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March webinar


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A webinar highlighting the conference details and housekeeping as well as sharing some things do do in Canberra.

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March webinar

  1. 1. ASLA 50 Years Celebration Conference 14 – 16th April, 2019 Australian National Library CANBERRA
  2. 2. ASLA PL Team members facilitating for this webinar: Margo Pickworth Morag Tunks Sophie Partington Renee Jones (ACT) TL Type your questions here House Keeping • Participation options • Attendee control panel • Question facility- please ask questions here.
  3. 3. CANBERRA IS A GREAT PLACE Eating, drinking and shopping Inner North • Civic • Braddon • NewActon Inner South • Barton • Kingston • Manuka • Fyshwick
  4. 4. CANBERRA IS A GREAT PLACE Getting around Canberra • ACTION buses – MyWay smartcard prepaid system or cash direct to the driver. Daily tickets are ideal for sightseeing and are valid until midnight on the day of purchase. Children under five years travel free. Free city loop operates through Civic, Acton and Braddon. • Taxi • Uber • Walking Transport from Canberra airport • Taxi to Civic/Inner North/Inner South $20 - $30 • ACTION bus – Bus 11A - regular services between the Canberra Airport terminal and city bus station, seven days a week. Adult single cash fare: $4.80
  5. 5. CANBERRA IS A GREAT PLACE Places of interest • National Arboretum • Australian War Memorial • Parliament House (new and old) • Questacon • National Museum Australia • Lake Burley Griffin (Go Boating, Lake Cruises) • National Zoo and Aquarium • National Gallery of Australia • National Portrait Gallery • Australian National Botanic Gardens • Australian Institute of Sport • Royal Australian Mint
  6. 6. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Margo THEME: LEADING LEARNING Tracey Ezard Tamara Sullivan Judy O’Connell Dr Margaret Merga
  7. 7. BREAKOUT SESSIONS Morag Organised into three themes: Leading Technology Focusses on sharing innovative ways that technology can be used, developed and promoted in school libraries Leading Discovery Focusses on the role of school libraries in supporting students to be learners for life through curiosity, wonder, investigation and exploration Leading Literacy Addresses all literacies relevant to school libraries and education eg digital, traditional, critical and visual literacy
  8. 8. Welcome drinks- Inspire @ Amaroo SOCIAL EVENTS Megan Daley’s Blog Latest article Housekeeping • 135 Katherine Avenue, Amaroo • Buses from NLA will be leaving 3.30pm • Jackie French Tourist will be dropped there • Follow the signs to the library • Sign in at the door • Conference rego check in can be done on the night 4-6pm Megan Daley Book Launch Networking opportunities Meet the inspiring Nat Otten Explore the amazing library
  9. 9. Inspiring Authors Teacher Librarian of the Year award Delicious dinner Limerick Competition Bar available for other alcohol/drinks Networking opportunity Birthday Cake! 50 Years Celebration Dinner @ Australian National Museum House keeping • Doors will open 6.30pm • Please sign in at the door • beverage and canapes on arrival • No set seating
  10. 10. Sharing 50 years together! 3 ways 1. Photos of your library or archived items 2. Video clips of people expressing the importance of your library 3. Letting us borrow a vintage library item for us to display at the conference
  11. 11. Sharing 50 years! 1. Photos of your library or archived items • Share an interesting photo of what your current library looks like or a current activity being done in your library that you are proud of • Or a before and after shot of your new reno! • Share old photos of your library from decades past or photos of ephemera library days past. Eg book week costume/ parade listening stations, old titles Email the jpeg- high quality to Email Subject: library photo and include some info re what, where & when
  12. 12. Sharing 50 years! 2.Video clips of stakeholder expressing the importance of library & TLs There are 3 questions we want asked. What is great about your Teacher Librarian How does your library/TL lead learning in your school What’s your favourite part about visiting the library? We would like you to ask (1-3 of each type of person would be wonderful) All Criteria for the short clips submission Here. Please create individual files – no need to compile into one video. We have a our own way to do that at our end. Email each MP4 to Subject: CONF VIDEO MESSAGE
  13. 13. Sharing 50 years! 3. Letting us borrow a vintage item for us to display at the conference Any vintage item fro the last 50 years that might make people reminisce, laugh, exclaim wow! Eg- old book, old popular book from one of the decades, library poster, old computer, file, video projector, library program, floppy disk Send Sophie a photo @ Subject: Vintage item include some info re what, where & when
  14. 14. AUTHORS Jack Heath Shelly Unwin Jackie French Morris Gleitzman Bruce Pickworth
  15. 15. DISCOVERY OPTIONS Margo • Film and Sound Archive • National Centre for Children’s Literature (SOLD OUT) • War Memorial • Botanical Gardens • Reconciliation Walk • Questacon • National Art Gallery CARPOOLING! Please email us at if you are able to offer your car to one of these locations from the NLA. Please let us know how many seats you can offer. We will inform other delegates of your offer.
  16. 16. HOW TO REGISTER Sophie Click here to book conference tickets!
  17. 17. ACCREDITATION AND OTHER MATTERS - Margo Bookshop discounts Tours of the Library Yapp App Visit our Trade Fair Completing the ASLA XXVI Conference 2019 will contribute 10 hours of NESA registered PD addressing 6.2.2 from the APST maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW. The ASLA XXVI Conference has been approved for 10 hours of registered professional development
  18. 18. ANY QUESTIONS? Click Here to book conference tickets!