Thursday, December 3, 2015

Call for Papers CILIP Conference, 12-13 June, Brighton

We are extremely excited to announce that the CILIP Conference 2016 Call for Papers is now open. As well as the call for papers, we have launched our brand new conference website so you can see who our first keynote speaker is and take advantage of our early bird delegate rates.

CILIP Conference 2016 -  Call for Papers now open The CILIP Conference takes place on 12-13 July 2016 at The Dome, Brighton. The conference will seek to inspire our audience, share knowledge, raise debate and provide networking opportunities. It will cover a broad range of issues from across the library, information and knowledge professions.
We are seeking entries for papers, and nominations for any individuals or groups who would fit in with the conference programme.

Download the full call for papers 

The three core conference themes are:
Managing Information
Whether you work in a library or a business, in Government, education or the NHS, Information Management is likely to become an increasingly important aspect of your work.
This theme looks at the latest best practice and emerging ideas in Information Management, including:
• Privacy and communications
• Information Literacy
• Information Security & Governance
• Managing knowledge, information and data as assets

Everyday Innovation
In a time of tremendous change, library and information professionals need to ensure that we continue to develop innovative, high-quality services that meet the needs of our communities.
We want to showcase individuals or organisations who have made a difference on a day-to-day basis by delivered outstanding services with existing resources. We want to inspire others by sharing these experiences and knowledge with our community.
This theme looks at examples of best practice from the world of libraries and information management including:
• Excellence in customer service
• Building relationships with communities • Promoting equality, diversity and intellectual freedom

Using Technology
Technology has transformed the landscape for library and information services, offering new opportunities to build relationships and deliver value for customers.
This theme looks at the different ways in which library and information professionals are using technology to enhance their services, including:
• Digital strategy
• Online services
• eBooks
• Social media
• Community engagement

How to submit a paper or nominate a speaker
 Proposals and nominations should be submitted to Head of Events at CILIP-. by Friday 12th February 2016. Proposal abstracts will be reviewed by the independent chair appointed for each theme. If you would like to nominate any individuals or groups who you feel would fit in with the conference programme please email Jason Russell by Friday 22nd January 2016.

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