Jisc and CNI leaders conference

14-15 July 2020


What to expect in 2020

This year, we'll explore how universities can equip themselves to respond to a research environment that is rapidly evolving and realise the potential it will offer.

Through the conference theme, frontiers in research practice - the university library as a catalyst, we'll cover topics such as research 4.0, data science and analytics, research integrity and evolving research collections. The full event schedule will be released in early 2020.

Explore the event themes and view the draft programme.

Why attend?

  • Hear from thought leaders and experts from across the world
  • Explore issues and innovations in digital scholarship, leading practice and policy
  • Network with delegates from universities and research institutes
  • Visit Bristol: a city famous for Brunel, balloons and Banksy

Find out more about the conference.

"One of the great get-togethers in the sector"

Chief executive, The British Library


  • Alexa McCray

    Alexa McCray

    Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the department of medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Read more about Alexa

  • James Wilsdon

    James Wilsdon

    Digital science professor of research policy, University of Sheffield / director, Research on Research Institute (RoRI)

    Read more about James

  • Dan Cohen

    Dan Cohen

    Dean of libraries; vice-provost for information collaboration, and professor of history, Northeastern University

    Read more about Dan


Tickets are £300 + VAT per delegate.

This includes access to the conference, drinks reception and refreshments as well as a welcome reception on 13 July.

Find out more and book tickets


Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
College Green

Special rates are available for conference delegates staying at the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel.

View full accommodation details including how to get this reduced rate.

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