The Conference

About The Conference

The Library Association of Ireland and the Chartered Institute Library & Information Professional (CILIP) Ireland hold an all island conference in Ireland annually. The Conference is addressed to Library and Information practitioners from all types of libraries and at all stages of their career. The Conference aims to provide a forum, opportunity and time for attendees to share practice, meet colleagues and hear of the work of libraries.

Annually the Conference identifies a broad theme and invites proposals for presentations and posters.

Please see the call for submissions for full details.

The theme for the Conference in 2020 is ‘Libraries: A World of Possibilities’. The Conference will be on 25th and 26th of March 2020 In Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk, Co Louth.

Key Dates

Call for Papers open Week of 2 Dec 2019
Registration opens Week of 2 Dec 2019
Call for Papers close 19th January 2020
Authors Notified Week beginning 27th January 2020
Authors accept by Friday 7th February 2020
Early Bird Registration closes 16th February 2020
Standard Registration closes 1st March 2020
Late Registration closes 24th March 2020
25th – 26th March 2020

Final Date for Submission of Accepted Presentations 18 March 2020.


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