REIMAGINE! New Ways With Literature: CBCA Vic State Conference

Childrens Book Council of Australia

Event Date: 
19 May 2018
Author / Presenters: 
Morris Gleitzman, Boori Monty Pryor, Auntie Fay Muir, Sue Lawson, Lance Balchin, Ann James, Anna Walker, Nikki Greenberg, Dr Louise Paatsch, Shivaun Plozza, Mark Smith, Scot Gardner

We are excited to announce that the next CBCA Vic State Conference will be held on 19th May 2018 at Deakin University - Geelong - Waterfront Campus.

Conference Bookings are now open: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=295718&

The conference program is designed to delight educators and librarians with the power and pleasure of literature for students from pre-school to year nine. Particular attention will be given to alignment to the literature stream of the national curriculum for English.

Full program details will be listed on the website when finalised however we are proud to announce...

Keynote Speaker:
Morris Gleitzman

Presenters include:
Boori Monty Pryor (Australia's first Children's Laureate) with Auntie Fay Muir in conversation with Sue Lawson
Lance Balchin, creator of 'Mechanica' and 'Aquatica'
Ann James, Anna Walker & Nikki Greenberg contributing to an illustrators panel
Dr Louise Paatsch, School of Education, Deakin University
Shivaun Plozza, Mark Smith & Scot Gardner delivering workshops on 'novel ways with literature for the middle years'.

An afternoon of practical workshops will include the opportunity to engage with creators about illustrative tips and techniques, discuss and learn about digital modes of storytelling, and discover 'novel ways' of interacting with middle and early secondary students.

Early Bird registrations are now open:

$180 CBCA member
$245 non member (includes individual CBCA VIc Branch subscription)

Registration from 31st March (end of Term One 2018)
$220 member
$285 non member (with CBCA branch membership)

Book here: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=295718&

Join us for:

Exceptional presenters
Stimulating workshops
Content aligned to literature in the national curriculum for English
Take away resources
Engaging trade displays
Peer sharing of ideas
Delicious food by leading Geelong caterer 'Truffleduck'

For information and queries regarding the CBCA Vic Branch 2018 Conference please contact our Event Organisers as below:

Deakin Event Management Services
Ph: +61 3 5247 9360
Email: cbca2018@deakin.edu.au