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  Call for Speakers/Workshop Leaders and Posters

  CILIP Cymru Wales Library and Information Conference 2018

The Art of Resilience, Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th May 2018

The Call for Papers is now closed. We welcome presentations in Welsh and English.

Audience: The cross sector conference attracts upwards of 200 delegates from across the library and information profession in Wales to meet, learn, debate and be inspired. We provide two full days of keynote presentations and smaller participative workshops.  

Topics: We would like to hear from individuals and organisations with an idea for either a presentation or workshop on the following topics:
  • Health, wellbeing and resilience; personal and professional
  • Technical Services and Data; from cataloguing to KIM
  • Collaborative Working
  • Poster/short film clip theme; the shape of your service. 
Submissions Please email a short summary of your idea to Wales secretary, please use “Call for papers” in the subject bar.
Below is a guide to content: 

Workshops    Times: I hour with time for questions Audience: 15- 35 Email us with outline of workshop 
Short Presentations      Times: 20 minutes, plus time for questions Audience: 20-40  Email us with outline of presentation  
Longer Presentations    Times:  35 Minutes, plus time for questions Audience: 100+     Email us with outline of presentation  
Posters/short film: How would you illustrate either in poster format or five minute video clip the main roles of your service to an audience who doesn’t work in the Library and Information profession? What roles does your workforce adopt?  Content: A1 poster, or 5 minute video clip. The posters will be displayed throughout the two days and video clips available to view during the conference.  Audience: 100+     Email with outline of poster  

The closing date for entries is Friday 2nd of February 2018.
You will be contacted by the 16th February if you are successful.
If invited to take part, your place at the conference for the day of your presentation and travel costs will be paid for by CILIP Cymru Wales.  In the case of joint presentations, we ask that no more than 2 people deliver each session. 
For more information please contact:

CILIP Cymru Wales

Direct Number 07950945998
This is a great opportunity to share your ideas with colleagues and to develop your professional skills in a friendly and supportive environment. We look forward to hearing from you. 
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