Conference Gala Dinner - Monday 20 May
Do you want to gain maximum exposure at ALIA 2002? Do you want to network in a relaxed environment with colleagues and suppliers? If you answered yes to any of the above, then the ALIA 2002 Conference Dinner at the Dockside Function Centre, Cockle Bay is a must! This event is guaranteed to be an evening to remember and the talk of the Conference. Expose yourself...to new business contacts, a fabulous culinary feast, and fantastic entertainment. Limited numbers, so book early to avoid disappointment - $95 per person.
ALIA Agriculture and Environment Interest Group (Agendis)
ALIA Agendis members and other interested people can meet for a Lunch Meeting: ALIA Agriculture and Environment Interest Group for ALIA Agendis members and other interested people
12:30-14:00 Monday 20 May, Location TBA - John Elias, Librarian
Friends of Libraries Australia
4th Biennial Conference, Sydney 17-19 May 2002
Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Pitt Street, Sydney; Friday 17 May 18:00 - Colin Watson Oration: Eva Cox AO; Saturday 18 May 09:30 - Conference Opening: Dr Alan Bundy, ALIA president, Hugh Mackay, Mark Latham MP; Workshops: FOLA/Baker & Taylor Best of Friends Awards; Sunday 19 May 09:30 - Special General Meeting of FOLA; 10:30 - Successful Friends Workshops: Penelope Toltz, Friends of the ABC - Conference also includes speakers from Friends Groups around Australia - Balmain, Launceston, Unley, Tamworth, Castlemaine, Cooloola, and Toowoomba and Workshops on volunteers, lobbying and fundraising, along with an Open Forum on ideas and views. Conference details and brochure contact: Daniel Ferguson FOLA Locked Bag 1315 Tullamarine 3043 ph 03 9338 0666, fx 03 9335 1903
Australian Serials Special Interest Group (ASSIG) and Acquisitions (National) Dinner and AGM
Tuesday 21 May 2002; Speaker: Jan Fullerton, Director-General, National Library of Australia. Join us on The Promenade Deck aboard the South Steyne moored on the tranquil waters of Darling Harbour at 19:30 Tuesday 21 May $50.00 per person includes a three-course dinner with special guest speaker, Jan Fullerton, Director General, National Library of Australia. Everyone is welcome to join us for a wonderful evening of gentle swaying, harbour lights, excellent food coupled with an entertaining insight in to the life and times of high-profile librarian, Jan Fullerton. Please advise any dietary requirements when making your booking. For bookings and further details please contact Jenni Jeremy, Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library, University of SA, Holbrooks Road, UNDERDALE SA 5032; ph 08 8302 6720, fx 08 8302 6756.
OPALs get together
Come and join us at Employers First for our ALIA 2002 Conference meeting Day: Tuesday 21 May 2002 at Employers First, 313 Sussex Street, Sydney 12:30 for 12:45: Tea/Coffee will be provided. Discussion: Librarian Award and ALIA as an organisation. RSVP by Friday 3 May to Maria Athanasatos ph 02 9264 2000.
Voyager User Group Meeting (Aust/Pacific)
Date: Thursday 23 May; Venue: Mollie Thomson Room, Level 5, Macquarie University Library, Macquarie University, cnr Epping and Balaclava Roads, Marsfield, 09:00 for 09:30; Tea/coffee/lunch provided. For further information and to RSVP (by 16 May) please contact Glenys Oxlee
The University of Technology Sydney's City Campus Library is located within walking distance of Darling Harbour. In the expectation that colleagues from interstate institutions may be interested in visiting whilst in Sydney, the Library has designated Thursday 23 May 2002 as the day when it will welcome visitors. A program has been drawn up to showcase some current UTS projects and initiatives as well as some from other institutions. Registration for the program is essential due to space limitations.
How much are you worth?
The ALIA NSW Forum, in conjunction with Information Management Staff by Zenith, have organised a satellite event at the ALIA 2002 Conference which will examine the implications of the NSW Pay Equity Case. An expert panel will discuss the nature of the decision and the implications for those directly affected by it as NSW Crown employees as well as the implications for claims that may flow from this decision to library and information service professionals working in other sectors. The panel, chaired by Merilyn Bryce, will include: Kate Burnham, NSWAG's Library Manager and PSA Chair Library Industry working Party; Mary Kane Gleeson, Team Leader, Workplace Development, State Library NSW; Di Fruin, Assistant Director, Program and Policy Development, Office of the Director of Equal Opportunity in Publc Employment; and Meg Smith, National Pay Equity Coalition and Lecturer, University of Western Sydney. Tuesday 21 May at 17:15 for 17:30 to 18:45, Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, $15 for ALIA members (and members of the RMAA, ASA, ASLA and LIANZA). Others $20. Seminar fee includes half-day free entry to the ALIA 2002 trade exhibition on Tuesday afternoon and refreshments prior to the seminar. Bookings (with payment) to ALIA 2002 Conference Managers, Tour Hosts Pty Ltd, 4th Floor, 66 King Street, Sydney NSW 2000.
divine kLibrary Launch - ALIA 2002 satellite event
The eagerly awaited online subscription management and ordering tool has arrived! 16:00-18:00 Tuesday 21 May 2002, Summit Restaurant, Lvl 47, 264 George St, Australia Square, Sydney. Free cakes, coffee, sandwiches and a revolving view - hundreds of metres above Sydney. RSVP cut-off is 14 May COB. RSVP to Kym Howell at divine on 1800 777 134.