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School Library Association of Victoria Professional Learning

Find Your Treasure! A workshop on library display

21 June 2018
Dream factory, Footscray
Workshop with art teacher Kerry Lomas followed by a collaborative session on ideas and inspiration.
Details: http://slav.org.au/a/wp-content/uploads/slav-june-21-display-workshop.pdf

Real Libraries: Collaborative Spaces

17 August 2018
VU Conference Centre, Flinders Street
Featuring Kevin Hennah, Anne Whisken, Andrew Hiskens (SLV) and a range of practitioners discussing library spaces.

Real Libraries: Reading the World

23 November 2018
Etihad Stadium

Readers, Stories, Literacy: A Forum for Learning and Discussion 

A Professional Development series offering news, views and strategies
6 September 2018
Kew Primary School
Panel: Genrefication, David Metzenthen, Kids bookshop – Ten books in 10 minutes.
1 November
The Dream Factory, Footscray
Reading Research
Details:  http://slav.org.au/a/wp-content/uploads/Reading-Forum-series-leaflet.pdf

National and International Conferences

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

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

Details closer to the dates at: 
http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/ala-upcoming-annual-conferences-midwinter-meetings

International Association of School Librarianship Conference

21 to 25 October 2019,
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Details closer to the date at: https://www.iasl-online.org/meetings/info.html