Save the dates: upcoming events

We’re really pleased to share the programme of events that are coming up in 2018 and 2019. Please get the dates in your diary, and keep an eye out for more details.

Autumn Forum, 2018

In a break with tradition, there will be no summer residential conference this year, due in part to EAHIL and HLG conferences taking place. Instead there will be an autumn forum

When: Friday 2nd November 2018, London Mathematical Society

Theme: Stats and Stories for Impact

We all gather statistics, but could we be working a little smarter in our gathering, analysing and present the figures more imaginatively?

Increasingly numbers aren’t enough, we need to demonstrate the impact our services have on the organisations and individuals we support. How can we best gather those stories, and turn them into powerful testimonies of our value

Booking is now open!


Spring Forum 2019 


When: Friday 8th March 2019, Royal Society of Medicine

Theme: Literacy in all its forms – digital, academic, information, health, and more

Improving literacy has always been at the core of a librarians role, but the definition of literacy is evolving all the time, not least with the new definition of Information Literacy released by CILIP in 2018. This spring forum is about all things literacy – information, health, digital and more.


Summer Residential 2019   


When: Date to be confirmed (pencil in 27/28 June 2019). Teesside University

Theme: Failing to Succeed – how to learn from failure

Nobody likes to fail, but learning from our mistakes is one of the most powerful lessons. And learning from other people’s mistakes can be reassuring, rewarding and rich in benefits. The best leaders allow their team space to experiment, but this can also mean permission to fail – how can we help build resilience in ourselves and others to survive and thrive after failure?

About ilk21

Having started out on a very different career trajectory, I took up my first professional post in the Cairns Library, Oxford and have been a
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s