About the event

CILIP Conference is the UK’s leading event for the library, information and knowledge community. As a delegate, you can expect to hear about the latest sector trends and developments, gain new skills, be inspired by our fantastic keynote speakers and enhance your personal and professional network.

Who is this event for?

UNITING THE SECTOR’S LEADERS

This year’s conference is focused on the theme of Leadership and will bring together established, emerging and aspiring leaders to discuss and explore ‘top of mind’ challenges and opportunities in the sector, including:

  • Leading inclusive library, information and knowledge services
  • Building representative collections
  • Attracting, retaining and developing talent
  • Promoting organisational resilience
  • Focusing on Wellbeing
  • Digital Leadership

As well as informing you of the sector’s latest developments, Conference will help you to move the needle on pressing issues within your organisation and aim to support your next career move as you progress through the sector.

What’s on?

ADDRESSING THE SECTOR’S MOST PRESSING MATTERS

The programme will focus on topics such as organisational resilience, digital leadership and leading inclusive services, amongst others. Talent development will also feature, with sessions aimed at career development and empowering leaders of the future to take their next steps into managerial positions; a key focus for the sector as it seeks to fill its current leadership gap.

Networking

CONNECTING A NETWORK
OF CHANGE-MAKERS

Make vital connections, share ideas and forge new collaborations as you network with peers from the library, information and knowledge management sector. As well as plenty of workshop-style discussions and knowledge-sharing opportunities, CILIP Conference features a number of social networking events to make sure you leave feeling connected.

Why attend?

NURTURING INDUSTRY AND SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIPS

Our extensive exhibition floor offers the chance to compare products and services, all in one place. Develop relationships with key suppliers, get advice on the latest products and enjoy exclusive discounts for the duration of the event.