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The UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Brighton Centre in 2020 and is a major event in the scholarly communications calendar which attracts over 900 delegates each year from around the world - librarians, publishers, content providers, consultants and intermediaries. The conference combines high-quality plenary presentations, lightning talks and breakout sessions with entertaining social events and a major trade exhibition.


March 30 2020 - 10:00
April 01 2020 - 13:00


The Brighton Centre
Kings Road
Brighton, BN1 2GR
United Kingdom

Venue Photos

Venue Photos

About the Event

The conference attracts delegates from across the global knowledge community, including librarians, publishers and intermediaries.  It provides a much-respected forum for discussing trends, showcasing initiatives, finding out about current practice across sectors, and connecting with other professionals.

To have a truly engaging conference, UKSG believes we need to hear from people with a variety of perspectives and backgrounds - and we particularly want to encourage and include those from under-represented communities. We are not there yet. We are looking at expanding our list of sponsored places to support early career and target those from under-represented communities to attend, so please keep an eye out for sponsored places opportunities.


Exhibition - How to Book

You can review the floorplan for stands that are available as at 7 November here (booths may have been booked subsequently, so please see the booking site link below for the latest available).

The Exhibition opened for bookings on the 12 November 2019. Click on the link to the booking site to see which booths are still available. Please note that, for Brighton only, we have increased the maximum number of stands you can book to four (each includes a free delegate place).

All bookings and queries are again being handled by Karina Hunt at KHEC - /telephone 07900 165948

Sponsorship opportunities

Please see for details, or contact:

Beatrice Palombo Fumey, Marketing Manager, Content Online

+46 (0)72-253 62 99; Email Beatrice Palombo <>


Booking for the conference will open later this year, if you would like to receive further updates please register you interest here

For any general queries please contact or for sponsorship queries contact our agent: Michael Barber at Content Online - - +44 (0)20 7164 6917


The closing date for cancellations is Friday 28th February, after which date cancellations will not be eligible for a refund.

The UKSG code of conduct can be found here and UKSG terms and conditions here

NB: UKSG reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies.

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