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Booking now open for CILIP Ireland/ Library Association of Ireland Annual Joint Conference 2015

Date & Time: 

Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 7:00pm to Friday, 10 April 2015 - 3:00pm

Booking Form Now Open!

The conference and exhibition regularly attracts delegates from all sectors of the library and information world throughout Ireland and the UK. Our tagline aims to appeal to each of these sectors and keep a firm eye on the future of the profession and services.

Early Bird Rates for full delegates available until the 31 January 2015!

Learn, discuss and be empowered through keynote presentations, plenary lectures and participative learning sessions. There will also be a large suppliers’ exhibition and plenty of opportunity for informal networking. With a new format and a state of the art venue it promises to be a great conference.

Collaborate: Partnership, Shared Services, Seamless Access to Information

Evaluate: Information Literacy, Evaluating Services, Measuring Impact

Evolve: Libraries of the Future, Information Professionals of the Future, Digital Technologies


Draft Programme

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

  • 7pm – 9:30pm Welcome Reception & Opening of the Exhibition
  • Thursday, 9 April 2015 *Day Delegate Option*
  • 9am – 4:45pm Keynote, Plenary Lectures, Learning Sessions, Poster Session, City of Belfast Tour and more...
  • 8pm Conference Dinner
  • Friday, 10 April 2015
  • 9am – 1pm Keynote, Plenary Lectures
  • 2pm Optional Visits to Belfast Libraries, Discounted Tickets for Tours of Titanic Galleries


Keynote Speaker - Irene Knox

Libraries NI (The Northern Ireland Library Authority)

Irene Knox is Chief Executive of Libraries NI. Libraries NI is the public library service for Northern Ireland. It came into being on 1 April 2009 as part of the Review of Public Administration. Its services are regionally planned and locally delivered.
Titanic Belfast
1 Olympic Way, Queen's Road Titanic Quarter

BT3 9EP Belfast , ANT

United Kingdom

Contact Details

Louisa Costelloe
0044 78 37082566

Booking Information

Event Cost: 
Full Delegate (Early Bird) - LAI/ CILIP Member £250
Full Delegate (Early Bird) - Non Member £350
Full Delegate - LAI/ CILIP Member £300
Full Delegate - Non Member £400
Full Delegate - Unwaged/ Student £100
Day Delegate - LAI/ CILIP Member £140
Day Delegate - Non Member £160
Day Delegate - Unwaged/ Student £70
Conference Dinner - LAI/ CILIP Member £60
Conference Dinner - Non Member £70
Welcome Reception - LAI/ CILIP Member £30
Welcome Reception - Non Member £40