The Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals in Wales will be holding their Annual Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cardiff on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th May. This year’s theme examines partnerships and collaborations in library and information services and will include a range of excellent speakers from Scotland, England and Wales. This is the “not to be missed” professional updating event in Wales!

CILIP Cymru Wales are pleased to offer some supported (free) places to  attend conference this year:

  • 2 full delegates: including conference attendance on Thursday and Friday, attendance at the Tir na n’Og reception and conference dinner, with overnight accommodation in the Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
  • 9 day delegate places: to attend on Thursday and/or Friday (09:45 – 16:30)

We are also able to offer some support to assist with transport costs to and from the conference, to a maximum of £50 per application.

To apply you must be a CILIP Cymru Wales member. We will also give priority to applications coming from unwaged, library / information studies students,  and new professionals.

If you would like to apply for any of these awards please email providing the information requested below. Funding for this initiative comes from CILIP Cymru Wales and is provided to directly support our members. Unsuccessful applicants, and others, will also be welcome to apply for financial support from the Kathleen Cooks Fund. Please apply by 12/04/2013.

Request for funding support to attend CILIP Cymru Wales Annual Conference 2013.

Your Name:
Employing Organisation (if applicable):
Your CILIP Membership number:
Are you unwaged, a library / information studies students, new professional? If yes, please give details.
Which award are you applying for? Full Delegate / Day delegate / Help with travel only.
Will you require assistance with travel costs? If yes, please estimate your anticipated return journey costs.
What do you hope to gain from attending Annual Conference? (Statement not exceeding 200 words).
Have you previously received financial support from the Kathleen Cooks Fund or CILIP Cymru Wales? If yes, when and how much?
Will you be prepared to write a brief report of your experience, learning and development from Conference and for this to be published by CILIP Cymru Wales?

Stephen Gregory
Policy Officer, Wales (Maternity Cover)
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Wales