SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Reflect | Redesign | Reboot

Opening Remarks
  • 12:00 - 12:15
  • Amy Stubbing

Opening Remarks

As we kick off our 2021 Conference, our 2021 SLA Europe President warmly welcomes the delegates to the first day of the conference.

Reflect | Redesign | Reboot: Strategies & priorities for the new normal
  • 12:15 - 13:00
  • Nick Poole

Reflect | Redesign | Reboot: Strategies & priorities for the new normal

We're delighted to be joined by Nick Poole (CILIP) as our keynote speaker.

  • 13:00 - 14:00
  • Kim Horwood / Simon Burton and Tim Palmer / Rob Stubbs / Dom Hilleard

Reflect | Career workshops

A choice of four workshops focused on career development:

Workshop 1 - Kim Horwood
Making the ‘right’ choices about work could save your life!

Workshop 2 - Simon Burton and Tim Palmer
Interview skills: the information job market

Workshop 3 - Rob Stubbs
Being an infopreneur: Up a Hill and Down a Mountain – Notes from a brief journey through independent research

Workshop 4 - Dom Hilleard
LinkedIn masterclass

Reflect | Surviving and thriving post-lockdown
  • 14:00 - 14:45
  • Sarah Wolfenden

Reflect | Surviving and thriving post-lockdown

Learn about coaching techniques to help you and your teams to be more resilient

  • 14:45 - 15:00

Breakout discussion

Time for a hot drink and some networking with other conference delegates.

Redesign | Leveraging benchmarking to keep your seat at the table
  • 15:00 - 15:45
  • Colleen Cable

Redesign | Leveraging benchmarking to keep your seat at the table

This session will explore the ways to utilize data you're already collecting, both quantitative and qualitative, to demonstrate the value and impact of the library.

  • 15:45 - 16:00

Breakout discussion

Redesign | Change management and the future of print
  • 16:00 - 16:45
  • Michael Maher

Redesign | Change management and the future of print

This session examines the impact home working has had on office-based law firm library print collections, with particular focus on the effects this will have for library teams across the profession.

Redesign | Relaunching social media for libraries: data, delivery, and dissemination
  • 16:45 - 17:30
  • Leo Appleton

Redesign | Relaunching social media for libraries: data, delivery, and dissemination

An exploration of current trends of social media and how it is being used for service delivery, marketing, publicity, research dissemination and as source.

Closing remarks
  • 17:30 - 17:45
  • Amy Stubbing

Closing remarks

As we round off the first batch of sessions, our SLA Europe President closes Day One of our 2021 Conference with a few words.

Welcome to Day Two
  • 12:00 - 12:15
  • Amy Stubbing

Welcome to Day Two

2021 SLA Europe President warmly welcomes the delegates back for the second day of the conference.

Reboot | Post-COVID changes to the business research landscape
  • 12:15 - 13:00
  • Ben Longman

Reboot | Post-COVID changes to the business research landscape

This session will look at how the pandemic has changed the business research landscape and what we can expect to change in the next few years.

Reboot | Demystifying ESG
  • 13:00 - 13:45
  • Leon Saunders Calvert

Reboot | Demystifying ESG

This session will be an exploration of key questions around ESG data, breaking down what it is (and it isn't) to understand and gain a better insight to what it is.

  • 13:45 - 14:00

Break

Time for a hot drink and some networking with other conference delegates.

PechaKucha - Vendor Showcase
  • 14:00 - 14:45

PechaKucha - Vendor Showcase

Setting the scene - 6 suppliers, 20 slides each, and only 6 minutes and 40 seconds each. Join our vendors who are providing a unique showcase of their offerings. We'll be joined by vendors from Couranto, Statista, InexOne, SmartKYC, and more.

  • 14:45 - 15:00

Vendor breakout rooms

Reboot | Growing value in today's information market: mixing private equity investing, challenger brands, and vendor consolidation
  • 15:00 - 16:00
  • Stephen Phillips

Reboot | Growing value in today's information market: mixing private equity investing, challenger brands, and vendor consolidation

Join Stephen Phillips as he hosts a panel with buyers, information providers, and private equity advisors discussing challenges and opportunities. On the panel will be: Angela Johnson (JP Morgan), Ian Whittaker (Liberty Sky Advisors), Piers Bearne (Collingwood Advisory), and Dermot Corrigan (smartKYC).

  • 16:00 - 16:15

Break

Time for a coffee or tea and some chit chat with fellow delegates.

  • 16:15 - 17:00
  • Katie Hughes & Juliane Schneider

Redesign | Reference Data Management: An Academic and Scientific Perspective

This session will explore the need for metadata as a driver of reuse, how you get researchers to see you as a valuable collaborator, and what needs to happen to make true curation feasible within institutions in an increasingly grant-driven world where sustainability is not a priority.

Closing remarks
  • 17:00 - 17:15
  • Amy Stubbing

Closing remarks

Join our 2021 SLA Europe President for closing remarks at the end of day two and at the end of our conference.

Virtual cookery course
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Lerato Umah-Shayler

Virtual cookery course

This year we are very excited to announce that we are arranging a conference dinner...with a difference!  One that you cook in the comfort of your own home in a virtual cookery class, with online chef Lerato Umah-Shayler. 

  • 19:30 - 21:00

Conference dinner