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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These are quotes taken from delegates following the 2016 Conference when asked what they had taken away from the conference.

"Being able to see the bigger picture...and, most importantly, the feeling that what I do matters."

"The following day I briefed my team of 6 librarians and impressed upon them the importance of their profession."

"Most conferences are sector specific and this one works across sectors which is hugely beneficial."

We are excited to announce that CILIP Conference 2017 will be held in Manchester, 5-6 July. Make sure you register your interest and receive the latest news, updates and information.

If you missed the 2016 conference which took place in Brighton you can take a look at the presentations, videos and photos from the conference.





The three core conference themes were:

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

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BN1 1UE Brighton

United Kingdom