Conferences & Events 2009 Wednesday, 12 May 2010


2009 December 16 Washington DC NSF Workshop on “Scholarly Evaluation Metrics: Opportunities and Challenges” Following the CNI Task Force Meeting held on December 14th and 15th at the same location

2009 December 14-15 Washington, DC Fall 2009 Task Force Meeting. Coalition for Networked Information

2009 December 9-11 Oxford, UK IEEE eScience 2009: Conference Track on Digital Repositories and Data Management.

2009 December 7-9 Brighton, UK Collection Development in the Digital Age. University of Brighton Information Studies

2009 December 6-9 Auckland, New Zealand ASCILITE 2009, the 29th conference: Same places, different spaces.

2009 December 6-8 Riga, Latvia Higher Education Places and Spaces: for learning innovation and knowledge exchange. OECD Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE) and the University of Latvia

2009 December 3-4 Tokyo DRF International Conference 2009 : Open Access Repositories now and in the future - from the global and Asia-Pacific points of view. Organized by: Digital Repository Federation, SPARC Japan [Presentations now available!]

2009 December 2-4 London 5th International Digital Curation Conference: Moving to Multi-Scale Science: Managing Complexity and Diversity. The Digital Curation Centre in partnership with the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)

2009 December 1-3 London, UK London Online.

2009 November 30-December 1 London Research Data Management Forum: Dealing with Sensitive Data: managing ethics, security and trust. Digital Curation Centre

2009 November 29 Sydney ERA Forum - WashUp & Lessons Learnt. This event is supported by Higher Ed Services and the Collaborative Research Administrators Group (CRAG).

2009 November 26-27 Lille, France Academic Online Resources: Assessment and Usage. Le projet EPEF (Évaluation des périodiques électroniques dans le réseau universitaire français : approche comparative par les usages)

2009 November 26 London The virtual supply chain – buying e-books for academic libraries: National Acquisitions Group Seminar. National Acquisitions Group

2009 November 23-24 Wellington, NZ 2009 National Digital Forum: Being online now: Culture, creativity and community. The National Digital Forum (NDF)

2009 November 19-20 Sunshine Coast QLD Learning Technologies Conference.

2009 November 18 Melbourne Education driving economic growth. CEDA (Committee for Economic Development of Australia)

2009 November 16-21 Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) 2009 PIALA Annual Conference: Pacific Visions: Finding, Selecting, And Using Resources For Your Libraries, Archives And Museums. PIALA (Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives and Museums)

2009 November 11-14 Portland, Oregon MCN 37th Annual Conference: "Museum Information, Museum Efficiency: Doing More with Less!". The Museum Computer Network (MCN)

2009 November 9-13 Sydney eResearch Australasia 2009: No boundaries. The University of Queensland

2009 December 6-8 Riga, Latvia Higher Education Spaces and Places: for Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange. Organised with Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE). Contact:

2009 December 1 Sunshine Coast, Qld CAIRSS Community Day 2009. CAUL Institutional Repository Support Service.[presentations now available]

2009 November 5–6 Canberra Research Administrators’ Seminar. Australian Research Council (ARC) / National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), in association with the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS).

2009 November 4-7 Charleston, South Carolina XXIX Annual Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serials Acquisition. Charleston Information Group, LLC

2009 November 3-6 Denver, Colorado EDUCAUSE 2009

2009 October 29-30 Kuopio, Finland The Universal Repository Library and the Guarantees for the Sustainability of the Digital Copy: International Conference.Sponsored by: IFLA Acquisition and Collection Development Section, The Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche (LIBER) / Association of European Research Libraries

2009 October 28-29 Sydney Higher Education IT Summit. Informa Education

2009 October 22-23 Sydney Social Inclusion in Education: Participation and partnerships for social inclusion in education.

2009 October 20-22 Hannover, Germany IFLA ILDS 2009: Strategic Alliances and Partnerships in Interlending and Document Supply: 11th Interlending and Document Supply Conference.

2009 October 19-21 The Hague, Netherlands 2nd LIBER-EBLIDA Workshop on the digitization of library material in Europe.

2009 October 15–17 Sydney The Practice of Indexing: Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers Conference.

2009 October 15-16 London, UK Internet Librarian International 2009. Pre-conference workshops 14 October. Organised by Information Today Inc

2009 October 14-18 Frankfurt, Germany Frankfurt Book Fair 2009

2009 October 14-16 Gothenburg, Sweden DSpace User Group Meeting. University of Gothenburg

2009 October 12-14 Christchurch, New Zealand LIANZA Conference 2009. The New Zealand Library Association

2009 October 8-9 Boston Library Resource Management Systems: New Challenges, New Opportunities. National Information Standards Organization

2009 September-May 2010 Visiting all capital cities. ANDS Roadshow. Australian National Data Service
Perth on September 10 and 11 (register by Friday September 4); Brisbane on September 29 and 30 (register by Monday September 21); Adelaide during the week of October 26 - precise dates to be confirmed; Hobart during the week of November 30 - precise dates to be confirmed; Other capital cities in 2010 - to be advised.

2009 September 30 Logan, Utah Institutional Repositories: Disseminating, Promoting, and Preserving Scholarship. Sponsored by Utah State University, Berkeley Electronic Press, and the Utah Academic Library Consortium.

2009 September 27-October 2 Corfu, Greece ECDL2009: Digital Societies: 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries. The Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing, Department of Archives and Library Sciences, Ionian University.

2009 September 23 New York Sustainable Scholarship 2009. Ithaka event. [Presentations now available]

2009 September 22-23 Washington, DC Designing Storage Architectures for Preservation Collections. The Library of Congress now available!

2009 September 17-18 Bathurst AuSakai 09: Sakai as a Scholarly Environment: Pedagogy, Systems, Processes and Outcomes. Charles Sturt University

2009 September 16-18 Christchurch, NZ 11th Annual ARMS 2009 Conference. Hosted by the New Zealand chapter of the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS).

2009 September 14-16 Lund, Sweden 1st Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing. OASPA (Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association)

2009 September 14-15 Melbourne 2009 Research Trends and Innovation 2009: Institutional, National and Global Perspective. Elsevier

2009 September 14 Adelaide The Acquisitions Continuum: from source to supply and beyond: annual one day Seminar. ALIA Acquisitions Committee

2009 September 9-11 The Oxford Belfry, UK ALPSP International Conference 2009. Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers

2009 September 7 Sydney Print Disabilities Workshop: “Paving the Way: Making access to content easier for the print disabled market”. Copyright Agency Limited and Vision Australia

2009 September 2-4 Darwin  ALLA 2009 Conference: Australian Law Librarians' Association.

2009 September 2-3 Canberra 4th annual University Governance & Regulations Forum. Informa

2009 August 31-September 4 Brisbane 10th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML): Positioning the Profession. The University of Queensland Library and IFLA Section of Biological and Medical Sciences Libraries

2009 August 30-September 3 Coolangatta, Queensland ACODE Institute 2009: A Learning Technologies Leadership Institute. Australasian Council on Open, Distance and e-Learning

2009 August 23-27 Coolangatta, Queensland CAUDIT-Educause Institute 2009

2009 August 23-27 Milan, Italy World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Council

2009 August 17-20 Florence Libraries Plus: Adding Value in the Cultural Community: 8th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services. Information Management Innovation Research Group in the School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences.

2009 August 17-18 Sydney CAUL Industry Think Tank 2009: Global Economic Crisis: Library Consortia, Publishers and Content Providers Working Together. Council of Australian University Librarians. Invitation Only.

2009 August 6 Canberra Reimagining copyright for the 21st century. Australian Copyright Council

2009 July 28 - August 5 Tilburg University, the Netherlands Digital Libraries à la Carte 2009. Modular course to prepare librarians for the future. Ticer (Tilburg Innovation Centre for Electronic Resources)

2009 July 11 Chicago, IL Preservation: Library Strategies and Portico’s Role. Portico Meeting at ALA [Presentations now available]

2009 July 11 Chicago, IL Rough waters: Navigating hard times in the scholarly communication marketplace: SPARC-ACRL forum. The forum, was held at the Chicago meeting of the American Library Association in July, was co-sponsored by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
Transforming the Marketplace: Angels or Demons? Ivy Anderson, Director of Collection Development & Management, California Digital Library

2009 July 9–15 Chicago, Illinois American Library Association Annual Conference

2009 July 6-8 Melbourne 9th National University Finance and Procurement Conference: Weathering the Financial Storm. Higher Ed Services

2009 July 1-3 Alice Springs AUQF2009: Internal & External Quality Assurance: Tensions & Synergies.  Australian Universities Quality Agency

2009 June 30 - July 1 South Cerney, Gloucestershire JISC Digital Content Conference 2009.

2009 June 28-30 Copenhagen Higher Education at a Time of Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities, organized by OECD's Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE).

2009 June 25-26 London Third Bloomsbury Conference On E-Publishing And E-Publications: Beyond Books And Journals: An independent conference organised from the Centre for Publishing/Department of Information Studies at University College London

2009 June 24-26 Cologne NCeSS 2009 Conference: The 5th International Conference on e-Social Science. National Centre for e-Social Science, held in collaboration with the German Social Science Infrastructure Services (GESIS)

2009 June 23-26 Santiago de Compostela, Spain EUNIS 2009: IT: Key of the European Space for Knowledge. EUNIS (European University Information Systems. Hosted by the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC)

2009 June 23-24 Vancouver BC, Canada m-libraries:  Information on the move: The Second International m-Libraries Conference. The Open University

2009 June 22-25 Aberdeen Information: Interactions and Impact (i³): second International Conference. Contact:

2009 June 22-24 London ePortfolio 2009 — Learning Forum London. EIfEL(European Institute for E-Learning)

2009 June 17-19 Geneva, Switzerland OAI6 (CERN workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication).

2009 June 16-17 Manchester Innovation in e-information - the UKeiG 2009 Conference. UK eInformation Group

2009 June 15-19 Austin, Texas JCDL2009: Designing tomorrow, preserving the past - today: Joint Conference on Digital Libraries.

2009 June 10-13 Pittsburgh, PA ETD 2009: Bridging the knowledge divide:  Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Organized by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD).ETD2009 Conference Summary now available

2009 June 10-12 Bournemouth, Dorset SCONUL conference and AGM 2009. Society of College, National and University Libraries

2009 June 10-12 Milano, Italy ELPUB 2009: 13th International Conference on Electronic Publishing : Rethinking Electronic Publishing : Innovation in Communication Paradigms and Technologies.

2009 June 9 Oakland, CA Trust, Value & Partnership. ITHAKA | California Digital Library Forum  [Presentations now available]

2009 June 7-10 Maastricht, NL M-2009: Flexible Education for All: Open – Global – Innovative: the 23rd ICDE World Conference on Open and Distance Education, including the EADTU Annual Conference 2009. The conference is hosted by Open Universiteit Nederland.

2009 June 4-7 Asheville, North Carolina NASIG 24th Annual Conference: Riding the Rapids Through a Mountain of Change. North American Serials Interest Group, Inc. (NASIG)

2009 June 1-4 Leuven, Belgium IATUL 30th Annual Conference: Just for you, Quality through Innovation. International Association of Technological University Libraries (IATUL)

2009 May 28-29 Melbourne Inaugural Go8 Directors’ Conference.

2009 May 27 Canberra Metadata Seminar: Sharing Data, Sharing Ideas. Supported by National Archives of Australia and Australian Bureau of Statistics.

2009 May 26-29 Tampere, Finland IASSIST/IFDO 2009 Conference. IASSIST, the International Association of Social Science Information Service & Technology, and IFDO, the International Federation of Data Organisations for the Social Science

2009 May 26-29 Chania, Crete, Greece QQML2009: International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries.

2009 May 25-30 Dubrovnik and Zadar, Croatia Libraries in the Digital Age /LIDA.

2009 May 22 Canberra Peak Bodies Forum, 2009. National Library of Australia [Presentations now available]

2009 May 21 London Eduserv Symposium 2009: Evolution or revolution: The future of identity and access management for research.

2009 May 19-22 Houston, Texas 154th ARL Membership Meeting. Association of Research Libraries

2009 May 13-14 Dublin, OH Rethinking Resource Sharing... Inspiring Librarians... Empowering People: Forum IV 2009. BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)

2009 May 12 London E-books and E-content 2009. University College London

2009 May 11-14 Barcelona Spain Learning Impact Conference. IMS Global Learning Consortium Annual Conference.

2009 May 4-7 Arlington, Virginia Archiving 2009. The Society for Imaging Science and Technology

2009 May 3-6 Perth, Western Australia EDUCAUSE Australasia Conference: Innovate, Collaborate & Sustain. Hosted by CAUDIT, CAUL and ACODE.

2009 April 30-May 1 Manchester Research Data Management Forum: Values and Benefits of Data Sharing and Management. Digital Curation Centre

2009 April 28-30 Cambridge, Massachusetts STM Spring Conference: What keeps Scholarly Publishers up at Night? Political Environments: Threats & Opportunities, Copyright Challenges & Web 3.0. STM

2009 April 17 The Hague e-Merging New Roles and Responsibilities in the European Landscape: A workshop on long-term digital preservation.  Koninklijke Bibliotheek/National Library of the Netherlands

2009 April 16-17 Sydney Unlocking IP 2009 Conference: National and Global Dimensions of the Public Domain. University of New South Wales Faculty of Law

2009 April 16-17 Brisbane National and Institutional Perspectives on Metrics-Based Research Evaluation. Thomson Reuters and the University of Queensland

2009 April 16 New York Digital Dilemmas Symposium: Challenges + Opportunities + Solutions. Ithaka event. [Presentations now available]

2009 April 15-18 Indianapolis, Indiana Museums and the Web: MW2009: the international conference for culture and heritage online. Archives & Museum Informatics

2009 April 15-16 Sydney Workshop: Pragmatic Mapping for the Humanities. This workshop is organised by the Digital Innovation Unit for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney. Contact Ingrid Mason

2009 April 6-8 Sydney Adopting Robust Strategies for Digital Preservation: Harnessing measures to ensure longevity of electronic resources within the public sector. Ark Group Australia Pty Ltd

2009 April 6-7 Minneapolis, MN Coalition for Networked Information Spring 2009 Task Force Meeting.

2009 April 4 New Haven, Connecticut Library 2.0 Symposium. Yale Law School Information Society Project

2009 April 2-3 Melbourne Annual Higher Education Summit. Informa

2009 April 1-3 Chapel Hill, NC DigCCurr 2009: Digital Curation Practice, Promise and Prospects. The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina

2009 March 30- April 1 Torquay, UK UKSG 32nd Annual Conference & Exhibition. United Kingdom Serials Group (UKSG)

2009 March 27 Canberra Innovative Ideas Forum 2009: 'The value and significance of social networking for cultural institutions'. National Library of Australia

2009 March 26-27 Indianapolis, Indiana Cyberinfrastructure Software Sustainability. Indiana University is hosting an NSF-sponsored workshop [and] inviting the submission of position papers from the software and scientific community, to be used as input to the workshop and as a way of identifying additional diverse participants.

2009 March 25-26 Edinburgh Open Educational Repositories: Share, Improve, Reuse. Intrallect

2009 March 25 London Peer Review Workshop: Case Studies in Sustainability conducted. Ithaka, with the support of the Strategic Content Alliance

2009 March 25 Canberra ERA Member Forum. (the same week as the ALIA Public Libraries Summit (26 March) and 'Innovative Ideas Forum' (27 March))

2009 March 24 Edinburgh JISC Conference 2009. Joint Information Systems Committee

2009 March 23-27 Edinburgh The Influence and Impact of Web 2.0 on e-Research Infrastructure, Applications and Users. This event is sponsored by National e-Science Centre

2009 March 13 New York The Google Books Settlement: What Will It Mean for the Long Term? Columbia Law School

2009 March 12-15 Seattle, WA ACRL 2009: Pushing the Edge: Explore, Engage, Extend. Association of College & Research Libraries

2009 March 11-13 Canberra 13th International Association for Sport Information World Congress: Building and Sustaining Sport Information Communities - through connectivity, collaboration and sharing. Hosted by National Sport Information Centre, a program of the Australian Sports Commission.

2009 March 11–12 Seattle, Washington Institute on Scholarly Communication. Sponsored by The Association of Research Libraries and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

2009 March 11 Sydney ERA Under the Bonnet: Preparing your ERA Submission. This event is supported by Higher Ed Services, CRAG (Collaborative Research Administrators Group) and ARMS (The Australasian Research Management Society).

2009 March 11 Seattle, WA Data Movement and Management Forum: Pre-ACRL Program. Organised by NISO


2009 March 4-6 Canberra Universities Australia Higher Education Conference.

2009 February 26 London ALPSP Seminar: The Changing Face of Consortia.

2009 February 26 London A National Research Data Service for the UK? An International Conference on the UK Research Data Service Feasibility Study. UKOLN

2009 February 25-27 Pondichery, Tamil Nadu, India CALIBER 2009: 7th International Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institutions: e-CONTENTS MANAGEMENT: Challenges and Strategies. Organised by INFLIBNET Centre

2009 February 25-26 Sydney Higher Education Recruitment & Retention. Informa/IIR Conferences

2009 February 22-24 Philadelphia, PA The 2009 NFAIS Annual Conference: Barbarians at the Gate?  The Impact of Digital Natives and Emerging Technologies on the Future of Information Services. National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services

2009 February 16-17 Sydney Shibboleth Federation Workshop MAMS, Macquarie E-Learning Centre of Excellence. RSVP by emailing to

2009 February 13 Wellington, NZ Gaining Stakeholder Buy-in for your Library Services.  Key Forums

2009 February 11-13 College Station, Texas Texas A&M Symposium on Scholarly Communication: "The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication in the Digital Age" Videostream of presentations now available!

2009 February 11 Sydney Supporting the Data Lifecycle Symposium: A one day ANDS-ARCS symposium defining and aligning institutional, national and international approaches to storing and managing research data. By invitation. Hosted by University of Sydney ICT; sponsored by ANDS, ARCS and Intersect

2009 February 9-12 Los Angeles, CA Electronic Resources & Libraries 2009.

2009 February 5-6 Brisbane First-Year Experience (FYE) Curriculum Design Symposium. Australian Learning and Teaching Council. Hosted by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

2009 February 3-5 Bielefield, Germany 9th Annual International Bielefeld Conference: Upgrading the eLibrary: Enhanced Information Services Driven by Technology and Economics.

2009 February 2-6 Sydney Digital Futures: from digitization to delivery.  King's College London, [with] the co-operation of the Library at the University of Technology, Sydney.

2009 February Hobart, Sydney Six Frames for Information Literacy Education. CAVAL Training

2009 January 23–28 Denver American Library Association Midwinter Meeting

2009 January 23 Sydney Publishing Excellence: Beyond Impact Factor. Joint Nature Thomson Reuters Event

2009 January 22 Denver, CO ALCTS Mid-Winter Symposium: Implementing an Institutional Repository: Benefits and Challenges.

2009 January 20-22 Sydney Information Online 2009: ALIA 14th Exhibition and Conference. Australian Library and information Association

2009 January 20-21 Berlin APE 2009: Academic Publishing in Europe: The Impact of Publishing.

2009 January 16-18 Mumbai, India World Universities Forum, 2009.

2009 January 14 Sydney Research data management seminar featuring Robin Rice, DISC-UK DataShare. University of NSW and University of Sydney Libraries. Presentations now available!

2009 March 9-10 Sydney Financial Review Higher Education Conference 2009.