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Supporting, Sharing, Strengthening: AIM Conference 2021

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· Stage
Welcome and keynote speaker
Conference welcome from AIM Chair Andrew Lovett and keynote speaker, Secretary of State for Digital Culture Media and Sport, Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP
Andrew Lovett Oliver Dowden
2021-06-16T10:00:00Z 2021-06-16T10:50:00Z Europe/London Welcome+and+keynote+speaker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Visit the Expo
Visit the Expo and meet our suppliers, all specialists in the museum sector
2021-06-16T10:50:00Z 2021-06-16T11:20:00Z Europe/London Visit+the+Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Leadership challenges in small museums
Coping with the impact of COVID-19 and preparing to meet the future needs of visitors and local communities.
Carrie Canham Karen Buchanan
2021-06-16T11:20:00Z 2021-06-16T12:20:00Z Europe/London Leadership+challenges+in+small+museums https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
Catch up with colleagues from across the sector with a quick networking session
2021-06-16T12:20:00Z 2021-06-16T12:40:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Succession planning for boards
How to manage succession effectively, with practical examples and helpful tips for success.
Heather Lomas
2021-06-16T12:40:00Z 2021-06-16T13:30:00Z Europe/London Succession+planning+for+boards https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
AIM AGM
The AIM Annual General Meeting with Andrew Lovett, AIM Chair
Andrew Lovett
2021-06-16T13:30:00Z 2021-06-16T14:00:00Z Europe/London AIM+AGM https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Visit the Expo
Visit the Expo and meet our suppliers, all specialists in the museum sector
2021-06-16T13:56:00Z 2021-06-16T14:30:00Z Europe/London Visit+the+Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
A new model for leadership
Sara Wajid and Zak Mensah, Joint CEOs, Birmingham Museums Trust explore a new approach to leading one of the UK's biggest museum services.
Sara Wajid Zak Mensah
2021-06-16T14:30:00Z 2021-06-16T15:30:00Z Europe/London A+new+model+for+leadership https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome and keynote speaker
Orna NiChionna, Deputy Chair of the National Trust, introduced by AIM Vice Chair Marilyn Scott.
Orna NiChionna Marilyn Scott
2021-06-17T10:00:00Z 2021-06-17T10:50:00Z Europe/London Welcome+and+keynote+speaker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Visit the Expo
Visit the Expo and meet our suppliers, all specialists in the museum sector
2021-06-17T10:50:00Z 2021-06-17T11:20:00Z Europe/London Visit+the+Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Going digital
Telling your stories and connecting with audiences digitally is more important than ever. But how might a small museum with limited resources approach this?
Amy Shakespeare Owen Roberts
2021-06-17T11:20:00Z 2021-06-17T12:20:00Z Europe/London Going+digital https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
Catch up with colleagues from across the sector with a quick networking session
2021-06-17T12:14:00Z 2021-06-17T12:40:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Managing change in museums
Museums are having to adapt almost every aspect of their organisation to a changing world. Two sector experts offer practical change management advice.
Hilary McGowan Piotr Bienkowski
2021-06-17T12:40:00Z 2021-06-17T13:30:00Z Europe/London Managing+change+in+museums https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Meet the History Makers
See how members have used AIM Biffa Award funding to bring to life the story of lesser known historical figures, including videos from CWGC, People's History Museum and more
2021-06-17T13:30:00Z 2021-06-17T14:00:00Z Europe/London Meet+the+History+Makers https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Visit the Expo
Visit the Expo and meet our suppliers, all specialists in the museum sector
2021-06-17T13:54:00Z 2021-06-17T14:30:00Z Europe/London Visit+the+Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tackling inequalities
AIM launches a new NLHF funded grant, New Stories New Audiences with guidance and case studies on successful community engagement and co-creation projects
Lisa Ollerhead Isabel Churcher
2021-06-17T14:30:00Z 2021-06-17T15:30:00Z Europe/London Tackling+inequalities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome and keynote speaker
Jessica Figueras, Chair, National Childbirth Trust in conversation with AIM Director Lisa Ollerhead
Lisa Ollerhead Jessica Figueras
2021-06-18T10:00:00Z 2021-06-18T10:50:00Z Europe/London Welcome+and+keynote+speaker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Visit the Expo
Visit the Expo and meet our suppliers, all specialists in the museum sector
2021-06-18T10:50:00Z 2021-06-18T11:20:00Z Europe/London Visit+the+Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Getting ready for new audiences
Adapting and preparing for the future is a focus for all museums right now. Hear how two major museum refurbishments opening in 2021 have risen to the challenge
Jon Murden Sara Blair-Manning
2021-06-18T11:20:00Z 2021-06-18T12:20:00Z Europe/London Getting+ready+for+new+audiences https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
Catch up with colleagues from across the sector with a quick networking session
2021-06-18T12:20:00Z 2021-06-18T12:40:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Future of volunteering panel discussion
Volunteers are the lifeblood of small museums. How can we help them return to work safely and plan for a future volunteering world that may be very different?
Matt Hick Eleanor Moore Becky Benson
2021-06-18T12:40:00Z 2021-06-18T13:30:00Z Europe/London Future+of+volunteering+panel+discussion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Future proof your strategy in times of uncertainty
What can museums of all sizes do today to minimise tomorrow’s risks? How has this changed in the face of the pandemic and what support can insurance offer?
Steph Jackson Glynis Powell Ben Leah Iain Standen
2021-06-18T13:30:00Z 2021-06-18T14:00:00Z Europe/London Future+proof+your+strategy+in+times+of+uncertainty https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo
Visit the Expo and meet our suppliers, all specialists in the museum sector
2021-06-18T14:00:00Z 2021-06-18T14:30:00Z Europe/London Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Ready for the future?
How museums and heritage organisations need to develop to stay relevant to their audiences.
Lizzie Glithero-West Sarah Philp Sajida Carr
2021-06-18T14:30:00Z 2021-06-18T15:30:00Z Europe/London Ready+for+the+future%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsupporting-sharing-strengthening-aim-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Steph Jackson

Enterprise Risk Management Consultant

Glynis Powell

General Manager, Castle Bromwich Hall & Gardens

Ben Leah

Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers

Orna NiChionna

Deputy Chair, National Trust

Jon Murden

Director, Dorset Museum

Iain Standen

CEO, Bletchley Park Trust

Carrie Canham

Curator, Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum

Karen Buchanan

Curator, Gairloch Museum

Hilary McGowan

Consultant

Eleanor Moore

Sustainable Volunteering Officer, South West Museum Development

Zak Mensah

Co-CEO, Birmingham Museums Trust

Lizzie Glithero-West

CEO, Heritage Alliance

Marilyn Scott

Director, The Lightbox, Vice-Chair, AIM

Lisa Ollerhead

Director, AIM

Andrew Lovett

Chief Executive, Black Country Living Museum and Chair, AIM

Sarah Philp

Director of Programmes and Policy, ArtFund

Sajida Carr

Director of Operations and Development at Creative Black Country

Sara Wajid

Co-CEO, Birmingham Museums Trust

Becky Benson

Volunteering Officer, Shropshire Museums

Matt Hick

Head of Volunteering, Science Museum Group

Piotr Bienkowski

Consultant/Emeritus Professor

Heather Lomas

Director, Heather Lomas Consulting

Sara Blair-Manning

CEO, Nottingham Castle Trust

Owen Roberts

Curator, Eyam Museum

Amy Shakespeare

Innovation Manager, Cornwall Museums Partnership

Jessica Figueras

Chair of Trustees, NCT

Oliver Dowden

Secretary of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Isabel Churcher

Arts Council England

The event is over

AIM helps heritage organisations prosper, demonstrating the relevance and importance of our heritage to everyone so that it is preserved and inspires all our futures. The Annual Conference, both virtual and physical, provides an ideal occasion for networking and sharing ideas with colleagues from across the sector with plenty of opportunities to meet and mingle with fellow delegates, speakers, AIM suppliers and exhibitors.

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