Speaker Information

This page contains information for speakers at the Collaboration's 2022 conference

Key Dates

  • Conference Theme Announced: March 2022
  • Call for Session Proposals: April 2022 > Submissions Closed <
  • Speaker Briefing Event 1 & Event 2 (for novice, and inexperienced speakers): May 2022
  • Submission Deadline: 13th June 2022
  • Review & Paper Selection Meeting: 22 June 2022
  • Invitations to Present: e-mid July 2022
  • Speaker Practice/Briefings: August 2022
  • Slides Due for Submission: 5th September 2022
  • Recorded Sessions Live: October 2022

Session Formats

The following session lengths will be included in the programme:

  • 5 minute lightning talks
  • 15 minute short talks
  • 45 minutes presentations or workshops

Preparing your Session

Information on the format, style, duration and platform requirements are now available.

For more help with preparing your session contact our Speaker Support team members. You may also wish to attend one of our speaker briefing events in May, for more guidance.


Only speakers from Mercian Collaboration member organisations, or people working at other UK academic libraries are eligible to register their interest as speakers.