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

Founder and Director
Indigi Lab

Luke Briscoe

National Library of Australia

Marie-Louise Ayres

CEO, National Library Board
of Singapore

Elaine Ng

National Librarian, National
Library of New Zealand

Bill MacNaught



Tuning Show


Test Drive


402m. Drag


3 Lap Challenge


AODI Tournament


Off Road Adventure


Park Drift


Big Opening



Video presentation


 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

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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
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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.

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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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