[Web4lib] VALA2012 Conference - Register Now!

VALA Executive Officer valasec at fastmail.fm
Fri Oct 28 08:27:32 EDT 2011

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               VALA2012: eM-powering eFutures
                     6-9 February 2012
          Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Dear Colleague, 

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Only 33 days to go to the earlybird deadline of 30 November, so register
and pay *now* for VALA2012 and make your dollars go further.

The VALA2012 theme, eM-powering eFutures, promotes the understanding and
use of communication technology in libraries and the related museums,
archives and galleries sectors. VALA2012 looks to the future as our
presenters embrace technological change in their workplaces and
institutions, seeking ways to mobilise service delivery, and granting
service providers the skills and power to stay ahead of a connected and
socialised client base.

At VALA2012, be enlightened and challenged by our global keynote
speakers, be engaged by our presenters, share their journeys and
stories, and take away ideas to contribute to new paradigms. Over four
days, our international speakers, invited guests and peer-reviewed
papers will inform, challenge and inspire you. Our three-day exhibition
is one of the largest we have organised, providing the opportunity to
discover new solutions, revise old networks and create new partnerships.

Need a refresher or new to the industry? The L-Plate Series returns on
Monday 6 February to guide you through the jargon. For the technically
minded, the VALAtech Boot Camp sessions aim for hands-on-learning. Visit
the Showcase sessions for practical demonstrations of innovative current
practice. More details for all of these will be available on the
conference website soon.

Monday 6 February and Friday 10 February are also for associated events,
meetings or workshops: contact the VALA2012 Conference at
vala at wsm">vala at wsm.com.au if you are interested in holding a workshop or
associated event - full details on the Website.

Go to http://www.vala.org.au/conf2012 for all the latest information
about this exciting Conference or to download a brochure. This is where
you will find the list of Keynote Speakers, Conference Programme and
Registration information - and you can now register and pay online.

Remember, you and your organisation will be able to get best value for
money by being full members of VALA and paying for your registrations by
30 November 2011, so finalise your plans today. If you have already
registered, congratulations!

We look forward to seeing you in February 2012.

Alyson Kosina
Executive Officer
VALA - Libraries, Technology and the Future Inc.
Reg No A0011933K  ABN 75 344 574 577
P.O. Box 509
Mooroolbark VIC  3138
Phone: (03) 9725 2725  Fax: (03) 8625 0079
Email: vala at vala">vala at vala.org.au

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