Earlybird offer for Birmingham Satellite ends this Friday 4 July!

4 July

There are still places at the 2014 IFLA Public Libraries Satellite (12 – 13 August 2014) at early bird rates – don’t miss out on what will be a wonderful conference. Early-bird registration for this conference closes on Friday 4 July, with discounted rates available to all delegates.

Organised by the Public Libraries Section of IFLA, in collaboration with CILIP and the Society of Chief Librarians in England, this satellite conference is hosted by the new Library of Birmingham and provides an opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the public library world in the largest and most iconic public library in Europe. In a rapidly changing environment join us to explore and examine the opportunities surrounding public libraries.

This exciting two-day programme includes keynote presentations from:
• Brian Gambles, Assistant Director, Birmingham City Council (Library of Birmingham)
• Corinne Hill, Library Director, Chattanooga Public Library
• Laura Cole, Special Projects Coordinator, Bibliotech, San Antonio, Texas
• Jens Thorhauge, Independent Senior Adviser and Consultant, Denmark
• Janene Cox, Past President, Society of Chief Librarians, England

Delegates will also have the opportunity to; hear from over 20 speakers from the UK, Europe, USA, Australia and China; take a tour of the largest public library Europe; join us for the conference drinks reception, including CILIP’s Public and Mobile Library’s Group annual award ceremony; and meet and network with colleagues from around the world.