CILIP Conference 2016, Brighton 12-13 July

Bringing the information world together

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Tue, 12th Jul 2016 - 9:00am to Wed, 13th Jul 2016 - 5:00pm
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The CILIP Conference website is now open.

Go to http://cilipconference.org.uk for full conference details.

 

The conference will seek to inspire our audience, share knowledge, raise debate and provide networking opportunities. It will cover a broad range of issues from across the library, information and knowledge professions.

These are quotes taken from delegates following the 2015 Conference.

"It caused me to think about things differently, and newly opened my mind to some things I hadn't fully appreciated."

"I left feeling inspired by and reconnected to the information profession."

This video shows the R.David Lankes keynote speech "An action plan for world domination through librarianship" from the 2015 conference.

Plans for the CILIP Conference 2016 are underway. You can book your place by clicking on the link below and explore the new website.

Programme

We are extremely excited to announce that the CILIP Conference 2016 Call for Papers is now open. As well as the call for papers, we have launched our brand new conference website so you can see who our first keynote speaker is and take advantage of our early bird delegate rates.

CILIP Conference 2016 -  Call for Papers now open

The CILIP Conference takes place on 12-13 July 2016 at The Dome, Brighton. The conference will seek to inspire our audience, share knowledge, raise debate and provide networking opportunities. It will cover a broad range of issues from across the library, information and knowledge professions.

We are seeking entries for papers, and nominations for any individuals or groups who would fit in with the conference programme. For ful details and a copy of the application for go to the official conference website:

The three core conference themes are:

Managing Information

Whether you work in a library or a business, in Government, education or the NHS, Information Management is likely to become an increasingly important aspect of your work.

This theme looks at the latest best practice and emerging ideas in Information Management, including:

  • Privacy and communications
  • Information Literacy
  • Information Security & Governance
  • Managing knowledge, information and data as assets

Independent chair: Karen McFarlane, CILIP Board Member

Everyday Innovation

In a time of tremendous change, library and information professionals need to ensure that we continue to develop innovative, high-quality services that meet the needs of our communities.

We want to showcase individuals or organisations who have made a difference on a day-to-day basis by delivered outstanding services with existing resources. We want to inspire others by sharing these experiences and knowledge with our community.

This theme looks at examples of best practice from the world of libraries and information management including:

  • Excellence in customer service
  • Building relationships with communities
  • Promoting equality, diversity and intellectual freedom

Using Technology

Technology has transformed the landscape for library and information services, offering new opportunities to build relationships and deliver value for customers.

This theme looks at the different ways in which library and information professionals are using technology to enhance their services, including:

  • Digital strategy
  • Online services
  • eBooks
  • Social media
  • Community engagement

The Dome

Church Street
BN1 1UE Brighton

United Kingdom