HLG Conference 2016

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CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference 2016

The Conference was held on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th September 2016 in The Scarborough Spa, Scarborough.  The free virtual issue of the Health and Information Libraries Journal (HILJ) "Transforming your service: the right evidence at the right time and place" was compiled to support the HLG 2016 conference.

A tweet from Alison Day:

"#HLG2016 thank you for a great event lost to reflect upon and to try out. Great first HLG conference".

And from one of the HLG Co-chairs Imrana Ghumra:

"Great 2 see so many post conf tweets & reflections #HLG2016 I passionately believe #LKSSTAFFROCK, you are the professions greatest asset :-)".

Presentations, outlines, posters and photos are available below.   Reports from bursary winners will also be added soon.

The @CILIPHLG #hlg2016 storify which is a collection of some of the Twitter action during and after the conference including photos is available at:  https://storify.com/CILIPHLG/hlg-conference-2016 

Other links to #hlg2016 stories and reflections include:



  • Patrick Mitchell

    HLG Conference 2016 Presentations

    Photo:  Patrick Mitchell, Health Education England delivering the keynote session entitled "Becoming business critical: Knowledge for Healthcare".

    All the HLG 2016 presentations are below in session order.

  • Break Time at the HLG 2016 Conference

    HLG Conference 2016 Photos

    Photo:  Break time at the HLG 2016 conference held in Scarborough.

    All the HLG Conference 2016 photographs are available below.

  • Poster Display HLG Conference 2016

    HLG Conference 2016 Posters

    Photo: Poster display at the HLG 2016 Conference which was held in Scarborough.

    Please find below the photos and abstracts of all the posters.

  • HLG Conference 2016 Session Outlines

    Please find below outlines or abstracts of the presentations.

  • HLG Conference 2016 Documents

    On this page you can see what the full agenda for the conference was, as well as the listings of presenting organisations and keynote speakers, download the brochure here.  Click to view the speakers biographies and the listings of the exhibitors.