ASLIB: The Association for Information Management.

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Joint ASLIB/IFEG half day conference


A joint Aslib/IFEG seminar featuring practical examples from practitioners on how information management has contributed to knowledge management and sharing in their organization, leading to added growth and innovation.

Why you should attend?

  • This seminar focuses on practical issues
  • The presentations are given by people who have developed and applied their expertise for the benefit of organizations
  • There is the opportunity to put questions to the panel
  • You will be able to build your personal network of knowledge managers by meeting the speakers and delegates at this event



Thursday 29 November 2012


Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR

Nearest tube:

Oxford Circus, Regents Park, Great Portland Street, Bond Street (in that order)


ASLIB and IFEG members:
£36.00 inc VAT.

Non-members: £72.00 inc VAT.

For further information and to book a place contact Catherine Cosgrove at the Energy Institute, email: ccosgrove@energyinst.org

13.30 Registration, tea and coffee

14.00 Gareth Parkes, Knowledge Manager, Energy Institute, ‘Identifying and filling knowledge gaps’
The Energy Institute (EI) is the professional body for the energy industry. Gareth’s role at the EI involves knowledge management development, coordinating and improving the way in which the EI handles knowledge and enabling the EI to develop its energy-evidence base. Gareth has focused on developing an EI taxonomy, information dissemination and communications, social media, knowledge networks and member engage


14.30 Elisabeth Goodman and John Riddell, RiverRhee Consulting, ‘Organizing and retrieving knowledge’
The purpose of this session is to look at the practicalities of making knowledge accessible on demand quickly and easily to those who need it.
RiverRhee Consulting, works with established business teams in Library & Information management, and in the Pharmaceutical Industry/Life Sciences, to enhance team effectiveness. Elisabeth and John will be focusing on RiverRhee’s 3 main strands for KM which are Communities of Interest / Practice, Collaborative Team Working and Learning before, during and after – as the central pillars for providing access to knowledge in a quick, easy and practical way.

15.00 James Andrews, Knowledge and Information Management Officer, British Red Cross, ‘The challenges that come from culture, and practical solutions’ James is a qualified knowledge and information professional with experience of introducing knowledge sharing tools and techniques to organizations, information management practice, and the delivery of a wide range of information services within academic, professional membership and corporate working environments.

15.30 Tea, coffee and biscuits

16.00 Panel and delegate discussion. The aim of this is to enable everyone to share knowledge, issues and solutions so that delegates can develop their own work for the benefit of their employers and customers.

17.00 Close