BIALL Conference 2013 (Glasgow)
Posted by JackieHanes on 24 June, 2013
‘Highlights’ for non law librarians are second day sessions on the Flipped Classroom and Open Access …
I attended the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) annual study conference held on 13-15 June 2013 at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow. The theme of this year’s conference was “The Business of Law”, including “Business for Managers” on the final day. The BIALL conference is the annual gathering of law librarians from all sectors across the UK, Ireland and beyond.
The conference began with a game of ‘spot the law librarian’ at Glasgow’s airports, train stations and hotel receptions on Wednesday afternoon. I attended Justis Publishing’s legendary pre-conference social event on Wednesday evening. This year’s theme was “100 Years of Bollywood”, and it was held at the Kama Sutra restaurant on Sauchiehall Street. The dinner, drinks and entertainment (our unique take on bollywood dancing and gangnam style) were fabulous – photographic evidence is available.
The conference was formally opened by James Mullan (BIALL President) on Thursday morning. …
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