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 and the City of Melbourne are proud to host this important event, and to welcome Steve Killelea, AM, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace, to the Town Hall. Steve is in Melbourne for one night only to present the 2015 Global Peace Index (GPI) the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness.

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.

If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If your plans have changed and you will not be attending, please advise us as soon as possible.

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".  

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VALA and ALIAVic End-of-Year Event

Lightning Talks (and Walks)

This year's Lightning Talks event will feature five 10 minute presentations from outstanding contributors within the Library IT field.


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