Regional PD 2017/8

2017/8 School Year

We are spoilt for choice this year for Librarian related PD. Please note the following events with opportunities to attend and to present. Please add a comment if you know of any other opportunities to add to these. The list below is in chronological order. For other events and development opportunities in the region see this page

For good FREE PD consider attending a TeachMeet in Singapore

8-10 September 2017 (Hong Kong):
IBO, Cat 3: The Role of the Librarian, Hong Kong

14-16 October 2017 (Hong Kong): 
IBO, Cat 3: The Role of the Librarian, Hong Kong

2-4 November 2017 (Shanghai, China):
Learning 2.0 at Shanghai American School.  Of particular interest to librarians is Jeff Utecht speaking on “Honing research skills in the age of falsified news & echo chambers

16-18 November 2017 (HCMC, Vietnam):
LKSW at American International School Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.  Contact Jennifer Alevy, Coordinator of Library Services, for further information

17-19 January 2018 (Hong Kong):
21st Century Learning Hong Kong will have a library pre-conference and library / information literacy strand with Joyce Valenza as keynote. Here is the link if you’d like to submit a presentation proposal.

16-17 February 2018 (Chennai, India):
ECIS Library 2018 in Chennai India. Keynote speakers are ​Shannon McClintock Miller and John Schumacher (a.k.a Mr. Schu).

29-31 March 2018 (Bangkok, Thailand):
EARCOS Teachers’ Conference in Bangkok. Diane Mackenzie and Katie Day will be presenting as will Pernille Ripp (Global Read Aloud).

20-22 April 2018 (Shenzhen, China):
IBO, Cat 3: The role of the librarian, Shenzhen, China

6-11 May 2018 (Istanbul, Turkey):
IASL 2018 Istanbul Turkey.

30 July to 2 August 2018 (Queensland, Australia):
Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference. Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
First joint conference of ALIA, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA), and Library Association of Singapore (LAS) 

24-30 August 2018 (KL, Malaysia):
IFLA 84th World Library and Information Congress, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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