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Announcing the EduTech conference in June 2014... and we're invited!

EduTECH’s K-12 Library Managers Congress will explore how school libraries need to evolve to support the paradigm shifts happening in school. International keynote speakers and local librarians will investigate how libraries can lead the way in embracing technology for a digital future.

Event details:

3rd – 5th June 2014
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia‐12libraries.html

Association & Communications Events would like to invite the School Library Association of New South Wales to officially endorse the K‐12 Library Managers Congress at EduTECH 2014.

10% discount for SLANSW members to attend, if they register before 31st March 2014

About EduTech

EduTECH is Australasia's largest education technology conference and exhibition. In 2014, EduTECH will
host 8 conferences, 8 masterclasses, 4000+ attendees, 250+ exhibitors and the very best speakers from
Australia and around the world.
EduTECH is the only event that brings together the entire education and training sector (primary,
secondary, tertiary and corporate education), plus government, plus suppliers...all under one roof, to
discuss the strategic opportunities technology offers for improving teaching and learning outcomes.

About the K‐12 Library Managers Congress

The K‐12 Library Managers Congress will explore how school libraries need to evolve to support the
paradigm shifts happening in school. It will investigate:

  • What the school library of the future will look like
  • How to support ‘Anytime, Anywhere Learning’
  • Resourcing and managing the right digital content to support the curriculum
  • Changing the library environment to support modern pedagogical approaches
  • Supporting collaborative learning with digital media

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Joyce Valenza, Teacher Librarian, Springfield Township High School & incoming Assistant
  • Professor of Practice, Rutgers University School of Communication & Information (USA)
  • Anne Weaver, Head of Library and Information Services, All Hallows’ School
  • Karin Gilbert, Head of Learning Resource Centre, Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School
  • Ian Jukes, Co‐Founder, 21st Century Fluency Project
  • Sugata Mitra, "Global Education Superstar" ‐ The Times