Monday 3 October 2011

ALIA Sydney presents: From Little Things Big Things Grow: preparing to present and write a paper


Looking for some tools to put in your writing and presenting toolbox to start preparing for your first conference paper? This half day workshop will give you the spade to start growing your ideas into something big on the journey from idea to abstract, and writing to presenting.

Topics will include:
-              What is a conference program director looking for in an abstract?
-              The best ways to pitch ideas to your boss
-              Preparing to write
-              Tips for presenting

Some tools youll take with you:
-              Learning to pitch ideas
-              Tools to plan and hone your research
-              Ideas for expanding your writing repertoire
-              Improving your presentation style

Featuring guest presenters Janet Fletcher (Director, Information Services Department, UNSW and Co-Convenor for the ALIA 2012 Biennial)

Alyson Dalby (InSync Surveys and former Co-Convenor ALIA New Librarians Symposium)

Room 209, UNSW Library, University of New South Wales
1 - 5pm Saturday 15th October 2011 

ALIA Members $15 and Non-Members $20

RSVPs are essential so please email your details to   

1 comment:

  1. This workshop was amazing! Thanks to all who put it together.

    Not only was it fun and engaging, but the tips & advice plus step-by-step guidance on how to start writing and presenting was invaluable.

    You definitely topped yourselves!