Leading the Change, not just managing it!

Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th March 2016

The Roxburghe Hotel, 38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ

We are open for business … EDGE2016 – The most vital conference you MUST attend in 2016!

EDGE is the premier development event for elected members, Chief Executives, Directors, Heads of Service, trustees, E-government and community professionals, library vendors, and others with an interest in libraries and information.

Can you afford to miss this? All delegate rates held as at 2014!

This is your perfect opportunity to explore innovative strategies to generate and maximise impact through channel shift and diversification. To continue to work to your strengths, with new and invigorated formulas to reach the unreachable.

The Importance of EDGE

The Scottish Government believes it is vital that adequate library services are in place across Scotland. Libraries offer crucial support to help people help themselves – to support literacy, digital participation, learning, employability, health, culture and leisure. They can improve the quality of people’s lives and support them to engage in the democratic process.  We are fully aware of the commitment that local authorities have to maintaining good quality, innovative library services and the City of Edinburgh Council is at the forefront of this, having developed the EDGE conference as an opportunity to share good practice and discuss future developments.

Can you afford to miss it?

‘To paraphrase the great poet Apollinaire, whose centenary it is this year …

“Come to the edge,” we said. “We can’t, we’re afraid!” they responded. “Come to the edge,” we said. “We can’t, We will fall!” they responded. “Come to the edge,” we said. And so they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.”

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EDGE is about sharing and developing good practice and ideas to confidently embrace the challenges of change and reform.

Edinburgh City Libraries present a programme of topics, speakers, and panel discussions showcasing and stimulating innovation in public services.

 SPECIAL OFFER

EDGE is not about preaching to the converted:

Book 2 places and receive 10% discount and bring your ELECTED MEMBER to the full conference sessions and Gala Dinner as our guest (worth £350) - a valuable opportunity for political buy-in.

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