Wednesday 5 July

08:15 Registration, refreshments and exhibition (Exhibition Hall)
09:45 Welcome : Nick Poole, Chief Executive Officer, CILIP (Theatre B)
10:00 Keynote: Dr Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress (Theatre B)
10:45 Refreshments and exhibition (Exhibition Hall)
11:25 Marketing Workshop Using Data and Information Seminar The Future of Libraries Briefing Creative Hub Your Career
Room 2.219

1. Spark not fluff – quick win marketing – Terry Kendrick, Director of Executive Education, Leeds University Business School

Theatre A

1. Is data even important? – Caroline Carruthers, Chief Data Officer, Network Rail

2. Big I, little T: thinking information before technology – Jeremy Foot, Information and Data Architect

3. Your career beyond the hype – Jez Clark, Co-Founder & Director, Eden Smith & Nicholas Deveney, Head of Data Science & Analytics Practice, Eden Smith

Session Chair: Caroline Carruthers, Chief Data Officer, Network Rail

Room 4.205

1. Rethinking Libraries – workshop run by Arup – Julian Diamond, Associate Director, Information Management, Arup & Elisa Magnini, Analyst, Foresight + Research + Innovation, Arup

Room 1.218

Beyond the summer reading challenge: Using young volunteers to shape your year-round teenage offer

Emma Ali, Collections Access Officer – Libraries & Learning, Bolton Library & Museum Service

Room 1.219

Starting out in your career

Juanita Foster-Jones, Development Officer (VLE), CILIP

Jo Cornish, Development Officer (Employers), CILIP

12:45 Lunch and exhibition (Exhibition Hall)
14.00 Welcome back: Nick Poole, Chief Executive Officer, CILIP (Theatre B)
14.10 Keynote: Professor Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information, University of Oxford (Theatre B)
15.00 Refreshments and exhibition (Exhibition Hall)
15.40 Copyright Workshop Service Design Seminar Developing the Workforce Briefing Creative Hub Your career
Room 2.219

1. Copyright the Card Game – Chris Morrison, Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer, University of Kent
Jane Secker, Senior Lecturer, City University, London

Theatre A

1 . Designing for excellent customer service –  Neil Potentier, Customer Service Excellence Assessor and Practitioner, Assessment Services Ltd

2. The Word, South Shields – Julia Robinson, Principal Librarian, South Tyneside Council

3. Making your service sight loss friendly – Mark Freeman, Libraries and Heritage Services Manager, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Session Chair: David Lindley, Director, Designing Libraries

Room 4.205

1. Home grown: Engaging new LIS professionals to advance the profession – Alisa Howlett, Chairperson, New Generations Advisory Committee, Australian Library and Information Association

2. Introducing the public library skills strategy – Mandy Powell, Assistant Director of Workforce Development, CILIP

3. Empowering staff to implement innovative ideas – Sue Lawson, LibraryCamper and Librarian, LibraryCamp & Richard Veevers, Co-Founders, LibraryCamp

Session Chair: Kate Arnold, CILIP President

Room 1.218

Using the arts in libraries to benefit health and wellbeing

Sue Williamson, Head of Library Services, St Helens Council & Cath Shea, Arts Development Manager, St Helens Council

Room 1.219

What makes a great communicator?

Claire Bradshaw, Director, Claire Bradshaw Associates & Lisa Jeskins, Lisa Jeskins Training

17:00 Close of conference
17:10 CILIP Knowledge and Information Management Special Interest Group Launch (Exhibition Hall)
18:15 Guided Tours of Manchester Central Library (Manchester Central Library )
19:30 Night at the Museum – conference drinks reception at Museum of Science and Industry
23:30 Close

Thursday 6 July

08:15 Registration, refreshments and exhibition (Exhibition Hall)
08:30 Ethics Review Breakfast Seminar (Room 1.218)
08:30 Information School, University of Sheffield Breakfast Seminar (Room 1.219)
09:30 Welcome : Nick Poole, Chief Executive Officer, CILIP Theatre B)
09:35 Keynote: Neil MacInnes, Strategic Lead-Libraries, Galleries & Culture, Manchester City Council (Theatre B)
10:15 Refreshments and exhibition (Exhibition Hall)
10:50 Impact and Evaluation Workshop Managing Information Seminar Our Common Values Briefing Creative Hub Your career
Room 2.219

1. Loud Librarians – Selena Killick, Senior Library Services Manager (Student Engagement), The Open University & Frankie Wilson, Head of Assessment & Secretariat, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Theatre A

1. Organisational Knowledge and Information Governance – Ceri Hughes, Director, Head of Knowledge Centre of Excellence, KPMG

2. Mobilising Evidence and Organisational Knowledge in the NHS – Sue Lacey Bryant, Senior Advisor, Knowledge for Healthcare, Health Education England & Louise Goswami, Head of Library and Knowledge Services Development, Health Education England, Kent, Surrey and Sussex

3. Information Management and Knowledge Management; the conjoined twin disciplines? – Nick Milton, Knoco Ltd – details to follow

Session Chair: David Smith, Director, DJS Management Solutions Ltd

Room 4.205

1. Sustaining our common values: the pressure at play, and to come – David McMenemy, Lecturer, University of Strathclyde

2. Global commitments, local applications: Libraries and the UN Sustainable Development Goals – Stephen Wyber, Manager, Policy and Advocacy, IFLA

3. Human Rights – Salil Tripathi, Senior Adviser – Global Issues, Institute for Human Rights and Business

Session Chair: Martyn Wade, CILIP Trustee

Room 1.218

Tools and resources for transition from libraries to wider community use centres’

Leon Cruickshank, Professor of Design and Creative Exchange, Lancaster University, Debbie Stubbs, Project Manager Leapfrog, Lancaster University, Laura Wareing, Research Associate Leapfrog, Lancaster University, Julie Bell, Head of Libraries, Lancashire County Council

Room 1.219

An insiders guide to Professional Registration

Kate Robinson, Chair of CILIP’s Professional Registration and Accreditation Board

Dan Livesey, CILIP North West Members Candidate Support Officer

12:10 Lunch, exhibition (Exhibition Hall) 
12:30 CILIP Board Meeting Open Session (Room 4.214)
13:20 Health and Wellbeing Seminar Information Literacy Seminar Technology Briefing Creative Hub Your career
Room 2.219

1. The mismatch between information that people need and what we provide them with – Jonathan Berry, Personalisation & Control Specialist & Jane Fox, Programme Manager – The Information Standard, NHS England

2. The Public Library Health Offer – Debbie Hicks, Creative Director, The Reading Agency & Julie Spencer, Head of Library and Museum Services, Bolton Council

3. Keeping up with the pace of change – Deena Maggs, Head of Information and Knowledge Services, The King’s Fund

Session Chair: Imrana Ghumra, Health Libraries Group, CILIP

Theatre A

1 . Beyond “Grey in Sepia”: Empowering the everyday life information literacy of Syrian new Scots – Dr Konstantina Martzoukou, Senior Lecturer / PG Programme Leader Information Management, Robert Gordon University

2. Bookending HE: supporting transition and transformation at both ends of the curriculum – Emma Coonan, Information Skills Librarian, University of East Anglia

3. The epidemic of misinformation about vaccines – Dr Pauline Paterson, Research Fellow and co-director of The Vaccine Confidence Project, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Session Chair: Stephane Goldstein, Executive Director, InformAll CIC

Room 4.205

1. The Intelligent Library – James Clay, Senior Co-Design Manager, Jisc

2. Supporting citizens with protecting their privacy online – Aude Charillon, Library and Information Officer, Newcastle Libraries

3. Learning from digital disruption and how it can help libraries
Dave Rowe, Geospatial software developer, CartoConsult

Session Chair: Liz McGettigan, President, CILIPS

Room 1.218

Harris Transformers: Re-imagining the Harris

Matthew Wilde, Director, Blaze Arts & Sue Latimer, Interim Manager, Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Room 1.219

1. Why Rhymetime helped prepare me for a career in the NHS

Dan Livesey, Knowledge Service Manager, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

2. Changing sectors and finding your perfect role

Sioned Jacques, Welsh and Children’s Librarian, Cardiff Libraries

14:40 Refreshments and exhibition
15:10 Equalities Workshop Literacy and Learning Seminar Engaging Audiences Briefing Creative Hub Your career
Room 2.219

1. Diversity and Equality – John Vincent, Networker, The Network

Theatre A

1 . Poverty, place and low literacy – Jason Vit, Literacy Hubs Manager, National Literacy Trust

2 . Working with partner agencies to support children and families through early reading –Abigail Moss, Director, Programmes and Partnerships, BookTrust

Session Chair: Caroline Roche, Librarian, Eltham College

Room 4.205

1. Increasing reach and access through Wikimedia – Lucy Crompton-Reid, Chief Executive, Wikimedia UK

2. “No-one I know uses it any more”: the reasons used to cut libraries – Ian Anstice, Editor, Public Libraries News

Session Chair: Davina Omar, Chair, Publicity and Public Relations Group, CILIP

Room 1.218

Digital play: Ways to enhance the library experience

Paula Carley, Service Development Coordinator, Manchester City Council

Siobhan O’Connor, Archives & Community Officer, Manchester City Council


Room 1.219

How to be a chief librarian in 15 easy steps

Caroline Brazier, Chief Librarian, British Library

16:10 Conference close