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Thu, 24th Sep 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:45pm

The 2015 CILIP AGM takes place on Thursday 24 September at CILIP, 7 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AE. It provides an opportunity for members to participate in important and formal CILIP business.

Following events online

We will broadcast live video of the awards ceremony and AGM from 5.30pm. 

For updates on Twitter follow @CILIPinfo and use #CILIPAGM15 


Refreshments and registration will take place from 4.30pm. At 5.30pm there will award presentations including the announcement of the CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award winner.  The AGM starts at 18.30pm and estimated to finish at approximately 7:45pm.


It is important that members read the agenda as it includes an explanation of the resolutions, on which members can vote.

The AGM allows members to vote on:

  • CILIP’s Auditors for 2016
  • Membership subscription rates for 2016
  • A resolution submitted by a member

Members will also receive and consider the Trustees' Annual report and accounts for 2014 and can ask questions about CILIP's financial position in that year.

The full agenda and papers are available from the Related Documents below.


Register your place.

All members may attend but only individual members can vote. 

We ask that members register to attend to make sure we are within venue capacity. 


If you are entitled to vote but can't attend, you may nominate the Chair of the meeting, or another individual member who will be attending, as your proxy and instruct them to vote exactly as you wish on each of the motions on the agenda. If you nominate the Chair use the name and address: Martyn Wade, member no. 23782, CILIP, 7 Ridgmount St, London, WC1E 7AE.

It is important that members read the agenda as it includes an explanation of the resolutions outlined in the proxy voting form, on which members can vote.

Complete the proxy vote form by 5pm on Tuesday 22 September 2015.

Completed forms received after this time will not be valid.

Asking questions at the AGM

Please notify us in advance if you intend to ask a question at the AGM. This is to enable us to provide an informed response (some questions may be answered in writing if that is more appropriate). 

Further questions

If you have any questions, please contact


16:30   Registration and refreshments

17.30   Meeting starts - Welcome and review of the year

17.35   Presentation of Honorary Fellowships, Mentor of the Year and Libraries Change Lives Award

18.30   Business agenda

  1. Introduction
  2. Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of 2014
  3. Matters Arising from the Minutes of 18 September 2014
  4. Report of the Election to the Board held in 2014/15
  5. Appointment of Auditors

18.35   Receipt of the Trustees Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2014

18:45   Membership subscription rates for 2016

19.00   Resolutions submitted for consideration by the AGM

  1. Any other business
  2. Date of next meeting

19.25   Close of formal business

19.30   Event ends



7 Ridgmount Street
WC1E 7AE London

United Kingdom

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