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Eventbrite - UKMW15: Bridging gaps, Making connections

We’re busy behind the scenes preparing the full programme for UKMW15: Bridging gaps, Making connections, but in the meantime, here are some of the speakers you’ll hear from at the British Museum on October 26:

  • Rebecca Sinker, Natasha Bonnelame, Camille Gajewski (Tate), Tate, Khan Academy and the Pathways to Digital Learning
  • Gail Boyle (Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives), Revealing “The Hidden Museum”
  • Juno Rae (British Museum), New digital learning initiatives for family and teen visitors at the British Museum
  • Kathleen McIlvenna (Institute of Historical Research), Putting People at the Centre of Collaboration: MuseomixUK case study
  • Tristan Roddis (Cogapp), What Museums can learn from Libraries and Archives
  • Scott Billings and Ted Koterwas (University of Oxford), Hidden Museum: utilising digital to connect collections, content and people
  • Karen Brookfield, Deputy Director of Strategy and Fiona Talbott, Head of Museums Libraries Archives (Heritage Lottery Fund), Are heritage organisations embracing digital? – The state of digital technology in Heritage Lottery Funded projects

With provocations from:

  • Richard Light, “Museums: the home of unlinked data”
  • Andrew Richardson (University of Sunderland), The Gap as a Creative Space: Reflections of a Creative Technologist? Artist? Designer?
  • Russell Dornan, “Don’t cross the streams!” How we broke all the rules with #MuseumInstaSwap
  • Mark Pajak (Bristol Museums), “Trials and tribulations of digital signage at Bristol Museums Galleries and Archives”
  • Katherine Biggs (Historic Royal Palaces), “Pop-up palaces to create connections”  How can you build connections with audiences too far away to visit your sites? Take your sites to them of course!

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The responses to our UKMW15 call for papers meant we had some tough decisions to make – thank you to everyone who submitted a proposal, and to our Programme Committee for their contributions to the review process.

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