VALA holds regular guest speaker events covering recent and interesting developments in the application of information technology. They are open to all members of the community.  

To view the Calendar of events click HERE.

VALA Code of Conduct

VALA seeks to provide a respectful and safe environment in which diverse participants may learn from, challenge, network with and share the company of colleagues. We recognise a shared responsibility to create and sustain that environment and do not tolerate harassment in any form. Click HERE for the full document.

VALA invites you to our June Special event and VALA AGM. Join us at the William Angliss Conference Centre in Melbourne on Thursday 21 June from 5:30pm. 

The AGM will be followed by a very special Event to mark VALA’s 40th Anniversary (1978-2018). Join VALA President, David Feighan, and President-elect, Katie Haden, VALA Committee past and present, our sponsors, friends and VALA “royalty” to share the milestones of the journey so far and our vision for the VALA of the future.

VALA Award Plaque

VALA invites you to our final Guest speaker event for 2017, and SGM.  Join us at the Library at the Dock on Wednesday 22nd November from 5:30pm.

Join VALA and special guest speaker, Kathy Reid, for a thought-provoking and surprising conversation about the role that women, librarians and technologists play (or should play) in ensuring freedom of data and information.

VALA invites you to our October Guest Speaker event for 2017. This 1-hour event will be run as a Zoom Webinar.

Join special Guest Speakers Patrick Splawa-Neyman, Angel Cheng and David Feighan, hosted by Andrew Stapleton, who will be speaking on the topic "Open in order to deliver better research and learning outcomes".

VALA Tech Camp

It's a Wrap

Over 120 library technologists came together to share 20 tech-rich sessions at the inaugural VALA Tech Camp. Now that the dust has settled, and the surveys are in, we can confidently declare the event a resounding success.

VALA invites you to our June Guest Speaker event and VALA AGM. Join us at The Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne on Wednesday 28 June from 5:30pm.

Our speaker is Dr Rachel Buchanan, University of Melbourne Archives who will be speaking on the topic "Inside the seed bank".

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PO Box 443,
Warrandyte Victoria 3113

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