Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)

CAUL Conference Register 
1997 4th quarter

Updated 13 April, 1998

Current Conferences | Other Past Conferences, with links to proceedings

1997 December | 1997 November | 1997 October


1997 December 7-10 Perth, Western Australia Reflections on Learning with Technology The Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Contact: Co-Convenors Georgina Fyfe Tel: (61 8) 9266 7364 Fax: (61 8) 9266 2339

1997 December 8-9 Canberra Information Literacy the Professional Issue Conference: Third National Conference organised by the University of South Australia Library in association with ALIA Information Literacy Taskforce Contact Irene Doskatsch Conference Convener Phone +61 8 8302 6219 Fax +61 8 8302 6207 email |

1997 December 8 Canberra Reviewing the Review: a seminar on the Review of Higher Education Financing and Policy. The National Academies Forum. Contact: Sue Rider Tel 02 6249 1788, email:

1997 December 5-6 Wagga Wagga, NSW Shifting sands: the Australian Library and Information Association Distance Education Special Interest Group (ALIA DESIG) conference. Contact: Elizabeth Law, Charles Sturt University Library, Tel 02 6933 2130, Fax 02 6933 2900.

1997 December 4-5 Cambridge, Massachusetts The Impact of the Internet on Communications Policy. The Harvard Information Infrastructure Project Co-Sponsors: International Telecommunication Union, Center for Law and Information Technology, Harvard Law School. Contact: Ms. Nora O'Neil, Project Coordinator, Information Infrastructure Project, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA Tel. +1 617-496-1389 Fax: +1 617-495-5776 Email nora_o'

1997 December 3-5 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA The Impact of the Internet on Communications Policy. Harvard Information Infrastructure Project. Cooperating Institutions: Center for the Internet and Society, Harvard Law School, European Commission, Federal Communications Commission, Industry Canada, International Telecommunication Union. Contact: Nora O'Neil (nora_o' Coordinator, Information Infrastructure Project, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge, MA 02138 (617) 496-1389; Fax: (617) 495-5776

1997 December 2-5 Orlando, Florida CAUSE97 "The Information Professions and the Information Professional" Contact the conference registrar at: 303-939-0315

1997 December 1-2 Luxembourg Metadata Workshop DG XIII/E-4 Telematics for Libraries Contact person: Ian Pigott e-mail: | Http://

1997 December 1-2 Berlin 3rd European Digital Cities Conference: The Road to Deployment Organised in the framework of the EDC project, a support action of the EC Telematics Applications Programme Contact: EDC Coordination Office c/o Eurocities, 18 square de Meeûs, B-1050 Brussels, Tel: +32 2 552 0868, Fax: +32 2 552 0889, Email:

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1997 January - November Text Retrieval Conference (final segment Nov. 19-21 -- TREC-6 conference at NIST in Gaithersburg, Md.) Conducted by: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Sponsored by: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Software and Intelligent Systems Technology Office (DARPA/SISTO)

1997 November 30 - December 4 Brisbane Researching Education In New Times Australian Association for Research in Education annual conference. Contact:

1997 November 27-29 University of New England, Armidale NSW Tertiary Education and Regional Development : A National Conference Contact: or tel: 02 6772 8753

1997 November 27-28 Sydney International Conference on Public Sector Efficiency. Contact: Dr Kevin Fox, Centre for Applied Economic Research The University of New South Wales Sydney 2052, Australia Tel. +61-2-9385-3320 Fax. +61-2-9313-6337 E-mail: |

1997 November 26 De Montfort University, Milton Keynes, UK Learning Spaces? Architecture - Urban Studies - Computers - Education organised as part of Architecture week, run jointly by the Arts Council and the RIBA. Contact: Jos Boys, CAUSe, De Montfort University, Hammerwood Gate, Kents Hill, Milton Keynes MK7 6HP Email: Tel: 01908 695511

1997 November 24-26 Sydney, Australia Cultural Crossroads: Ownership, Access, Identity Conference ( coordinated by the Australian Key Centre for Cultural and Media Policy) Contact: Ms Karen Perkins Manager, Australian Key Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Faculty of Arts Griffith University Nathan Qld 4111 AUSTRALIA Telephone (07) 3875 5350 Fax (07) 3875 5511 Email |

1997 November 23-24 Adelaide The Ethos of the University: Hard Times and the West Review. Contact: Sandra Egege, Philosophy Dept, Flinders University or email

1997 November 20-21 Chicago Area License Review And Negotiation Building A Team-Based Institutional Process: An ARL Workshop On Licensing Electronic InformationResources (hosted by CIC) Contact: Association of Research Libraries, Mary Jane Brooks - Licensing Workshop, 21 Dupont Circle, NW Washington, DC 20036 phone: 202-296-2296 fax: 202-872-0884 email: |

1997 November 18-21 Tsukuba Science City, Japan International Symposium on Research, Development and Practice in Digital Libraries ISDL'97 Sponsored: University of Library and Information Science. Contact: ISDL'97, Univ. of Library and Information Science, 1-2, Kasuga, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305, Japan phone: +81-298-59-1348 (Shigeo Sugimoto) fax: +81-298-59-1093 email: |

1997 November 17-19 Manila, Philippines Libraries and Librarianship in Global Information Access and Cooperation. Conference of the Philippine Librarians' Association, Inc. (PLAI) Contact: Rodolfo Y. Tarlit Telephone: +632 920 5301 loc.4458 Email: or Zyrel Rogo Email:

1997 November 13-14 London ECMS: the Way Forward: An International Electronic Copyright Management Systems Conference, organised by the COPEARMS (Co-Ordinating Project for Electronic Authors' Rights Management Systems) Consortium Contact: Judy Watkins, IFLA Office, c/o The British Library, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 7BQ UK. Fax +44 1937 546478 email

1997 November 9 - 12 Brisbane Creating tomorrow today: can you imagine... Public Libraries Section and Reference and Information Services Section Conference Contact: Kelly Flynn Conference Secretariat phone 07 3369 0477 fax 07 3369 1512 e-mail |

1997 November 5 Hotel Inter-Continental, Sydney Current and emerging issues facing the ISP community & Electronic Commerce considerations. The Internet Industry Association (IIA). Contact: Mary-Jane Silver PO Box 826 Epping NSW 2121 email:

1997 November 3-6 Brighton, United Kingdom The World Congress on the Internet in Medicine and The 3rd Annual OMNI Seminar organised by The Society for the Internet in Medicine and OMNI: Organised Medical Networked Information. Contact: |

1997 November 3-5 New York Academy of Medicine, NYC School for Scanning: Issues of Preservation and Access for Paper-Based Collections. Northeast Document Conservation Center. Contact: Kim O'Leary, Field Service Office, NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA; (Tel) 508 470-1010; (Fax) 508 475-6021; (email) |

1997 November 1-6 Washington, DC ASIS '97 Digital Collections: Implications for Users, Funders, Developers, and Maintainers. Contact: American Society for Information Science 8720 Georgia Avenue, Suite 501 Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 495-0900 (Voice), (301) 495-0810 (FAX) (e-mail)

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1997 October 31-November 5 Toronto, Canada WebNet97 World Conference of the WWW, Internet, and Intranet. Organized by AACE Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education in cooperation WWW/Internet businesses & industry. Contact: WebNet 97/AACE P.O. Box 2966 Charlottesville, VA 22902 USA E-mail:; 804-973-3987; Fax: 804-978-7449

1997 October 30-31 Amsterdam, The Netherlands `Rights, Limitations & Exceptions: Striking a Proper Balance' An International conference to debate rights and exceptions to copyright legislation relating to digital trading. Contact: Janet Hurrell, IMPRIMATUR fax: +44 171 436 5579 email: Sarah Keates, IFLA fax: +44 1937 546478 email: |

1997 October 27 - November 7 The Copyright Conundrum - networking forum (Networking forums are open, expert-moderated, online discussions) Moderator: Ross Mutton, Chair of the Copyright Committee at Carleton University. - includes Forum Resource Links. (CA)

1997 October 26-27 Minneapolis, Minnesota CNI Fall Task Force Meeting Contact: Louise Ann Fisch, Coordinator of Communications, Coalition for Networked Information, 21 Dupont Circle, NW Washington, DC 20036 202.296.5098 <> | Project Briefings | Final Report

1997 October 24-26 The Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. EDOC97 The First International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop Contact: Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC), Level 7, Gehrmann Laboratories The University of Queensland, Q4072 , Australia Phone: +61 7 3365 4310, Facsimile: +61 7 3365 4311 |

1997 October 24-25 Ann Arbor, Michigan Connections '97 The Third Great Lakes Information Science Conference: the third annual Connections doctoral students' conference hosted by The University of Michigan School of Information. Contact: Connections 97 School of Information University of Michigan 304 West Hall 550 East University Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1092

1997 October 23-25 Toronto, Canada. International Conference on the Principles and Future Development of AACR. Joint Steering Committee for Revision of Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules. Conference Papers Contact: Jean Weihs Conference Director E-mail: Ralph W. Manning Chair, JSC E-mail: |

1997 October 23 University of Loughborough Facing the Legal Challenges of Providing Internet Access in HEIs Organised by The JISC with support from UKOLN. | Papers given.

1997 October 21-23 Sydney, Australia DSOM97 Distributed Systems Operations & Management International Workshop. The workshop is sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 6.6 on Network Management for Communication Networks with technical co-sponsorship by the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Network Operations and Management (CNOM). Contact: Aruna Seneviratne, General Co-Chair Faculty of Engineering University of Technology, Sydney NSW 2007 Tel: +61 2 9514 2441 Fax: +61 2 9514 2435 Email: |

1997 October 13 - 24 United States of America Transforming Teaching and Learning : Refocussing on the Academic Mission : An International Study Program for Senior Academics and Administrators in Higher Education Conducted by The Higher Education Division, Management Frontiers Pty Ltd Email:|

1997 October 12-16 Perth On the Edge 7th Asian Pacific Specials, Health and Law Librarians' Conference Contact: Secretariat Motive Conventions PO Box Z5327 St Georges Terrace Perth 6831 Telephone: (09) 322 2666 Facsimile: (09) 322 1417

1997 October 9-11 Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico University Programs for the Development of Information Literacy Sponsored by the Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez Contact: Jesus Lau and Jesus Cortes Conference Coordinators UACJ/DIRINFO P.O. Box 10307 El Paso, TX 79994-0307 WEB: E-mail: E-mail:

1997October 1-3 Brussels Building the Global Information Society for the 21st Century: New Applications and Business Opportunities - Coherent Standards and Regulations. Contact: European Commission, Directorate General III - Industry with the support of CEN Rue de Stassart 36, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium Tel +32 2 511 7455 Fax +32 2 511 8723 email |

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