Annual General Meeting 2013

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Library of Birmingham (credit Hayes Davidson)

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) provides an opportunity for members to participate in important and formal CILIP business.

Following events online

If you cannot attend you can follow @CILIPinfo and/or #CILIPAGM13 on Twitter for live updates.


The AGM allows members to ask questions about CILIP's financial position in the previous year and vote on:

  • Membership subscription rates for the following year.
  • Adopting a new name for the organisation.
  • Introduction of free student membership.
  • Receipt and consideration of the previous year's Trustees' Annual report and accounts.

A full agenda is available below.

Attendance and voting (inc. proxy voting)

All members may attend but only individual members can vote. Register to attend using the form below.

The deadline for receipt of proxy vote forms was 11am Thursday 19 September 2013.

Details about proxy voting and the application form for proxy votes was sent by email to all individual members we had an email address for and by post for any we didn't.

If you are entitled to vote but can't attend, you may nominate the Chair (address is same as CILIP address) of the meeting, or someone else in attendance as your proxy and instruct them to vote exactly as you wish on each of the motions on the agenda.

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). 

Submitting a motion

The closing date for submission of motions was 5pm on Tuesday 23 July.

Amending a motion

Any member wanting to move an amendment to a notice of motion can do so in writing to the Chief Executive at least one week before the meeting. Any amendments must be received by 11 am on Saturday 14 September. Annie Mauger, CEO, CILIP, 7 Ridgmount St, London, WC1E 7AE or

Further questions

If you have any questions, please contact Jill Colbert, CILIP, 7 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AE, United Kingdom. Email: or Tel: 020 7255 0512.

(Image credit: Hayes Davidson)


  • 10.30 Registration.
  • 11.00 Award of Honorary Fellowships and Mentor of the Year Award.
  • 11.20 AGM commences.
  • 13.15 Close.

Please see the full agenda for more details. Close time is estimated and may vary depending on length of the meeting.

Library of Birmingham

Centenary Square Broad Street
B1 2ND Birmingham

United Kingdom