Northern Collaboration Conference, Liverpool Hilton, 15 September 2016 #ncollab16

Collaboration: delivering innovation, engagement and impact


  1. The fourth Northern Collaboration Conference took place at the Liverpool Hilton on Thursday 15th September 2016 with the theme Collaboration: delivering innovation, engagement and impact.
  2. The conference planning team met at various points throughout the year in order to plan an engaging programme and enjoyable conference.
  3. There were opportunities to apply for sponsored places at the conference with some lucky delegates winning their place thanks to their fantastic applications!
  4. The conference received generous offers of sponsorship from various companies, with the title sponsors this year being ProQuest and ExLibris
  5. As well as the title sponsors the conference was also sponsored by Dawson Books, OCLC, Elsevier, Askews & Holts, Capita, Bibliotheca and EBSCO
  6. With a fantastic range of speakers lined up tickets began to sell fast. For speaker abstracts see here:
  7. The opening and closing keynote speakers were confirmed: Richard Watson and Richard Heseltine
  8. The conference planning team organised a social event for those arriving the night before the conference: a tour of Liverpool John Moores special collection and archives followed by an informal meal in Liverpool - a great chance to network!
  9. The planning group worked hard to ensure the e-brochure was ready ahead of the conference: