Community Lead, Creative Enterprise Portfolio, State Library Victoria

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This free to attend, online seminar includes keynote speakers, panel discussion and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in Q&A, hear from library directors who have completed the Sustainable Library Certification program and get an insight about how sustainability is more than ‘green’ libraries.


9:30am - 12:30pm AEDT Thursday, 18 November

*Please note, this program is subject to change

Opening & Plenary

9:30am - 9:45am 

9:45am - 10:30am


Plenary Keynote Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Executive Director, The Mid-Hudson Library System

Panel Discussion 

10:30am - 11:15am 

Panel discussion with library directors from the US who have completed the Sustainable Library Certification Program.


11:15am - 11:30am 


ALIA - Sustainable Development Goals

11:15am – 12:25pm

ALIA - Sustainable Development Goals 

Trish Hepburn, Director of Policy and Education, ALIA

ALIA Greening Project

12:25pm – 12:30pm

ALIA Greening Project

Greening Libraries: Research project proposal 

Dr Jane Garner, School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University

Shared Leadership Program

12:30pm – 1:05pm

Shared Leadership Program action learning project team

Environmental Sustainability in Libraries: How do we support our community?

This seminar is proudly brought to you by:

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State Library Victoria and Public Libraries Victoria  acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we operate and pay respects to their ancestors, elders and families - past present and emerging.