VALA holds regular guest speaker events covering recent and interesting developments in the application of information technology. They are open to all members of the community.
To view the Calendar of events click HERE.
VALA Code of Conduct
VALA seeks to provide a respectful and safe environment in which diverse participants may learn from, challenge, network with and share the company of colleagues. We recognise a shared responsibility to create and sustain that environment and do not tolerate harassment in any form. Click HERE for the full document.
VALA invites you to our July Guest Speaker event and VALA AGM. Join us at The Docklands Library on Wednesday 1 July from 5:30pm.
Our speaker is Richard Wallis, Technology Evangelist, OCLC who will be speaking on the topic "Web Driven Revolution for Library Data".
VALA invites you to our June Guest Speaker event. Join us at the Loop on Friday 5 June from 5:30pm.
Our speaker is Jan Holmquist from Guldborgsund Public Library, Denmark who will be speaking on the topic "23 Mobile Things".
This event is now fully booked.
VALA invites you to the first event for 2015. Join us at the Baillieu Library on Wednesday 22nd April from 5:30pm.
Our speaker is Les Kneebone from Education Services Australia who will be speaking on the topic "Make it a triple: Australian Education Vocabularies and RDF".
The Gelatine project and future directions for the design of connected learning environments
This webinar presents a research project focused at the development and evaluation of design strategies for smart space technology that enhance connected learning and networking opportunities for users in public libraries and coworking spaces.