PDIG - Events

The Caval Professional Development Interest Group runs Forums, tours and other events to assist the professional development of staff working in and with academic libraries.

The second forum for 2019 will be on Tuesday 19 November at La Trobe University City Campus. More details are available below.

PDIG is also organising a tour of Swinburne University's Hawthorn library on Weds 29 January 2020 - save the date!

Taking Charge of Your PD:
CAVAL Professional Development Interest Group Forum


Tuesday 19 November, 2019
Registration from 9am

La Trobe City Campus,
360 Collins St, Level 2,
Room 2.10-2.11

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9.30 am
Marion Slawson (Chair of PDIG, Federation University)

9:35 am
ALIA’s PD scheme 
Margie Anderson (Victorian State Manager, ALIA)

9:50 am
Gamification and Personal and Professional Development with PD Bingo
Kylie Percival (Associate University Librarian, University of Adelaide)
Jamie Royals (Manager Learning Engagement & HASS, University of Adelaide) 

10:30 am
Learning from mistakes: PBL in the library
Louisa Sher (Liaison Librarian, Deakin University)

11.00 am
Tea Break and networking

11:30 am 
Panel discussion: The role of PD in career progression / realignment
- Graham Massey, Collections and Datasets Librarian, Victoria University
- Anna Rubinowski, Collections Librarian, Monash University
- Maddy Maitri, Librarianship Student, La Trobe University
- Cheryl Claridge, Team Leader, Library Research Services, Federation University
- Dr Lyle Winton, Manager, Digital Scholarship | SCIP Informatics Platform Manager Digital Scholarship, University of Melbourne
- Luke Watsford, Acting Library Advisor (specialist), Deakin University
Facilitator: Marion Slawson (Associate Librarian, Client Services, Federation University)
12.20 pm
Workshop: Your PD action plan
Facilitator: Sandra Woods (Manager Library Programs, University of Melbourne)

12.55 pm
Wrap up, questions and discussions

1.00 pm