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M25 2017 Annual Conference


9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Royal Society of Chemistry
Burlington House, London, W1J 0BA

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M25 Conference Programme

9.00-10.00 Registration and coffee

9.15-9.45  M25 Consortium AGM (members only)

10.00-10.10    Welcome by Dr Helen Workman (Chair M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries) and David Allen (Library Collections Coordinator, Royal Society of Chemistry)

10.10-11.00   Keynote: ‘Speak so that people want to listen’ – Carol Noakes (Voice Ltd)

11.00-11.20   Coffee

11.20-12.00    ‘Say it loud, and say it proud! “I’m a librarian…. And I’m a superhero!”’ – Leo Appleton (Goldsmiths) and Wendy Morris (Kingston University)

12.00-12.30   ‘Making places for people’ – Colin Moses (Moses Cameron Williams Architects)

12.30-1.30     Lunch

1.30-2.00      ‘Trans-aware library services: inspiring frontline staff’ – Kit Heyam (Leeds Beckett University)

2.00-2.25      ‘Surgeons, Smallpox and Sharing Stories: Using archives to engage staff with your past, present and future’ – Elisabeth Thurlow (Royal College of Nursing)

2.25-2.40      ‘Chain reaction: How inspiration for us became inspiration for others’ – Adam Edwards and Vanessa Hill (Middlesex University)

2.40-3.00      Coffee break

3.00-4.15      ‘Space to Play: exploring the possibilities of games and learning’ – Rosie Jones (Open University)

4.15-5.30 Drinks Reception

Cost of attendance: £100 for persons from M25 member institutions, £125 for non-members. There is one free place available per member institution, for the Director or nominated Representative.

To book your place please email with your name, job title, invoicing address and purchase order number (if applicable).

Booking form for M25 Members   Booking form for non-Members