Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre



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6 pre-conference and 3 breakfast workshops


3 days for networking and 1 day for tours

Keynote speakers

Award-winning leader, consultant and author.

Lucy Perry

National Archives of Fiji 

Opeta Alefaio

Assistant Professor
San Jose State University

Dr Michael Stephens

Chief Scientific Officer
Cognitive Edge 

Prof Dave Snowden

Speaker to be announced


Who will it be

National Library of Australia

Marie-Louise Ayres

CEO, National Library Board
of Singapore

Elaine Ng

National Librarian, National
Library of New Zealand

Bill MacNaught

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 80+ Speakers

Experience all the fantastic speakers and share with your co workers

 25+ Sessions

Which sessions will you attend?

 5 Days

1 day of pre conference workshops, 3 days of conference and exhibition, closing with 1 day of library tours

 65+ Exhibitors

Visit our new and returning industry partners, ask questions and develop your knowledge

Latest news

10 Feb 2015
ALIA, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA), and Library Association of Singapore (LAS) are delighted to announce...
17 Aug 2016
We are delighted to announce that our Gold Partner for 2018 is Oxford University Press. Here's a little something about Oxford University Press if...
16 Feb 2017
We're once again happy to annouce that Bolinda - Borrow Box has confirmed to join us as a partner. Let's find out a little more about them. "Bolinda...
20 Feb 2017
The first program committee meeting was held in the Gold Coast at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on 6 March 2017. The committee...
10 May 2017
Welcome back ALS Library Services, who has confirmed to join us as a partner for another year. Let's find out a little more about them. "ALS partners...
10 May 2017
We're once again happy to annouce that the University of South Australia has confirmed to join us as a partner. Let's find out a little more about...
30 Jul 2017
Put on your party hat, it’s officially ONE YEAR until Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference hits the Gold Coast! By now we’re sure you've...
29 Aug 2017
Welcome back Gale Cengage, who has confirmed to join us as a partner for another year. Let's find out a little more about them. "Cengage Learning...
29 Aug 2017
This year, we're headed to the Gold Coast and our incredbile venue Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Gold Coast's star attraction is...
04 Sep 2017
We're thrilled to announce our very first keynote speaker, Lucy Perry! Lucy is a change maker, an ideas machine and an exceptional communicator....
04 Sep 2017
The Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 program committee invites proposals relating to the conference theme: Roar | Leap | Dare....
09 Nov 2017
Due to large number of requests, closing date for abstract submissions has been extended to close-of-business, Monday 13 November, 2017 (AEDT).
19 Dec 2017
Program to be announced soon, with the early bird registration opening in 30 January 2018.
29 Jan 2018
We are excited to release the program for APLIC2018 with exciting workshops and sessions. 
30 Jan 2018
Early bird registrations are now open till 13 March 2018, get in quick to register and receive great discounts.
01 Mar 2018
We are pleased to announce ALIA Grant will be awarded to a current personal ALIA member to attend the APLIC2018 conference. Please submit your...
14 Mar 2018
Standard registrations are now open. Tickets for workshops and dinners are selling out quickly. Register now.
06 Apr 2018
We are pleased to announce Frank Moorhouse, Caroline Overington, Rachael Johns, Kristina Olsson and Hannah Richell will be on our author panel...
06 Jun 2018
If you have noticed your favourite author is participating in the signing session, don't forget to bring your book on Thursday.
26 Jul 2018
Luke Briscoe is unfortunately not able to join us for APLIC but stay tuned for an amazing new speaker. 
27 Jul 2018
Looking forward to welcoming our APLIC delegates to the Gold Coast!
27 Jul 2018
Stop by the registration desk on the ground floor if we can assist with anything. Our contact number for urgent enquiries is 0499 330 956 or call...
30 Jul 2018
We’re very pleased to announce IFLA President-elect, Christine Mackenzie and Allison Dobbie, INELI Oceania chair will be presenting a keynote address...

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Asia-Pacific Conference provides the platform as a meeting point for all Library and Information professionals, from all sectors and all areas of Australia and the international community.

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