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Museum Ideas 2016 Conference: The Future of Museums, Past and Present

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Museum Ideas 2016 International Conference: The Future of Museums, Past and Present

“An inspirational conference! A coming together of museum minds from across the world – gaining insights, sharing ideas and making connections” – Gillian Crumpton, Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Museum Ideas 2016 was the fifth edition of our annual international conference. It took place on 4–6 October 2016 and included a series of workshops at the Museum of London and the main conference in the IMAX theatre at the Science Museum. The event welcomed over 400 delegates and featured speakers from Germany, Denmark, United States, and the UK. The conference was chaired by Tony Butler.

Speakers included:

Ken Arnold, Creative Director, Medical Museion, Copenhagen
Jennifer Scott, Director, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Chicago
JiaJia Fei, Director of Digital, Jewish Museum, New York
Dan Hicks, Professor of Contemporary Archaeology, University of Oxford
Barbara Wolf, Director of Communications, Deutsches Historiches Museum, Berlin
Don Undeen, Innovation Consultant, former Founding Manager, MediaLab, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museum Ideas 2016 was sponsored by:
Aardman Annimations • Absolute Museum & Gallery Products • Acoustiguide • ARTEX Museum Services • Bruynzeel Storage Systems • Cogapp • Gallery Systems • Imagineear • Lend Lease • Meyvaert Glass Engineering • Tonwelt • Vernon Systems

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