Public Library Authorities Conference 2010 (UK) - 20-22 October, 2010 - Leeds, UK. "This year's conference will once again provide a unique opportunity for in-depth discussion and debate. Key issues include:
• How will spending cuts impact on local government and library services?
• What role is there for libraries in The Big Society?
• Can alternative governance, outsourcing, and shared services provide viable options?
• How can local people help to deliver library services?
More than 25 expert speakers will participate in discussion and debate, and delegates will benefit from roundtables, networking opportunities, social events, and visiting inspiring new libraries"