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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.

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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 j.garthwaite@ucl.ac.uk

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.

Contributions about future events should be sent to j.garthwaite@ucl.ac.uk

1-5 June 2018
HTAi 2018 Annual Meeting: Strengthening the Evidence-to-Action Connection
Vancouver, Canada
http://htai2018.org/
Fees to be announced. Registration opens January 2018

13 - 15  June 2018
Health Libraries Group Conference 2018
Keele University
https://www.cilip.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1002573&group=200697
Range of package options

15-18 June 2018
CHLA-ABSC Conference 2018
St. John’s, Newfoundland
https://www.chla-absc.ca/annual_conference.php
Fees to be announced.

2-6 July 2018
Systematic reviewing: five-day course
The Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare, University of Nottingham, University Park Campus https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/cebhc/courses-andworkshops/short-courses-in-systematic-reviewing/five-day-course.aspx £950

4-5 July 2018
CILIP Conference 2018
Brighton
http://cilipconference.org.uk/
Range of package options

9-13 July 2018
EAHIL 2018
Cardiff, Wales
https://eahilcardiff2018.wordpress.com/
Fees to be announced.

12 July 2018
Introduction to Critical Appraisal workshop
Royal College Of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Pl, Regent's Park, London
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/introduction-critical-appraisal-120718
£300 (incl VAT)

12 and 13 July 2018
Introduction to Critical Appraisal and Systematic reviewing and Meta-analysis in Action (Combined Courses) workshops
National Guideline Centre (NGC), Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/introduction-critical-appraisal-andsystematic-reviewing-and-meta-analysis-action-combined-2
£500

13 July 2018
Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis in Action workshop
Royal College Of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent’s Park, London
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/systematic-review-and-meta-analysisaction-workshop-13072018
£300

24-30 August 2018
World Library and Information Congress 84th IFLA General Conference and Assembly: Transform Libraries, Transform Societies Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
https://2018.ifla.org/
Early registration until 15 May 2018. Range of package options

16 October 2018
Advanced Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews,
Health Technology Assessment and Guideline Development Training Day YHEC, University of York
http://www.yhec.co.uk/training/advanced-search-techniques/
£200 (plus £40 VAT)


17 October 2018
Advanced Search Strategy Design for Complex Topics: Strategy Development,
Text Analytics and Text Mining Training Day YHEC, University of York
http://www.yhec.co.uk/training/advanced-search-strategy-design/
£200 (plus £40 VAT)

8 November 2018
Introduction to Critical Appraisal workshop
Royal College Of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Pl, Regent's Park, London
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/introduction-critical-appraisal-08112018
£300 (incl VAT)

8 and 9 November 2018
Introduction to Critical Appraisal and Systematic reviewing and Meta-analysis in Action (Combined Courses) workshops
National Guideline Centre (NGC), Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/introduction-critical-appraisal-andsystematic-reviewing-and-meta-analysis-action-combined-3
£500

9 November 2018
Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis in Action workshop
Royal College Of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent’s Park, London
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/systematic-review-and-meta-analysisaction-workshop-09112018
£300

Julia Garthwaite, Deputy Site Librarian, Cruciform Library, UCL

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