Expect exciting keynote addresses from key figures both in and out of sector. Conference 2023 will welcome thought leaders from the start-up, tech, creative and learning and library spaces to present ideas which provoke, challenge and inspire.

New Voices, Big Ideas

The popular ‘New Voices, Big Ideas’ session will be making a return in 2023, with an opportunity to hear from inspiring individuals and emerging leaders making waves in the sector.

Developing Talent Streams

The sector’s leadership gap is a pressing challenge. The programme will feature sessions specifically designed to upskill and empower emerging and aspiring leaders to take the next step into managerial positions

Knowledge Management and Information Management

For Knowledge Management and Information Management practitioners (or people considering making a career change) we will once again be offering a ‘conference-within-a-conference’ addressing the big themes in Knowledge Management, Information Governance and Information Management.


Hear from expert panels and have your chance to put forward questions in our chaired Q&A’s. workshop programme aspires to provide a collaborative environment where delegates can explore, critique and disseminate key ideas and best practise.

‘Top of mind’ issues

The programme for CILIP Conference 2023 has been specifically tailored to the needs and interests of established, emerging and aspiring leaders, with opportunities to focus on:

  • Leading inclusive services
  • Building representative collections
  • Nurturing talent
  • Promoting organisational resilience
  • Focusing on Wellbeing
  • Digital Leadership