SPUN Conference 2019, Melbourne

The 2019 conference will be held Wednesday 9 October until Friday 11 October at:

Pullman Melbourne on the Park
192 Wellington Parade
Melbourne VIC

The conference is run in conjunction with Civica’s Health (Civica Care) and Local Government groups.

Registration is now closed.

Please contact the Exec if you still wish to attend.


2019 SPUN Conference Program - final (updated October 2)

With our shared conference, we are working towards a group plenary session before breaking into a revised SPUN format that introduces some new sessions to conference following on from your feedback. There will still be training and user presentations but also, more time to find out about Spydus and what’s coming up. We also hold our AGM during conference and this year an updated constitution will be presented. 

Outline of Conference sessions


  • Welcome
  • Civica overview and Spydus New Features Part A
  • Privacy in Practice


  • New Features Part B
  • AGM
  • Presentations
  • Training


AGM Documents (Login to access)


Registration is now closed.

For those of you looking to apply and seek approval for conference, please see below for associated costs.

Item (All prices shown in Australian dollars)Rate
Full Conference - all three days (Welcome Dinner Separate) $410.00
Wednesday (Day 1 Conference) Including lunch $110.00 Full Day
Wednesday – Welcome Dinner Function (SPUN in conjunction with Local Government and Health groups) $150.00
Thursday (Day 2 Conference + Training, full day) – Plenary sessions, AGM and 2 afternoon Training and/or focus groups $190.00 Full Day
Thursday (Day 2 Conference - 1 or 2 individual sessions out of 3 total) If attending 2 sessions, lunch is included, if only one session, lunch is not included. $75.00 each session
Friday (Day 3 Conference) $110.00 Full Day


Accommodation booking offers have now closed. Accommodation bookings must now be made directly with Pullman on the Park.


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Conference Objectives:

  • To provide a forum for Civica to present members with new/improved features and developments in Spydus.
  • To provide Civica with feedback on Spydus and have input into its future development.
  • To obtain information on the business plans, performance and status of Civica, the company.
  • To provide members with opportunities to network and exchange information.
  • To showcase innovative applications and projects involving Spydus.
  • To increase members' awareness of technology trends and opportunities that may influence Spydus and library operations.
  • To hold a SPUN AGM to conduct necessary business.
  • To provide members with an informative, stimulating, enjoyable and value-for-money conference experience.

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