CPD Events


Upcoming Sessions 

Open Educational Resources and Scholarship in Law and Legal Studies: the State of Play (Webinar)

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Thursday 30 July 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us for this Zoom webinar to discuss key developments in the worlds of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Access in research.

Past Sessions for 2020

Reach Your People: Law Library Marketing (Webinar) 
Jade Koekoe
Thursday 23 July 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

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ALLA NSW is proud to present Jade Koekoe, who will present two online webinars for ALLA on: Reach Your People: Law Library Marketing. Jade will help us create a marketing plan for our business. During the webinars Jade will discuss:

• Library mission and purpose of a marketing plan

• Target audience

• Voice and tone

• Procedures and reviews

• Content calendar.

• Using Social Media

• Online graphic design tools

Jade Koekoe is a regular contributor at marketing workshops for the Information Services & Library industry. For further information see Jade's profile on LinkedIn or at Misskoko the Librarian.

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking in Australia (Webinar)
Professor Felicity Gerry, QC | Deakin University
Thursday 16 July 2020 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Slides here and Recording here (Password: 3W=7=ISV)

Felicity is admitted in the ICC and the Kosovo Specialist Tribunal in the Hague, in Australia (Victoria and the High Court Roll) and England and Wales. She has also had ad hoc admission in Hong Kong and Gibraltar. She specialises in leading for the defense in the most serious and complex criminal trials and appeals, often with an international element. Most recently she appeared in three high profile terrorism trials in Victoria. She is well known for her role in correcting the law on complicity in a range of cases across the globe and has a quarter of a century experience in cases involving human trafficking and sexual offending.

Asia Pacific Outlook & Covid-19: Macro and Industry Trends 
Fitch Solutions 
24 June 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Slides here

The webinar will provide a brief outlook on the global economy and a view into key macro trends and forecasts for the Asia Pacific region. Topics covered will include the spread of Covid-19, which countries are faring better with regard to curbing the pandemic, and what growth will look like in 2020 and beyond.

Publishing the Australian Law Librarian
Robin Gardner & Fiona MacDowall
3 June 2020


In this session with the journal editors we will discuss how the ALL is published.  We will also ask if the editors can give us any tips about what they are looking for when selecting articles.

Graphic Design 101 for Librarians
Diana K. Wakimoto (Librarian, California State University)
23 April 2020
Recording and handout

Why should librarians care about graphic design? Understanding and using principles of graphic design allows clearer and more effective sharing of information, which is key to librarianship. Everyone can design useful and beautiful visual communications: no design background necessary. This webinar introduces principles of graphic design, with examples, that you can apply immediately to all your communications: training handouts, email newsletters, signage, and elearning modules. It also covers free and inexpensive design applications and where to find stock photos and icons to use royalty free.

New Victorian Legislation Site – The Overview
James Dalmau
(Senior Parliamentary Counsel, Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel)
24 Mar 2020

The new www.legislation.vic.gov.au site has been launched! A key objective of the site is to provide the Victorian community with a user-friendly platform to access legislative information. Senior Parliamentary Counsel, James Dalmau, talks us through the upgrade, the site’s functionalities and future developments.

Past CPD Events (Prior to 2020)

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