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Conference

ALLA 2008 Conference

Introduction

The Australian Law Librarians' Association 2008 Conference: ALLA 2008: The Art of Information was held on the 17-19th September at the Subiaco Arts Centre, Perth Western Australia.

 

2011 Conference Committee

ALLA would like to thank the members of the 2011 conference committee:

  • Chair / Co-ordinator Cassie Jones

  • Treasurer & Secretary Natalie McDonald

  • Program Leanne Whykes, Anne Greenshields, Fiona Archibald, Catherine Harrold, Alice Anderson, Nora Hayes-Stapylton

  • Satellite Events & Tours Kirsty McPhee

  • Social Events Kendra Mulatz, Luise Crisafulli

  • Marketing Alissa Sputore, Maris Margetts

  • Exhibition and Sponsorship Lisa Scott

  • for organising such an informative and successful event

Papers & Presentations

Program

Please note that the program is subject to change at the discretion of the organising committee.

Pre Conference Workshops

Topic

Time

8.00- 9.00

Registration

9.00

Conference welcome and opening

Welcome to Country
Nev Collard, Noongar Elder

Opening address
The Hon Chief Justice Robert French, High Court of Australia

10.00

The art of reference
Dorothy Shea, Supreme Court of Tasmania

10.45

Morning tea & trade exhibition

11.15

Main Auditorium

Finding, digging, moving, dealing and shaking: a hitchhiker's guide to WA mining law
Nick Stagg, Lavan Legal

11.00 am Breakout workshop - bookings essential

When surviving is not enough: positioning your library to thrive in a commercial context
Kate Abbott, AGS
Limited places (only one left on 5th August
see details below for booking a seat.)

11.45

ALLA AGM

12.45

Lunch & trade exhibition

1.45

Lawyers, law librarians and Second Life: beyond the mooting avatar
Kathryn Greenhill, Murdoch University

2.15

Keynote speaker

Law 2: The challenge of user-generated and peer-produced networks, content and culture
Peter Black, Queensland University of Technology

3.15

Afternoon tea & trade exhibition

3.45

Stories from the frontline

Reviewing the map: intranet redevelopment
Roxana Jarolimek, Clayton Utz
A balancing act: wikis v intranet
Alison O'Connor, Blake Dawson.
Wikis for KM: lessons learned along the way
Mary Moar, Buddle Findlay (NZ)

4.15

Through the looking glass: a panel discussion reviewing trends and ideas gleaned from attending international conferences

Dennis Warren, La Trobe University - BIALL
Petal Kinder, High Court of Australia - AALL & IALL
Vanessa Blackmore, Law Courts Library, NSW -Joint Study Institute
Moderated by John Botherway, Federal Court of Australia

5.00

Close & trade exhibition

7.00

The Conference Dinner: Fraser's Restaurant, Fraser Avenue, Kings Park, West Perth
 

Friday 19 September 2008

Time

Topic

8.30- 9.00    

Registration

9.00
 

Welcome

9:05
 

Justice and emotion: legal education for human wellbeing
Robin Tapper, Robertson Hayles Lawyers

9:35    

Online legal indexes: an abstract likeness or a true portrait?
Tracy Robertson & Dennis Warren, La Trobe University

10.15

Morning tea & trade exhibition

10.45

Keynote speaker

Challenging the "art of disinformation" in Australian animal law
Nichola Donovan, Lawyers for Animals

11.30    

Main Auditorium

Collection development and standards for law libraries: do we need them now more than ever?
Catherine Crawford, Queensland University of Technology

Breakout workshop - bookings essential

Taming the shrew: managing technology to meet your user and stakeholder expectations
Robyn Nielsen & Michael Keely, AGS

12.15

Lunch & trade trade exhibition

1.45

Collaborating on teaching the RAW materials for a law degree: research and writing
Kay Tucker & Trish Hughes, Monash University

" 'Scuse me miss! What's an unreported judgment?": relating graduate attributes to legal research skills in the workplace
Ruth Talbot-Stokes, University of Newcastle

The power and the passion: teaching legal research
Natalie Wieland, Bliss Consulting

3.15    

Afternoon break

3.30    

Closing address
Kelli MacMillan, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, WA Winner of the Golden Gavel 2008

4.00

Official close and handover to the Northern Territory
 

4.30

Closing drinks at Parliament House
 

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