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Collaboration and ‘heads-up’ engagement: guest post from UKMW15

Izzy Bartley attended UKMW15 ‘Bridging Gaps, Making Connections’ as a guest blogger. She has written the following post in response to the day:   This year’s Museums Computer Group conference was held in the British Museum on the 26 October

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What did you miss at UKMW15, ‘Bridging Gaps, Making Connections’?

Even if you were at our 2015 conference, it was such a busy day that it was easy to miss a gem. We’ve compiled these event reports that captured some of the flavour of the day. Collaboration and ‘heads-up’ engagement:

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‘Finding space for the experiment: digital collaborations and their influence on the museum’ at UKMW15


We are delighted to announce that the keynote speaker for our annual ‘Museum on the Web’ UKM1W15 conference is John Coburn, Digital Programmes Manager at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. John will share his insights on ‘Finding space for

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‘Innovation': the Emperor’s new clothes? MCG’s Spring event, 14 May 2015, Cambridge


14 May 2015, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge Follow the conversation on twitter with #MCGInnovation. Join us to hear about how innovation has shaped museums’ digital exploration, and what future innovations might look like. Find our what

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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

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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

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Why should you attend UKMW2014, ‘Museums beyond the Web’?

Why attend UKMW14? We think you’ll have a great time, learn lots and meet fascinating people. But if you need to make a a case to your boss, or include it in your professional development plan, here’s why we think

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Save the date: 7 November is UKMW14: Museums Beyond the Web

The Museums Computer Group will be holding our annual UKMW conference at the Natural History Museum on Friday November 7 2014. The theme for UKMW14 is ‘Museums Beyond the Web’. Don’t miss out! Book now: What does ‘the web’

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#drinkingaboutmuseums Bristol, May 15


A quick post to put all the details for tonight’s #drinkingaboutmuseums Bristol: we have a table reserved from 6:30pm at the Watershed Café/Bar, 1 Canon’s Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX (map). They serve a range of fresh, local and seasonal food,

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Two weeks until Museums Get Mobile! Get your ticket today

There are only two weeks until we’ll gather at Bristol’s M Shed for MCG’s Spring meeting, Museums Get Mobile – so don’t miss out! May 16 will be here before you know it, so get your ticket today at

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