CILIPS Conference 2017: Strategies for Success

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Mon, 5th Jun 2017 - 10:00am to Tue, 6th Jun 2017 - 5:00pm

The CILIP in Scotland Annual Conference 2017 ‘Strategies for Success’ takes place in the Apex Hotel, Dundee on 5th and 6th June.

Liz McGettigan, CILIPS President, will host two days of thought provoking presentations, discussion and engagement with Scotland’s library and information community.

CILIPS will also host a CILIP Employer Engagement Breakfast and there will be a supplier exhibition across both days.


Keynote speakers for 2017 include:

  • Miguel Figueroa, Director of the American Library Association Center for the Future of Libraries;
  • Val McDermid, award winning author and library advocate;
  • Jane Secker, Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Chris Morrison, Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer, University of Kent
  • Nick Poole, CEO of CILIP

This year’s programme features:

  • Trends and signals for the library of the future
  • Securing the future: Where next for our community in 2018 and beyond
  • Copyright – ‘copyright literacy’ and updates on the legislative landscape
  • Fake News and Alternative Facts – The challenge for information professionals
  • UX- Exploring user experience in libraries
  • New developments in accreditation – Open Badges
  • Re-imagining the library as a learning destination
  • Celtic Connections –  Linen Hall Library, Belfast – Custodian of Ireland’s local and national history
  • Information literacy for health
  • Scotland welcomes refugees – research into resettlement and social inclusion
  • Overcoming disability and barriers: Using assistive Technologies in libraries

Book your place:

Dundee Apex Hotel

DD1 3JP Dundee

United Kingdom