A link to the online booking for the CILIP Cymru Wales Conference:

Please note early bird booking at a reduced rate – if you book by 31 March.

It’s a really excellent programme this year together with a very full trade exhibition.

Thursday’s programme includes speakers Phil Bradley and Anne Hannaford. Anne is Director of Information and Learning Services, University of Worcester and will be talking about The Hive at Worcester, the first fully integrated Public and University Library. Phil Bradley needs no introduction – his presentation is entitled Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Stuff; service development outside the Tardis! There will also be a workshop on bidding for EU funds. Cathie Jackson and Joy Head will be talking about Making Wales an information literate nation -an example of cross sector (LIS) collaboration.

Friday’s programme includes Making your numbers count! How to win funds and influence people with your statistics with Dave Pattern, Library Systems Manager, University of Huddersfield. Annie Mauger, the new CEO of CILIP, will be talking about a new direction for CILIP. Shared services and mergers will be addressed by Sally Wilkinson and Mark Hughes: Can 2 become 1?  Lessons from the coal face of library mergers in Wales and Shared Services and systems in Wales, where we are and where we go next. There will also be workshops for new professionals and a careers clinic.

Limited number of FREE places for Library and Information Students in Wales, see website for details.

Finally … An excellent opportunity for 3 people with IT experience to attend the full conference for FREE.
We need 3 IT confident people to help during the conference; in return you will be offered a free full delegate place at the conference, including travel costs and accommodation. To register interest, please e-mail Mandy Powell at mdp@aber.ac.uk

More information from Mandy Powell:
E-bost / Email          mdp@aber.ac.uk and mandy.powell@cilip.org.uk
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