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AGM & Annual Conference 2019: “Diversifying our services”

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Date(s) - 08/05/2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Senate House Library


“Diversifying our services”

The 2019 AGM and annual conference will take place in the Macmillan Hall of Senate House, University of London on Wednesday 8th May 2019. The AGM will take place during the registration for the conference and all M25 Representatives are entitled to attend.


09:00 – 10:00 Registration and coffee

(09:15 – 09:45 AGM for M25 Members)

10:00 Welcome and opening remarks. Matthew Lawson, M25 Chair

10:05 Keynote address: “Diversity at work”. Dr Marcia Wilson, University of East London

10:40 Diversifying and decolonising collections within UAL Library Service. Pat Christie, University of the Arts London

11:15 Coffee break

11:35 Information Literacy and diverse student communities: using a ‘flipped classroom’ model to teach both face-to-face and distance learning students together from across the world. Russell Burke, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

12:05 Diversifying our services: Steps towards Inclusion and Enhancement at the University of Surrey. Caroline Thomas, University of Surrey

12:40 Lunch

13:45 Poster session (University of Surrey and University of Kent)

13:50 (paper to be confirmed)

14:15 What next? Challenges and opportunities for Library (and related) professions. Libby Homer, Anglia Ruskin University and Regina Everitt, University of East London

14:55 Coffee break

15:15 Human Library: Creating courageous conversations at the University of Westminster. Katherine Marshall and Aimee Anderson, University of Westminster

15:50 Closing remarks. Thomas Baldwin, M25 Executive Manager

16:00 Drinks reception

18:00 Close

Cost of attendance:

  • For M25 member libraries
    • one free place (normally for the Representative) as the standard benefit of membership
    • additional places are £150.
  • Non-M25 Members: £225
  • Speakers: £75

Cancellation costs: cancellation is free until 23:59 on 1st May 2019. Cancellations less than one week before the conference will be charged 50%. No-shows on the day will be charged 100%.

To reserve a place please fill out the booking form using the link below. Please remember to include your PO number as bookings cannot be confirmed without this.

Online Booking Form