Manchester Metropolitan University, 7-9 April 2021

What is LILAC?

LILAC is an annual conference covering all aspects of information literacy and is a firm favourite in the calendar of information professionals. The conference is brimming with new ideas, innovative teaching techniques, inspiring speakers and exciting social events.

Why you should attend

LILAC is organised by CILIP’s Information Literacy Group and is aimed at all professions who are involved with, research or teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital literacies and related educational technologies.

Who should attend

LILAC attracts delegates from across the UK and around the world. Delegates come to us from over 30 different countries worldwide. Each year we attract significant key players in the information literacy field as keynote speakers from around the globe.

LILAC 2021
Manchester Metropolitan University, 7-9 April 2021

The Venue

Find out all you need to know about this year's venue including accommodation, directions, facilities and more

Connecting @ LILAC

One of the great aspects of the conference is opportunity it presents to connect with fellow professionals. Catching up with old friends and colleagues or making exciting new contacts. LILAC offers plenty of ways for connecting at specific networking sessions or our conference dinner.

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Do you remember when?

Have you been to LILAC in the past? Are you looking for notes from a presentation you attended? Maybe you are trying to recall the name of a keynote speaker or find the contact details for someone you met. Our archive provides all you need to look back at past conferences.

Manchester Metropolitan University, 7-9 April 2021

Manchester Metropolitan University, 7-9 April 2021