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Real Libraries- Reading the World

  • 23 Nov 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Marvel Stadium, Docklands

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REAL LIBRARIES –

READING THE WORLD


A FULL DAY CONFERENCE


Date: Friday November 23 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Marvel Stadium, Docklands


Cost:

SLAV Members

$280 (inc. GST)

Non Members

$380 (inc. GST)


Conference Program


8.30am

Registration, Tea and Coffee

9.00am

Welcome: Di Ruffles

President, SLAV

Opening Address: Erica Wagner

Reading the World

9.30am

Keynote address: Dr Margaret Kristin Merga

Supporting Reading Engagement: Myths, Strategies and Plans

10.15am

Fiona Wood and Cath Crowley in conversation with Emily Gale

10.45am

Morning Tea

11.15am

Concurrent sessions

1.  “Let’s Establish a Reading Culture in our College…”

Claire Gibson and Corinda Grant

2.  Windows and Mirrors: LGBTQIA+ Visibility and Representation in Contemporary Australian YA

Nell Day in conversation with Alison Evans, Jordi Kerr and Jessica Walton

3.  Image is Everything: Using Canva to Create Slick Promotional Materials for Your Library

Sue Osborne

4.  Mother Tongue: What We Can Learn about Language Collections from Singaporean School Libraries

Karys McEwen

12.10pm

SLAV Awards Presentation

12.30pm

Lunch

1.15pm

Featured address: Hugh Gundlach VATE

Library, Literature and Literacy: Collaboration with English Faculty

2.00pm

Concurrent sessions

1.  Young Australia Best Book Awards, The Power of Student Choice

David Linke and Michelle Nye

2.  Senior School Reading Classes: Supporting Teen Readers

Julie Purcell

3.   Tackling the Tough Questions

Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson

4.  What Authors want School Librarians to Know

Matt Larkin in conversation with Erin Wamala

2.50pm

Organisation Showcase

- Vision Australia: Sarah Bloedorn
Children’s & Youth Services Librarian
Commercial & National Services

- LMERC: Jenny Peck

Librarian

3.15pm

Storytime with Patrick Guest

3.30pm

Conference close


For more information, please download the conference program.


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