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conferences & events

2017 Panelist at  Sustainability Awards 2017 discussing about “Sustainability Of Scale” – Education + Commercial.

  • Panelist

2017 – Speaker at the Women In Business seminar hosted by MGSM Entrepreneurship Club in MGSM and Macquarie University Incubator,  Sydney. 

  • Star Speaker

2017 – Speaker at Australian Library Design Awards and Conference, Melbourne. 

  • Speaker

2016 – Wrote Chapter 4 – Cents & Sensibility in “High Quality Design on a Low Budget” – Proceedings of the Singapore Management University, Singapore, IFLA Buildings Satellite conference –Making Ends Meet

  • Writer

2013 – State Library of NSW – By Design: Public Library Places and Spaces, AUSLIB Conference

  • Presenter – “Kool Kat – The New Katoomba Library”

2013 – Singapore Management University, Singapore. IFLA Buildings Satellite conference –Making Ends Meet

2012 — “Developing a Design Brief” as part of “Evaluating space to transform a Library” workshop (in conjunction with Deakin University at “Measuring & Improving Library Value” Criterion Conference, Citigate Central, Sydney.

  • Workshop presenter

2012 – “Making the most of your existing space” at the 3rd annual Learning Space Design Summit, held at Pullman Sydney Hyde Park.

  • Workshop presenter

2012 – “Developing your Design Brief: (10 things you must do before your redesign, refurbish or build your home)” at Raines Carpets Design Events, Bellevue Hill, NSW.

  • Workshop presenter

2012-2013 Presenter of “Smart Assets”, “Re-Collection” and “Sign of the Times” workshops at the State Libraries of NSW and WA.

  • Workshop presenter

2011 – “D-Briefing – Essentials in developing a library design brief” at the State Library of NSW.

  • Workshop presenter

2010 – The Public Library Design: Working from the Inside Out and the Outside In – State Library of VIC.

  • Presenter – “Insider Trading: Interior Design Influences on Library services”


‘Inside Trading’: Interior Design Influences on Library Services by Cecilia Kugler

2009 – ASLA XXI Biennial Conference – Perth WA – Exhibitor stand for advertising CK Design International

2007 –National Library of Egypt – Cairo – Presenter  – “Library & Archives Novel Ideas”

2007 – Alexandrina Library – Egypt – Documented library related design references

2006 –Public Libraries for the 21st Century – Places & Spaces Conference – Adelaide SA, Presenter – “D-briefing: Essentials in the development of public library interior design brief”

2002 – Queensland Public Libraries Association -Annual Conference (Gold Coast QLD), Presenter – “Smart Spaces – Smart Assets”

2002 –State Library of Victoria – XII IFLA Buildings Seminar – Future Places: – Reinventing Libraries in The Digital Age – Presenter – expanded version of “Spaced Out in the Digital Age”

2001 –North Eastern University – US – Boston.  XII IFLA Buildings Seminar -Future Places: Reinventing Libraries in the Digital Age Presenter – “Spaced Out in the Digital Age”

2000 – Department of Infrastructure VIC – Seminar on the future of public library buildings -Build, Renovate or Detonate Presenter – “The Library Experience – Key In-Sites”

2000 – Queensland Public Libraries Association Annual Conference (Maroochydore QLD) Presenter – “Refurbishments-Opportunities, Process & Practical Planning”