Conferences

Since 1981 the the VALA Biennial Conference has grown into the largest fully peer-reviewed library technology conference in Australia. Held every two years in Melbourne, it is recognised as the premier library and information technology conference within this region. The conference attracts delegates and suppliers from across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and beyond.

For information on VALA conferences refer to the following links.

20th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
13 – 15 February 2018

Libraries, Technology and the Future

19th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
9 – 11 February 2016

Libraries, Technology and the Future

17th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
3 - 6 February 2014

streaming with possibilities

16th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
6 - 9 February 2012

eM-Powering eFutures

15th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
9 - 11 February 2010

Connections, Content, Conversations

14th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
5 - 7 February 2008

Libraries / changing spaces, virtual places

13th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
8 - 10 February 2006

Connecting with Users

12th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
3 - 5 February 2004

Breaking Boundaries: Integration & Interoperability

11th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
6 - 8 February 2002

e-volving Information Futures

10th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
16 - 18 February 2000

Books and bytes : technologies for the hybrid library

9th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
28 - 30 January 1998

Robots to Knowbots: the Wider Automation Agenda

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8th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
30 January - 1 February 1996

Electronic Dream? Virtual Nightmare? The reality for Libraries

7th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
9 - 11 November 1993

Drinking from a Fire Hose

6th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
11 - 13 November 1991

OPAC and Beyond...

5th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
13 - 15 November 1989

Communication in the Information Age

4th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
16 - 18 November 1987

Information Futures: Tomorrow TODAY

3rd VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
25 - 27 November 1985

Information: the Magic Mix

(volume 1 and volume 2 contents)

2nd VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
28 November - 1 December 1983

Information Management

(volume 1 and volume 2 contents)

1st VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition
16 - 18 November 1981

Meeting the Challenge of Technology

(volume 1 and volume 2 contents)