Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018
              Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

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              Learn about our keynote speakers


              View the full program


              6 pre-conference and 3 breakfast workshops


              3 days for networking and 1 day for tours

              Keynote speakers

              Award-winning leader, consultant and author.

              Lucy Perry

              National Archives of Fiji?

              Opeta Alefaio

              Assistant Professor
              San Jose State University

              Dr Michael Stephens

              Chief Scientific Officer
              Cognitive Edge?

              Prof Dave Snowden

              Speaker to be announced


              Who will it be

              National Library of Australia

              Marie-Louise Ayres

              CEO,?National Library Board
              of Singapore

              Elaine Ng

              National Librarian,?National
              Library of New Zealand

              Bill MacNaught

              TV Righs

              TV Righs

              Media Coverage

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              Exhibitors Fee

              Exhibitors Fee




              Video presentation


              ?80+ Speakers

              Experience all the fantastic speakers and share with your co workers

              ?25+ Sessions

              Which sessions will you attend?

              ?5 Days

              1 day of pre conference workshops, 3 days of conference and exhibition, closing with 1 day of library tours

              ?65+ Exhibitors

              Visit our new and returning industry partners, ask questions and develop your knowledge

              Latest news

              10 Feb 2015
              ALIA,?Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA), and?Library Association of Singapore (LAS)?are delighted to announce...
              17 Aug 2016
              We are delighted to announce that our Gold Partner for 2018 is Oxford University Press. Here's a little something about Oxford University Press if...
              16 Feb 2017
              We're once again happy to annouce that Bolinda - Borrow Box has confirmed to join us as a partner. Let's find out a little more about them. "Bolinda...
              20 Feb 2017
              The first program committee meeting was held in the Gold Coast at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on 6 March 2017. The committee...
              10 May 2017
              Welcome back ALS Library Services, who has confirmed to join us as a partner for another year. Let's find out a little more about them. "ALS partners...
              10 May 2017
              We're once again happy to annouce that the University of South Australia has confirmed to join us as a partner. Let's find out a little more about...
              30 Jul 2017
              Put on your party hat, it’s officially?ONE YEAR?until Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference?hits the Gold Coast! By now we’re sure you've...
              29 Aug 2017
              Welcome back Gale Cengage, who has confirmed to join us as a partner for another year. Let's find out a little more about them. "Cengage Learning...
              29 Aug 2017
              This year, we're headed to the Gold Coast and our incredbile venue Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Gold Coast's star attraction is...
              04 Sep 2017
              We're thrilled to announce our very first keynote speaker, Lucy Perry! Lucy is a change maker, an ideas machine and an exceptional communicator....
              04 Sep 2017
              The Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 program committee invites proposals relating to the conference theme: Roar | Leap | Dare....
              09 Nov 2017
              Due to large number of requests, closing date for abstract submissions has been extended to close-of-business, Monday 13 November, 2017 (AEDT).
              19 Dec 2017
              Program to be announced soon, with the early bird registration opening in 30 January 2018.
              29 Jan 2018
              We are excited to release the program for APLIC2018 with exciting workshops and sessions.?
              30 Jan 2018
              Early bird registrations are now open till 13 March 2018, get in quick to register and receive great discounts.
              01 Mar 2018
              We are pleased to announce ALIA Grant will be awarded to a current personal ALIA member to attend the APLIC2018 conference. Please submit your...
              14 Mar 2018
              Standard registrations are now open. Tickets for workshops and dinners are selling out quickly. Register now.
              06 Apr 2018
              We are pleased to announce Frank Moorhouse, Caroline Overington, Rachael Johns, Kristina Olsson and Hannah Richell will be on our author panel...
              06 Jun 2018
              If you have noticed your favourite author is participating in the signing session, don't forget to bring your book on Thursday.
              26 Jul 2018
              Luke Briscoe is unfortunately not able to join us for APLIC but stay tuned for an amazing new speaker.?
              27 Jul 2018
              Looking forward to welcoming our APLIC delegates to the Gold Coast!
              27 Jul 2018
              Stop by the registration desk on the ground floor if we can assist with anything. Our contact number for urgent enquiries is 0499 330 956 or call...
              30 Jul 2018
              We’re very pleased to announce IFLA President-elect,?Christine Mackenzie and Allison Dobbie, INELI Oceania chair will be presenting a keynote address...

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