Draft Program


The ASA & ITIC 2017 Conference at a Glance

The 2017 National Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists which will be held alongside the 2017 Information Technologies Indigenous Communities Symposium at the University of Melbourne.


The program will explore questions on the diversity of our collections, our profession and our audiences, as well as exploring the impact and potential of information technologies in indigenous communities and on traditional knowledge.

Dates: September 25-28, 2017

The Conference is subject to change until the time of the Conference.  Please refer to https://www.archivists.org.au/learning-publications/2017-conference for the latest Conference details.


Monday 25th September, 2017

ASA Special Interest Group meetings

ASA Annual General Meeting

Mander Jones Awards Ceremony (ASA)

ASA Conference Welcome Reception

Tuesday 26th September, 2017

Welcome to Country and Official Opening

ASA Conference Plenary

Morning Tea

ASA Conference Sessions

Session 1A

Session 1B

Session 1C


ASA Conference Sessions

Session 2A

Session 2B

Session 2C

Afternoon tea

ASA Conference Sessions

Session 3A

Session 3B

Session 3C

Light refreshments

The Annual Jean Whyte Memorial Lecture

ASA Social Dinners

Wednesday 27th September, 2017

Welcome to Country and welcome to ASA/ITIC Conference

ASA & ITIC Plenary session

Morning tea

ASA & ITIC Split Sessions

ASA Session 4A

ASA Session 4B

ITIC Symposium Session 1A


ASA & ITIC Split Sessions

ASA Session 5A

ASA Session 5B

ITIC Symposium Session 2A

Afternoon tea

ASA Closing session

ITIC Event

Thursday 28th September, 2017

Gumbula Memorial Lecture

Morning tea

ASA Workshops/Tours

Indigenous Recording Project Symposium

(3 papers)


ASA Workshops/Tours

ITIC Sessions (3 papers)

Afternoon tea

ASA Workshops/Tours

ITIC Closing panel




Friday 29 September, 2017

ASA Tours - to be confirmed