PHA Qld Professional Development Day

On Saturday 14 October 2017, PHA Qld welcomes you to a professional development day at the Queensland Art Gallery.

Themed History: practice and experience, the day will include a number of talks by leading practitioners in the field, and highlight resources available to professional historians as well as insights into industry experience. Guest Speaker Jill Barnard (President, Professional Historians Australia) will provide insights into managing your history consultancy, and other speakers will highlight useful mechanisms for historians to include in their practice, including digital tools and social media. The PHA Qld AGM will also be held during this event.

10.00 am              Registration/Introduction
10.30 am              Jill Barnard Managing your history consultancy
11.15am               Judy Nissen History consultancy

12 noon                PHA Qld AGM

All members are welcome at the AGM whether you are attending the seminar or not

12.30pm               Lunch – own catering
1.30pm                 Thom Blake Useful digital tools for the historian
2.15pm                 Shauna Hicks Adding social media to the historian’s toolbox
3.00pm                 Afternoon tea – catered
3.25pm                 Kaye Nardella DNRM online research resources
4.05pm                 Marianne Taylor Getting out there: Instagram as a marketing tool

Members are welcome to gather in the State Library Café at 9.30am to join in conversation over your morning coffee, and some refreshments at the historic Fox Hotel after the day’s proceedings.
PHA Members: $30.00
Guests: $40.00
RSVP Tuesday 10 October
To register, please email to confirm your attendance, and pay either via direct bank transfer or cheque.

For those travelling to Brisbane, there are a number of hotels located close to the Queensland Art Gallery, including The Riverside HotelFleet Lane ApartmentsEvolution Apartments and Rydges Hotel Southbank. A number of dining options are available throughout the Cultural Precinct for lunch.

An event flyer with further details and abstracts is available here to share with colleagues and students.