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Conferences & Events

2019 – 3rd Annual Next Generation Libraries Conference 2019 – Case Study: Designing Modern Libraries to Cater to Growing Customer Diversity through Innovative Space Design

  • Speaker

2019 – Multi culture Library Service Seminar at State Library of NSW  – Ma’te with Mates – Re purposing library spaces

  • Presenter

2018 – Library Architecture 2018 at Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas

2017  Sustainability Awards 2017 – Sustainability Of Scale – Education + Commercial.

  • Panelist

2017 – Women In Business Seminar hosted by MGSM Entrepreneurship Club in MGSM and Macquarie University Incubator,  Sydney.

  • Star Speaker

2017 – 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  – “Kool Kat – The New Katoomba Library”

  • Presenter

2013 – Singapore Management University, Singapore. IFLA Buildings Satellite conference –Making Ends Meet – “Cents & Sensibility” Maximum impact with minimal funds”

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”