MCN 2016 Sessions

MCN 2016 Sessions – Low Tech, High Touch: How to Use the Tools in Guests’ Pockets to Create Engaging Experiences

Low Tech, High Touch: How to Use the Tools in Guests’ Pockets to Create Engaging Experiences Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM Session Leader : Dustin Growick, Audience Development Outreach Manager + Team Lead for Science, Museum Hack Despite a techie word in our name, Museum Hack is known for being “low…

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Leveraging Volunteers and Crowdsourcing for Digitization

This post is in partnership with Axiell, our MCN 2016 Market Trends sponsor and originally appeared here   This infographic identifies the current and future strategies of museums and archives using volunteers and crowdsourcing to support their digitisation plans. Over 100 Museums and Archives from around the world took part in research conducted by MCN…

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MCN 2016 Sessions – Professional Forum: Making Digital and Data Literacy More Inclusive

  Professional Forum: Making Digital and Data Literacy More Inclusive Friday, November 4, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Session Leader : Elizabeth Bollwerk, Archaeological Analyst, DAACS/Thomas Jefferson Foundation Co-Presenter : Lesley Langa, CEO, NovaKultura Consulting, NovaKultura Consulting Co-Presenter : loreto alonzi, Senior Data Scientist, University of Virginia Co-Presenter : Eric Johnson, Head, Innovative Media…

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MCN 2016 Sessions – Human-Centered Community Engagement in a Digital World: Lessons from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museums History Unfolded Project

Human-Centered Community Engagement in a Digital World: Lessons from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s History Unfolded Project Friday, November 4, 2016 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Session Leader : Eric Schmalz, Citizen History Community Manager, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Crowdsourcing and citizen history projects are becoming increasingly popular. A growing number of museums…

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MCN 2016 Sessions – Making 3,000 collections accessible through Art UK

Making 3,000 collections accessible through Art UK Friday, November 4, 2016 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Session Leader : Cristiano Bianchi Launched on the 24th February 2016, Art UK is the new online home for art from every public collection in the United Kingdom. Art UK has worked in partnership with over 3,000 public collections…

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MCN 2016 Sessions – National Museum Website Visitor Motivation Survey: Findings and Applications

National Museum Website Visitor Motivation Survey: Findings and Applications Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Session Leader: Martin Spellerberg, Developer, Spellerberg Associates Speaker: Alli Burness, Experience Designer, ThinkPlace Speaker: Susan Edwards, Associate Director, Digital Content, The Hammer Museum Speaker: Jacques Haba, Digital Media Manager, Nasher Sculpture Center Speaker: Jonathan Munar, Director of…

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MCN 2016 Sessions – User Experience Design Considerations for Multi-Museum Online Collaborations

User Experience Design Considerations for Multi-Museum Online Collaborations Friday, November 4, 2016 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Session Leader: Duane Degler, Principal, Design for Context Co-Presenter: Lesley Humphreys, Senior User Experience Designer, Design for Context We increasingly engage in projects where we are asked to accommodate multiple collections, sites, and institutions into the planning, data…

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MCN 2016 Session – Blending the Tangible and Digital to Craft New Co-Designed Interactions for Museums

Blending the tangible and digital to craft new co-designed interactions for museums Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Session Leader: Nicholas Dulake, Mr, Sheffield Hallam University The technology that underpins the Internet of Things, offers ways to embed interactivity within the exhibition: microprocessors, sensors, and actuators can be concealed within reactive spaces…

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MCN 2016 Sessions – ‘We Are Going to Need a Bigger Boat’ Building Collaboration at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

  We Are Going to Need a Bigger Boat’ Building Collaboration at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Friday, November 4, 2016 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Session Leader: William Weinstein, John H. McFadden and Lisa D. Kabnick Director of Information and Interpreti, Philadelphia Museum of Art Co-Presenter: Christopher Atkins, The Agnes and Jack Mulroney Associate…

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MCN 2016 Sessions – Working with Digital Humanities Students in Museums: Why We Should, How We Can

  Working with Digital Humanities Students in Museums: Why We Should, How We Can Friday, November 4, 2016 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Session Leader: Philip Leers, Project Manager, Digital Initiatives, Hammer Museum Co-Presenter: Max Evjen, Exhibitions Technology Specialist, Michigan State University Museum Speaker: Brinker Ferguson, PhD candidate, University of California Santa Cruz Speaker: Alex…

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