This year's social program offers delegates fantastic networking opportunities with industry contacts. 

Welcome reception
Tuesday 31 July 2018, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ticket inclusive with registration

Kick off your conference experience at the welcome reception!

This will give you the perfect chance to absorb your first day, meet, and catch up with peers as you enjoy some refreshments and get access to the exhibitors you've been waiting to meet.

After the reception ends at 7:00pm, why not attend a ‘Taste of Gold Coast dinner’? Find more details below.


Taste of Gold Coast dinners
Tuesday 31 July 2018, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Tickets $55 (incl. GST) per person (beverages not included) 


This year we're bringing you an extended social event that offers the perfect opportunity to feast on the culinary delights of the Gold Coast, whilst networking with fellow industry members and colleagues.

Register to dine at the below premium restaurants all within walking distance of the conference venue.

Mamasan Kitchen and Bar
Sharing menu (beverages not included)
View menu details*

Proudly sponsored by
Gale-Cengage Learning




The Cuban
2 course menu (beverages not included)
View menu details*

Proudly sponsored by
ALS Library Services




Nero Dining
Sharing menu (beverages not included)
View menu details*

Proudly sponsored by
Bibliotheca Australia

Open +
is a complete solution which extends
library opening hours
and improves services to the community

Please note that as the venues require full pre-payment no refund will be made if you cancel your registration or are unable to attend. 
*Menu subject to availability and change.

Conference dinner: Wanderlust
Wednesday 1 August 2018, 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Ticket inclusive with registration | additional tickets $150 (incl. GST) per person

APLIC2018 would like to invite you to join us in...

wanderlust(n): a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world

Join us on an epic adventure, the journey of a life time
around the Asia pacific and beyond.

Get your boarding pass ready and don’t forget to pack your dancing shoes
cause this is one for the bucket list!

Proudly sponsored by
Copyright Agency

Australian Publishers Association

Members reception
Thursday 2 August 2018, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ticket inclusive with member registrations only


Bid farewell to the Gold Coast and celebrate all the great experiences shared in the week past.

This ALIA Members only event gives the program committee the opportunity to thank you for attending and gives you the time to take in everything you’ve seen and learnt, to discuss with fellow members and new friends.


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ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference
Monday 11 - Friday 15 February 2019
Sydney, Australia


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