UKMW14 Guest Post: The New Post-Digital Era

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UKMW14 Guest Post: The New Post-Digital Era

As part of this year’s MCG:UKMW14 ‘Museums beyond the Web’, we asked guest bloggers to cover the day and share their impressions of our lineup of speakers. In this post, our first blogger, Kasia Kwiatkowska looks at a day that covered Google Glass, low-cost mobile tours, the ‘post-digital museum’ and more. “Every screen is a touchscreen, […]

UKMW14 Guest Post: From Mercury to Mars

As part of this year’s MCG:UKMW14 ‘Museums beyond the Web’, we asked guest bloggers to cover the day and share their impressions of our lineup of speakers. In this post, blogger Holly Parsons reports back on a day that considered the relative pace of change in both technology and museums. The tenth annual Museums Computer […]

UKMW14 round-up: reports, tweets, slides and images

MCG’s sold out UKMW14 ‘Museums beyond the web‘ was held at the Natural History Museum in London on Friday 7 November 2014. Don’t miss out on future events – sign up for our low-traffic events information list. UKMW14 presentations online Watch the ‘Museums beyond the web’ presentations online UKMW14 event reports Jessica Suess’ Museums Beyond […]

MCG 2014 AGM reports and minutes

AGM Reports: Chair’s report MCG activities over the year included the Committee writing to the US Federal Communications Commission to urge net neutrality and undertaking various partnership discussions and digital event advice. The MCG pre-dates the invention of the web, and there may no longer be the same demand for a purely web-focused conference, which […]

Proposed changes to MCG Constitution

Update: these changes were accepted at the 2014 MCG AGM. In this post we propose a change to the Museums Computer Group (MCG)’s Constitution to clarify the current use of the term ‘audit’ and update the language of the Constitution to match past MCG practice. Background While organising the 2013 accounts for the 2014 MCG […]

2014 MCC Committee Nominations

Interested in joining the MCG Committee? Nominations are open until midday on Thursday November 6, 2014 – head to our call for MCG Committee members for more information. Ivan Teage Ivan manages the Digital Development team at the Natural History Museum, London, delivering key projects and introducing new technologies and processes to build digital strengths […]

Join us for pre-UKMW14 #drinkingaboutmuseums, Thursday 6th November

Please join MCG Committee members, speakers and others for a pre-UKMW14 conference ‘Drinking About Museums’ aboard The Tattershall Castle, a fantastic paddle steamer bar moored just off Embankment Bridge with a great view of the London Eye and the Thames. This will be a great opportunity to enjoy a drink and informally network with colleagues […]

Hear from the creator of Flickr Commons! Introducing UKMW14’s opening keynote…

The Museums Computer Group are delighted to announce George Oates as the opening keynote speaker at UKMW14. As the creator of Flickr Commons, she’s had a huge impact on the cultural sector. As if that wasn’t enough, her wider experience has given her an international and interdisciplinary perspective on design and technology, and a sense […]

Call for MCG Committee members

The Museums Computer Group is an independent not-for-profit organisation. The MCG Committee consists of nine members working across operational areas including admin and membership support, events, communications and special projects, and an Executive group consisting of a Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. Our goal is to help our members and the wider cultural heritage sector by […]

Agenda for the 2014 MCG Annual General Meeting

This year’s Museums Computer Group Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at the UK Museums on the Web 2014 conference on 7 November 2014 at the Natural History Museum. The AGM will include the election of nominees to the Committee. Joining the MCG Committee is a great way to support your peers and help […]

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