CAUL Leadership Institute 2018 Tuesday, 17 April 2018

The next event will be held at the Stamford Plaza Adelaide, 16-17 August 2018. 

Delegates are senior library managers with aspirations for career progression to executive roles, or are early career library executives.  For similar information, please see the 2016 event brochure.

The presentations from the conference will be available after the event, to members only.




Stamford Plaza Adelaide is located at 150 North Terrace, Adelaide.

The dinner will be held at Georges on Waymouth, located at 20 Waymouth St, Adelaide, Adelaide on Thursday 16 August. Arrival at 7pm, with a 7:30pm start. Please notify the CAUL Office directly of any dietary requirements.  The cost of the dinner is included in your conference registration.


The registration form (to be issued soon) should be completed and emailed to the CAUL Office - one form only per institution (multiple registrants can be included on the form.)

Delegates should obtain prior approval from their University Librarian/Director before registering.

The registration fee will be $xxxx. Confirmed delegates will be invoiced by CAUL prior to the event.

The conference dinner on the Thursday night is included in the registration.

CLI Scholarships (to be confirmed for 2018)

To underscore CAUL’s commitment to invest in developing the profession and its leadership CAUL piloted this initiative in 2014. Two scholarships will again be offered to cover the cost of registration.  Each includes the institute registration fee, accommodation and meals.

Travel and other incidentals will be covered by your employer.

The applicant pool for a scholarship is extended to staff at middle management who show clear potential for advancement and will benefit significantly from exposure to the CLI faculty and delegates. Selection is competitive.

Scholarship applicants are required to address the following:

  • Statement of Purpose (one page maximum): by the applicant to describe why you are interested in the Institute and how you anticipate this experience will influence your advancement in university libraries.
  • Statement of Support (one page maximum): A Statement of Support from your University Librarian/Director that references your potential and/or readiness for senior/executive leadership; and their preparedness to cover costs that are not supported by the scholarship.

Applicants should return the nomination form to the CAUL Office by xxxx


The booking of accommodation is the responsibility of delegates and is not included in the registration fee.

Local Hotels:

Stamford Plaza Adelaide is located at 150 North Terrace, Adelaide. Superior Queen rooms are available from $175 per night, free wifi is available for bookings made via their website.

InterContinental Adelaide is located at North Terrace, Adelaide CBD. Room rates start from $280 per night for a King Room

Peppers Waymouth Hotel is located at 55 Waymouth St, Adelaide CBD. Room rates start from $180 per night for a room with a king bed. Mantra Loyalty members are entitled to free wifi, late checkout plus a few other perks.

Playford Adelaide MGallery by Sofitel is located at 120 North Terrace, Adelaide CBD. Room rates start from $180 per night for a standard room with king bed, including complimenary wifi


Transport arrangements are the responsibility of the delegate.