2013 Forum

Law Building Theatre, University of Melbourne (map)

31 October 2013

9 am to 4.30 pm
The annual Libraries Australia Forum is a showcase of the developments in the past year. During the forum, highlights of the service are demonstrated, the Annual Report is presented and future directions are discussed.
Delegates have the opportunity to informally meet and discuss aspects of the service with Libraries Australia staff. During the day, service specific sessions are run, allowing for open examination of issues and discussions of workflows.
What it means to be in the cloud is the theme for this year’s forum.
Cost:$200
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Keynote Speakers

Ms Lucie Burgess, Head of Content Strategy, British Library “Contextual collections, colossal collaboration, curious connections”
Mr Philip Kent,
University Librarian, University of Melbourne “Education in the cloud: implications for university libraries”
Dr Ann Borda,
Executive Director VeRSI and Chief Executive Officer VPAC “Supporting researchers in the Cloud”
Mrs Wilma Kurvink,
College Head of Libraries, Wesley College Melbourne “The cloud is for all libraries”
Mr Chris Thewlis,
Regional Manager, OCLC Australasia “OCLC cloud services and their relationship to Libraries Australia”

Other Presentations

Dr Marie-Louise Ayres,
Assistant Director General, Resource Sharing, National Library of Australia “Libraries Australia: a year in review”  

Ms Nikki Darby,
Manager, Libraries Australia Member Services, National Library of Australia “Libraries Australia Search Redevelopment”