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IATUL Conference

Shifting Sands and Rising Tides:
Leading Libraries through Innovation

WELCOME

The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) invites you to attend the 40th Annual IATUL Conference at The University of Western Australia and Curtin University in Perth, Australia from 23 June to 27 June 2019 (vacances scolaires 2021 2022). This is an excellent opportunity to hear about the latest academic library initiatives and network with colleagues and friends from all over the world.

Technology has fundamentally changed the role of the academic library and how it operates. This is evident in the increased access to digital sources of knowledge, and digital tools and services for students, teachers and researchers along with the increasingly important role of the library’s physical place on campus. The IATUL 2019 conference themes will provide ample opportunity to explore and learn about how the library can enable work, study and research in higher educatio

THEMES

The overall themes for the conference and the call for papers will be:

  1. Next Generation Information Discovery and Access
  2. Best Practice in Information and Digital Literacy
  3. Structures and Skills for Future Work
  4. Library Spaces for Outstanding Student Experience and Research Excellence
  5. Pathways to F.A.I.R. (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) Research
  6. Strategic Advocacy and Partnerships, Locally and Globally
  7. Value and Impact with Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

KEY DATES

MILESTONES DATES
Call for Papers and Posters Deadline 4 February 2019
Registrations Open September 2018
Early Bird Registration Closes 20 April 2019
Registrations Close 1 June 2019
Full Program Announced TBA

CALL FOR PAPERS

The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) invites proposals for papers and posters for the 40th Annual IATUL Conference in Perth, Western Australia, 23-27th June 2019.

IATUL offers an influential and inclusive community of university library directors from around the world. The Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to share views and develop new collaborations.

The IATUL 2019 Conference will provide opportunity to explore challenges and innovative solutions at an international scale to address the conference theme:

Shifting Sands and Rising Tides: Leading Libraries through Innovation
Technology has disrupted the role and the identity of the academic library, providing many opportunities and challenges requiring leadership and innovative solutions. These include digital and open sources of knowledge, online tools and services for students, teachers and researchers, and the increasingly important, but changed, role of the library’s physical place on campus. Proposals should consider:

Proposals should reflect international perspectives and provide insight into regional issues, with the aim of engaging attendees in networking and relationship/capacity building.

SUBMIT ABSTRACT

Important dates

The Call for Papers is now open.

Deadline for proposals/abstracts: 21 January 2019 Extended to 4 February 2019

Notification of acceptance: 26 February 2019 5 March 2019

Submission of final abstract and biographical note ready for publication on the website: 8 April 2019

Submission of full-text paper for conference proceedings: 14 June 2019

Instructions for abstracts, papers and posters

Please note
All expenses, including registration for the conference, travel, accommodation etc., are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No financial support can be provided by IATUL.

Selection criteria

The IATUL Program Committee will evaluate submissions for quality, relevance to the conference, theme, clarity, originality and timeliness.

Best Poster Award

The posters will be evaluated by a committee of IATUL Board members for content, innovation, and presentation of the poster.

SOCIAL EVENTS & STUDY TOURS

A range of social events and choice of all day study tour will be included in the full conference registration. On Wednesday 26th June there is a choice of three study tours which include options to interact with unique Australian fauna, visit amazing coastal landscapes, and experience Indigenous Australian food, heritage and culture. Bus transport (pick up and drop off location TBC) will be provided. Accompanying guests or single day registrants are welcome, but will need to register and pay.
Schedule
Sunday 23 June: Registration & Welcome Reception, venue TBA (5.30pm - 7.30pm)
Monday 24 June: Evening Reception, venue TBA (5.00pm - 7.00pm)
Tuesday 25 June: Gala Dinner, University Club of Western Australia (6.00pm - 10.00pm)
Wednesday 26 June: Study Tours - Tour 1 / Tour 2 / Tour 3
Thursday 27 June: Farewell Reception, venue TBA (5.00pm - 7.00pm)

Tour 1: Australian Wildlife, Indigenous Art and Bush BBQ

Have the opportunity to interact with Australia’s most unique wild-life in an intimate setting at Caversham Wildlife Park before a day of Aboriginal culture and heritage. The afternoon includes a tasty bush BBQ lunch, Aboriginal art activity with an Elder, finishing with time for shopping and tastings at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery. On the way back, stop at Kings Park for a quick view of the City and the River.

Tour 2: Australian Wildlife, Wines and Long Lunch

Have the opportunity to interact with Australia’s most unique wild-life in an intimate setting at Caversham Wildlife Park before a day of Swan Valley delights. Enjoy bush tastings and shopping at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery before heading to a local vineyard for wine tastings and a long lazy lunch. End lunch with a visit to Talijancich and enjoy their specialty, fortified wines. On the way back from the Swan Valley, stop at Kings Park for a quick view of the City and the River.

Tour 3 - Aboriginal Culture and Coastal Landscapes

Enjoy a morning of Aboriginal culture, stories and music. Then take a guided walk through the old heritage precinct ending up at Didgeridoo Breath, a renowned didgeridoo store. This is followed by fish and chips at Cicerello's in the heart of Fremantle's Fishing Boat Harbour. On the way back, stop at Cottesloe Beach for a short stroll and a cup of tea at the Indiana Tea House.

REGISTRATION

Registrations NOW OPEN. Early bird registrations close 20 April 2019 and regular registrations close 1 June 2019. All prices displayed below are in Australian Dollars and include GST @ 10%.

Conference Fees
IATUL Member

Early Bird (before April 20)

Regular (after April 20)

Full Conference

AUD$640

AUD$800

Single Day

AUD$240

AUD$320

Non IATUL Member

Early Bird (before April 20)

Regular (after April 20)

Full Conference

AUD$800

AUD$960

Single Day

AUD$240

AUD$320

Accompanying Guests

Regular

Guest Registration

AUD$400

Please note: When registering an accompanying guest, please select 2 delegates at the beginning of the registration process and enter your guest’s personal details and dietary requirements.

REGISTER

Included in the Conference Fee:
Full Conference
Admission to the conference, the sessions, the poster area and the exhibition
Lunch and Coffee Breaks (all conference days)
Conference Material
Welcome Reception on Sunday
Social and Cultural evening events including Evening Reception (Monday), Gala Dinner (Tuesday) and Farewell Reception (Thursday)
Study Tour on Wednesday including lunch and entrance fees
Certificate of attendance
Single Day
Admission to the conference, the sessions, the poster area and the exhibition (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
Lunch and Coffee Breaks (all conference days)
Conference Material
Certificate of attendance
Accompanying Guests
Welcome Reception on Sunday
Social and Cultural evening events including Evening Reception (Monday), Gala Dinner (Tuesday) and Farewell Reception (Thursday)
Study Tour on Wednesday including lunch and entrance fees
IATUL Travel Grant Programme
To encourage global participation the IATUL Travel Grant Programme provides financial assistance to library and/or information professionals from developing countries to attend the annual IATUL Conference.

Read more about the Travel Grant at IATULs webpage

VENUES

Day 1 & 2:
The University Club of Western Australia

Address:
The University Club of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia
Hackett Entrance #1, Hackett Drive
Crawley, WA

Day 3:
Study Tours (away)

Day 4:
Curtin Medical School

Address:
Curtin Medical School, Curtin Connect
Building 102, Curtin University
Kent Street, Bentley Campus

Please note: Buses will be available to transport delegates from the accommodation at the UWA Colleges to the Curtin Medical School & back

ACCOMMODATION

Adjacent to The University of Western Australia Crawley campus, and just minutes from Kings Park and the City, are the University Colleges offering contemporary self-contained & serviced executive apartments.

UWA Colleges:

Trinity on Hampden

Trinity College, 230 Hampden Road, Crawley

Trinity is located directly opposite UWA - a short stroll to the Campus through an underpass or walk along the magnificent nearby Matilda Bay.

Stay in air-conditioned, en-suite rooms in this premium, affordable 3.5* accommodation. Rates include complimentary breakfast, Wi-fi and parking. Relax in beautifully maintained gardens and make use of common areas.

Each room is well appointed with a range of contemporary and functional features, including en-suite bathrooms, television, tea/coffee making facilities, work desk, office chair & telephone, queen or twin rooms and laundry facilities

St Catherine's on Park

St Catherine's College, 2 Park Road, Crawley

Contemporary self-contained and serviced executive apartments offer guests an unforgettable experience. Relax and rejuvenate in the tranquil Rooftop Garden Terrace, nestled amongst lush green trees, guests can enjoy sweeping views of the many nearby landmarks.

Free high speed Wi-Fi connection and a complimentary cooked breakfast is served daily in historic Withnell Dining Hall and included as part of your stay.

Executive Studio Apartment - Features queen bed, lounge, 32 inch LCD TV, WIFI connectivity, full size fridge, microwave and hotplates.

Premium Studio Apartment - Features include king Bed, lounge, 40 inch LCD TV, WIFI connectivity, full size fridge, microwave, hotplates and comes with a large private balcony.

Executive One Bedroom Apartment - Features include queen bed, lounge, 32 inch LCD TV, WIFI connectivity, full size fridge, microwave and hotplates. Bedroom with bathroom ensuite and separate lounge area with kitchenette.

Premium One Bedroom Apartment - Features include king bed, lounge, 40 inch LCD TV, WIFI connectivity, full size fridge, microwave, hotplates and comes with a large private balcony. Bedroom with bathroom ensuite and separate lounge area with kitchenette.

Perth City Hotels:

Quest Mounts Bay Rd Serviced Apartments
130 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth

Quest Mounts Bay Rd is located a short 8 minute drive from UWA. Public transport is also available, with a bus stop almost at the front door.

Studio Room - Offering a king bed, apartment-controlled heating/air conditioning, kitchenette with cooktop, full sized fridge, oven, toaster, kettle and microwave, ensuite bathroom with amenities and hair dryer, desk, LCD TV with Foxtel and high-speed internet access. A wardrobe, ironing board and iron, and private safe add to the convenience. A daily housekeeping service is included.

Studio Executive - All the features of a Studio Room, on a high floor to enjoy a great view.

One Bedroom Apartment - With a separate bedroom featuring king bed and a relaxed living area containing a sofa, LCD TV with Foxtel and work desk, fully equipped kitchen with a cooktop, oven and full-size fridge, and dining table. The bathroom offers amenities and hair dryer. A daily housekeeping service is included.

Adina Apartments

33 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth WA

Conveniently located in Perth's CBD, and an easy drive (approx. 10 mins) to UWA. Public transport also available within a short walk.

Premier Studio Apartments - Features Balcony, Kitchenette, Lounge/Dining Area, Work Desk with Lamp, Tea and Coffee Facilities and Flat Screen TV with Radio and Cable TV.

Premier 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments - Balcony, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Laundry, Lounge/Dining Area, Work Desk with Lamp, Tea and Coffee Facilities and Flat Screen TV with Radio and Cable TV.

TRAVEL AND LOCAL INFORMATION

International flights arrive directly into Perth Airport from many global transit hubs. From the airport it's an easy 35 minute taxi or coach ride to the city centre. For more information visit Perth Airport

Visa requirements for Australia
If you are from a country other than Australia or New Zealand you will need a visa and a valid passport or other acceptable travel document to enter Australia.

Important things to note:

Apply for your visa in advance to allow for variances in processing times.

Ensure you obtain a visa letter (see information below) to attach to your visa application.

Participants required to lodge paper-based visa applications should do so at the Australian visa office nearest to their current country of residence.

Request your visa letter

Please contact us as soon as possible to request a visa letter. In your email please include your name as it appears on your passport, your personal (not professional) address, and date of birth.

Please note: IATUL might not be able to assist if participants do not lodge their visa applications within recommended timeframes.

Please visit this website for more information on visa requirements for Australia.

Local Info

You may choose to extend your stay in Australia following the conference.

To learn more about Perth, go to Visit Perth City

To learn more about Western Australia, go to Visit Western Australia

Tourist Information
Below are some great resources to find out more about Western Australia and Fremantle as well as some great suggestions for what you can do whilst you are there.

The Official Home of Travel and Tourism for Western Australia
Welcome to Western Australia
Travelling Around Western Australia
Visiting Fremantle
Visiting Perth City
Transfer Service
To arrange a limousine transfer from the airport to your hotel, please contact Gavin at Green Energy Limousines

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Extra Services:

VIP guests taken by the owner personally, on request
Personal collection with name sign and luggage assistance to VIP airport reserved convenient parking
After hours personalised check-in and luggage assistance to the room at St Catherine's College
Special requests accommodated, i.e. SIM cards, food and beverage stops for milk, bread, takeaways, etc.
Vehicle & Prices:

1-2 Passengers $80 +GST $8=$88 (S-Class E-Class ML 4x4 SUV + Holden Caprice)
1-4 Passengers $99 (ML - SUV)(extra luggage space)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO COUNTRY
The University of Western Australia acknowledges that it is situated on Noongar land, that the Noongar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.

We would like to acknowledge the Whadjuk Noongar people whose land we are standing on and recognise the strength, resilience and capacity of the Noongar people where Curtin University is situated. We pay our respect to their vibrant and endless culture and the leadership of the Elders past, present and future. This country (Boodja), where Curtin University is situated, has belonged to the Whadjuk Noongar people for thousands of years and is now a place of learning for all people. Curtin University is very proud to continue on with this very long tradition.

INDIGENOUS ARTWORK
This artwork was created by Jade Dolman, Aboriginal Artist and Cultural Educator. It represents children and adults sharing knowledge around the campfire.

TITLE: DANDJOO KAADADJINY (PRONOUNCED DAN-JU KADA-JIN) MEANING LEARNING TOGETHER
Jade is a Whadjuk Nyoongar (Mother's side), Eastern Arrernte (Father's side) young woman from Perth. She practices acrylic painting on canvas as well as designs logos and murals. Her signature Personalised Message Stones have become her most popular seller.

Jade remains connected to her culture through painting and family. She has a passion for making a change for Indigenous Australians especially youth through different forms of art whether it be through painting or dance. She teaches Aboriginal dance and runs Aboriginal art workshops in schools, for organisations and companies. Prior to starting her business, Jade has had and continues to have a lot of involvement with youth. She has done mentoring for Wirrpanda Foundation and Save the Children. She currently works/volunteers on a casual basis for Nyoongar Sports Association and Department of Child Protection. She recently graduated from an Aboriginal women's leadership program called Yorga Djenna Bidi which was erected by Leadership WA.

During her secondary schooling years Jade was involved in many sports and extra-curricular activities. She was selected in the under 17's State Volleyball team representing Western Australia. She also played in the State League Netball Competition representing Perth Lions. In year 12 she was elected as House Captain and Prefect and was presented with the All Rounder Award at the Graduation Ceremony.

CONTACTS & ORGANISERS

Principal Contact

International Association of University Libraries e.v. IATUL Office
c/o Technical University of Munich, University Library
Arcisstr. 21, 80333 Munich, Germany
Phone: 089-289-28605 | Email: iatul[at]ub.tum.de
Website : https://www.vacances-scolaires-gouv.fr

Conference Chairs


Ms Jill Benn
University Librarian
University of Western Australia
jill.benn[at]uwa.edu.au


Ms Catherine Clark
University Librarian & Director
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library, Curtin University
catherine.clark[at]curtin.edu.au