Wednesday, September 24, 2008

[AORAKI] LIANZA 2008 Conference Sponsorship

The LIANZA Aoraki Regional Committee is pleased to offer a sponsorship opportunity to attend the LIANZA Conference 2008, Poropitia: Outside the Box in Auckland, 2nd - 5th November 2008.

Applications for sponsorship are invited from all Aoraki paid up personal members of LIANZA, SLANZA or Te Ropu Whakahau. The committee has decided to offer this sponsorship to anyone who feels they have a case for attending conference, no matter their length of time in the profession, however preference may be given to first time attendees.

Sponsorship support may be applied for to cover registration costs (excluding Gala dinner), travel and reasonable accommodation. Applications for partial sponsorship are welcome as it may mean that the committee is able to support more people to attend.

In your application please include:
* Length of membership and any involvement in the above associations.
* Reasons for applying, including how attendance at the conference will benefit you.
* A breakdown of your estimated costs for attending this conference.
* An indication of any other financial support you would receivefor attending, e.g. workplace funding.

More information about the conference programme and social events can befound at

The successful applicant(s) will be required to prepare a written report(to be published in Aoraki Librarians) and possibly speak about their experience at a local meeting of members.

Applications must be received Friday 3rd October 2008 and can be addressed to:
The Secretary
LIANZA Aoraki Regional Committee
PO Box 2175
Christchurch Mail Centre

or alternatively can be emailed to Kathy.palmer[at]

The successful applicant will be notified shortly after the closing date.

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