MLTAV: 2017 Annual Conference and 70th Anniversary Award Celebration Dinner PDF Print E-mail

Date:   FRIDAY 5 May

Time: 8.45am - 4.40pm

Venue: Catholic Leadership Centre - Victoria Parade, East Melbourne

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tedd Gott, Senior Curator, International Art, National Gallery of Victoria. 
About Ted:
Dr. Ted Gott is  Senior Curator of International ARt at the National Gallery of Victoria. After studying at the University of Melbourne, the British Museum, Northwestern University and the Art Institute of Chicago, he worked at the Robert Holmes-a-Court Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art and the National Galler of Australia. He has curated and co-curated 25 exhibitions, including The Impressionists: Masterpieces from the Musee d'Orsay (2004), Kiss of the Beast: From Paris Salon to King Kong (2005), Modern Britain 1900-1960 (2007), Salvador Dali: Liquid Desire (2009), Napoleon: Revolution to Empirt (2012), Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great (2015), Degas: A New Vision and is currently curating Van Gogh and the seasons.

DELEGATE ONLINE REGISTRATIONS - NOW OPEN! (Please use either Firefox or Safari as your browser when you register online via - as there seems to be an issue for some people when using Google Chrome).

HURRY AND REGISTER NOW to secure your attendance to this, not to be missed, Professional Learning and Networking opportunity! To register online, go to: If you have any questions regarding registration, please do not hesitate to contact Kerry O’Connor, Office Manager-   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / 0437 130 976.

Conference Registration Fees - MLTAV is pleased to announce that the cost of attending the 2017 Annual Conference has been kept the same as last year! Registrations fees for the 2017 Conference are as follows:

  • Early-Bird Rate (up to 18 March): $200 (inc. GST)
  • Normal Rate (after 18 March): $230 (inc. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $350 (inc. GST)
  • 100 km from Melbourne CBD regional Government school teacher support (funding support provided by DET): $134
  • Student / Unemployed: $135
  • Presenter registration is covered by MLTAV

Presentation Expressions of Interest - NOW OPEN!

The MLTAV is calling for presentation Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Learning Area matter experts for its 2017 Annual Conference. If you are interested in presenting a 50-minute session that aims to inspire improvement in Languages teachers’ professional practice, and falls within one of the ‘Major Theme Categories’ (relevant to all levels OR Foundation, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary), we are keen to consider your Expression of Interest:

- Intercultural Partnerships;
- Australian Curriculum / Victorian Curriculum;
- VCE;
- Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Language Learning;
- Content and Language Integrated Learning;
- Immersion and Bilingual Programs
- Assessment and Reporting
- Digital Technologies and Blended Learning;
- Retention of Students;
- TeachMeet (multiple presenters).

All presenter expressions of interest must be submitted through our online EOI form via the direct link- BY MONDAY 5PM 3 APRIL. You will be notified of the outcome of your EOI no later than 5pm on Monday 10 April.


MLTAV 70th Platinum Anniversary Award Celebration Dinner - REGISTER NOW!

The MLTAV will also be celebrating its 70th Anniversary Awards Dinner on the evening of the Annual Conference - Friday 5 May 2017 - at the same venue (Catholic Leadership Centre, East Melbourne)

Please consider registering to attend this significant milestone for the Association and join in the Celebrations with the current MLTAV Committee, Life Members, past Committee Members, Colleagues and Award Recipients (past and present) in celebrating the significant achievements of individual teachers and the MLTAV over 70 years of supporting members and advocating for Languages Education throughout Victoria. It is also an opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of Languages Professionals to Languages teaching in Victoria over an extended period, who have significantly influenced the pattern and/or quality of language teaching and learning in Victoria in some beneficial way. We also encourage Single Language Associations to nominate colleagues in the category of active involvement in the work of the MLTAV or a Single Language Teacher’ Association (SLA). In exceptional circumstances, this award may also be made to someone who is not, or has not been and would not normally be expected to be, or to have been a member of the MLTAV of an SLA, or to have contributed directly to the MLTAV.

MLTAV also has a Life Membership Award. If any member wishes to discuss the process for nomination of a Life Member Award, please do not hesitate to contact Kerry O’Connor in the MLTAV Office for further information.

We encourage our members to consider colleagues they wish to nominate for an MLTAV Certificate of Merit Award. For full information and associated nomination forms, please refer to the MLTAV Website, / About Us / Awards section.

70th Anniversary Award Celebration Registration Fees (includes a 3-course meal, guest speaker TBC, entertainment, non-alcohol beverages (alcoholic beverages to be purchased at own expense):

  • Members - $95 (inc. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $145 (inc. GST)


Registrations to attend the MLTAV 70th Platinum Anniversary Awards Celebration Dinner can be done in two ways:


  1. If you plan to also attend the MLTAV 2017 Annual Conference on the same day, register for both the Conference and the Dinner via the online registration form,
  2. If you only wish to attend the Dinner event, (not the Conference), please email your contact details to Kerry O’Connor, Office Manager, MLTAV -   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it