Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Invitation to LIASA members for specific sessions at ISASC Conference

****   To RSVP for these sessions,  please e-mail Theresa.deyoung at gmail.com by Thursday 7 March 2013, indicating which sessions/sessions you will be attending.   ***

The ISASA (Independent Schools’ Association of South Africa) Librarians’ Conference 2013 will take place from Tuesday 2nd April 2013 - Friday 5th April 2013 at Bishops (Diocesan College) in Cape Town.

The theme of the conference is “librarians@centreofchange”.

The ISASA Librarians’ Conference Committee has kindly agreed to allow LIASA members to attend some sessions on Wednesday 3 April 2013 and Friday 5 April 2013 for FREE.    Please note that this  does not include lunch/tea on either days.

These are:

1.  Wednesday 3 April 8H30:
Opening session:  The state of school libraries in South Africa / Sandy Zinn

2.  Wednesday 3 April 09H15:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: School libraries at the tipping point / Cathy Oxley (Brisbane Grammar School, Australia)

3.  Wednesday 3 April 10H15:
Keynote address / Helen Zille

4.  Wednesday 3 April 12H15
We can't afford not to - Equal Education's campaign for school libraries / Doron Isaacs

5.  Friday 5 April 09H45
Panel discussion about e-books: Zak de Vries, Nèlleke de Jager and other members of the industry / Coenraad Walters

*  For the full draft conference programme, see

Kind regards
Theresa De Young

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