Keynotes unveiled for ILI

Stuart Hamilton, Mia Ridge and Jan Holmquist to speak at Internet Librarian International, the library innovation conference.

Registration is now open for this year's Internet LIbrarian International (ILI) which takes place at Olympia Conference Centre, London on 18-19 October.

This year the conference will feature three keynote speakers. Stuart Hamilton, Deputy Secretary General and Director of Policy and Advocacy at IFLA will discuss how to achieve a sustainable information environment in the digital age.

Mia Ridge, Digital Curator at The British Library, will examine ways in which digital scholarship is driving new technologies and new behaviours.

Jan Holmquist, Assistant Library Director of Denmark’s Guldborgsund Public Library will look towards a visionary strategy for libraries and explore how smart libraries create smart communities.

The conference highlights six key themes: 

  • The learning library and the learning librarian
  • New tech for a new world
  • Engagement: real impact on real communities
  • Understanding users and influencing use
  • Improving search and supporting research
  • Setting digital content free
The full confernece programme is available here, together with information about a range of discount incentives, including industry association, multiple registration and early bird discounts,