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    AAA Professional Development Conference 2020

    March 31, 2020

    8.30 for 8.50am - 4.45pm

    Venue: Rydges World Square, 389 Pitt Street Sydney

    Focus: Information Text in a Digital Age + CBCA Short List

    NESA Accredited

    Early Bird Bookings now open

    Manual Booking Form

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    Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud!

     

    The AAA! PD event is a one day conference with NESA accredition and provides teachers, teacher-librarians, librarians and the general public with up-to-date knowledge and industry insights for promoting literature and literacy within the NSW Education Curriculum. It is an inspiring day that includes world class speakers and the announcement of the CBCA Book of the Year Short List. This event has been running for over 20 years. Delegates have the opportunity to meet authors, illustrators, creators and publishers. It is supported by a book shop and trade fair.

     

    This Conference will encourage critically reflective thinking and provide a showcase of professional development resources to support educators in their role.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SPECIAL OFFER!

     

    All Early Bird and Full Paying Delegates will receive a free copy of When Galaxies Collide by Prof Lisa Harvey-Smith.

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    Prof Lisa Harvey-Smith, Lee Constable, Claire SaxbyProf Lisa Harvey-Smith, Lee Constable, Claire Saxby
    Prof Lisa Harvey-Smith, Lee Constable, Claire Saxby

    Keynote Speakers - Confirmed

    Prof Lisa Harvey-Smith - Melbourne University Press

    Lee Constable - Penguin Random House

    Claire Saxby - Walker Books

    more to be announced soon.

     

     

     

    Short List Panelists

    Older Reader - Luke McMaster - Children's & YA Services, Waverley Library

    Younger Reader - Tristan Bancks - Author

    Early Childhood - Rachel McIntosh - Teacher and past CBCA NSW Sub-branch President

    Picture Books - Margaret Hamilton - Author/Publisher

    Eve Pownall - Olivia O'Flynn - Better Read Kids

     

    Tristan Bancks, Margaret Hamilton, Oliva O'Flynn, Luke McMaster, Rachel McIntoshTristan Bancks, Margaret Hamilton, Oliva O'Flynn, Luke McMaster, Rachel McIntosh
    Tristan Bancks, Margaret Hamilton, Oliva O'Flynn, Luke McMaster, Rachel McIntosh

    Publisher Perspective

    Louise Park - Allen & Unwin

    HarperCollins Publishers

    Pantera Press

    more to be announced soon.

     

    Find Speakers Bios here.

     

    Book Shop

    Better Read Kids

     

     

     

     

     

    Trade

    Allen & Unwin

    Affirm Press

    Bloomsbury

    HarperCollins Publishers

    Pantera Press

    Melbourne University Press

    Penguin Random House

    Scholastic Australia

    Walker Books