the Conference.

Time

Event

0830 - 0900

Registrations

0900 - 0930

Welcome to Country
President's Welcome, Official Opening

0930 - 1030

Keynote:
Theme: Challenges and Changes in our profession

1030 – 1100

Morning Tea

1100 - 1200

Concurrent Session 1

1200 - 1300

Keynote:
Theme:
Challenges and Changes in text/literature

1300 - 1400

Lunch – Trade Fair

1400 - 1500

Concurrent Session 2

1500 – 1600

Literary Panel

1600 – 1800

Cocktail Event

1800 – Late: Choose-Your-Own-Restaurant

Time

Event

0830 - 0900

Registrations

0900 - 1000

Keynote:
Theme:
Challenges and Changes in Learning Design & space

1000 - 1030

TBA

1030 – 1100

Morning Tea

1100 - 1200

Concurrent Session 3

1200 - 1300

Concurrent Session 4

1300 - 1400

Lunch
Trade Fair
Networking

1400 - 1500

Concurrent Session 5:

1500 – 1600

Keynote:
Theme
: Challenges and Changes in technology

1600 – 1800

Farewell, Prize Draw

Concurrent Sessions confirmed so far:

  • Asserting the place of libraries in 21st Century learning
  • Teacher Accreditation – a practical guide
  • Driving Change in Your Library: Innovations to space, staffing and services to ‘expect more’ from your school library.
  • The challenges and opportunities of using social media for school library services
  • Using student voice to design your library space
  • Promoting the dream of the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Inc
  • Free online resources for your students from the NSW State Library
  • Inspiration from School Libraries: Selected stories of innovative library use gathered from the 2016 Australian and New Zealand School Library
  • Survey
  • Indigenous perspective in our libraries
  • Reading the future graphically
  • Challenges in writing for children/teens
  • Promoting literature with augmented reality apps

Other Events

Cocktails in the Library: Networking event Thursday evening
A highlight of the Conference will be our Cocktails in the Library event. Enjoy delicious canapes and a glass of bubbly from the Shore Library as the sun sets on Sydney Harbour. Enjoy the view and network with your colleagues.
(This event is included in your registration if you attend the conference on Thursday)

APP SLAM
Share your favourite App. Email Kate Reid if you would like to be involved.


Last updated: 3/15/2017 10:09:55 PM