Professional Development

I’m a strong believer in professional development and continuous learning. Doing so allows me to keep abreast of developing industry standards and best practice, as well as maintain existing skills and develop new. It’s also good fun!

Listed below are activities I’ve participated in over the course of my studies and beyond.

Activities

Classes, Courses, Training, and Workshops

Nov 2023
Advanced Project Management (LGPRO in-person full day workshop facilitated by Lisa Twyford)
Mar 2023
Acquisitions: Getting it right (ALIA online training course through TAFE NSW Sydney Moodle)
Aug 2022
#LunchandLearn leadership training, episodes 1 and 2 (Niche Academy one-hour monthly training sessions online)
Jan 2022
Copywriting essentials (ADMA self-paced online course)
Dec 2021
Digital marketing campaign planning and management (ADMA self-paced online course)
Nov 2021
Google Analytics essentials course (ADMA one-day virtual class)
Nov 2020
Digital health literacy (Australian Digital Health Agency, ALIA, Australian Public Library Alliance, and State Library of Queensland online training program partnership)
Jul 2019
Strategic partnerships (LinkedIn Learning course)
Jun 2019
Presenting with confidence (Learn 4 Results in-person workshop for City of Kingston)
May 2018
Writing for UX (AcademiXi in-person workshop)
Mar 2017
Futureproof: Born digital practical preservation skills (ALIA online training course through TAFE NSW Sydney Moodle)
Jun 2016
Branching out (State Library Victoria self-paced online course).

Conferences and Seminars

Sep 2023
Volume: Building a reading nation (national reading symposium held online by Australia Reads)
Nov 2020
Simon Sinek: The infinite game (virtual event by The Growth Faculty)
Feb 2020
VALA2020 (VALA three-day biennial conference)
Apr 2018
Big ideas, big tech (ALIA Futures – special event with Telstra)
Feb 2018
VALA2018 (VALA three-day biennial conference)
Mar 2017
Digital inclusion for diverse communities (seminar by the PLVN Multicultural Services special interest group)
Apr 2016
The future is now mini-conference (presented by State Library Victoria and PLVN).

Presentations, Discussions, and Webinars

Sep 2023
Fireside chat: A day in the life of a website manager (webinar presented by Monsido)
Apr 2023
The countdown to WCAG 2.2: It’s nearly here! (webinar presented by Monsido)
Feb 2023
AI, libraries, and the changing face of information literacy (webinar discussion held by ALIA, AMLA, and NSLA)
Nov 2020
Untapped: The Australian literary heritage project launch (Online presentation with The University of Melbourne).