London Transport Museum

The Autumn meeting and AGM was held at the London Transport Museum on 19th November 2008

Time Topic Speaker
9.45 Registration and coffee
10.30 Welcome by Chair of MCG Ross Parry, Acting Chair – MCG
10.35 Welcome by London Transport Museum Sam Mullins, Director, LTM
10.45 A Tag Wrangler’s Tale – the role of the Information Management System in rewriting the Museum narrative Rob Lansdown, Assistant Director, LTM
11.15 London Hub ICT update Dylan Edgar
11.45 COFFEE
12.00 Museums Computer Group AGM – Reports
– MCG @25 round-up
– Constitution
– Elections
Ross Parry (Acting Chair-MCG)
13.00 LUNCH
14.00 Databursts
User Generated Content Bryan Wills, LTM
NMM Flickr commons presentation James Watson, NMM
Integrating Google Maps to encourage cross-curricular schools work in My Yorkshire ( Vicky Mitchell, Yorkshire Hub E-Learning Manager
Seeking MCG member feedback from the sector Giles Carey, Exploring Surrey’s Past, Project Officer
Researching, designing and developing IT systems for the delivery of information to the Museum’s visitors. James Schollar, KTP Project Associate, Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
Collections Trust, Culture24 and MLA digital remit Nick Poole, Director, Collections Trust
15.00 London Museums Hub Information Management Policy Project Claire Sussums, Head of Information Resources, Museum of London
15.30 Summing up and close Ross Parry
15.45 TEA
16.00 LTM team will be providing tours of the new galleries David Bownes, Senior Curator, LTM