An outline of the conference programme is currently available.

A fuller version will be published in early 2018.

Outline Conference Schedule

  • Sunday July 1st – Leadership Seminar
  • Monday July 2nd – Leadership Seminar, board meeting
  • Tuesday July 3rd – Leadership seminar, board meeting, workshops, Steering Committee and  Working Group meetings, registration, guided tour of Lille
  • Wednesday July 4th – conference, workshops, SC and WG meetings, Conference Dinner
  • Thursday 5th – Conference, Conference reception
  • Friday 6th – Conference, guided tour of libraries in Lille
  • Saturday 7th – Excursion

Post Conference Excursion & Tours

LIBER 2018 Social Programme:

Departure by bus from the city centre. Visit to the Piscine museum, in Roubaix, just outside Lille. Packed-lunch, followed by a visit to the Villa Cavrois, in Croix.

The cost/person is estimated at €40 and includes transportation cost, packed-lunch, site guide, tickets to the museum and the villa.

Hotel Accommodation

The hotel capacity of Lille – 1.2 million inhabitants – is huge. No rooms will be pre-booked for the participants. A list of hotels 2* to 4* will be provided by the tourism office of Lille to the Local Organising Committee.