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The next MCG meeting will take place at the Potteries Museum and Art
Gallery, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent on 16th and 17th April 2002.

The meeting is free to MCG members who have paid their 12.00 pounds
subscription for 2002/3. To book a place please contact Lorraine Burton
 [log in to unmask]) at the Potteries Museum and Art
Gallery, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

Information about accommodation in the Hanley area can be found at the
Stoke-on-Trent Tourist Board site

Information about joining the MCG can be found at


The MCG Spring Meeting 2002

Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

16th and 17th April


Tuesday 16th April

10.30 Arrive and coffee

11.00 Session 1
- Ceramics in Cyberspace - the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in the digital
- ICT as a strategic tool - Ian Lawley, Head of Museums
- Getting collections on-line - Keith Bloor, Collections Information Officer

12.30 Lunch - delegates will be able to buy lunch in the museum cafe or the
nearby Cultural Quarter

13.15 Behind the scenes tour (optional)

14.00 Session 2

- A presentation by David Dawson of Resource.

15.15 Coffee

15.30 Session 3

The Ceramic Century project - Vikki Martin, Research Assistant
Making effective use of a digital camera - Steve Crompton, NOF Project

17.00 End

Wednesday 17th April

9.30 Session 4
- Darwin County - the development of a multi-disciplinary website - Peter
Boyd, Collections Manager and IT Project Co-ordinator, Shrewsbury Museums
Common Threads - a Cyber-consortium - Mary Durose, DataVista Ltd

11.00 Coffee

11.15 Session 5
- MCG AGM 2002 (all are welcome to attend)

13.00 Close

There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion on both
days and it is hoped that we will be able to gather at a nearby restaurant
for a meal on the Tuesday evening.

I look forward to seeing you in Stoke-on-Trent
Sue Gordon
MCG Chair

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