Call for Presentations

Dear colleagues,

The IGeLU 2018 Conference Program Planning Committee is pleased to announce the call for presentations for our conference in Prague, 20-23 August 2018.

We will be using Proposalspace to manage submissions and programme scheduling. To submit a proposal you will need to create a free account on

Account creation & Submission of proposals can be done  at :

This year’s conference is hosted in conjunction with the National Library of Technology (NTK) and will be held in the Clarion Congress Hotel in Prague:

There will be some changes to this year’s conference based on your feedback. One very valuable piece of feedback related to session length – this will be standardised to 45 minutes so please bear this in mind when considering your presentations.

Please submit your proposals by 31 March 2018.

We are also delighted to announce our Keynote speakers for 2018. The opening keynote will be delivered by Dr William Kilbride, Executive Director of the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC).

The closing keynote will be from Martin Svoboda, Director of the National Library of Technology based in Prague.

Once again we will be very pleased to welcome everyone from across the ProQuest Ex Libris community. The website with details for IGeLU 2018  is already up and will include registration and additional relevant information in due course:

Please do take care to note that the conference will take place slightly earlier than is usual on 20-23 August and will be longer, not concluding until lunchtime on Thursday 23rd August. Developers Day will run in parallel on Thursday 23 August at the same Clarion Congress venue. There will be a separate call for Dev Day proposals in due course.

You are warmly invited to send your proposals as soon as possible! Looking forward to seeing you all in beautiful Prague in August.


Tracey Clarke

On behalf of the IGeLU Steering Committee

Chair, Prague 2018, Program Planning Committee

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