Programme released: CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference 2020

10 December, 2019

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​Thursday 23rd – Friday 24th July 2020, Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Scotland

The programme for the CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference 2020 has been released, just in time for the registrations to open in January.

The survey that was conducted of HLG members back in the summer yielded lots of topics that you wanted to see discussed in the programme, and as a biennial conference designed for so many different sectors, the programme will encompass a multitude of areas, most notably:

​The role of the librarian in ever-changing technological landscapes

Partnership working with other sectors

Wellbeing and resilience

Improvement and innovation

Patient and public involvement

Summarising and synthesising

Health information literacy

Quality, impact and metrics

Costing and streamlining services: doing more with less

Building networks, relationships and influence

View the full programme here

Registrations will open in early January, with an early bird discount of 10% off the Gold Package before 27th March 2020, and everyone who has registered an interest in attending will get the first notification when the registrations open:

Register your interest here

Sponsorship opportunities have been snapped up already, with the likes of Springer Nature, Mark Allen Group, Wolters Kluwer, Wiley, Thieme Publishing, Applied Network Solutions, Sage, Proquest, IS Oxford, EBSCO, F1000 and Third Iron all confirming their sponsorship well ahead of time. Many stands have also been provisionally reserved so the exhibition hall is already at 75% capacity. So if you are thinking of your 2020 marketing strategies at the moment, get in touch straight away.

Click here for further information on sponsorship opportunities.

For any further information, please contact our event manager Carol Stevenson, of Novus Marketing and Event Management, at You can follow #HLG2020 for updates on Twitter from either @NovusMEM or @CILIPHLG.

Potenza Atiogbe​

HLG Communications Officer

CILIP Health Libraries Group (HLG) is a UK based network of individuals working in or professionally interested in health and social care information. Our strength is our diverse and active membership covering all health and social sectors, and geographical areas in the UK. Members work for the health service, the academic sector, the independent sector, government departments, professional associations, charities and public libraries. Students with an interest in health and social care information are also welcome. Several HLG members live and work abroad.



Twitter: @ciliphlg


HIFA profile: Potenza Atiogbe is the Multiprofessional Education and Library Services Manager at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. She is also the Marketing and Communications Lead for CILIP Health Libraries Group. potenza.atiogbe AT