Icepops 2023 bookings are open!

The Icepops conference is back, and will held at the University of Glasgow on 19-21st July 2023. The conference keynotes on 20th July will be from Professor Nicola Whitton, Durham University and Dr Amy Thomas from University of Glasgow. There will be lightning talks and a world café and the theme of the conference closing panel will be copyright, creativity and the video game industry. The event also includes an evening social and all for the bargain price of £120 for ILG / CILIP members.

But there is more…!
A pre-conference workshop will kick off Icepops 2023 on Wednesday 19th July at the Advanced Research Centre, University of Glasgow. This workshop will address key aspects of library lending of eBooks and wider themes relating to digital access to knowledge. The event will include talks, posters, polls, open-floor debate and discussion around these issues. Included in the workshop will be a presentation by researchers working at CREATe, University of Glasgow on research looking at The Law and Economics of eLending in Europe. This study, funded by KR21/Arcadia, considers competition law dimensions of eLending by academic and public libraries. This open event is free to all Icepops conference delegates but open to anyone as a half-day free event. Refreshments will be provided. Speakers will include: Dr Kenneth Barr, Dr Matteo Frigeri (CREATE / University of Glasgow) and Kyle K Courtney (Harvard University).
On the final day of the conference, Friday 21st, we’ll be organising tours of various sites around the University of Glasgow and the AGM of the ALT Copyright and Online Learning Special Interest group will take place for members.

There will be lots going on so do visit the conference website to find out more and to book your place.

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