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CILIP Ireland / LAI Annual Joint Conference and Exhibition 2018
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CILIP Ireland / LAI Annual Joint Conference and Exhibition 2018

 Export to Your Calendar 19/04/2018 to 20/04/2018
When: Thursday 19th April - Friday 20th April 2018
Where: Canal Court Hotel and Spa
Merchants Quay
Newry BT35 8HF
Northern Ireland
Contact: Tatyana Malinova


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CILIP Ireland/ Library Association of Ireland Annual Joint Conference and Exhibition 2018

Inspiring People, Inspiring Libraries

Thursday 19th and Friday 20th April 2018

Canal Court Hotel, Newry

 

Please note accommodation is NOT included. A reduced delegate rate of £70 per person per night Bed and Breakfast is available on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th April. To reserve accommodation please contact the Canal Court Hotel & Spa, Merchants Quay, Newry, BT35 8HF; Phone: +44 (0) 28 3025 1234 quoting ‘CILIP Ireland/LAI conference’.

The programme of inspirational library and information professionals and cross-sectoral updates on best practice will engage and challenge us to be dynamic and innovative in delivering quality services in times of constrained finances. Learn, discuss and be empowered through keynote presentations, plenary lectures and participative learning sessions. There will also be a large trade exhibition and plenty of opportunity for informal networking and knowledge sharing with professional colleagues. The conference and exhibition regularly attracts delegates from all sectors of the library and information world throughout Ireland and the UK and is a rewarding and enjoyable professional development opportunity.

We look forward to seeing you in Newry.

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We are keen to engage with supporting companies If you are interested in exhibiting or supporting this event please email Melanie Cunningham 

CILIP Ireland Homepage - Library Association Ireland Homepage

Exhibitors

  • Two day exhibitor delegate & conference dinner   -  £150 +VAT
  • Two day exhibitor delegate                                       -  £100 +VAT
  • One day exhibitor & conference dinner                   -  £125 +VAT
  • One day exhibitor - Thursday                                   -  £75 + VAT
  • One day exhibitor - Friday                                         -  £75 + VAT

   

  Please contact Melanie Cunningham for more information about our exciting exhibitor packages!





Final Programme


Inspiring People, Inspiring Libraries  

 

More information will be released as soon as available. You can download the Conference programme here

Thursday,19th April 2018
9:30 am

Tea/Coffee/Registration

10:00 am

Official Opening of the Exhibition

Chair of CILIP Ireland and President of the Library Association of Ireland

10:30 am

Official Opening of the Conference

Chair of CILIP Ireland

10:35 am

Keynote

Nick Poole: Chief Executive, CILIP

A Common Room - telling a new story about libraries and the difference they make

11:20 am

Lightning Sessions

Surfbox, WF Howes

11:30 am

Tea/Coffee/Exhibition

11:45 am

Plenary

Neil MacInnes: Strategic Lead - Libraries, Galleries and Culture, Manchester City Council

Library Transformation – The Mancunian Way

12:30 pm

Learning Session A

Gillian Allen & Brian Mulcahy: Kildare County Library Service

Support to Secondary Schools Programme

OR

Learning Session B

Emma Dadson: Harwell

Effective Emergency Planning in 2018

Louisa Costelloe: Special Collections, QUB

Case Study: Tackling the Mould in Special Collections

1:15 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Plenary

Martina McChrystal: Director of Library Services, University of Glasgow

Collaborative Communities: Cross Sectoral Library Initiatives in Scotland

2:45 pm

Learning Session C

Lis Parcell: Subject Specialist, Libraries and Digital Resources, JISC

Can we do it? Yes we can! Developing digitally capable libraries

OR

Learning Session B

Tara Doyle: Senior Librarian, Dublin City Public Libraries; Cormac Moore: Historian in Residence, Dublin City Council

Historian in Residence in Dublin city: a unique public history project

3:30 pm

Tea/Coffee/Exhibition

3:45 pm

Plenary

Jim O'Hagan:  Chief Executive of Libraries NI

A Newcomer’s Perspective - Challenges and Opportunities

4:30 pm

Close

7:30 pm  Drinks Reception
8:00 pm  Conference Dinner
Friday,20th April 2018
9:15 am

Closed Session

County and City Librarians, LAI

10:00 am

Tea/Coffee/Registration

10:25 am

Welcome to Conference Day 2

President of the Library Association of Ireland

10:30 am

Keynote

Yvonne O Brien : County Librarian, Louth County Council
Healthy Ireland at your Library

Nicola McGrath : Senior Executive Librarian, Wexford County Council
Work Matters at the Library

11:15 am

Lightning Sessions

Bolinda, Info Technology Supply

         
11:25 am

Tea/Coffee/Exhibition

11:45 am

Learning Session E

Eimear Evans : QUB; Michelle Dalton : UCD

Practical Strategies for Open Access Advocacy

OR

Learning Session F

Katherine McSharry: Head of Services, National Library of Ireland

"Catch the Heart" - Inspiring Outreach at the National Library of Ireland

12:30 pm

Plenary

Jacqueline May: Policy Officer, CILIP
FE librarians deliver successful learning journeys. A FE Advocacy Framework

1:15 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Plenary

Prof Peter Reid: Robert Gordon University

Every Child a Library Member

2:45 pm

Learning Session G

Sally Walker: Children's Librarian, Orkney

Engaging children through the development of library services in the island community of Orkney

OR

Learning Session H

Ross McDonald: Library Manager, Belfast Metropolitan College

Using the FE Advocacy Framework: a working example    

3:30 pm

Tea/Coffee/Exhibition

3:45 pm

Plenary

Douglas White: Carnegie UK Trust

Shining a Light - The Future of Public Libraries in the UK and Ireland



Pricing


CILIP/LAI Member - Full Delegate

Includes full conference attendance Thursday 19th April - Friday 20th April including entrance to the exhibition + morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch and conference dinner on Thursday evening. 

£200 + VAT

CILIP/LAI Member - Day Delegate and Conference Dinner

Includes full conference attendance on Thursday 19th April only including entrance to the exhibition + morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch and conference dinner in the evening. 

£150 + VAT

CILIP/LAI Member - Day Delegate

Thursday 19th April or Friday 20th April

Includes entrance to the exhibition, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch; does not include conference dinner.

£100+ VAT

CILIP/LAI Non Member - Full Delegate

Includes full conference attendance Thursday 19th April - Friday 20th April including entrance to the exhibition + morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch and conference dinner on Thursday evening. 

£250+ VAT

CILIP/LAI Non Member - Day Delegate and Conference Dinner

Includes full conference attendance on Thursday 19th April only including entrance to the exhibition + morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch and conference dinner in the evening. 

£175 + VAT

CILIP/LAI Non Member - Day Delegate

Thursday 19th April or Friday 20th April

Includes entrance to the exhibition, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch; does not include conference dinner.

£125 + VAT

 

Student/Unwaged/Retired - Full Delegate

Includes full conference attendance Thursday 19th April - Friday 20th April including entrance to the exhibition + morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch and conference dinner on Thursday evening. 

£120+ VAT

Student/Unwaged/Retired - Day Delegate and Conference Dinner

Includes full conference attendance on Thursday 19th April only including entrance to the exhibition + morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch and conference dinner in the evening. 

£100 + VAT

Student/Unwaged/Retired - Day Delegate

Thursday 19th April or Friday 20th April

Includes entrance to the exhibition, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch; does not include conference dinner.

£75 + VAT

 

Conference Dinner

Conference Drinks and Dinner.

Thursday 19th April

£50+ VAT





Venue


Canal Court Hotel & Spa,
Merchants Quay, Newry,
Co.Down, Northern Ireland, BT35 8HF
Phone: +44 (0) 28 3025 1234
Accommodation is NOT included in the conference fee and must be booked directly.
For a reduced accommodation rate when booking at the Canal Court Hotel and Spa, please contact the hotel by phone and quote 'CILIP/LAI Conference'  

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