UKMW13 ‘Power to the people’ round-ups and thanks

Thank you

UKMW13 was a lively conference with a great crowd, even trending on Twitter with the buzz created by your networking and conversations – proper power to the people!

Hannah Freeman at UKMW13

Hannah Freeman, Guardian Community coordinator for culture speaking about open journalism in her keynote at UK Museums on the Web 2013

Photos, blog posts and more

Some important thank-yous…

We had a great turn out for ‘museum geeks on a boat (AKA our pre-conference evening event‘ – thanks to Michael Guthrie for finding such a fun venue, Andrew Lewis for shepherding people through fast and furious format, and our speakers for being good sports.

MCG AHOY! UKMW13 pre-conference event

Adrian Murphy, Horniman Museum and Gardens gives a lively Ignite session on-board the Tattershall Castle

MCG’s Museums on the Web is organised by a committee of volunteers. Event and AGM preparation and planning: Rhiannon Looseley, Adrian Stevenson, Alison Bean, Mia Ridge, with support from Danny Birchall, Dafydd James, Michael Guthrie. Thanks to today’s photographer, Tony Harris, to our Session Chairs: Andrew Lewis, Irida Ntalla, Anra Kennedy, Juno Rae, and the UKMW13 Programme Committee: Tom Grinsted; Irida Ntalla; Dafydd James; Carolyn Royston; Ross Parry; Melissa Terras and our fabulous game designer Alex Moseley. Thanks also to our hosts at Tate who did so much to help the event come together. Finally, thanks to all the brilliant keynotes and speakers!

AGM summary

The proposed Constitutional changes were approved and we elected two new Committee members: Johanna Pérez Strand and Julie Reynolds.

We’d like to thank the Committee members leaving us this year for all their contributions: Gemma Sturtridge, Emma McLean, Denise Drake, Adrian Stevenson, Tony Harris, Carolyn Royston.

With many thanks to our UKMW13 sponsors, Axiell Adlib & CALMscaled
Break Time sponsors, Squizsquiz_logo Lunch Time sponsors, Stickyworldstickyworld_logo

Spring 2014 event…

More details to follow, but it looks like our Spring event will be in Bristol in late May.

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2 comments on “UKMW13 ‘Power to the people’ round-ups and thanks
  1. Gemma says:

    My time working with you all on the MCG committee was great. I loved working on previous UKMWs but must confess that I’ve hugely enjoyed being a regular delegate at UKMW13. You’ve all done a fab job! Thanks for a great day :)

  2. mia says:

    Thank you Gemma! And thanks too for all your contributions to previous events during your time on the Committee – it really made a huge difference.

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