4 - 5 Dec 2018 Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH

10 things not to be missed at LII 2017

Thursday 16th November 2017

We have an exciting 2 days in store at LII this year, from 5th – 6th December. Here are just some of the things you can look forward too:

  • WORLD CLASS EXHIBITORS from across the industry. See the best of scholarly, research and professional publishing, tools, technologies and service providers.
  • OPEN CONFERENCE STREAM is open to all visitors, not just paid conference attendees, and will run on both days. This is new for 2017 and includes sessions on Rights, Counter, Copyright, Text and Data Mining, Scientific Research and Education, Content and Technologies.
  • SHOWFLOOR PRESENTATIONS were hugely successful in 2016 so we are building on this year, this is a platform for companies to showcase their products/ content session/workshop or more.
  • SCHEDULED NETWORKING is new for 2017 and is proving highly popular. We will run a 1hr session each day where you will be given the opportunity to spend a few minutes with organisations of your choice to exchange business cards and have a brief discussion which can be extended on their stand or another meeting set up. Let us know you want to take part.
  • CLARIVATE BUSINESS LOUNGE – take 5 minutes to reflect on the year & the show, meet with industry colleagues and enjoy a coffee and cake on Clarivate. Sign up here!
  • COPYRIGHT THE CARD GAME will take place on 5 December and is open to all visitors. Learn about copyright through this game. During this workshop participants will play an abridged version of the game, as well as get ideas about how to use the resource in their own teaching and professional development. You can register to participate here!
  • EVENT APP – Download our app to plan your visit and for up to date news on-site. Book meetings, sessions programmes, Exhibitors list, floorplan, reminders and more! Available from 27th November.
  • MEET & NETWORK with major information industry companies from around the world.
  • LII CONFERENCE PROGRAMME has a truly diverse set of world leading speakers who will discuss and debate the most important and pertinent topics affecting us in the information industry.  See the full programme and speakers here.
  • SPRINGER NATURE DRINKS RECEPTION. 6th December – our conference draws to a close with a drinks reception hosted and kindly sponsored by Springer Nature.


We are excited that all this is taking place at our new venue, The Business Design Centre, Islington, London. You can find directions and more here.


If you have not done so already book your FREE place for the exhibition now and invite your colleagues and industry friends to attend LII 2017 and enjoy all the above too.