2017 – Program

Wednesday 8 November

All Sessions on Wednesday will be held in Library Meeting room Level 2 Helensvale Library and Cultural Centre

Pre-Conference Wed 8 November 2017
8:15 Bus departs WaterMark Hotel for Helensvale
8:30-2:00 Registration Desk open
9:30-12:30 Millennium & Sierra Coordinators’ Meeting (including Questions on Notice)
12:30-1:30 Lunch – attendees to provide own lunch
1:30-4:30 BONUS+ Coordinators’ Meeting
Library tours
 1:30-2:00  Helensvale Library tour
 2:00-4:30  Local Studies Library tour and walking tour of Southport
 4:45  Bus departs Helensvale for WaterMark Hotel

We are arranging a transfer for people going on the tours from Helensvale to Southport Library.  The walking tour will conclude at the Light Rail Station where participants can catch the “G” back to the Watermark Hotel.

 

Thursday 9 November

All conference sessions will be held in the Auditorium on Level 1 Helensvale Library and Cultural Centre. A breakout room / speaker preparation room will be available on the ground floor Multipurpose Room.

Thurs 9 November 2017
8:15 Bus departs WaterMark Hotel for Helensvale
8:30-9:30 Tea and cofee
9:30-9:40 Welcome by the Chair & Conference Opening
9:40-10:00 Keynote Speech – 2018 Commonwealth Games – Dan Skuse (CoGC)
10:00-11:00 Innovative Interfaces Executive Update – Hilary Newman (III)
11:00-11:30 Morning tea
11:30-12:00 “Google-ising” the Catalogue – Bruce Eames
12:00-12:30 EBSCO Update – Richard Birkitt Director SaaS EBSCO UK
12:30-1:00 Integrating the library with the wider – University IT Infrastructure – Sam Searle (Griffith University)
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:20 “Unlocking the potential of library generated data” – Neil Cairns (University of Wollongong)
2:20-2:40 What’s new with Vital – Hope Harley (Innovative Interfaces)
2:40-3:05 Panel discussion: Linked Data – Thoughts from some libraries that have just started to use it. Adam Hornsey (Deakin University) and Tim Darlington (Massey University)
3:05-3:30 What’s new in APIs – Sarah Jordan (Innovative Interfaces)
3:30-4:00 Afternoon tea
4:00-4:30 Yewno Discovery – The Future of Knowledge Discovery – Hamish McDonald (YewNo)
4:30-5:00 Idea Lab and the enhancements process – Vince Briggeman (Innovative Interfaces)
5:15 Bus departs Helensvale for Watermark Hotel
6:30-8:30 Cocktail Reception – H2O Lounge, Watermark Hotel
Sponsored by Innovative Interfaces

 

Friday 10 November

All conference sessions will be held in the Auditorium on Level 1 Helensvale Library and Cultural Centre. A breakout room / speaker preparation room will be available in the Level 2 Library Meeting Room.

Friday 10 November 2017
8:00 Bus departs WaterMark Hotel for Helensvale
8:30-9:00 Tea and coffee
9:00-10:00 AGM – Agenda (.pdf, 231KB)
10:00-10:30 IUG report by Chair + Finance Report
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
11:00-11:20 “Inn Reach Statistics and Local circulation Statistics” – Bruce Eames (University of Melbourne)
11:20-11:50 “What Libraries have achieved so far with API’s” – Panel discussion on how Libraries are using API’s to integrate with other systems.
11:50-12:10 Integrating Reading List Management Systems with Sierra – Part 1 Alison Spencer (TALIS)
12:10-12:30 Integrating Reading List Management Systems with Sierra – Part 2 Karey Patterson (eReserv)
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 What’s new in Analytics – Roger Read (Innovative Interfaces)
2:00-3:00 Future vision – Kathryn Harnish (Innovative Interfaces)
3:00-3:15 Conference close
3:15-3:45 Afternoon tea
4:00 Bus departs Helensvale for WaterMark Hotel