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CILIP Conference Bursary 2019
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CILIP Conference Bursary - Applications Now Open


The CILIP Conference (3-4 July, Manchester) is one of the largest and most eagerly anticipated events in the library and information sector and we can offer one full delegate place with one night’s accommodation as a bursary place.


CILIP Conference brings together around 500 professionals from across the sector to share experiences, knowledge and expertise. The keynote speakers include Liz Jolly, Patrick Lambe and Kriti Sharma. The programme is being finalised but you can see an outline of the session content at Keep up to date by following @CILIPConf19, PMLG will have a stand in the exhibition hall, so remember to come and say hello, find out about our event schedule and see if you can get involved with our projects.


To submit your application for the bursary place, simply write 200 words or record not more than 2 minutes of video message. Content must cover, how attendance at the CILIP Conference would benefit your continuing professional development and how you intend to share the benefits of your attendance with your library service and the rest of the PMLG community (for example, through social media participation). The successful applicant(s) will be required to write follow-up reports for potential publication in the PMLG newsletter and Access: The Journal of the Public and Mobile Libraries Group.


Application deadline is midnight Friday 12 April.


Please email your completed application to along with your PMLG CILIP Membership number and contact details.


We are particularly interested in hearing from people who have never been to the CILIP Conference before, and who wouldn’t ordinarily be able to go. Alternatively, early bird discounts are available until 17 May and you can book these directly on the website. Remember to log in to the CILIP website before booking so that it recognises your membership status and offers you the correct delegate rate.



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