Conferences and events coming up in 2018

APO staff have confirmed a few conference presentations and attendances so far for 2018 so we hope to see you there. Please come and say hello.


APO Presentation at VALA2018

VALA 2018 in Melbourne from 13 – 15 February 2018, will be the year’s must-attend event for those working and aspiring to work in the fast-changing information and technology environment of the GLAM sector. Amanda Lawrence will be presenting on APO and our developments as a linked data platform. 

Humanities, Arts and Culture Data Summit

The Academy’s Humanities, Arts and Culture Data Summit will progress the humanities and arts research infrastructure agenda and will be held 14-15 March 2018, Canberra. Amanda Lawrence will be attending and looking forward to the discussion.
and Amanda is also hoping to attend – and certainly recommends

ADA Copyright Forum 2018 – Flexible and Adaptable: the Future of Copyright

The Australian Digital Alliance Copyright Forum will take place on Friday 9 February 2018 at the National Library of Australia in Canberra, and will be keynoted by Professor Ruth Okediji, the Jeremiah Smith. Jr, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Co-Director of the Berkman Klein Center

Registration for the 2018 Forum is now open! See details on Eventbrite.


And for those of you interested in improving access to knowledge for all please consider…

Electronic Publishing Conference 22 -24 June 2018, Toronto Canada

The theme of ELPUB 2018 is Connecting the Knowledge Commons: From Projects to Sustainable Infrastructure. The question of sustainability in the open access movement has been widely debated, yet satisfactory answers have yet to be generated.

The CFP closes 10 January 2018


APO is also planning to run more of our own events in collaboration with partner organisations. And we can help promote your events.