Call for papers – CILIP Conference – 5th/6th July 2017



The CILIP Conference will be held in Manchester on the 5th and 6th July 2017. The call for papers is open!

The CILIP Conference attracts Library and Information Professionals from across the UK and overseas, from a wide range of sectors from Public to Health and Academic to Government. The Conference aims to inspire audiences, share knowledge, raise debate and provide networking opportunities. It will cover key issues from across the library, information and knowledge professions.

There are two strands to the conference in 2017:

1. Future Trends
The Future Trends strand is aimed at Heads of Service, Senior Managers and Decision Makers, who want to understand, discuss and share insight into key issues that will affect our sector, both today and in the future.

2. Workshops
Workshops will be run by experts in a specific field to encourage discussion, sharing of knowledge and offer practical advice. This strand is aimed at practitioners, front line staff and managers who are looking to learn from other sectors, share experiences and knowledge and take away key messages and tools that can be applied in the workplace. Sessions should be relevant to a range of sectors.

Within both strands there is scope for papers to be submitted on the theme of information literacy : relating to information  literacy in society (Future Trends) and teaching information literacy (workshops).

More information and how to apply to be a speaker at the conference can be found at http://cilipconference.org.uk/call-for-papers. The deadline for submissions is Friday 10th February 2017.

Good luck with your application!

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