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National and International Conferences and Events

ICDL 2010 - International Conference on Digital Libraries

23rd-26th February 2010
India Habitat Centre
New Delhi, India
The theme of the conference is 'Digital Libraries: Shaping the Information Paradigm' and the focus is on the strengths and potential of digital libraries and their role in education, cultural, social and economic development.

2010 Centre for Educational Leadership and Innovation Forum

9th-10th March 2010
Brisbane, Qld
Organised by the Centre for Educational Leadership and Innovation, Independent Schools Queensland, this forum features presenters Michael Furdyk, Kristin Alford, Greg Gebhart, Graham Burt, Eugenia Lim and Nigel Collin.

Idea10: Learning futures: technology challenges

10th-12th March 2010
The Sebel, Albert Park, Melbourne
IDEA10 will provide a national, cross-sectoral forum to:
  • discuss infrastructure supporting education;
  • share intelligence on emerging technologies and technology supported learning;
  • discuss opportunities and challenges for digital education;
  • foster alliances and communities of practice around technologies used by the Australian education community;
  • provide a showcase for Australian projects focused on enhancing learning through the use of technology.

Details: http://www.linkaffiliates.net.au/idea10/

Australian Computers in Education Conference ACEC2010: Digital Diversity conference

6th-9th April 2010
This conference will address this need for flexible technologies for flexible learners. It will examine ways that ICT can maximise students’ potential through their personal learning styles. It will investigate how ICTs can allow all people including those with diverse skills and thinking strategies become lifelong and creative learners. Not only those with diverse skills and thinking strategies, but all.

Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) 2010

24th-28th May 2010
University of Zadar,

Zadar, Croatia

The annual international conference Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) addresses the changing and challenging environment for libraries and information systems and services in the digital world. Each year a different and 'hot' theme is addressed, divided in two parts, the first part covering research and development and the second part addressing advances in applications and practice. LIDA brings together researchers, educators, practitioners, and developers from all over the world in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and learning, made easier by being held in memorable locations.
Themes LIDA 2010
Part I: DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP: support by digital libraries
Part II: DIGITAL NATIVES: challenges & innovations in reaching out to digital born generations
Details: http://www.ffos.hr/lida/

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ALIA Access 2010 conference

2nd–3rd September 2010
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland
ALIA 2010 conference will include an unconference and special interest strands for libraries.

SLAQ/IASL Joint Conference 2010

Diversity Challenge Resilience
27th September - 1st October 2010
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland
The 40th Annual IASL (International Association of School Librarianship) Conference incorporating the 15th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship is being held in collaboration with the School Library Association of Queensland.
Developing curriculum - These sessions may focus on the collaborative work of teacher-librarians and classroom teachers and teacher-librarians and students to demonstrate the effectiveness of school library programs within the curriculum; the development and delivery of engaging and inspiring teaching programs to encourage social learning.
Delivering excellence through standards - These sessions may focus on the application of standards in information and digital literacy through national and international programs; the development and application of standards for the teacher-librarianship profession; the development of policy and procedures to support teaching standards.
Supporting the digital education agenda - Sessions within this strand may address the changes in information & communication technologies (ICTs) and the impact on teaching and learning programs; the challenges of ICT delivery, access and bandwidth; the social and ethical responsibility of use of ICT tools.
Building literate communities - These sessions may focus on the development of creative and literate learners through reading, writing, books, art and literature.

2nd International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World

22nd-24th September 22-24, 2010

Ankara, Turkey

The Impact of Technological Convergence and Social Networks on Information Management.

Main topics of the Symposium are as follows:
  • Technological Convergence and Information Management;
  • Social Networks and Web 2.0 Technologies;
  • Convergence, Social Networks and Education;
  • Digital Preservation of Cultural Heritage;
  • Socialization of Information and Convergence;
  • Information Organization, Information Architecture and Information Retrieval;
  • Interdisciplinary studies