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Attendees at a parallel session at the HLG 2016 Conference which was held in Scarborough.

Photo: Attendees at a parallel session at the HLG 2016 Conference which was held in Scarborough.

This listing aims to provide information about meetings, conferences and short courses particularly relevant to health librarians and information professionals in the UK and Ireland. Details are correct at the time of writing, but please check with the event organisers.

Listing on this page is free

Listing on this page is free, and details of relevant events aound the UK and Ireland are very welcome.  The decision on what to include is based on relevance and accessibility for health information professionals. In addition to medical and nursing librarians, this includes staff working with professions allied to health, and providing health information to the public.

Mainly specific to health information, it includes a small number of general LIS events.

Please send items for inclusion in this list to Julia Garthwaite at

Please note some events are HLG sponsored events therefore there is a reduced fee or no fee.  For other events various fees may apply. See individual websites for details.  More events will be added shortly.

24-26 February 2020
HEALTHINF 2020: 13th International Conference on Health Informatics
Valletta, Malta
Range of package options

6-8 April 2020
LILAC 2020
Manchester Metropolitan University
Range of package options

15-19 May 2020
MLA ’20: 120th Annual Meeting and Exhibition: 2020 Vision: The Future in Focus
Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
Fees to be announced

12-15 June 2020
CHLA-ABSC Conference 2020
Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Fees to be announced

20-24 June 2020

HTAi 2020 Annual Meeting: Attaining, Maintaining, and Sustaining Healthcare
Systems in a Changing World: The Role of HTA
Bejing, China
Early bird registration until 20 March 2020

22-26 June 2020
EAHIL 2020: Be Open, Act Together
Lodz, Poland
Registration opens in 2020

22-24 July 2020
CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference 2020
Macdonald Aviemore Resort
Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore
Registration opened January 2020
Range of package options

15-21 August 2020
IFLA WLIC 2020 World Library and Information Congress 86th IFLA General
Conference and Assembly
Dublin, Ireland
Early registration until 15 May 2020. Range of package options

22 September 2020

Advanced Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews, HTA and Guideline
University of York, Heslington, York

23 September 2020
Advanced Search Strategy Design for Complex Topics
University of York, Heslington, York

Contributions about future events should be sent to Julia Garthwaite, Deputy Site Librarian, Cruciform Library, UCL  at


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