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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
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Welcome
Welcome to Museums+Tech 2020 Day 1!
Dafydd James
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Day 1 Keynote
Announcement coming soon!
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Segment Intro: Audiences
An introduction to the upcoming talks around the theme of 'Audiences'. Read the talks abstracts via the link in the event description above.
Scott Billings
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Effects Of Shelter-In-Place On Museum Website Visitation: Findings From A Cross-institutional Study
Grace Poole
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Entertaining audiences during a time of crisis
Alix Geddes
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Reimagining a physical exhibition as a digital destination
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Q&A: Audiences
Q&A with the speakers from the Audiences segment
Scott Billings Alix Geddes Grace Poole
· 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.
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Welcome Back
Welcome back! Join us for information on the upcoming AGM, networking, and sessions
Sarah Cole
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AGM
The MCG AGM—including reports, updates, and elections. All welcome.
· 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.
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Lightning Talks
Digital Champions; Transcribing Together; User Research; SDDC virtual visits; Museums in an Earth Crisis; COVID-19, the BLM Movement, and Antisemitism
Georgina Brooke Sian Shaw Carlyn Osborn emilie carruthers Lauren Algee
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Q&A: Lightning Talks + Day 1 Closeout
Q&A with speakers from the Lightning Talks, followed by closing words about Day 1 and updates about Day 2
Georgina Brooke Sian Shaw Carlyn Osborn emilie carruthers Lauren Algee
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Welcome
Welcome to Museums+Tech 2020 Day 2!
Dafydd James
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Day 2 Keynote
Announcement coming soon!
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Segment 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.
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Covid-19 Pandemic: Threat or Opportunity for Blind and Partially Sighted Museum Visitors?
Rafie Cecilia
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With a houseboat and an iPhone (How IWM supported home learning during lock down)
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Inclusive Digital Practice in the Post-Lockdown Society
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Q&A: Inclusion & Education
Q&A with speakers from the Inclusion and Education segment
Rafie Cecilia
· 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.
· Stage
Welcome Back
Welcome back! Join us for information on the upcoming sessions
Sarah Cole
· Sessions
Themed Breakout Sessions
Each breakout group is limited to 20 people on a first-come-first-served basis. Visit https://app.hopin.com/events/museums-tech-2020/reception to sign up!
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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
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COVID, Content Strategy and Organisational Change
Georgina Brooke
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How Might We Acknowledge, Respect and Use Emotion within the Digital Work of Museums?
Sophie Frost
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Bristol Culture - fast tracking our digital engagement strategy during lockdown
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Q&A: Transformations
Q&A with speakers from the Transformations segment
Sophie Frost Liz McCarthy Georgina Brooke
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Closing Words
Dafydd James

Speakers

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

Paul Fabel

Founder, GuideYourGuide

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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