Conference 2020

With regrets this event is now cancelled. For more information, please see the recent news item. 

Welcome to the Mercian Collaboration's 2020 academic libraries conference microsite. The event originally planed to be held Tuesday 8th September 2020 entirely online and exclusive to staff from member organisations, has been cancelled.

Cyber Eye

The event was facilitated by the Mercian Conference Group. Contact the Conference Group chair or Development Officer for any questions.


  • Dissolving Barriers: Inclusivity and Diversity within Academic Library Practice.

Delegate Eligibility

Attendance at the Mercian Conference was only open to attendance by library staff from Mercian member organisations, and representatives of level one corporate sponsors. Spaces for non-Collaboration members would have been at the Conference Group Chair's discretion.

Delgate Information

To minimise paper waster, our policy is not to provide hard copies of the programme or other materials. Delegates unsure of the sessions they book should speak to the event reception desk team. Please note, we do not automatically confirm delegate bookings, so contact us if you wish to confirm your booking. Also see our cancellation policy, should you be unable to attend.

Speaker Information

Sponsor Information

Note, Sponsor representatives who have qualified for attendance, do not need to register as delegates.

Conference News Items