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 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 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".
VALA invites you to our May Guest Speaker event for 2017. This 1-hour event will be run as a Zoom Webinar.
Join special Guest presenters Michelle McLean and Dr Ben Chadwick, hosted by David Feighan, who will be speaking on the topic "Getting the most out of your VALA paper and presentation".