DAY ONE | Thursday, 8 June 2017

OPENING PLENARY SESSIONS

9:00 | Opening and Welcome by Plenary Chair

Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne

HUMAN MOTIVATION AND THE DRIVE TO LEARN

9:10 | Growth Mindset - Culture and Strategy

  • Connect with our world authority on Growth Mindset, and access up-to-date research and practice
  • Discover how to implement Growth Mindset to build and support learning cultures
  • Understand how to deploy and develop effective growth strategies

Prof. Carol Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

 

LEARNING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

9:40 | Panel Session: A Global Context for Education in meeting the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Hear from NGO leaders about the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Learn from global and national thinkers about the opportunity to respond to a range of pressing issues facing our planet
  • Find out what educational leaders are doing to respond to these goals in their teaching and learning

Panel Chair:
Scott Davidson, Principal, Cabramatta Public School


Panelists:
Caroline McMillen, Vice-Chancellor, University of Newcastle
Pam Anders, Director of Public Engagement, Oxfam Australia
Dermot O'Gorman, CEO, WWF Australia

Anne Johnstone, Principal, Ravenswood School for Girls

 

10:00 | Equalizing education for emerging markets

  • The mass education problem of emerging markets
  • Educational constraints for countries like India
  • The growing educational needs of the masses
  • The equalizer of technology

Bradley Loiselle, President & CEO, BetterU


10:15 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

BREAKOUT SEMINARS

11:00 | Breakout Seminars

Delegates split into smaller groups where they have the option to attend 3 x 30 minute repeated Breakout sessions OR 1 x 110 min Workshop. There will be 10 minutes between each breakout rotation to allow you to move between rooms.

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1.00 | Lunch and Exhibition Viewing

FUTURE LIBRARY CONGRESS

Opening remarks from Future Library Congress Chair
Sandra Amoore
, President, Australian School Library Association (ASLA), Teacher-Librarian, Alligator Creek State School

THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE LIBRARIAN

2.20 | Managing Change in the Digital Paradigm Shift- Library leadership and management

  • Skills and knowledge for an uncertain future
  • Developing management skills on the job
  • Identifying the key skills and attitudes needed by the library leaders of today and tomorrow

Vicki McDonald, State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer, State Library of Queensland (SLQ)


2:40 | It's time to get out of the library and into the classroom

  • Embedding information literacy skills in the life of a school
  • Using the rise of 1-1 devices to the advantage of the School Library

Jenny Kemp, Leader of Learning (Information & Research Services), St Andrew's Cathedral School

DIGITISATION OF LIBRARIES

3:00 | Digital scholarship at the British Library

Dr Mia Ridge, Digital Curator, Digital Research Team, Collections Division, The British Library UK


3:20 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

 

4:10 | When Will The Library Be Open? - Building innovation and inclusion into library systems
Philip Minchin, Play, imagination & learning advisor

 

4:30| Transforming digital collecting and access at the National Library of Australia

Cathie Oats, Director, Trove, National Library of Australia


4:50| Guided Inquiry Design for deeper learning

  • What is Guided Design Inquiry and what are its benefits
  • Uses for research, increased relevance and application of student learning

Alinda Sheerman, Head of Information Services/ Teacher Librarian, Broughton Anglican College


5:10 | Close of Future Library Congress day one

NETWORKING EVENTS

5:20 | Networking drinks


7:00 | Gala Dinner





DAY TWO | Friday, 9 June 2017

9:00 | Opening remarks from Future Library Congress Chair
Andrew Stark
, Head of Libraries, The Southport School

THE FUTURE OF LIBRARY DESIGN

9:10 | Innovative university library design and how to improve the library layout

  • Linkages that libraries develop with faculty-based programmes
  • How library design integrates with education pedagogy, research and service delivery
  • Integrating design into service delivery systems
  • Creation of quiet space to encourage better study outcomes

Kim Tairi, University Librarian, Auckland University of Technology, NZ

 

9:30 | Designing future-focused school libraries

  • Vision and capacity building framework of Function, Form and Brand
  • Rethinking the functionality and design of your school library

Lyn Hay, Head of Professional Learning, Syba Academy, Director, Leading Learning Institute, Adjunct Lecturer, Charles Sturt University

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY IN LIBRARIES

9:50 | Oculus what? VR, AR, and School Libraries that Move with the Times

  • What is virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)?
  • VR and AR as library resources
  • The future of VR and AR in schools

Chelsea Wright, Library & Learning Resources Leader, Salesian College Sunbury

 

10:10 | Connected Classrooms: Global Classrooms

  • Inspiring (and amazing) classroom stories of connected global classrooms
  • Creating connected classrooms with the innovative use of technology
  • Tips for success, overcoming challenges, where to find experts/classrooms/teachers to connect with etc

Anne Mirtschin, ICT Teacher, Hawkesdale P12 College and leader in Global Education

 

10:30 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

CHANGING THE CONCEPT OF LEARNING

11:10 | Creating a high-tech Learning Lab in a museum

  • Lessons to share from Te Papa innovative high tech learning environment
  • Getting started
  • Objectives to provide experiential cross-discipline education programmes
  • Creating innovative learning spaces with transformative technologies

Matt Richards, Senior Advisor Learning Innovation, Te Papa National Museum of New Zealand

 

WELLNESS

11:40 | Creating a Mindful Library
Jared Cooney Horvath, Co-president, The Science of Learning Group and The Education Neuroscience Initiative


12:10 | Lunch and Exhibition Viewing

WHAT MAKES A GREAT LIBRARY

1:30 | PANEL DISCUSSION: What makes a great library?

Panel discussion to cover Library resources, library design and layout, Collection Management, makerspace and learning and community engagement for school, public and all types of libraries
Moderator:
Andrew Stark, Head of Libraries, The Southport School
Panel:
Kate Reid, Head of Library, The Hutchins School
Jane Viner
, Head of Library Resource Services, Kilvington Grammar School
Stacey Taylor
, Acting Director of Global Connections, Kambala

 

 

2:00 | Maker Movement at Bialik College

How the 'maker movement' can change our concepts of learning.

Roxanne Ciddor, Head of Educational Resources, Bialik College

FUTURE LIBRARIES & DISRUPTIVE TIMES

2:20 | What is inevitable about the future UTS Library?

The presentation will introduce these developments and initiatives by relating them to some of the technological forces that Kevin Kelly says will shape our future in his 2016 book The Inevitable.
Our short talk will probably focus on things we've been working on in three key areas:

  • Improving discovery and collections access
  • Making UTS research available to all via Open Access
  • Innovating through cultural or artistic stimulation

Mal Booth, University Librarian, UTS


Close of Future Library Congress


2:50 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

CLOSING PLENARY SESSIONS

3:30 | Welcome back by Plenary Chair

Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education University of Melbourne

 

3:35 | EduTECH Roundup

Student Videography Team, Northern Beaches Christian School

Chris Woldhuis, Assistant Principal - Student Opportunities, Northern Beaches Christian School

 

3:40 | Darkingjung Barker: a lesson in closing the education gap

  • Find out why the achievement of our most disadvantaged children requires urgent attention
  • See the impact that educational leaders can have on student's learning
  • Be inspired to teach, learn and lead through strategy, culture, focus and feedback

Phillip Heath, Head of Barker College, Barker College

 

4:00 | Embracing the New Work Order

  • Hear leading new research about the changing nature of the enterprise
  • Adapt and respond in the face of rapid technological and workplace change
  • Identify the entrepreneurial skills required by today's youth and workforce

Jan Owen AM Hon DLitt, Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Young Australians

 

4:20 | Plenary Chair Closing Remarks
Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education University of Melbourne