• Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018
    Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

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    6 pre-conference and 3 breakfast workshops


    3 days for networking and 1 day for tours

    Keynote speakers

    Award-winning leader, consultant and author.

    Lucy Perry

    National Archives of Fiji?

    Opeta Alefaio

    Assistant Professor
    San Jose State University

    Dr Michael Stephens

    Chief Scientific Officer
    Cognitive Edge?

    Prof Dave Snowden

    Speaker to be announced


    Who will it be

    National Library of Australia

    Marie-Louise Ayres

    CEO,?National Library Board
    of Singapore

    Elaine Ng

    National Librarian,?National
    Library of New Zealand

    Bill MacNaught

    TV Righs

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    ?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 industry partners, ask questions and develop your knowledge

    Latest news

    10 Feb 2015
    ALIA,?Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA), and?Library Association of Singapore (LAS)?are delighted to announce...
    17 Aug 2016
    We are delighted to announce that our Gold Partner for 2018 is Oxford University Press. Here's a little something about Oxford University Press if...
    16 Feb 2017
    We're once again happy to annouce that Bolinda - Borrow Box has confirmed to join us as a partner. Let's find out a little more about them. "Bolinda...
    20 Feb 2017
    The first program committee meeting was held in the Gold Coast at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on 6 March 2017. The committee...
    10 May 2017
    Welcome back ALS Library Services, who has confirmed to join us as a partner for another year. Let's find out a little more about them. "ALS partners...
    10 May 2017
    We're once again happy to annouce that the University of South Australia has confirmed to join us as a partner. Let's find out a little more about...
    30 Jul 2017
    Put on your party hat, it’s officially?ONE YEAR?until Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference?hits the Gold Coast! By now we’re sure you've...
    29 Aug 2017
    Welcome back Gale Cengage, who has confirmed to join us as a partner for another year. Let's find out a little more about them. "Cengage Learning...
    29 Aug 2017
    This year, we're headed to the Gold Coast and our incredbile venue Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Gold Coast's star attraction is...
    04 Sep 2017
    We're thrilled to announce our very first keynote speaker, Lucy Perry! Lucy is a change maker, an ideas machine and an exceptional communicator....
    04 Sep 2017
    The Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 program committee invites proposals relating to the conference theme: Roar | Leap | Dare....
    09 Nov 2017
    Due to large number of requests, closing date for abstract submissions has been extended to close-of-business, Monday 13 November, 2017 (AEDT).
    19 Dec 2017
    Program to be announced soon, with the early bird registration opening in 30 January 2018.
    29 Jan 2018
    We are excited to release the program for APLIC2018 with exciting workshops and sessions.?
    30 Jan 2018
    Early bird registrations are now open till 13 March 2018, get in quick to register and receive great discounts.
    01 Mar 2018
    We are pleased to announce ALIA Grant will be awarded to a current personal ALIA member to attend the APLIC2018 conference. Please submit your...
    14 Mar 2018
    Standard registrations are now open. Tickets for workshops and dinners are selling out quickly. Register now.
    06 Apr 2018
    We are pleased to announce Frank Moorhouse, Caroline Overington, Rachael Johns, Kristina Olsson and Hannah Richell will be on our author panel...
    06 Jun 2018
    If you have noticed your favourite author is participating in the signing session, don't forget to bring your book on Thursday.
    26 Jul 2018
    Luke Briscoe is unfortunately not able to join us for APLIC but stay tuned for an amazing new speaker.?
    27 Jul 2018
    Looking forward to welcoming our APLIC delegates to the Gold Coast!
    27 Jul 2018
    Stop by the registration desk on the ground floor if we can assist with anything. Our contact number for urgent enquiries is 0499 330 956 or call...
    30 Jul 2018
    We’re very pleased to announce IFLA President-elect,?Christine Mackenzie and Allison Dobbie, INELI Oceania chair will be presenting a keynote address...

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    Asia-Pacific Conference provides the platform as a meeting point for all Library and Information professionals, from all sectors and all areas of Australia and the international community.

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