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Sponsored places for CILIP Cymru Wales Conference

With the support of MALD, CILIP Cymru Wales are pleased to announce the great opportunity to apply for a free day delegate place* at our 2018 Conference ‘The Art of Resilience’ at Aberystwyth. We have a whopping 15 day tickets left for library and information professionals who are working within Wales.

Why you should attend

"Networking with other library and information professionals is critical in these unprecedented times of change. Come to this year's CILIP Cymru Wales conference and revive your resilience, meet colleagues old and new in an innovative and convivial environment". Paul our Chair

This year’s programme focuses on Health, wellbeing and resilience; personal and professional

Technical Services and Data; from cataloguing to KIM

Collaborative Working

The shape of your service- in poster format. Details of presentations and speakers can be found here.

Terms and Conditions and how to apply

We would like to open the places up to all library and information workers who have moved into either supervisory or first management posts within the last two years. within Wales. For the application we will require:

  • A supporting statement from the applicant’s line manager stating why attendance would support the individual’s professional development. 200 word limit.
  • A personal statement written by the applicant stating how they would benefit from attending and if/why they would not be able to attend without MALD sponsorship.  This helps us shape future offers and plan future events.  200 word limit.
  • A commitment from the application to write a reflective piece on their experience to be shared via the CILIP Wales webpages with other members and the public by the 25th May.  With a word limit of 600.
  • Membership number of applicant.

The 5 non-member places need to satisfy the above criteria (except membership number) and will be drawn out of a hat if demand exceeds spaces available. 

All applications to be sent to CILIP Cymru Wales ( using ‘CILIPW18 application sponsored place in the subject bar’ by noon on the 31st of March. Successful applicants will then be notified by the 6th of April. Application period now extended to the 30th of April.

*Successful applicants will only have the price of a day ticket covered. Any other expenses incurred will either need to be covered by the applicant or their organisation.

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