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  • Wednesday 17 May
    • 10:00
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      10:40

      How can Museums find new purpose, relevance & difference?

      Location: Design Theatre

      Audiences, purpose, content and ‘image’ have driven the transformation of the National Army Museum. This session will explore how the project team worked to identify, understand and start to solve the barriers to engaging with what is perceived to be a challenging subject and how

      Speakers: National Army Museum
    • 10:15
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      10:55

      Inspiring young volunteers

      Location: Engaging New Visitors Theatre

      Headstone Manor & Museum has transformed its volunteer team, who were 100% over 65 and 90% white British in 2012, to a demographic that is 45% under 25 and 33% BAME in 2016, bringing new ideas and different skills. Come and hear how we achieved

      Speakers: Cultura London, Headstone Manor & Museum
    • 10:15
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      10:55

      Understanding our visitors: new approaches

      Location: Understanding Your Visitors Theatre

      English Heritage will share their discovery of the ways visitors make sense of their collections, and how they now make sense of their visitors. This includes techniques for understanding your own visitors, fresh perspectives on interpretation and new insights into the heritage market. Robert Campbell,

      Speakers: English Heritage, Morris Hargreaves McIntyre
    • 10:30
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      11:10

      What’s in a Review? Arts Council England

      Location: Learning Theatre

      Due to purdah, this session has been cancelled.  

      Speakers: Arts Council England
    • 10:30
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      11:10

      Museums Support Alliance

      Location: Learning Theatre

      You know them individually, but come and find out how the organisations in the new Museums Support Alliance are collaborating to offer guidance, resources and training that can benefit your museum. Question a range of experts about challenges you’re facing and the support available, and

      Speakers: AIM, Arts Marketing Association, Battersea Art Centre, Cause4, Collections Trust, Culture24, Engage, GEM, Happy Museum Project, Kids in Museums, Museum Development Services, Museums Association, NMDC, The Audience Agency, VocalEyes
    • 10:45
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      11:10

      In gallery and beyond – using video in exhibitions, tours, interpretation, learning, access, and engagement

      Location: On Stand Session

      Chocolate Films is a leading content creator for museums and galleries, working with some of the largest names in the sector. In this presentation we’ll be providing tips and stories to highlight some of the most effective ways that you can use video in every

      Speakers: Chocolate Films
    • 11:00
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      11:40

      Sharing collections: the benefits and challenges

      Location: Design Theatre

      Borrowing and lending between museums of different scales and types is an important two-way opportunity to share objects and expertise, and increase opportunities for public engagement. A look at the results of the TEG ACE-funded research into borrowing practices, together with case studies and recommendations

      Speakers: NMDC, TEG
    • 11:15
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      11:55

      The future of volunteering – sustainability and your museum

      Location: Engaging New Visitors Theatre

      There is a change in the volunteer landscape. Millions of people across the UK give up their time each year, but recently there’s been a shift in demographics to include more and more young people and teenagers and growing numbers of baby-boomers. This is exciting,

      Speakers: Volunteer Makers
    • 11:15
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      11:55

      Visitor insight – turning strategy into change

      Location: Understanding Your Visitors Theatre

      Many museums and heritage organisations capture insights into their visitors, but how can we use this to really make a difference? This session shows how audience research and participation can grow and diversify audiences. Drawing on different Birmingham Museums Trust venues, it will follow evidence-based

      Speakers: Birmingham Museums Trust
    • 11:15
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      11:40

      Storytelling to inspire and create visitor interaction

      Location: On Stand Session

      Find out how you can use techniques from storytelling to choose content and deliver memorable, engaging and adaptable interactions with visitors. theWholeStory, Stand B5

      Speakers: TheWholeStory
    • 11:30
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      12:10

      How can you listen to your families?

      Location: Learning Theatre

      Using the Kids in Museums Mini Manifesto we’ll highlight how you can better understand your family audience, inspiring you to think about what they offer. We’ll talk through our resources and the support that museums can access. The talk will include stories and low cost

      Speakers: Kids in Museums
    • 12:00
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      12:40

      Meaningful engagement between visitors & volunteers

      Location: Design Theatre

      For 10 years theWholeStory have worked with Ernst & Young to train staff, who volunteer, to interact and host their guests at receptions held at exhibitions the company sponsors. Find out how this storytelling-led training allows them to converse comfortably and memorably without necessarily having

      Speakers: TheWholeStory
    • 12:15
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      13:00

      Myths of the audience gravy train

      Location: Engaging New Visitors Theatre

      The Audience Diversity Academy is an exciting initiative that is helping to drive organisational change and address the challenge of building new and diverse audiences from across the whole of society. In this session, Bea will share the journeys of the Fellows of the Academy

      Speakers: Arts Marketing Association
    • 12:30
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      13:10

      Introducing the Design Museum campus – creating the people the future needs

      Location: Learning Theatre

      This session introduces the Design Museum’s portfolio of learning and public engagement activity. The museum wants to inspire, excite and engage everyone to understand the value of design as a potent and optimistic force for change. Its commitment to design education is to establish a

      Speakers: Design Museum
    • 13:00
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      13:40

      Lock, stock and barrel – relocating the REME Museum

      Location: Design Theatre

      The REME Museum was presented with an opportunity in September 2013 through their necessary relocation to take a fresh look at its audiences, stories, experiences and offer. In doing this, PLB and the Museum have worked together to create a 21st Century military museum for

      Speakers: PLB Projects Ltd, REME Museum
    • 13:10
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      13:35

      How to make a 3.5 metre large apple …

      Location: On Stand Session

      Kvorning Design & Communication together with partner 10 Tons will demonstrate how to design, develop and produce scientific 100% correct models – and how to integrate them in exhibition solutions worldwide. Join our masterclass – and visit our stand and watch the artist work with

      Speakers: Kvorning Design & Communication
    • 13:15
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      13:55

      How technology is engaging people with disabilities in the museum and heritage sector across the UK

      Location: Engaging New Visitors Theatre

      Gamar, together with their partner ‘Living Options’ will demonstrate how technology is being used to make heritage sites accessible to some people with disabilities. Learn about the different technology options available to make culture enjoyable and accessible to everyone. Visit stand K15 to learn more

      Speakers: Gamar
    • 13:15
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      13:55

      Understanding your online audiences

      Location: Understanding Your Visitors Theatre

      This session gives insight into how to go about understanding online and digital mobile visitors and how this helps. Martin will review a range of approaches, look at strengths and weaknesses of each and outline the different steps that venues can take. Real examples will

      Speakers: Martin Bazley Associates
    • 13:30
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      14:10

      Top ten tips for museum learning on a budget

      Location: Learning Theatre

      Top ten tips on how to run inspiring and innovative learning programmes on a limited budget. Learn where to find the information you are looking for to run education and outreach programmes, and how to get support when you really need it. This session is

      Speakers: GEM
    • 13:30
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      13:55

      Experience high-end, affordable Vitual Reality & Mixed Reality!

      Location: On Stand Session

      AlfaVision is a global market leader in Virtual Reality & Mixed Reality experiences for museums and heritage centres. We deliver end to end service, culturally and historically accurate. AlfaVision is involved in some of  the most innovative projects including some world firsts, such as Social VR

      Speakers: Alfavision
    • 14:00
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      14:40

      How to curate interactive exhibits

      Location: Design Theatre

      Mechanical interactive exhibits are often used to provide visitors with a hands on experience of a phenomena. Hear from the team who made Wonderlab: the Statoil gallery at the Science Museum, on how to commission exhibits that will engage and intrigue visitors. Toby Parkin, Head

      Speakers: Science Museum
    • 14:15
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      14:55

      Insider guide to making partnerships work

      Location: Engaging New Visitors Theatre

      Top ten practical tips for the perfect partnership. Avoid the pain and strain of difficult collaborations and learn from previous mistakes so you don’t make them. Coming from a National (Tate St Ives) and then the Cornwall Museums Partnership, Annette will look at options, ideas

      Speakers: Helston Museum
    • 14:15
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      14:55

      “Emotional moments”: the key to a memorable experience

      Location: Understanding Your Visitors Theatre

      Much visitor research focuses on general macro measures to understand a visit experience. But it is raw emotions that make it memorable. And only memorable experiences will drive word of mouth. Drawing on psychological studies on memory recall, BDRC and Royal Armouries will discuss the

      Speakers: BDRC Continental, Royal Armouries
    • 14:15
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      14:40

      80% of visitors have a smartphone – Are you connected?

      Location: On Stand Session

      It’s no surprise museums are looking to engage with smartphone enabled visitors.  European Electronique and Aruba combine the power of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), WiFi networks and Mobile App platforms to increase museum revenue and loyalty by providing context to visitors on a scale not

      Speakers: European Electronique
    • 14:30
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      15:10

      How to engage with schools

      Location: Learning Theatre

      Budget cuts… a revised national curriculum… new assessment frameworks… all of these changes to education over recent years have made it tough for schools to arrange visits to cultural venues. In this session, we share recommendations, suggestions and insights from teachers about how the sector

      Speakers: schoolzone
    • 15:00
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      15:40

      Client and designer – getting the partnership right

      Location: Design Theatre

      Adrian & Joe are working together to deliver a new world class attraction, The World of Wine, in historic Porto. In this session they will discuss their collaborative process, continual evolution of their design practice and just what it takes to create a truly revolutionary

      Speakers: Scruffy Dog, The Fladgate Partnership
    • 15:00
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      15:25

      Top tips for interpretive scripts

      Location: On Stand Session

      Got some graphic panels to write but not sure where to start? Want to brush up on your exhibition skills? Join Sarah Oswald on PLB’s stand stand no E8 for a quick fire top tips session. This will be a practical workshop with exercises to

      Speakers: PLB
    • 15:15
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      15:55

      Guerrilla marketing

      Location: Engaging New Visitors Theatre

      Co-opting partners in creative and playful ideas can promote your museum and its collections to new audiences in new areas. Taking two ‘outreach marketing’ projects at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History – Goes to Town and Dodo Roadshow – we will reveal what

      Speakers: Oxford University Museum of Natural History
    • 15:15
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      15:55

      Meaningful long-term relationships with visitors

      Location: Understanding Your Visitors Theatre

      Brunel’s SS Great Britain is a successful example of how gaining a deep understanding of visitors and their needs can drive change. Using examples across improved visitor experience, interpretation and marketing, they will share insights about how putting the visitor first has transformed the offer

      Speakers: SS Great Britain Trust
    • 15:30
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      16:10

      Digital collaboration, museums & schools

      Location: Learning Theatre

      A group of museums and heritage venues working in partnership to provide digital resources in support of their learning offer has provided plenty of opportunity for creativity and collaboration. Elaine will share lessons learned around meeting teachers’ needs and building and promoting the group’s online

      Speakers: Pennine Lancashire Museums Partnership
    • 15:45
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      16:10

      Utilizing microcontrollers in heritage contexts to conserve functionality of dynamic-objects

      Location: On Stand Session

      Illustrating the ‘art of the possible’ through the utilisation of microcontrollers for restoring historic function to heritage dynamic objects. The technology, although non-native to traditional horological craft, has multiple advantages for conservation application, including: re-configurability; appealing to wider audiences; ability to incorporate environmental monitoring and

      Speakers: West Dean College
    • 16:00
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      16:40

      Touching the untouchable

      Location: Design Theatre

      How to work and design in heritage sites, when you can’t even put a nail in a wall. Challenges and experiences with interpretation and exhibitions at numerous royal castles and heritage sites – including 14 Unesco World Heritage sites – from Norway to Qatar …

      Speakers: Kvorning Design & Communication
    • 16:15
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      16:55

      ‘We’re here because we’re here’ – a social media phenomenon

      Location: Engaging New Visitors Theatre

      On the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, men dressed in authentic First World War uniform appeared unannounced across the UK. When approached, the soldiers simply presented a card showing the name of a soldier killed that day in the battle. Claire will reveal

      Speakers: 14-18 NOW
    • 16:15
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      16:55

      Cost-effective audience development

      Location: Understanding Your Visitors Theatre

      How do you develop your audiences when budgets are tight? See how SHARE Museums East and South West Museum Development helped small- to medium-sized museums to conduct their own visitor research and benchmarking, interpret and use the data and then implement changes. The de Havilland

      Speakers: Christina Lister Comms, de Havilland Aircraft Museum, South West Museum Development
    • 16:20
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      16:45

      Universal Design: how to engage new audiences, create new opportunities

      Location: On Stand Session

      If being inclusive meant new opportunities, not cost: reaching new audiences, tying links with communities, families, creating new ways of experiencing arts and culture shared by all. At the heart of universal design is inclusivity and as an outcome new audiences, greater involvement and visitors’

      Speakers: Tactile Studio
    • 16:30
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      17:10

      History across the generations

      Location: Learning Theatre

      This session looks at learning and teaching from two different angles. Exploring the advantages that dealing with family audiences comprising two or more generations can bring, Andy will draw on examples from both live interpretation and in-gallery programming. Melanie’s talk brings insights from history teachers

      Speakers: Historical Association
  • Thursday 18 May
    • 09:50
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      10:30

      Copyright & collections: risk, process and pragmatism

      Location: Collections Management Theatre

      Confused by copyright? This presentation will draw on best practice case studies from across the sector to showcase the latest thinking in managing the rights and permissions associated with diverse collections. lt focuses on how Historic Royal Palaces have transformed how they manage and utilise

      Speakers: Historic Royal Palaces, Naomi Korn
    • 09:50
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      10:30

      Get the most out of your suppliers!

      Location: Fundraising, Retail + Enterprise Theatre

      In a world where consumers are more sophisticated and have more choice than ever, creating a constant stream of differentiated products is a challenging issue for heritage retailers. Discover strategies for creating and commissioning new products: where to start, how much to pay, how to

      Speakers: Stephen Spencer & Associates
    • 10:00
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      10:40

      Hacking the Science Museum – playing with the Science Museum’s collection online API

      Location: New Technology Theatre

      Using Science Museum’s new Open API, we had an open call for people from different sectors to come in an create new prototypes over two days in February. Hear about the findings of this event. Catherine Jones, New Media Engineer and Jamie Unwin, Technical Architect,

      Speakers: Science Museum Digital Lab
    • 10:00
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      10:40

      Make experiences count, otherwise, why would anyone care?

      Location: Design Theatre

      Today museums need to work harder than ever to attract and engage visitors. It’s the role of designers to create experiences that bring information to life to inspire, engage and encourage actions that can help change the modern world – It’s about making people care

      Speakers: MET Studio
    • 10:15
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      10:40

      Can you hand over your Twitter feed to young people?

      Location: On Stand Session

      Find out how national Teen Twitter Takeover Day is opening museums’ digital doors to young people. Discover the practical and technical considerations needed to take part successfully and find out how you can join in on the 11 August 2017. Kids in Museums, Stand X2

      Speakers: Kids in Museums
    • 10:35
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      11:00

      Storytelling to inspire and create visitor interaction

      Location: On Stand Session

      Find out how you can use techniques from storytelling to choose content and deliver memorable, engaging and adaptable interactions with visitors. theWholeStory, Stand B5

      Speakers: TheWholeStory
    • 10:45
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      11:25

      Collecting now

      Location: Collections Management Theatre

      The session will focus on HLF support for collections development, including early evaluation findings from the latest Collecting Cultures Programme, drawing out those areas where projects have developed collection skills and audiences. Vanessa Wells, Senior Grants Officer NHMF/Programme Manager Collecting Cultures, Heritage Lottery Fund  

      Speakers: HLF
    • 10:45
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      11:25

      Savouring the visitor experience

      Location: Fundraising, Retail + Enterprise Theatre

      Levy Restaurants UK and its research partner Future Thinking will share insights from their recent UK visitor attractions food & drink survey. The results will give a valuable insight in to visitors’ eating habits and spends, as well as looking at the trends in visitor

      Speakers: ALVA, Future Thinking, Levy Restaurants UK
    • 11:00
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      11:40

      From invisible magic to the deepest dive – using tomorrow’s technology to deliver today’s experiences

      Location: New Technology Theatre

      Virtual and Augmented Reality, Wearables, Hearables and Artificial Intelligence. All these products and platforms have roles to play when offering navigable, meaningful and believable experiences but what works and what doesn’t? Discover the wisest future-proofed investment and how to extend the narrative beyond the physical

      Speakers: Brandwidth
    • 11:00
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      11:40

      Croome Court, Expect the Unexpected!

      Location: Design Theatre

      When Croome Court came to the National Trust, it was in poor repair and without original contents. A radical vision was required to breathe new life into the historic mansion, stretching the perception of shared heritage in the 21st century. Find out how the Croome

      Speakers: National Trust
    • 11:40
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      12:20

      Better collections photography

      Location: Collections Management Theatre

      Everyone would like more and better quality images of their collection but how can you do this in a limited period of time and with little resource? This talk will share examples of how museums have managed to do just that by focusing on training

      Speakers: Horniman Museum
    • 11:40
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      12:20

      50 ways to make your shop work harder for you

      Location: Fundraising, Retail + Enterprise Theatre

      Find out practical tips and innovative ideas that you can take away and put into action in your own retail offering. Offers, visual merchandising, product development, location, appearance, staff management and much much more. Darren Neave, Creative Retail Consultant   Click here to view the

      Speakers: Creative Retail Consultant
    • 11:40
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      12:05

      Labelling buildings – turn your venue’s architecture into an exhibit

      Location: On Stand Session

      Understanding buildings is popular with visitors. The architecture they encounter is very much part of the experience of a visit. Come and discuss your building/s or site and explore how to help visitors engage with the physical spaces that they see and move through –

      Speakers: Colin Mulberg Consulting
    • 12:00
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      12:40

      Making the case for a unique interpretive approach

      Location: New Technology Theatre

      Focusing on the application of a ColliderCase system interpreting letters from Bonnie Prince Charlie, this presentation will cover how the unique technology is being applied to these particular objects, how strict conservation requirements were met, and how visitor data gathered from the in-built case sensor

      Speakers: National Trust for Scotland, Virtual Case Systems
    • 12:00
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      12:40

      Interpretive writing – getting it right for your visitors

      Location: Design Theatre

      A great story will tell itself – won’t it? Faced with a blank page (or panel) we know that this just isn’t true. Great interpretive writing requires focus, thought, practice and knowledge of techniques to make it right for your visitors. We will share a

      Speakers: AHI
    • 12:00
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      12:25

      How quality management in digitisation is relevant to ISO/TS 19264-1

      Location: On Stand Session

      During this masterclass we will be providing an insight into the topic of image quality within digitisation projects and the importance of standardisation. We will also cover the methods of measuring quality and performance from capturing solutions as detailed in new ISO standards. Finally we

      Speakers: Zeutschel UK
    • 12:10
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      12:35

      Collections care and conservation management – what’s involved?

      Location: On Stand Session

      Conservation of cultural heritage has been described as the process of managing change. This talk is an introduction to collections care and conservation management as the process of caring for collections within a framework of understanding and managing risk and change. West Dean College, Stand

      Speakers: West Dean College
    • 12:35
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      13:15

      SPECTRUM 5: What’s new?

      Location: Collections Management Theatre

      Collections Trust is previewing the latest update of SPECTRUM: the UK Collections Management Standard at this year’s Museums + Heritage Show. Find out from Kevin Gosling and his team what’s new and how SPECTRUM can help you manage your collections – both physical and digital

      Speakers: Collections Trust
    • 12:40
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      13:20

      Helping your organisation prosper – a how to guide

      Location: Fundraising, Retail + Enterprise Theatre

      Colleagues from AIM share insights, ideas and practical advice from the AIM Hallmarks Programme that can help you make your organisation more successful, regardless of size, budget or location. Tamalie Newbery, Executive Director,  Association of Independent Museums (AIM)              

      Speakers: AIM
    • 13:00
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      13:40

      Bringing the past to life using AR in the Queen’s House

      Location: New Technology Theatre

      The biggest augmented-virtual-reality experience in London is launched in March for the 400th anniversary of the Queen’s House. The main attraction is an immersive real scale scene with 21 3D-scanned historical characters haunting the house. These characters are displayed in the Great Hall in an

      Speakers: Royal Museums Greenwich
    • 13:00
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      13:40

      Working internationally in a post-Brexit world – a follow-up

      Location: Design Theatre

      ICOM UK and the National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) recently ran this conference with a panel of sector leading lights to address some of the key topics that Brexit raises: What issues will museums face in the months and years ahead as the UK seeks

      Speakers: ICOM UK
    • 13:00
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      13:25

      Turning visions into unique realities

      Location: On Stand Session

      Creativity and originality are the basis of everything we do. We transform ideas into events and experiences based on expertise, technology and innovation. Whether you are looking for individual solution or complete turnkey package of services, we will work closely with you to develop a project appropriate

      Speakers: MUSE - Museums & Expos International Limited
    • 13:20
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      13:45

      Top tips for interpretive scripts

      Location: On Stand Session

      Got some graphic panels to write but not sure where to start? Want to brush up on your exhibition skills? Join Sarah Oswald on PLB’s stand stand no E8 for a quick fire top tips session. This will be a practical workshop with exercises to

      Speakers: PLB
    • 13:30
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      14:10

      “Things done well, and with a care” – preservation and access in Shakespeare’s houses

      Location: Collections Management Theatre

      How do you balance the conservation of historic properties and collections with the needs and expectations of visitors? Shakespeare’s Birthplace was saved for the nation in 1847 and today the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust cares for five individual properties connected to the Bard. Collections Staff and

      Speakers: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
    • 13:30
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      14:10

      Turning visitors into donors: encouraging individual giving

      Location: Fundraising, Retail + Enterprise Theatre

      In this session, Amanda Rigali will Chair a lively and informative discussion with two specialist heritage fundraisers, Katy Price and Emma MacLellan. The trio will discuss ways to encourage the general public to donate to museums and heritage organisations, whatever their scale. Their topics will

      Speakers: Black County Living Museum, Cause4, Culture Coventry
    • 13:50
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      14:15

      Immersive 360° 3D dome technology and room-scale interactive VR experiences

      Location: On Stand Session

      NSC Creative is an award-winning UK studio that specialises in immersive content for VR, Fulldome, Theme Parks and Museums with over 16 years of experience. Heralded globally as innovators of immersion, they have installed immersive experiences in over 800 venues across 60 countries in 25

      Speakers: NSC Creative
    • 14:00
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      14:40

      New tech in an old playhouse – adapting technologies for different audiences

      Location: New Technology Theatre

      Shakespeare’s Globe is a step back in time; but below the open rooftop and oak timbers of the theatre, the exhibition space has been evolving how it uses technology to best engage audiences in its story – both past and present. We’ll be looking at

      Speakers: Acoustiguide, Shakespeare’s Globe
    • 14:00
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      14:40

      Visitor movement: evidence to inform design and operations

      Location: Design Theatre

      An important part of our work is to gather evidence on movement behaviour patterns, understanding how people interact with each other and their surrounding environment, and using this to underpin our advice. This session will introduce various different approaches that can be used to monitor

      Speakers: Movement Strategies
    • 14:25
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      15:05

      What can a Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) do for me?

      Location: Collections Management Theatre

      Within the heritage sector, there is often a separation between the collections departments and the public engagement departments (including marketing & education). Typically, the public engagement departments are the first to push for the institutional adoption of a digital asset management system because of their

      Speakers: Axiell - Archives Libraries Museums, Bristol Museums Galleries and Archives
    • 14:25
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      15:05

      Tools & Techniques For Successful Heritage Fundraising

      Location: Fundraising, Retail + Enterprise Theatre

      The social, political and economic world that surrounds us is dramatically changing and the museums and heritage sector is having to adapt quickly. Fundraising is becoming an integral and vital part of organisational strategy but what can your organisation be doing to give it an

      Speakers: Giving To Heritage, Institute of Fundraising
    • 14:40
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      15:05

      Holovis Extended Experience – Augmented Reality based app that gamifies every guest experience

      Location: On Stand Session

      Discover how Augmented Reality can be utilised to extend the guest experience by enhancing your interaction with them and adding layers of personalisation. The journey begins at home with elements being unlocked as soon as the app is downloaded. Game play continues at the leisure

      Speakers: Holovis
    • 15:00
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      15:40

      DIY interactives – practical findings from 10 West Midlands Museums

      Location: New Technology Theatre

      A combination of inexpensive hardware, excellent tools and a maker-ethic means that it’s now possible to build engaging digital experiences with tiny budgets. No longer are these ‘triple-A’ experiences limited to the big name museums. Technologies such as Arduino and Raspberry PI have put amazing

      Speakers: Museum Games
    • 15:00
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      15:40

      Interactive garden interpretation

      Location: Design Theatre

      National Geographic declared Powerscourt to be the third most beautiful landscaped garden in the world. Sarah Slazenger will talk about the challenges of restoring, managing and sustaining this vast private estate, following a catastrophic house fire in the 1970’s. Mark Leslie will outline the challenges

      Speakers: Martello Media, Powerscourt Estate
    • 15:20
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      16:00

      Waving not drowning: effective planning for museum emergencies

      Location: Collections Management Theatre

      Working in partnership, led by their Museum Development team, groups of museums across the southwest have found effective ways to plan for emergencies, create disaster kits, train volunteer groups, and access high value services at low cost.  Come and pick up some handy hints and clever,

      Speakers: South West Museum Development Programme
    • 15:20
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      16:00

      Sponsorship doesn’t work? – the challenge of making money meaningfully

      Location: Fundraising, Retail + Enterprise Theatre

      This session examines the challenges of a fast changing commercial and consumer market place and the implications that this has for the Museum and Culture sector in generating lasting revenues and partnerships with commercial entities. A panel of leading experts will share and explore the

      Speakers: Brand licensing & venue retailing consultant, Brand Vista - Visitor experience alignment, Catalyst Consultants - Building meaningful commercial partnerships
    • 16:00
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      16:40

      Go digital with little budget, skills and time

      Location: New Technology Theatre

      To be known, seduce and engage families and Millennials you now need to be Digital. But how? Why don’t we to gather our skills, build partnerships and share our audience? Clicmuse is gathering big and small museums and monuments, co-creating with them digital tools and

      Speakers: clicmuse
    • 16:00
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      16:40

      Light Sensitive

      Location: Design Theatre

      Sutton Vane Associates expose secrets of successfully lighting museums. Taking into account the stories of the exhibits, the constraints of the architecture and the dictates of LUX whilst delivering a welcome visitor experience. Inventive lighting celebrates the master of eccentric engineering at the William Heath

      Speakers: Leigh Cain Creative Ltd, Sutton Vane Associates, William Heath Robinson Museum
    • 16:00
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      16:40

      Using tech to get pensioners to Christmas No. 1

      Location: New Technology Theatre

      Hannah Griffiths, Independent Arts   Click here to view the presentation A password is required to view this presentation, if you visited the Show but don’t have the password please get in touch with us here.    

      Speakers: Independent Arts

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