The Conference Committee is delighted to present the draft program for the 2018 ALLA Conference.

Take a look at the exciting tours, keynotes and papers all presenting diverse perspectives into the global impact and local footprint of our industry and professional environment.

WEDNESDAY, 2 MAY 2018
Time Speaker Topic
9.00am – 11.30am ANZACLL meeting
9.00am – 4.30pm Richard Vankoningsveld Workshop: Library Carpentry
9.30am – 11.30am Manjeet Janjua Workshop: Driving Facilitated Virtual Learning
12.30pm – 2.00pm Library Tour: Parliament House
Library Tour: Supreme Court Library
4.00pm – 6.00pm Registration open
5.00pm – 7.00pm Welcome Reception
THURSDAY, 3 MAY 2018: LOCAL FOOTPRINT
Time Speaker Topic
8.00am – 4.10pm Registration open
8.30am – 9.00am TBC Welcome to Country
9.00am – 9.20am TBC Opening Address
9.20am – 10.20am To be announced Keynote Address
10.20am – 11.10am Morning tea
11.00am – 11.30am Kirsty McPhee Law librarians and “legal work”: the regulatory grey area preventing a greater contribution
11.30am – 12:00pm Marisa Dellaca Leading Libraries in a VUCA World.
12.00pm – 12.30pm Alison Jones LinkedIn for Law Librarians (or landing in Darwin via LinkedIn…)
12.30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.30pm To be announced Keynote Address
2.30pm – 3.10pm Lightning Talks
Kate Freedman Around the world in the blink of an eye
Jean Willis Access to Justice in your community
James Dawson Government Policies Impacting Indigenous Affairs
Melissa Spain Mission transition
3.10pm – 3.40pm Kate Freedman, Alex Cato Panel Discussion: How do you like your Mentoring?
3.40pm – 4.10pm Afternoon tea
4.10pm – 4:45pm ALLA Ltd Special General Meeting
6.30pm – 10.30pm Conference Dinner
FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018: GLOBAL IMPACT
Time Speaker Topic
9.00am – 10.00am To be announced Keynote Address
10.00am – 10.30am Emily Allbon Beyond text: exploiting the visual in law
10.30am – 11.15am Morning tea
11.15am – 11.45am Michelle De Aizpurua, Dr Emma Price, Kay Tucker Give Gaming a Go! Enhancing Learning through Gamification
11.45am – 12.15pm Jennifer Campion Digitising Indigenous Intellectual Property: Learnings From The New Zealand Experience
12.15pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.00pm Elizabeth Langeveldt Virtual Teams:  Lessons from the literature, and the coalface
2.00pm – 2.30pm Fiona MacDowall Legislative History Research and Data Visualisation
2.30pm – 3.00pm Alex Cato, James Jarvis Impact of global technology trends on local legal knowledge professionals
3.00pm – 3.30pm Afternoon tea
3.30pm – 4.10pm Lightning Talks
Rajendra Neupame Challenges of open source integrated library system adoption in Nepal.
Anand Kochunny Open sesame: Using a mobile app to help library users help themselves
Ian Edwards Search like a robot: Developing targeted search algorithms
4.10pm – 5.10pm Alex Cato Panel discussion: One small step for man: The future of technological innovation
5.10pm – 5.30pm Conference Committee Closing address
5.30pm – 6.30pm Closing Drinks