VALA2024 Conference Program


Tuesday 9 July
0800Registration Opens
0930 - 1000Welcome to Country and Conference Opening
1000 - 1100Plenary 
1100 - 1130Morning Tea
Concurrent 1 - Data
Future Theatre
Concurrent 2 - Collaboration
Brain Room
Workshop 1
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
1130 - 1200TBCRecollected: Working with Communities of Practice to Implement a DAMS
Lucy Cammell - University of Western Australia
Skill Trees: gamify your goal setting
Stephanie Piper - University of Southern Queensland
1200 - 1210Session Change Over
1210 - 1240Collaborative design in action: Delivering Deakin Library’s research metrics dashboard through an experience design process
Sarah Fennelly and Marzieh Asgari - Deakin University
Lining up all your ducks: managing a complicated project with a large number of stakeholders
Michelle McLean - Public Libraries Victoria
Skill Trees: continued...
1240 - 1350Conference Break for Lunch (not provided) & Exhibition Viewing
Foyer and Auditorium
Poster 1
Poster 2
Lunch & Learn
1300-1315Knowledge management and open datasets using data from the National Library Singapore’s digital collections Lee Kim Goh and Belinda Chan - National Library Board of SingaporeWhat do you get when academic librarians and a D&D gamer collaborate? A Virtual Referencing Escape Room Game
Jodie Shepherd - James Cook University
Poster 3
Poster 4
1325-1340A picture is worth a thousand words: Teaching effective and ethical visual image research through eLearning
Michelle De Aizpurua - Monash University
Animals, Trees and Astronauts telling stories: National Simultaneous Storytime success at the university level
Nica Tsakmakis - Australian Catholic University
1350 - 1415Williamson Award
1415 - 1425Session Change Over
Concurrent 3 - Collections
Lecture Theatre
Concurrent 4 - Engagement
Brain Room
Workshop 2
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
1425 - 1455Collections as Data: what's next
Margaret Warren - State Library of Queensland
Uncovering Alternative Metrics: Data Mining Wikipedia for Evidence of Public Engagement and Impact
Peter Neish, Sarah Tape and Lars Alvik - University of Melbourne
Github - a demonstration of the Living Book of Digital Skills and workshop for absolute beginners
Dr Sara King - AARNET
1455 - 1505Session Change Over
1505 - 1535Capturing the history of Victoria’s Field Naturalists
Nicole Kearney and Jack Eastaugh - Biodiversity Heritage Library
Journeying into User Empathy: the UoM Library's Quest to understand and transform the online library experience
Hannah Armitage - University of Melbourne
Github continued... Nica Tsakmakis - Australian Catholic University, Katie Mills - University of Western Australia, Sue Khoo - Edith Cowan University, Luke Everson - La Trobe University, Christine Ruddy - RMIT
1535 - 1610Afternoon Tea
1610 - 1710Plenary
1730 - 1930Welcome Reception

NOTE: The VALA2024 Program is subject to change as new content is proposed; please visit it regularly.