Leeds Beckett University, 25-27 March 2024

  • Background

LILAC Stories

Evidencing and illustrating the impact of conference participation on individuals, services, and the wider profession.

LILAC will be 20 years old in 2025. Although informally we are aware of the impact of the conference on individuals, we want to tell the story of how this  conference and the community it represents has affected change, both on an individual and institutional level.

We want to collate stories of what delegates learn or experience at LILAC, and how that changes their working practices so that we can demonstrate the value of conference to employers to support future applications for attendance.

You can contribute this in a variety of ways:

  • Send us your long-form reflections, which we can then code and use towards analysis of the themes
  • Volunteer to be interviewed, with the possibility of these interviews being recorded
  • Contribute your stories, photos, autoethnographies, notes, diaries, work reports

The form for contributions can be found at https://forms.office.com/e/gYd713LycD.

Ethics and data storage

All data will be stored on the The Principal Investigators OneDrive, a secure storage solution managed by the Leeds Beckett IT Service, which meets UK and EU data security regulations (including GDPR). It will not be shared outside of the LILAC Committee. Please only include personal details such as your name or workplace if you are happy for that information to be shared with the LILAC community and within the research reports and data. 

You can withdraw at any time, please email help@lilacconference.com if you wish to do this. 

For more information about this research please email the Principal Investigator Jess Haigh jessica.haigh@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

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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Leeds Beckett University, 25-27 March 2024

Leeds Beckett University, 25-27 March 2024