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School Library Association of Victoria Professional Learning

Choose, Read, Succeed: Partnerships in Practice
24th November – (Full Day Conference) 

Etihad Stadium, Docklands, Melbourne
Details: http://slav.org.au/calendar/reading-conference/


Readers, Stories, Literacy: A Forum for Learning and Discussion 
The Kids’ Bookshop in Partnership with SLAV
19th October, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Abbotsford Convent

A Professional Development series offering news, views and strategies for motivating readers with books and stories to provide positive literacy outcomes.

  • New Books to share

  • Language and Literacy – the importance of non-fiction books in an online world

  • Selecting books for awards and graduation (for both primary & secondary students) 
  • Guest authors including a SPECIAL guest to help with your own personal Christmas shopping

  • Guest Author: Carole Wilkinson talking about her new book, Ten Pound Pom 

  • 2 further guests TBC!    

Details: http://www.thekidsbookshop.com.au/EVENTS


National and International Conferences

American Association of School Librarians (AASL) 
18th National Conference and Exhibition
Theme: Beyond the Horizon

9th to 11th November, 2017
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Details: https://s4.goeshow.com/aasl/annual/2017/index.cfm


International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) 
47th Annual Conference
Theme: Innovation, Information and Impact of School Libraries

6 – 1 May 2018.

Istanbul, Turkey
Details: http://iasl2018.org/


International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) 
World Library and Information Congress 2018
Theme: Transform Libraries, Transform Societies

24 – 30 August 2018.

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia

Start of Registration 1 October 2017

Details: http://2018.ifla.org


Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) & Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) Joint 2018 Conference

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, 
Queensland, Australia 
30 July to 2 August 2018
Details: https://www.alia.org.au/news/9861/2018-joint-australia-new-zealand-conference-scheduled


American Library Association (ALA) Conferences

9th to 13th February, 2018 Midwinter Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA

21st to 26th June, 2018 Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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