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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.

PROGRAM

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

Opening & Plenary

9:30am - 9:45am 

9:45am - 10:30am

Opening Master of Ceremonies, Valli Morphett, Director of Projects, Place Score

 Sustainable Library Initiative

Plenary Keynote   Rebekkah Smith Aldrich by, Executive Director, Mid-Hudson Library System, New York, USA and Co-Founder of the Sustainable Libraries Initiative
Co-KeynoteMatthew Bollerman, Chief Executive Officer, Hauppauge Public Library, New York, USA and Co-Founder of the Sustainable Libraries Initiative

Panel Discussion 

10:30am - 11:15am 

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

Panel Discussion facilitated by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich by, Executive Director, Mid-Hudson Library System and Co-Founder of the Sustainable Libraries Initiative 
Panelists: 
M. Jill Davis, Director, Hendrick Hudson Free Library
Jennifer Ferriss, Circulation and Technical Services Department Head, Saratoga Springs Public Library
Lisa G. Kropp, Director, Lindenhurst Memorial Library
Janet Scherer, Director, South Huntington Public Library

Break 

11:15am - 11:30am 

Break 

ALIA - Sustainable Development Goals

11:30am – 11:45am

ALIA - Sustainable Development Goals 

Trish Hepworth, Director, Policy and Education, Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)

ALIA Greening Project

Shared Leadership Program

11:45pm – 12:00pm

12:00pm – 12:30pm

ALIA Greening Project

Greening Libraries: Research project proposal 

Dr Kasey Garrison, Senior Lecturer & Children’s Specialisation Coordinator, School of Information and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts & Education, Charles Sturt University

Dr Sabine Wardle, Lecturer, Social Work, School of Social Work and Arts, 

Faculty of Arts and Education,Charles Sturt University

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.