Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)

Register of Conferences 2006

Updated 11 January, 2007

Links to conference proceedings have been added when available
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2006 Q4 tba Canberra Colloquium: RQF and Repositories: A one-day colloquium on meeting RQF requirements. APSR and ARROW.

2006 December 18-19 Tokyo, Japan Standing on the Shoulders of Digital Giants. International Symposium on Institutional Repositories, e-Science and the Future of Scholarly Communication. Organized by the Organization for Scientific Resources Operations and Coordination, National Institute of Informatics(NII), Japan.

2006 December 6-8 Sydney  First International LAMS Conference 2006: Designing the Future of Learning. LAMS Foundation. Learning Activity Management System. The LAMS Conference follows the ASCILITE 2006 Conference (3-6 December 2006).

2006 December 5-8 New Delhi, India International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2006). Organised by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute)

2006 December 5-6 Montebello, Quebec Toward a Canadian Digital Information Strategy: National Summit: Meeting Report.

2006 December 5 London Getting the most out of data, Making the most of research. RIN Workshop, Research Information Network

2006 December 4-6 Sydney Sustainable Data from Digital Fieldwork. Sponsored by Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories, Ethnographic E-Research Project and Sydney Object Repositories for Research and Teaching.

2006 December 4-5 Washington, DC Coalition for Networked Information Fall 2006 Task Force Meeting.

2006 December 3-6 Sydney  ASCILITE 2006 Conference: Who's Learning? Whose Technology? Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education.

2006 December 1-2 Sydney ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 2006. Australian Library and Information Association.

2006 November 29-December 1 Sydney Cultural Adventures: SPUSC 2006:  18th Annual South Pacific User Services Conference 2006. Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology.

2006 November 29 Birmingham, UK UCISA Managers Forum : Access Management.

2006 November 27-30 Kyoto, Japan The 9th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL 2006)

2006 November 21-22 Glasgow 2nd International Digital Curation Conference: Digital Data Curation in Practice. JISC Digital Curation Centre

2006 November 21 Canberra ACT Digital Preservation: where are we at, where are we going. Organised by the School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University, with generous support from the National Library of Australia.

2006 November 20-23 Melbourne 2006 Learning and Teaching Week. La Trobe University Academic Development Unit.

2006 November 13-15 Washington, DC 2006 Fall Educational Seminar Series: Connecting with Buyers and Users in the Digital Marketplace. ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership.

2006 November 10 London Audiovisual Preservation for Culture, Heritage and Academic Collections. King's College London, Centre for Computing in the Humanities.

2006 November 9-10 Toowoomba Supporting Learning and Teaching at a Distance. Hosted by The Carrick Institute.

2006 November 8-11 Charleston, SC 2006 XXVI Annual Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition.

2006 November 8-10 Sunshine Coast, Queensland Learning Technologies 2006 conference:  Learning Partnerships.

2006 November 8-10 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia 2006: Globalization, Digitization, Access, and Preservation of Cultural Heritage. The School of Library & Information Management, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, USA, the Department of Library and Information Sciences, “St. Kliment Ohridski” University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria and Seton Hall University

2006 November 2-3 Brisbane Effective Teaching and Learning Conference 2005: 21st Century University Teaching and Learning: continuing the conversation.  Teaching and Educational Development Institute (TEDI) The University of Queensland  Contact:

2006 November 2-3 Brisbane Effective Teaching and Learning: Conference 2006. The University of Queensland in association with Griffith University and QUT.

2006 October 30-November 3 Auckland, New Zealand  General Meeting of the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO).

2006 October 27 Melbourne The Copyright Amendment Bill 2006: The Scope and Likely Impact of New Library Exceptions: a public seminar to be presented by Emily Hudson, Research Fellow, IPRIA. Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA)

2006 October 27 Glasgow Enterprising E-Content: the 6th E-Books Event. Organised by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC), the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL), and the MultiMedia Information Technology Group Scotland (MMITS).

2006 October 25-28 Mérida, Spain InScit2006:  I International Conference on Multidisciplinary Information Sciences and Technologies.  Organized by the Computer Science Department of the University of Extremadura, Spain jointly with the Open Institute of Knowledge.

2006 October 24 Albany, NY Converting and Preserving the Scholarly Record: Eighth Annual Symposium on Scholarly Communication: 2006. Sponsored by University at Albany, University Libraries, SUNY in conjunction with the College of Computing and Information, Ebsco, ENY/ACRL and NYSHEI

2006 October 20 Washington, DC. “Improving Access to Publicly Funded Research: Policy Issues and Practical Strategies.” Cosponsored by ARL, SPARC, and CNI The forum will be held immediately following the ARL Membership Meeting in Washington, DC. Association of Research Libraries (US)

2006 October 18-20 University of Glasgow, Scotland  Open Scholarship 2006: New Challenges for Open Access Repositories.  SPARC Europe Institutional Repositories Conference.

2006 October 17-19 Sydney Global Summit 2006: technology connected futures. The educationau Global Summit. Podcasts, Papers and Presentations now available.

2006 October 17-19 Sydney Australia Global Summit 2006: Technology Connected Futures.  Hosted by: limited.  The Summit will provide a forum for the sharing of information and ideas, and the opportunity to establish a network of international alliances to address issues of common concern.

2006 October 10-13 Perth, WA Australian International Education Conference 2006. IDP Education and the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA).

2006 October 10 Ottawa Institutional Repositories: The Next Generation: a preconference session for ACCESS 2006. Sponsored by  theCanadian Association of Research Libraries.

2006 October 9-12 Melbourne IDEA 2006: Integrated e-learning environments. Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) and Multimedia Victoria (MMV)

2006 October 9–12 Dallas, Texas EDUCAUSE 2006

2006 October 8-10  Ithaca, NY2006 iPRES Conference:  the Third International Conference on the Preservation of Digital Objects. The Cornell University Library.

2006 September 28-30 Denver, CO Managing Electronic Collections: Strategies from Content to User. NISO National Information Standards Organization

2006 September 25–27 Charlottesville, Virginia The Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment. [Proceedings now available]  The Association of Research Libraries, the University of Virginia Library, the University of Washington Libraries.

2006 September 22-23 Perth RAILS 3: Research Applications in Library and Information Studies. Curtin University.

2006 September 21 Melbourne University Regulations and Governance: The regulatory challenge: corporate pressure, public values. The Australian Technology Network.

2006 September 19–22 Perth ALIA 2006 Biennial Conference: Click06 Call for papers closes 1 February 2006

2006 September 18-20 Pretoria, South Africa CITTE 2006 - ICT: Enabling Collaboration and Transformation in Higher Education.  IT Directors of Higher Education Institutions in South Africa

2006 September 18 Perth Electronic Library Resources – Where are we going in the digital age of electronics? ALIA Acquisitions Seminar.

2006 September 17-22 Alicante, Spain Towards the European Digital Library: 10th ECDL (European Conference on Digital Libraries)

2006 September 12 Dublin Developing and managing e-book collections. UKeiG

2006 September 11 London, UK The EThOS Project Seminar: The Creation of a Prototype, UK, eTheses, Online Service.

2006 September 5-7 Edinburgh, Scotland ALT-C 2006: The next generation.  Association for Learning Technology

2006 September 4-5 National Library of Estonia, Tallinn Open DELOS Seminar on Digital Libraries and Digital Preservation. A two-day seminar for digital preservation specialists and practitioners. co-hosted by the Estonian Ministry of Culture and the Estonian Business Archives

2006 September 3-6 Totnes Devon DRHA Conference - Digital Resources in the Humanities and Arts. Dartington College of Arts

2006 August 31 - September 1 Canberra, ACT Long-term Repositories: Taking the Shock out of the Future: A two-day forum on PREMIS Preservation Metadata and the Trusted Digital Repositories Methodology.  Sponsored by The National Library of Australia and APSR

2006 August 22-25 Tilburg, The Netherlands Digital Libraries a la Carte: New Choices for the Future.  Ticer B.V. (Tilburg Innovation Centre for Electronic Resources BV)

2006 August 21-23 Sydney 2006 Middleware Forum and CAMP (Campus Architectural Middleware Planning). MAPS (Middleware Action Plan and Strategy)

2006 August 20-24 Seoul, Korea World Library and Information Congress: 72nd IFLA General Conference and Council. "Libraries: Dynamic Engines for the Knowledge and Information Society"

2006 August 17–19 Shanghai, China Management Innovation and Library Services:  the third Shanghai International Library Forum.

2006 August 16-17 Adelaide Digital Collections Summit.  Collections Council of Australia Ltd.

2006 August 16-17 Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China Library Management and Marketing in a Multicultural World: Shanghai Pre-Conference of IFLA 2006. IFLA Management and Marketing (M&M) Section & Shanghai Pudong New Area Government.  Contact:

2007 August 14-16 Johannesburg, South Africa 7th Continuing Professional Development: Pathways to Leadership in the Library & Information World. World Conference on Continuing Professional Development & Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section. Contact: Ian Smith Email:

2006 August 10-11 San Jose, CA The 2nd Annual Western Digital Forum: Sound and Moving Image Collections. OCLC Western Service Center.

2006 August 7 Canberra, ACT ADA Forum On TPMs: Protecting Access to Knowledge in the Digital Age.  The Australian Digital Alliance.

2006 August 3-5 Lund University, Lund, Sweden  8th Fiesole Retreat.

2006 July 27 2.30pm Graneek Room, JB Chifley Building (15), Australian National University Developing a presentation framework for SUGAR (Sustainability Guidelines for Digital Repositories). Contact Margaret Henty

2006 July 26  Melbourne, Victoria Understanding the mindset of Generation Y: Aseminar with Peter Sheahan. Workshop and Interactive Lecture

2006 July 19-22 Bangkok,Thailand World University Presidents Summit; Reflections on Diversity and Harmonization. Organised by Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Royal Thai Government.

2006 July 19-21 Sydney Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) Conference 2006.  University of Technology, Sydney.

2006 July 12-14 Griffith University Gold Coast, Australia 9th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education
Conference:  Engaging Students.  An iniative of Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Hosted by Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia

2006 July 12-14 Los Angeles, CA ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication, hosted by UCLA, sponsored by The Association for Research Libraries and Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

2006 July 11-14 Coolum, Queensland QUESTnet2006: Networking for e-Research: Communication, Collaboration and Regional Engagement. Queensland Education, Science and Technology Network (QUESTnet) [Papers now available]

2006 July 10-11 Sydney Creating Commons: The Tasks Ahead in Unlocking IP. The Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre at UNSW Law Faculty [Papers now available]

2006 July 6-7 York, UK The Sixth JISC/CNI Meeting. The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI). [presentations now available]

2006 July 5-9 Paris, France  Digital Humanities 2006 The joint conference of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing and the Association for Computers and the Humanities.

2006 July 5-7 Perth AUQF2006: Australian Universities Quality Forum: Quality Outcomes and Diversity.
Proceedings of the Australian Universities Quality Forum 2006: Quality Outcomes & Diversity ISBN: 1 877090 59 X Occasional Publications Series No: 7 October 2006

2006 July 5 Manchester e-Resources in Higher and Further Education: changes, challenges and choices. UKeiG - a Special Interest Group of CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.

2006 June 29 Brisbane The Successful Repository: An APSR event, in collaboration with QULOC and RUBRIC. Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories

2006 June 28-30 Manchester, UK Second International Conference on e-Social Science.  ESRC National Centre for e-Social Science.

2006 June 26-30 Orlando, Florida ED-MEDIA 2006: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications.   Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

2006 June 24 New Orleans, LA  ALA Annual 2006: SPARC/ACRL Forum: OPEN DATA.  [Podcasts now available]

2006 June 22–28 New Orleans American Library Association Annual Conference

2006 June 20-22 Pretoria, South Africa Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Mission (Im)possible?:  The 2nd FOTIM International Quality Assurance Conference.  FOTIM, the Foundation of Tertiary Institutions of the Northern Metropolisin partnership with the Committee for Higher Education Librarians of South Africa (CHELSA)

2006 June 19 Melbourne Law, Ethics and Indigenous Collections: A Workshop for Cultural Institutions.  Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA)

2006 June 14-16 Adelphi, MD 6th Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property: Copyright at a Crossroads: The Impact of Mass Digitization on Copyright and Higher Education. Hosted by The Center for Intellectual Property at University of Maryland University College.

2006 June 14-16 Bansko, Bulgaria ELPUB 2006: Digital Spectrum: Integrating Technology and Culture, the 10th International Conference on Electronic Publishing.

2006 June 14-15 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia International Conference On Information Literacy (ICIL 2006). Hosted by Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA with the  Librarians Association of Malaysia

2006 June 13-16 Yeppoon, QLD 4th International Lifelong Learning Conference

2006 June 8-9 Galway, Ireland 4th Annual Conference on Teaching & Learning The Challenge of Diversity: Teaching, Support & Student Learning. Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway

2006 June 7-10 Quebec City, Canada ETD 2006:  Unlocking Scholarly Access:  ETDs, Institutional Repositories and Creators:  9th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations.  Université Laval

2006 May 31-June 1 Coventry, UK Legal Aspects of e-Repositories and e-Collections - JISC Legal Workshop/Conference.

2006 May 29 - June 4 Dubrovnik, Croatia Annual Course and Conference: Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA).

2006 May 25 - June 2 various cities  ARROW Roadshows.

2006 May 24 Webinar 11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -04:00, New York) SUSHI: The Technology Unveiled.  National Information Standards Organization

2006 May 23-26 Ottawa, Canada Archiving 2006:  Third IS&T Archiving Conference.  Sponsored by the Society for Imaging Science and Technology

2006 May 22-25 Porto, Portugal IATUL 2006 Conference: Embedding Libraries in Learning and Research. IATUL and the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal, with the collaboration of the Universidade do Minho and Universitat Polytènica de Catalunya.

2006 May 18 Canberra Resource Sharing Consultation Forum.  National Library of Australia. [Minutes now available]

2006 May 17-19 Ottawa, Ontario The International Dimensions of Digital Science and Scholarship. Proceedings of the 148th Membership Meeting. Association of Research Libraries.  Held in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Research Libraries.

2006 May 17 London Blogs and Social Media Forum:  Understanding the Impact of Blogs, Wikis and RSS.  From the organisers of Online Information 2006.

2006 May 17 Webinar 11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -04:00, New York)Introduction to SUSHI. National Information Standards Organization

2006 May 16 London Electronic Information Risk Management.  UKeiG (UK eInformation Group)

2006 May 4-7 Denver, CO NASIG 21st Annual Conference “Mile High Views:  Surveying the Serials Vista”  North American Serials Interest Group

2006 May 1-2 Arlington, VA Workshop on Challenges of Scientific Workflows. National Science Foundation. Workshop reports now available.

2006 May 1 Sydney Bibliometrics and Research Quality Framework Performance Indicators Forum. Council of Australian University Librarians & Commonwealth Department of Science, Education & Training

2006 April 24-27 Çanakkale, Turkey Türk-ANZAC Conference: Johnnies and Mehmets side by side: Collaborative applications of technology in research and academic libraries. Supported by CAUL, National Library of Australia, Australian War Memorial, Bond University, University of Technology Sydney, University of Queensland, CONZUL, National Library of New Zealand, Middle East Technical University, Sabanci University, Koc University, Ataturk and the Gallipoli Campaign Research Center, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University.

2006 April 24-25 Newcastle Email curation: practical approaches for long-term preservation and access. The Digital Curation Centre

2006 April 24-25 Lund, Sweden Beyond Declarations - The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication:  Third Nordic Conference on Scholarly Communication. Lund University Libraries

2006 April 21-22 Lund, Sweden  1st European Conference on Scientific Publishing in Biomedicine and Medicine.  Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

2006 April 20 - 21 Innovate and Motivate: Next Generation Libraries:  The ACRL/CNI/EDUCAUSE Virtual Conference: first Virtual Conference offered jointly by ACRL, the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and EDUCAUSE - offers a forum for an energizing exchange of ideas focusing on technology and academic librarianship.... will explore how revolutions in technology impact academic librarianship and higher education.

2006 April 12 University of Warwick Conference/Workshop: Legal Aspects of Online Learning Environments. JISC Legal Information Service.

2006 April 10-12 Oxford, UK  Open Source and Sustainability. OSS Watch, funded by JISC

2006 April 7 London E-Publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences.British Academy Specialist Seminar

2006 April 6-7 University of Leiden 2006 A.L.T. Spring Conference. The Association for Learning Technology in association with SURF and ILTA. More details will be available on the A.L.T. web site shortly - or contact Hayley Willis <>

2006 April 5-8 Tucson, Arizona Living the Future 2006: Wow - where next.  The University of Arizona

2006 April 4-7 Singapore "Preparing Information Professionals for Leadership in the New Age":  Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education & Practice.  Organized by Division of Information Studies, School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2006 April 3-5 Brisbane Challenge your thinking: International Education Forum. Hosted by DEST. Summaries now available.

2006 April 3-5 University of Warwick 29th UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition.  UK Serials Group

2006 April 3-4 Arlington, VA Spring 2006 CNI Task Force Meeting.  Coalition for Networked Information.

2006 April 3-4 Canberra Innovative Ideas Forum.  National Library of Australia.

2006 March 31 London 22nd International Learned Journals Seminar:  The New Publishers.    The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers [papers/presentations available]

2006 March 27-31 Online Conference Innovating e-Learning 2006: Transforming Learning Experiences. Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)

2006 March 23-25 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA *Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference

2006 March 22-25 Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Museums and the Web 2006: Tenth Annual Museums and the Web Conference!  Archives & Museum Informatics

2006 March 22-24 Utrecht, The Netherlands Changing Needs, Changing Libraries: 13th Seminar of The LIBER Architecture Group. LIBERIn cooperation with: Utrecht University Library, and University Library of Gent.

2006 March 17 London  Best practices in sharing data.  Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS)

2006 March 14 Birmingham JISC Conference 2006: Supporting Education and

2006 March 3 AdelaideTransforming Learning through ICT: Seminar 1 - Delivering 21 st Century tools, learning and skills. 2006 National Seminars.

2006 March 2 Wolverhampton, UK evaluating academic libraries conference:  An event for HE and HE library staff.  evalued project

2006 February 27 - March 1 Arizona State University, USA ECURE 2006: Preservation and Access for Digital College and University Resources.  Conference tracks for 2006 are biomedical information systems and data, and general digital asset management issues. The call for proposals closes Nov. 15, 2005.

2006 February 27-28 London Value in Acquisition. Association of Subscription Agents and Intermediaries

2006 February 27 Bristol Security and Access Management Workshop: Developments within the JISC Core Middleware Programme. Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)

2006 February 20 - March 3 University of Maryland University College Copyright and Academic Culture Center for Intellectual Property (US)
Intellectual Property in Academia 2005-2006: A Web-based Workshop Series

2006 February 17 Brisbane ACIPA 11th Copyright Conference.  Australian Centre for Intellectual Property in Agriculture (ACIPA), based at The University of Queensland, Griffith University and The Australian National University. Contact: Allan Eedy

2006 February 14-16 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Conference: International Education, A Matter of Heart. Pre-conference Seminar, 13th February 2006. Monash University Centre for Learning and Teaching Support (CeLTS).

2006 February 8-10 Melbourne VALA2006:  Connecting with users.  Victorian Association for Library Automation Inc.

2006 February 6-7 Melbourne Open Road 2006 Conference: Challenges and Possibilities.  Vicnet, a division of the State Library of Victoria, and the Victorian Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department for Victorian Communities.

2006 February 2-3 University of Westminster, London, UK LibQUAL+ International Workshop.  Association of Research Libraries

2006 January 31- February 3 Sydney Open Repositories 2006, a series of linked events. Collaboratively convened by APSR with the ARROW project, MAMS, Macquarie University, and the University of Technology Sydney  [Presentations now available]

2006 January 26 Bolton, England TELCERT Workshop; Tools for the e-Learning Framework. TELCERT is a research and innovation project under the European Union's 6th Framework programme.

2006 January 25 London ALPSP briefing: Digitisation initiatives. Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers

2006 January 23 - February 3  DRM in Higher Education:  Intellectual Property in Academia 2005-2006: A Web-based Workshop Series.  University of Maryland University College. Center for Intellectual Property

2006 January 22-24 Perth Digital Object Repositories in Learning and Training:  Emergence to Deployment:  2nd Annual eLearning Conference.  HarvestRoad.

2006 January  20–25 San Antonio American Library Association Midwinter Meeting

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