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6 pre-conference and 3 breakfast workshops

Networking and tours

3 days for networking and 1 day for tours

Keynote speakers

Vice President, OCLC Research and Chief Strategist

Lorcan Dempsey

Director of Development, Libraries Without Borders

Barbara Schack

Chief Executive Officer, Act For Kids

Dr Neil Carrington

Chief Executive Officer, State Library of Victoria

Kate Torney



Tuning Show


Test Drive


402m. Drag


3 Lap Challenge


AODI Tournament


Off Road Adventure


Park Drift


Big Opening



Video presentation


 80+ Speakers

Experience all the fantastic speakers and share with your co workers

 25+ Sessions

Which sessions will you attend?

 5 Days

1 day of pre conference workshops, 3 days of conference and exhibition, closing with 1 day of library tours

 65+ Exhibitors

Visit our new and returning vendors, ask questions and develop your knowledge

Registration brochure

Latest news

23 Apr 2015
The first program committee meeting was held in Adelaide at the Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) on 23 April 2015.
01 Jun 2015
That's right folks the ALIA Information Online 2015 Conference keynote video's are now avilable to view, simply follow this link. Let this inspire...
04 Jun 2015
ALIA is heading to Adelaide for the National 2016 Conference. Not only is it one of Australia’s most picturesque cities it is leading in produce and...
12 Jun 2015
We've listened to all of your feedback from previous conferences and created a brand new website. With an simple layout and easy design we hope you...
17 Aug 2015
'Harvest' Celebrating the fruits of the hills, this is a festive night of celebration and indulgence. This theme encapsulates the essence of wine...
21 Aug 2015
Put on your party hat, it’s officially ONE YEAR until ALIA National 2016 Conference hits Adelaide! By now we’re sure you've circled the date in your...
07 Sep 2015
ALIA SA 2015 Symposium Event description Open to library and information professionals across the sector, the ALIA SA Symposium is a one day event...
21 Sep 2015
The ALIA National 2016 Conference program committee invites abstracts relating to the conference theme Engage, Create, Lead. The conference theme is...
22 Oct 2015
As the end of the year looms closer, ensure that your workplace has budgeted for you to register to ALIA National 2016 Conference. Fill in your...
17 Nov 2015
The call for abstracts closing date has been extended for another two weeks. The call will now close on 3 December 2015. Please review the submission...
04 Dec 2015
The ALIA National 2016 Conference program committee has now closed abstracts relating to the conference theme Engage, Create, Lead. Notifications All...
16 Dec 2015
The ALIA Events Team and program committee would like to wish you a very safe and happy Holiday Season, and warm wishes for the New Year ahead!...
18 Jan 2016
    Lorcan Dempsey  Vice President, OCLC Research and Chief Strategist, OCLC   Proudly sponsored by University of Adelaide   Tuesday 30 August 2016...
20 Jan 2016
   Barbara Schack  Director of Development, Libraries Without Borders   Wednesday 31 August - 9:30am - 10:30am   Main Plenary (Hall L), Ground level...
21 Jan 2016
Why should you attend #national16? Find out the information you need to know in the newly released registration brochure. Print it out and share it...
25 Jan 2016
Responses have started to go out to those who submitted to ALIA National 2016 Conference call for abstracts. Keep an eye out in the coming week!
25 Jan 2016
      Dr Neil Carrington   Chief Executive Officer, Act for Kids   Thursday 1 September - 9:30am - 10:25am   Main Plenary (Hall L), Ground level...
27 Jan 2016
      Kate Torney   Chief Executive Officer, State Library of Victoria   Thursday 1 September - 4:00pm - 4:55pm   Main Plenary (Hall L), Ground...
24 Feb 2016
What sessions will you attend? As ALIA National 2016 Conference draws closer, the conference program committee is proud to release the draft...
11 Mar 2016
ALIA and the conference program committee invites you to attend ALIA National 2016 Conference, held at Adelaide Convention Centre from Monday 29...
29 Mar 2016
ALIA is pleased to announce that a grant will be awarded this year to a current ALIA member to attend the ALIA National 2016 Conference. This has...
10 May 2016
You can now register for the following: Standard member Concession member Day member Speaker member Standard non-member Day non-member Speaker non-...
11 May 2016
Want to volunteer at the conference? ALIA student members are invited to apply now. Applications close 17 June 2016.
13 May 2016
The Library Stars forum 2016 forum will showcase public libraries, recognise their successes, achievements and inspire library practitioners to...
20 May 2016
Not that we're counting and time has passed so quickly, but there is now only 100 days until ALIA National 2016 Conference takes over Adelaide. All...
08 Aug 2016
Where has the time gone? Registrations close in just 5 days with the closing date on Monday 15 August 2016. Want to visit Adelaide and need an excuse...
22 Aug 2016
There is now only 7 days until ALIA National 2016 Conference and we are calling on all social media enthusiasts to engage with us and join the...
26 Aug 2016
The ALIA Events Team will be out of the office and onsite in Adelaide for ALIA National 2016 Conference from 5:00pm Friday 26 August 2016.. For all ...
14 Sep 2016
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