Papers & Powerpoints

We apologise for the delay in getting the papers and powerpoints up on the website. You will now find most papers and powerpoint links on each presenters page via their sub-menu from Symposium Program : Presenters main menu.

Final version of Program is now available

Head over to the Program page for the final version of the Symposium program. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Hobart!

Are you going on a Library tour?

Don’t forget to check your registration and email reminders on your tour details including where to meet, what time and additional costs (if applicable). You can find all the information on the tour page too.

Don’t forget our themed dinner ‘Dance with the Devil’ on Thursday 3rd September

Come and join us for a devil of a time!

Dress in red, black & white to support our fundraiser of the night ‘Save the Devil Foundation’. Raffle tickets and coin collection boxes will be available to donate to this worthy cause.

Look for your complimentary drink voucher & dinner ticket in your lanyard pocket. If you have purchased additional dinner tickets, please ask at the registration desk.

Devil dinner

Q&A Open Forum Panel Session

Our Q&A Panel session is on Friday 4th September at 11:45am.

The session will be facilitated by Graeme Rayner, and it will give delegates the opportunity to hear the views of four leading industry identities speaking on our theme ‘Right here, right now : it’s a devil of a time in libraries’.

Following the panel presentations delegates will be invited to ask questions of the speakers. If you prefer, you can also send questions prior to the Symposium commencing, these will be asked on your behalf. Please email questions to with the subject line: Q&A panel question. For more detail about our panel members please see here.

Sector Group Session – what’s going on in your sector?

During the program on Thursday 3rd September in the afternoon you will have the opportunity to discuss what’s going on in your sector with colleagues. Some ideas for discussion maybe:

  • What various roles do you perform in your workplace?
  • Client services : What services do you provide? How do you provide them?  How could they be improved?
  • Professional development issues
  • What skills would you like to gain?
  • New technologies or innovations which could be, or are already, employed in your sector.
  • New approaches to managing: tasks; clients; staff
  • Staffing issues :  Workplace restructure or change; Evolving position descriptions; The redefining of the role played by Library and Information Technicians

We hope these session will encourage you all to think broadly about anything you consider of interest or importance and will be informative to all involved.

A new version of the Program is now available

The Program has now been updated.

We can’t wait to see you all here in Hobart!!