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The next UKSG annual conference will be held in person in Glasgow, UK on 8-10 April 2024.

About the conference
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.

The Exhibition booking site will be open from 2pm GMT on the 16th November 2023. If you have any issues with booking, please contact Karina Hunt <>.  The booking site is here:


Sponsorship opportunities are being handled by Content Online - details and contact information can be found here.

UKSG pays for travel and accommodation for plenary speakers, breakout session leaders and workshop leaders who receive a free place.
Lightning talk speakers receive a free place. 

The deadline for this call for papers has now passed - thank you to everyone who has already submitted your suggestions!  We look forward to seeing you all in Glasgow.


Plenaries are generally 25-30 minutes, including Q&A

Breakouts are around 50 minutes, including 15 minutes Q&A.

This is a new idea for our annual conference.  We envisage workshops to be two hours and an in-depth look at a single topic.

Lightning talks are 7-10 minutes long on a single topic.