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Please find below the programme for the first SLA Europe Conference, which took place on 5-6 Meán Fómhair 2019 at Newnham College, Cambridge.

Abstracts for all the presentations can be found at Programme_ Full abstracts .

You will also find details about our two keynote speakers anseo.

The presentations from the various sessions are included below in the programme. We will also publish a report from the event as soon as possible afterwards, along with photos from the two days.

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Déardaoin 5 Meán Fómhair

09.30 – 11.00

Registration and refreshments


10.00 – 11.00

Tour of Newnham College Gardens OR tour of Newnham College Library (sign up at registration)


11.00 – 11.15

Welcome to Cambridge

Dr Jessica Gardner, University Librarian and Director of Library Services

Cur i láthair: Fáilte – Jessica Gardner


11.15 – 12.00

Opening keynote

A Practical Model for Distributed Digital Leadership – Cerys Hearsey, Stiúrthóir, Post*Shift

Cur i láthair: Keynote opening – Cerys Hearsey


12.00 – 12.45

Seisiún 1

Recalling the past to understand the future – Richard Nelsson, Information manager, Guardian News & Meáin

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 1 – Richard Nelsson

AI and Libraries: a romance that cannot wait? – María de la Peña, Librarian, IE Business School Library

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 1 – María de la Peña


12.45 – 14.00

Lunch and visit sponsors


14.00 – 14.45

Seisiún 2

Courting Failure, Laying Down the Law – Jennifer Findlay, Library Services Manager, Judicial Office for Scotland, Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service; SarahLouise McDonald, Sheriff Courts Librarian, Judicial Office for Scotland, Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 2 – Jennifer Findlay & SarahLouise McDonald

The Future Archive – Binni Brynolf, Digital Resources Librarian, Chatham House

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 2 – Binni Brynolf


14.45 – 15.30

Workshop A or B

Workshop A: How to Survive and Excel in a Diverse Gig Economy – Richard P. Hulser, Uachtarán, Richard P. Hulser Consulting

Workshop A – Richard Hulser

Workshop B: “RDA? Where We’re Going We Don’t Need Any RDA”: Back to the Future in Cataloguing in Special Libraries Outside the International Standards – Anne Welsh,de, Údar

Cur i láthair: Workshop B – Anne Welsh,de


15.30 – 15.45

Break and visit sponsors


15.45 – 16.30

Seisiún 3

Nudge in Libraries: practical applications for improving UX – Phil Jones, Academic Liaison Manager, Coventry University

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 3 – Phil Jones

Mindful Transitioning under the Library Restructuring – Xuemei Li, Data Services Librarian, York University

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 3 – Xuemei Li


16.30 – 17.30

Roundtable discussion


18.00 – 19.00

Awards reception

Sponsored by CB Resourcing


19.00 – 21.00

Conference dinner (informal)


Dé hAoine 6 Meán Fómhair

09.00 – 09.15

Mindfulness meditation (optional)

Xuemei Li


09.15 – 09.30

Welcome to day 2

Hal Kirkwood, Uachtarán CLS


09.30 – 10.15

Seisiún 4

Bainistíocht Eolais: Maximising your organisational talent by listening harder – Katharine Schopflin, Information Governance Lead, London Borough of Hackney

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 4 – Katharine Schopflin

Todhchaí Réidh: transitioning to an information governance recordkeeping model in a large multi-functional organization in the Middle East – Matthew Platt, Acting Manager Information Governance, Qatar Foundation

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 4 – Matthew Platt


10.15 – 11.00

Seisiún 5

Predatory Publishing and Plan S – Simon Linacre, Director of International Marketing & Development, Cabells

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 5 – Simon Linacre

Making Research Data Future Ready: The FAIR Data Principles in Action – Ian Bruno, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 5 – Ian Bruno


11.00 – 11.30

Break and visit sponsors


11.30 – 12.15

Seisiún 6

What is Competitive Intelligence? An overview for non-CI Information Professionals – Arthur Weiss, Competitive / Marketing Intelligence Consultant, AWARE

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 6 – Arthur Weiss

A new perspective on corporate analysis: using social media and online data to create business insights – Lara Lopez Boronat, Information Specialist, Bain & Cuideachta

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 6 – Lara Lopez Boronat


12.15 – 13.00

Seisiún 7

Promoting and celebrating diversity in delivering and managing a 21st Century Information Service – Seema Rampersad, Senior Business Researcher and Service Manager, Leabharlann na Breataine

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 7 – Seema Rampersad

The Future is Female? Exploring patterns of gender (im)balance in UK business, pharmaceutical, and electric vehicle research practices – Ben McLeish, Director of Engagement & Abhcóideacht, Dimensions & Altmetric

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 7 – Ben McLeish


13.00 – 14.00

Lunch and visit sponsors


14.00 – 14.45

Seisiún 8

What next for SLA Europe? – Hal Kirkwood, Uachtarán CLS; Simon Burton, Uachtarán na CLS hEorpa; Seema Rampersad, President-Elect of SLA Europe

Cur i láthair: Seisiún 8 – Panel on what next for SLA Europe


14.45 – 15.30

Closing keynote

The future is behind us – Simon Chaplin, Director of Culture & Society, Wellcome Trust

Presentation to follow


15.30 – 16.00

Closing remarks


16.30 – 17.30

Punting trip OR tour of Newnham College Library (sign up at registration desk)


SLA Europe is committed to providing a safe and equal space for professional participation for all of our members, partners, and event attendees. We believe that everyone has the right to professional interaction without fear, intimidation, or belittlement, and that everyone has the right to fair and equal participation and treatment. To find out more, read our anti-harassment policy statement anseo.

Suíomh Dáta deireanach a nuashonraíodh Deireadh Fómhair 22, 2019 @ 9:33 ag an; An t-ábhar Meán Fómhair Nuashonraíodh 9, 2019 @ 11:21 pm