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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.

Program

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

Wednesday

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

Thursday

  • New Features Part B
  • AGM
  • Presentations
  • Training

Friday

AGM Documents (Login to access)

Registration

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

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

Enquiries

  • For general enquiries about the conference please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Enquiries about registration and payment should be made to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.

Previous conferences:

2019 SPUN Conference - Online Bookings Open


This year the SPUN conference was held in Melbourne from Wednesday October 9 through to Friday October 11.

Further information can be found at the Conference page.


 

ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE


The 2019 SPUN Conference, was held in Melbourne,
Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 of October,
at The Pullman On The Park.

SPUN 2019 Conference Information

 


 

SPUN conducts its' AGM during the conference and Executive positions often become vacant so think about becoming involved in SPUN.

 

Conference Papers:

 

Enquiries:

  • For general enquiries about the conference please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Enquiries about registration and payment should be made to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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.

 

Previous conferences:

2018 SPUN Conference, Manly

2017 SPUN Conference, Brisbane

Previous conference papers

Previous AGM Minutes

SPUN Conference 2017, Brisbane

The 2017 conference was held Wednesday 25 October until Friday 27 October at:

Novotel Brisbane
200 Creek Street
Brisbane, QLD


Program

 

AGM Documents (Login to access)

 

Registration - Closed

  • Conference Registration Form and Tax Invoice (closed) 

 

Payment

Registration can be paid by cheque or EFT (as per registration form/tax invoice), or for overseas sites, via PayMate Express (using the link below).

Pay with Paymate Express

 

Accommodation bookings

  • Accommodation is not included in the registration, each delegate must book their own accommodation for the conference.

 

Enquiries

  • For general enquiries about the conference please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Enquiries about registration and payment should be made to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


 

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.

Previous conferences:

Welcome to the online home of SPUN - Spydus Users Network Inc

 

 

SPUN - Spydus Users Network - is an independent and active member-run user group with regular meetings and an annual conference.

Members are from all types libraries across Australia and overseas.

SPUN is Incorporated in NSW and the elected SPUN Executive members run the organisation on a volunteer basis.

 

SPUN Membership is open to licensed users of Spydus,
see the Membership page for information on joining.

 

The 2019 SPUN Conference will be in Melbourne 

 

The SPUN Email Discussion list is a very active place for discussion. 

 

SPUN is an association that aims to:

  • provide its members with channels to gather and disseminate information about the Spydus software system
  • to liaise with the vendors of Spydus (Civica) on matters of interest to the group
  • to liaise with other relevant user groups in Australia and overseas
  • to promote co-operation between members and other appropriate organisations
  • to provide a forum for co-operative ventures.

Spydus is a library/information management system developed in Australia.
For further information visit the Civica site.