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Virtual Conference - School Libraries: The Power of Reading - November 27 2020

  • 27 Nov 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Virtual Event


November 27 2020

Virtual Conference

8.30 to 3.30

Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true.

- Ruth Bader Ginsberg


In partnership with the National Education Summit

This virtual conference will be a fitting end to a year in which we have celebrated sixty years of the School Library Association of Victoria. We also celebrate the extraordinary ability of school libraries to be responsive and flexible during a year when school libraries have undoubtedly demonstrated their worth.

Featuring special guests, researchers, creators and school library practitioners, this conference will explore big picture ideas and examples of best practice in light of the powerful way school libraries foster a reading culture.

8.30am
 Trade Exhibition
 9.30am  Welcome
Di Ruffles, SLAV President
 9.45am  Keynote Address: The Power of Reading
Ursula Dubosarsky, Australian Children’s Laureate
 10.30am  Morning Tea, Trade Exhibition
 11.00am  SLAV Awards
 11.30am  Concurrent Sessions
12.00pm
Featured Speakers
 George Ivanoff in Conversation with Adrian Beck
12.30pm
Lunch, Trade Exhibition
1.30pm
Featured Speakers
Imagining the Teen Reader: YA Publishing and Bookselling
Professor Katya Johanson and Research Fellow Bronwyn Reddan
Discovering a “Good Read”: Cultural Pathways to Reading for Australian Teens Project
2.00pm
Concurrent Sessions
2.38pm
Concurrent Sessions
3.10pm
Featured Speakers
Saroo Brierley and Sue Brierley in Conversation with Kristin Gill
3.40pm

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