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.

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VALA End-of-Year Event

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VALA invites you to our October Guest Speaker event. This event will be run as a Webinar.

Join special Guest Speaker Trish Hepworth (Australian Digital Alliance, NLA, knows copyright better than Twitter) whilst she makes sense of copyright in the digital age. Online of course, as part of Open Access Week.

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.

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