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Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Time Session Speaker
9.00am – 4.30pm Workshop 2 – Hackathon
Presented by Michelle Mannering, Co-founder of Black
Proudly sponsored by MinterEllison
Venue:  MinterEllison,  Level 23 Rialto Towers, 525 Collins Street
12.00pm – 1.00pm Library tour 1 – Parliamentary Library
2.00pm – 4.00pm Workshop 1 – Using infographics for engaging visual communication
Presented by Michelle De Aizpurua, Monash University
Proudly sponsored by Wolters Kluwer Australia
Venue: Wolters Kluwer Australia, Level 4, 461 Bourke Street
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2.00pm – 4.00pm Workshop 3 – How I stopped using Prozac and started using Lean Six Sigma to defeat stupid, or Lean Six Sigma in a hurry
Presented by Sue Ann Yap, JADE – Little William Bourke
Proudly sponsored by  Russell Kennedy Lawyers
Venue:  Russell Kennedy Lawyers, Level 12, 469 La Trobe Street
2.00pm – 3.00pm Library tour 2 – Supreme Court of Victoria
2.00pm – 3.00pm Library tour 3 – Library at the Dock
2.00pm – 3.00pm Library tour 4 – Melbourne Law School library
2.00pm – 3.00pm Library tour 5 – MCG Library
3.30pm – 4.30pm Library tour 6 – State Library Victoria
4.30pm – 6.30pm Registration open
5.30pm – 7.30pm Welcome Reception: The Queen’s Hall, State Library Victoria
Proudly sponsored by ICLR
Guest speaker: Julian Burnside AO QC
Thursday, 25 August 2016
8.00am – 4.30pm Registration open
8.45am – 9.00am Welcome to Country Wurundjeri Tribe Land & Compensation Cultural Heritage Council.
9.00am – 9.20am Opening address The Hon. Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC
9.20am – 10.20am Keynote address: Rules of engagement Rose Hiscock
10.20am – 11.10am Morning tea
Proudly sponsored by Emerald Group Publishing
11.10am – 11.40am Keynote address: Managing your career Carey Hawker
11.40am – 12.20pm Keynote address: Changing library careers – a move overseas
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Clare O’Dwyer
12.20pm – 12.30pm Platinum sponsor presentation: Oxford University Press
Oxford Law Online – From Scholar to Practitioner
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Andrea Gilbey
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
Proudly sponsored by Veda
1.30pm – 2.30pm Keynote address: Gamification
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Dan Hunter
2.30pm – 3.00pm Successes, failures, resistance and lessons learnt from implementing a structured legal research skills programme at the University of Canterbury
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Theresa Buller
3.00pm – 3.20pm Afternoon tea
3.20pm – 4.20pm Panel: Training perspectives – 3 libraries, 3 trainers
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Kirsty Wilson, Melinda Stewart, Michael Gavan
4.20pm – 5.00pm Annual General Meeting
6.30pm – 9.30pm Conference cocktail function: The Old Melbourne Gaol
Proudly sponsored by Little William Bourke
Guest speaker: Gideon Haigh
Friday, 26 August 2016
8.15am – 5.30pm Registration open
9.00am – 9.30am Benefits of social media and blogging for law librarians in the ever-changing legal profession Rebecca Morgan
9.30am – 10.00am Managing up, across and down in today’s multigenerational organisation (or how to avoid a good boomerism)
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Karen Rowe-Nurse
10.00am – 10.30am Client current awareness in an online world
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Katie Albright, Caitlin Nevill, Dan Peake
10.30am – 11.15am Morning tea
11.15am – 12.15pm The law librarians’ guide to business & industry intelligence
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John Guerrato, Nadia Wust
12.15pm – 1.45pm Lunch
1.45pm – 2.15pm The law, libraries and social justice outcomes Helen Edney
2.15pm – 2.20pm Gold sponsor presentation:  Thomson Reuters
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Jane Maconachie
2.20pm – 2.50pm How the Supreme Court Library Queensland is expanding access to online legal publications in cooperation with Australia’s major commercial legal publishers
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David Bratchford, Carlo Iacono
2.50pm – 3.50pm Afternoon tea
3.50pm – 4.25pm Back & across: how the faculty of law library of the University of the West Indies contributes to the development of the law in the Commonwealth Caribbean
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Junior Browne
4.25pm – 4.30pm Gold sponsor presentation:  LexisNexis
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 Lisa Sylvester
4.30pm – 5.15pm Data retention and privacy – a discussion Jason Bosland, Michael Bachelard
5.15pm – 5.30pm Closing address Elizabeth Langeveldt
5.30pm – 6.30pm Closing Drinks: Theatrette Foyer, State Library Victoria
Proudly sponsored by Fairfax Media
Thursday, 25 August 2016
10.30am – 10.50am Practice makes perfect: Building statutory research skills for students Kay Tucker, Sandra Pyke, Caroline Knaggs, Michelle De Aizpura
12.40pm – 1.00pm South Australian Government Gazette – Digitisation project Louise Langridge, Lucy Brown
1.00pm – 1.20pm Searching with Hector and Jane: Legal information literacy for first year law students Kate Freedman
3.05pm – 3.25pm Locating Victorian unreported judgements Alissa Duke
Friday, 26 August 2016
10.40am – 11.00am Zotero: Reference management for law Trung Quach
12.30pm – 12.50pm What’s on the web strays from the web: Using to create permanent links to web pages cited in footnotes Carole Hinchcliff
12.50pm – 1.10pm Wikipedia for legal research: The good and the bad Bernard Lyons
3.15pm – 3.35pm LexisNexis’ rule of Law Impact Tracker Lisa Sylvester, Georgie Leahy
Thursday, 25 August 2016 Friday, 26 August 2016
10.30am – 10.35am Cambridge University Press 10.40am – 10.45am Justis
10.40am – 10.45am Gale, Cengage Learning 12.30pm – 12.35pm Manzama
10.50am – 10.55am Emerald Group Publishing Pty Ltd 12.50pm – 12.55pm Oxford University Press
11.00am – 11.05am Fairfax Media 1.00pm – 1.05pm Softlink
12.45pm – 12.50pm The Federation Press 1.10pm – 1.15pm Thomson Reuters
12.55pm – 1.00pm First Software Solutions 1.20pm – 1.25pm TimeBase
1.05pm – 1.10pm Bloomsbury – Hart Publishing 3.10pm – 3.15pm Veda
1.15pm – 1.20pm HeinOnline 3.20pm – 3.25pm Wildy & Sons Ltd
3.10pm – 3.15pm ICLR 3.30pm – 3.35pm Wolters Kluwer
    3.40pm – 3.45pm InfoTrack Pty Ltd