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Museums+Tech 2020: Museums in a Crisis

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· Sessions
Quick Intro: How to use Hopin
Welcome to the first virtual Museums+Tech Conference! Want a bit of an introduction to the platform we're using? Join us for a quick tour before the event.
Sarah Cole
2020-12-09T12:30:00Z 2020-12-09T12:45:00Z Europe/London Quick+Intro%3A+How+to+use+Hopin https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Welcome
Welcome to Museums+Tech 2020 Day 1!
Dafydd James
2020-12-09T13:00:00Z 2020-12-09T13:10:00Z Europe/London Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Keynote
"forced reboot. Hello World." – Keynote by Zak Mensah & Sara Wajid, followed by Q&A
sara wajid Dafydd James Zak Mensah
2020-12-09T13:10:00Z 2020-12-09T13:45:00Z Europe/London Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Effects Of Shelter-In-Place On Museum Website Visitation: Findings From A Cross-institutional Study
Cross-industry trends revealed by an analysis of 20 institutions across the US
Marty Spellerberg Grace Poole
2020-12-09T13:45:00Z 2020-12-09T13:55:00Z Europe/London Effects+Of+Shelter-In-Place+On+Museum+Website+Visitation%3A+Findings+From+A+Cross-institutional+Study https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Intro: Audiences
An introduction to the upcoming talks around the theme of 'Audiences'
Scott Billings
2020-12-09T13:45:00Z 2020-12-09T13:50:00Z Europe/London Intro%3A+Audiences https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Entertaining audiences during a time of crisis
Alix Geddes
2020-12-09T14:05:00Z 2020-12-09T14:15:00Z Europe/London Entertaining+audiences+during+a+time+of+crisis https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Reimagining a physical exhibition as a digital destination
Chris How
2020-12-09T14:15:00Z 2020-12-09T14:25:00Z Europe/London Reimagining+a+physical+exhibition+as+a+digital+destination https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A: Audiences
Q&A with the speakers from the Audiences segment. Scott Billings chairs.
Chris How Marty Spellerberg Scott Billings Alix Geddes Grace Poole
2020-12-09T14:25:00Z 2020-12-09T14:35:00Z Europe/London Q%26A%3A+Audiences https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Break / Networking
Take a break or meet another attendee at random for a 4 minute chat. You won't meet the same person twice within the one session.
2020-12-09T14:30:00Z 2020-12-09T15:00:00Z Europe/London Break+%2F+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Welcome Back
Welcome back! Join us for information on the upcoming AGM, networking, and sessions
Sarah Cole
2020-12-09T15:00:00Z 2020-12-09T15:10:00Z Europe/London Welcome+Back https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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AGM
The MCG AGM—including reports, updates, and elections. All welcome.
2020-12-09T15:10:00Z 2020-12-09T15:40:00Z Europe/London AGM https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
Meet another attendee at random for a 4 minute chat & exchange contact details if you want. You won't meet the same person twice within the one session.
2020-12-09T15:10:00Z 2020-12-09T15:45:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Museums Pros Get Coffee
Join Lindsey Green for the traditional MusePros Get Coffee! Limited to 100 people. Details pinned in the session chat or in your inbox.
2020-12-09T15:10:00Z 2020-12-09T15:40:00Z Europe/London Museums+Pros+Get+Coffee https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Intro: Lightning Talks
Introduction to the Lightning Talks segment
Georgina Brooke
2020-12-09T15:45:00Z 2020-12-09T15:50:00Z Europe/London Intro%3A+Lightning+Talks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Transcribing Together in Times of Crisis
The By the People program pivoted & grew when the Library of Congress closed its doors in March. We’ll share what this looked like & what it means going forward
Carlyn Osborn Lauren Algee
2020-12-09T15:45:00Z 2020-12-09T15:50:00Z Europe/London Transcribing+Together+in+Times+of+Crisis https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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SDDC virtual visits pre and post Covid-19: What’s changed?
Emilie Carruthers
2020-12-09T15:50:00Z 2020-12-09T15:55:00Z Europe/London SDDC+virtual+visits+pre+and+post+Covid-19%3A+What%E2%80%99s+changed%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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User Research at a time of Uncertainty
Jo Morrison Rose O'Reilly
2020-12-09T15:55:00Z 2020-12-09T16:00:00Z Europe/London User+Research+at+a+time+of+Uncertainty https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Digital Champions: a lockdown silver lining?
Exploring how traditionally “non-digital” colleagues became digital champions, and how this enthusiasm can be developed during the pandemic and beyond
Sian Shaw
2020-12-09T16:00:00Z 2020-12-09T16:05:00Z Europe/London Digital+Champions%3A+a+lockdown+silver+lining%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Museums in an Earth Crisis - and how digital can help
Bridget McKenzie
2020-12-09T16:05:00Z 2020-12-09T16:10:00Z Europe/London Museums+in+an+Earth+Crisis+-+and+how+digital+can+help https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Digital Result: COVID-19, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and Antisemitism
Shereen Hunte
2020-12-09T16:10:00Z 2020-12-09T16:15:00Z Europe/London The+Digital+Result%3A+COVID-19%2C+the+Black+Lives+Matter+Movement%2C+and+Antisemitism https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A: Lightning Talks
Q&A with speakers from the Lightning Talks. Georgina Brooke chairs.
Georgina Brooke Carlyn Osborn Emilie Carruthers Lauren Algee Sian Shaw Shereen Hunte Jo Morrison Rose O'Reilly Bridget McKenzie
2020-12-09T16:15:00Z 2020-12-09T16:30:00Z Europe/London Q%26A%3A+Lightning+Talks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Day 1 Closeout
Closing words about Day 1 and updates about Day 2
Georgina Brooke
2020-12-09T16:30:00Z 2020-12-09T16:35:00Z Europe/London Day+1+Closeout https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Welcome
Welcome to Museums+Tech 2020 Day 2!
Sarah Middle
2020-12-10T09:30:00Z 2020-12-10T09:40:00Z Europe/London Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Day 2 Keynote
Brave new world – thinking about the future of museums
Sharon Heal
2020-12-10T09:40:00Z 2020-12-10T10:15:00Z Europe/London Day+2+Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Intro: Inclusion and Education
An introduction to the upcoming talks around the theme of 'Inclusion and Education'. Read the talks abstracts via the link in the event description above.
Rebecca Atkinson
2020-12-10T10:10:00Z 2020-12-10T10:20:00Z Europe/London Intro%3A+Inclusion+and+Education https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Covid-19 Pandemic: Threat or Opportunity for Blind and Partially Sighted Museum Visitors?
Museums must identify sustainable access strategies to ensure equal opportunities and minimise the impact of the pandemic on the experience of disabled visitors
Rafie Cecilia
2020-12-10T10:15:00Z 2020-12-10T10:25:00Z Europe/London Covid-19+Pandemic%3A+Threat+or+Opportunity+for+Blind+and+Partially+Sighted+Museum+Visitors%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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With a houseboat and an iPhone (How IWM supported home learning during lock down)
With a Houseboat and an Iphone will explore how IWM supported home learning during lock down and how this work has inspired future programming
John  Glancy
2020-12-10T10:25:00Z 2020-12-10T10:35:00Z Europe/London With+a+houseboat+and+an+iPhone+%28How+IWM+supported+home+learning+during+lock+down%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Inclusive Digital Practice in the Post-Lockdown Society
Becki Morris Sarah Simcoe
2020-12-10T10:35:00Z 2020-12-10T10:45:00Z Europe/London Inclusive+Digital+Practice+in+the+Post-Lockdown+Society https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A: Inclusion & Education
Q&A with speakers from the Inclusion and Education segment
Rebecca Atkinson John  Glancy Becki Morris Sarah Simcoe Rafie Cecilia
2020-12-10T10:45:00Z 2020-12-10T11:00:00Z Europe/London Q%26A%3A+Inclusion+%26+Education https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Break / Networking
Take a break or meet another attendee at random for a 4 minute chat. You won't meet the same person twice within the one session.
2020-12-10T11:00:00Z 2020-12-10T11:30:00Z Europe/London Break+%2F+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Welcome Back
Welcome back! Join us for information on the upcoming sessions
Sarah Cole
2020-12-10T11:35:00Z 2020-12-10T11:40:00Z Europe/London Welcome+Back https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Themed Breakout Sessions
All breakout groups are now full but keep an eye out on the chat for spaces/dropouts! Your session will appear in Sessions at 11:40am
Amy Hondsmerk Shereen Hunte Bridget McKenzie Richard Palmer Sara Thomas Gavin Willshaw Kate Rolfe Nathan Wilson
2020-12-10T11:40:00Z 2020-12-10T12:15:00Z Europe/London Themed+Breakout+Sessions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Segment Intro: Transformations
An introduction to the upcoming talks around the theme of 'Audiences'. Read the talks abstracts via the link in the event description above.
Liz McCarthy
2020-12-10T12:10:00Z 2020-12-10T12:20:00Z Europe/London Segment+Intro%3A+Transformations https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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COVID, Content Strategy and Organisational Change
In this talk Georgina will look at how the Digital Content Team and National Museums Scotland navigated the year that was 2020 and what we learnt along the way.
Georgina Brooke
2020-12-10T12:15:00Z 2020-12-10T12:25:00Z Europe/London COVID%2C+Content+Strategy+and+Organisational+Change https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How Might We Acknowledge, Respect and Use Emotion within the Digital Work of Museums?
Lauren Vargas Sophie Frost
2020-12-10T12:25:00Z 2020-12-10T12:35:00Z Europe/London How+Might+We+Acknowledge%2C+Respect+and+Use+Emotion+within+the+Digital+Work+of+Museums%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Bristol Culture - fast tracking our digital engagement strategy during lockdown
Bristol's lockdown strategy: adapting to the surge of activity caused by #BLM and the toppling of the Colston Statue, and challenges of going digital fast.
Mark Pajak
2020-12-10T12:35:00Z 2020-12-10T12:45:00Z Europe/London Bristol+Culture+-+fast+tracking+our+digital+engagement+strategy+during+lockdown https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A: Transformations
Q&A with speakers from the Transformations segment
Lauren Vargas Mark Pajak Sophie Frost Liz McCarthy Georgina Brooke
2020-12-10T12:45:00Z 2020-12-10T13:10:00Z Europe/London Q%26A%3A+Transformations https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Closing Words
Closing words from the MCG Chair
Dafydd James
2020-12-10T13:10:00Z 2020-12-10T13:15:00Z Europe/London Closing+Words https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Digital Post-Event Pub Lunch
BYOB. Or your own tea. Definitely bring your own lunch. Open until 2:30pm GMT.
2020-12-10T13:10:00Z 2020-12-10T14:30:00Z Europe/London Digital+Post-Event+Pub+Lunch https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmuseums-tech-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

John Glancy

Executive Producer (Schools and Families), Imperial War Museums

sara wajid

CEO, Birmingham Museums Trust

Claudia Strange

Assistant Digital Producer, Historic Royal Palaces (+ MCG Committee)

Alec Ward

Museum Development Officer Digital & Communications, Museum of London (+ MCG Committee)

Lauren Vargas

Research Associate, University of Leicester

Nathan Wilson

Head of Innovation, YourTour

Kate Rolfe

Founding Director, The Revels Office

Gavin Willshaw

Digitisation & Digital Engagement Manager, University of Edinburgh

Sara Thomas

Scotland Programme Coordinator, Wikimedia UK

Richard Palmer

Technical Leader, V&A

Rebecca Atkinson

Content Editor & Events Programmer, Museums Association (+ MCG Committee)

Bridget McKenzie

Director, Climate Museum UK

Rose O'Reilly

Content Researcher, We The Curious

Chris How

Principal UX Consultant, Clearleft

Sharon Heal

Director, Museums Association

Zak Mensah

CEO, Birmingham Museums Trust

Mark Pajak

Head of Digital, Bristol Culture

Sarah Simcoe

Founder, EMBED Inclusion

Becki Morris

Director & Associate Consultant, Disability Collaborative Network & EMBED

Jo Morrison

Digital placemaking specialist, Calcium

Marty Spellerberg

Principal, Spellerberg Associates

Shereen Hunte

Learning Officer, Jewish Museum London

Sophie Frost

Research Fellow, University of Leicester

Sarah Middle

PhD Candidate, Open University (+ MCG Committee)

Scott Billings

Digital Engagement Officer, Oxford University Museum (+ MCG Committee)

Dafydd James

Head of New Media, Amgueddfa Cymru (National Museum Wales) (+ MCG Committee Chair)

Sian Shaw

Digital Learning Manager, Westminster Abbey

Grace Poole

Researcher, Spellerberg Associates

Liz McCarthy

Head of Campaigns & Digital Comms, Oxford (+ MCG Committee)

Rafie Cecilia

PhD candidate, University College London

Lauren Algee

Senior Innovation Specialist, Library of Congress

Emilie Carruthers

Education Manager: Samsung Digital Learning Programme, British Museum

Amy Hondsmerk

PhD candidate, Nottingham Trent University

Carlyn Osborn

Digital Collections Specialist, Library of Congress

Alix Geddes

Digital Analyst, One Further

Georgina Brooke

Digital Media Content Manager, National Museums Scotland (+ MCG Committee)

Sarah Cole

Creative Consultant at TIME/IMAGE (+ MCG Committee - Running Hopin for Museums+Tech 2020!)

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