Manchester Metropolitan University, 11-13 April 2022

  • Program for LILAC 2022

Conference Programme

View the LILAC conference programme here.

Our draft programme can be downloaded. Please note this is subject to change.

The full programme with abstracts can be downloaded as a Word document and a PDF document.

Monday 11th April

08:45 – 09:50   Registration
10:00 – 11:05   Parallel Sessions 1
11:05 – 12:20   Keynote - MMU LIS Students 
12:20 – 13:20   Lunch
13:20 – 14:55   Parallel Sessions 2
14:55 – 15:25   Refreshments
15.25 – 17:30   Parallel Sessions 3
17:40 – 19:30   Networking evening & Information Literacy Awards

Tuesday 12th April

09:00 – 09:30   Registration (day delegates)
09:30 – 10:45   Keynote – Marilyn Clarke
10:45 – 11:05   Refreshments
11:05 – 12:40   Parallel Sessions 4
12:40 – 13:40   Lunch
13:00 – 13:30   Meet the CILIP IL Group
13.40 – 15:15   Parallel Sessions 5
15:15 – 15:35   Refreshments

15:35 – 16:45   Parallel Sessions 6 
19:30 – 23:30   Conference dinner (Manchester Radisson Edwardian)

Wednesday 13th April

09:00 – 09:30   Registration (day delegates)
09:30 – 10:30   Parallel Sessions 7
10:30 – 11:00   Refreshments
11:00 – 12:15   Keynote - Emily Drabinski
12:15 – 13:10   Lunch
13:10 – 14:50   Parallel Sessions 8
14:55 – 15:30   Wrap up - discussion about the future of LILAC
15:30            Conference closes

Covid-19 Measures

We are very pleased to be able to run LILAC 2022 as a face-to-face event.

To keep everyone safe:

  • we have restricted the number of delegates who can sign up for the conference
  • there will be no manual sign-up sheet at the event, you will only be able to register online to Parallel Sessions.

We'd like to reassure our delegates that we continue to  monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and we'll keep following government's advice. In England, face coverings are no longer mandatory in indoor venues. Public Health guidance remains in place, suggesting individuals should continue to wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces.
Please respect other delegates' decision to wear a face covering and where possible, wear a face covering.

We have worked with our venues to ensure that suitable safety measures are in place, and are adhering to the current health authority guidance.

There are many hand-sanitiser stations around the building.



Presentations from past conferences can be found in our archive.

Present @ LILAC

LILAC is great opportunity for our fellow professionals to present their ideas, share best practice and show case new thinking in our sector. If you have an idea then we'd love to hear about it. We have many options for the types of sessions you might run from a symposium to a workshop. Visit our Call for Presentations page to find out how to apply.

Book your place

Places at this year's conference are likely to be in demand more than ever before. Each year our conference grows increasingly popular and this year promises to be no different. Don't miss out and book your place now for this year's conference.
We look forward to seeing you there!

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