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Future Libraries Reference Group Annual Conference 2019

The ‘Future Libraries Reference Group’ annual conference has grown to become the largest annual event catering specifically for teacher librarians in South East Queensland.
This year we will again be located at our new venue, Brisbane Technology Park Conference Centre (see map below)
When: Friday, October 25, 2019 (Registration from 8:20am. Finish 3:20pm)
Cost: $95 plus a .50cent booking fee
Tertiary Students $50 plus a .50cent booking fee
(Registration costs include parking - please indicate in the booking form if a park is required. If you are carpooling, please ensure only 1 person per car indicates the parking requirement!)
Bookings close: Friday 18 October 2019
(Note - You will need to pay with a credit card when you register so please obtain any necessary approvals before progressing with your booking!)

Creating Future Libraries Conference Program

8.00 - 8.30



8.30 - 8.40


FLRG Representative

8.40 - 9.40

Libraries and the Future


Tony Ryan

9.40 - 10.25

Creating a Reading Culture and Engaging the Wider Community

Megan Daley



10.25 - 10.45

QSLA News and Presentations
T-L of the Year and Principal Award

QSLA Representative

10.45 - 11.15

Morning Tea

Trade tables

11.15 - 12.00

Children’s Literature

Pauline McLeod

12.00 - 12.45

Author Panel Discussion


Pauline McLeod - Panel Chair

  1. David Burton
  2. Karen Foxlee
  3. Jonathan Bentley
  4. Michelle Taylor

12.45 - 1.15


Learner’s Playground

“The Pitch”

  1. Reading Promotion - Trish Buckley
  2. Evidence based practice in library programs - Helen Stower
  3. Reading Program - Assunta Austin
  4. VR and AR: Robotics and Literature in the Library - Jackie Child
  5. QLD Premiers Reading Challenge - Jane Shea
  6. Supporting research in the Senior Curriculum - Marist Ashgrove
  7. Writing workshops - Brian Falkner
    more booths TBA!

1.15 - 2.15


Learner’s Playground

Trade show

Trade Tables

Learner’s Playground

2.15 - 2.45

Future Learning Technologies and Spaces

Tamara Sullivan

2.45 - 3.05

Brisbane City Council

State Library


3.05 - 3.15

Prizes and Wrap Up (feedback – survey)

FLRG Representative


Brisbane Technology Park Conference Centre
1 Clunies Ross Ct, Eight Mile Plains, Qld 4113

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