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Agenda - Annual General Meeting and

Diversity Award 2018 Presentation

Wednesday 17th October 2018, 4.00pm – 5.30 pm

To be held in Lorna Paulin room second floor, CILIP HQ, London


4.00 – 4.10pm - Refreshments.

CDEG AGM at 4.10pm

Welcome by Dave Percival, Chair

1.    Apologies for absence

2.    Minutes from AGM held on 10th November 2017 and matters arising

3.    Chair's Report

4.    Treasurer's Report

5.   Election of officers

6.   Any other business

4.25pm - Presentation of The Diversity Award for 2018. Shortlisted nominees: 

Jen Bayjoo, Founder of Diversity in Libraries of the North (DILON)

for founding the DILON network as a voice of those in the library and information profession who identify as BAME, POC, or non-white.

- Emily Macaulay, Centre Manager, Exeter Library, Libraries Unlimited

for ensuring Exeter Library is inclusive and open to any community member even in the most extreme times of crisis. 

Learning Resources team at Bridgwater and Taunton College

for the work they are doing in promoting diversity via the Conversation Café initiative.


4.30pm – Keynote Speaker - Russel Barrow, Principal Librarian, Operations: West Hertfordshire, Libraries and Heritage Services, Hertfordshire County Council

Reflecting on over 30 years’ experience of managing and working in the public libraries sector, he will look at what this has taught him about personal identity and diversity and their importance to aspirational leadership. He will talk about the crucial importance of young professionals from all backgrounds finding and using their own unique voices in order to be effective leaders and advocates for the information profession.


Meeting will close at 5.30pmbut an informal social gathering will take place after the meeting in a local pub.

Please register your participation with CDEG Secretary Karen Berry on before Friday 12th  October 2018. 



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