Registrations are now open – Registrations close 5.00pm, 4 October 2023.

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About this event

We are excited to invite you to the 2023 Queensland Public Libraries Association (QPLA) Professional Development Intensive.

This year the focus is on Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion.

The 2023 program will centre on delivering real and practical strategies that will support staff in dealing with the challenging customer behaviours that present in library spaces. Yumi Stynes, writer, broadcaster and television presenter will discuss her experiences and challenges. Angela Meyer, will discuss how Australian publishers are bringing energy to the climate crisis and other, interrelated issues of environmental sustainability. While Chris Boden, Peregian Digital Hub Director will provide an enlightening exploration into the dynamic intersection of libraries and Artificial Intelligence. 

The PD intensive will be presented over 2 days.

The practical content of the QPLA Professional Development Intensive aims to build on the knowledge and skills you and your teams already possess and help everyone deal with such situations. 

Registration Options

  • QPLA Members – $395
  • Non-Members – $450

Registration includes Wine and Cheese Evening

Payment Options

  • Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard and American Express) via Eventbrite

Registration and payment must be received by 4 October 2023 at 5:00pm