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Annual Conference 2017: Strategies for Success

The CILIP in Scotland Annual Conference 2017 ‘Strategies for Success’ takes place in the Apex Hotel, Dundee on 5th and 6th June.

Liz McGettigan, CILIPS President, will host two days of thought provoking presentations, discussion and engagement with Scotland’s library and information community.

CILIPS will also host a CILIP Employer Engagement Breakfast and there will be a supplier exhibition across both days.

You can view a more detailed programme here and it features:

  • Opening Keynote – Trends and signals for the library of the future – Miguel Figueroa, Director of the American Library Association Center for the Future of Libraries;
  • Securing the future: Where next for our community in 2018 and beyond, CILIP CEO Nick Poole;
  • ‘I blame it all on the librarians….’ – A keynote from award winning author Val McDermid;
  • Copyright literacy and the role of librarians as copyright educators – a joint keynote from Jane Secker and Chris Morrison;
  • If I googled you – what would I find? Managing your digital footprint;
  • Families Matter: Innovation in Public Libraries – Every Child a Library Member and North Ayrshire’s Digi-dabble;
  • From Futuring to Innovation: an interactive workshop;
  • Overcoming Barriers in Reaching Readers;
  • Fake News, fabricated stories and post truth – the role of librarians in critical media consumerism;
  • Copyright – updates on the legislative landscape;
  • Exploring the user experience: engaging library users through UX techniques;
  • New developments in accreditation – Open Badges;
  • Reporting Research, Transforming Practice: spotlight on 2 research projects;
  • A Business breakfast for managers, leaders and employers on evidence based advocacy;
  • Re-imagining the academic library as a learning destination;
  • Celtic Connections –  Linen Hall Library, Belfast – Custodian of Ireland’s local and national history;
  • Perfect Partnerships: Spotlight on Macmillan in Libraries;
  • Information literacy for health: case studies from NHS Education for Scotland;
  • Scotland welcomes refugees – research into resettlement and social inclusion; and
  • Overcoming disability and barriers: Using assistive Technologies in libraries;

Book your place: https://cilips.formstack.com/forms/cilipsconference2017

REGISTRATION FEES

We’re delighted to announce that all delegate rates and exhibitor rates are VAT free for 2017.

EARLY BIRD RATES

For bookings received by Friday 21st April

All Inclusive package

  • All conference sessions – 5thand 6th June
  • Accommodation on 5th June (Dundee Apex Hotel, single room, B & B)
  • Lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Conference Dinner and drinks reception

CILIP Personal Member – £320

CILIP Organisational Member – £340

Non-member – £495

Day Delegate 5th or 6th June (including lunch and refreshments)

CILIP Personal member – £80

Non member – £150

Students, unwaged, and pay your own way (20 available) – £50

 

STANDARD RATES

For bookings received after Friday 21st April

All Inclusive package

CILIP Personal Member – £420

CILIP Organisational Member – £440

Non-member – £495

Day Delegate 5th or 6th June (including lunch and refreshments)

CILIP Personal member – £100

Non member – £150

Students, unwaged, and pay your own way (20 available) – £50

 

Conference dinner

Conference dinner, including table wine and  drinks reception – £70

 

Additional night(s) B & B at Apex Hotel

Single room – £105

 

Bookings close 12th May

Suppliers interested in exhibiting should follow the link below for more information.

 

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