MCN 2017

MCN 2017 Scholars look forward to Pittsburgh!

Our #MCN2017 Scholars are looking forward to the conference in Pittsburgh, get to know them below and find out what they are looking to learn about this year. Ben Fast How did you learn about MCN? I heard about MCN through Twitter first, but only really paid attention to it when two long-distance colleagues of…

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Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover

Check out this New York Times’ article published today that talks about how Pittsburgh had become a tech-hub for many tech firms.

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MCN 2017 Ignite

Post by Koven Smith For those of you who have attended MCN in the last few years, one of the highlights of the conference has been Ignite MCN, where a group of courageous-slash-foolhardy speakers dispense wisdom in lightning-fast five-minute chunks on the opening-night of the conference. Each speaker has five minutes and 20 automatically-advancing slides…

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“Other” Category Unpacked: #MCN2017 Call for Proposals

  As a candid and welcoming community, MCN has always championed innovative sessions that are willing to take risks. Last year through the “Other” Category in the Call for Proposals, the program co-chairs created the option for attendees to “propose something else” to present in New Orleans. We actively sought out, encouraged and cultivated potential…

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Cooking up the MCN 2017 Theme with 50+ Chefs in the Kitchen

  After days of virtual sharing, commiserating, wordsmithing, and voting, the MCN 2017 theme has arrived!   MCN 2017: Looking Back, Thinking Forward, Taking Action   Every year, MCN explores topics of relevance to museum practitioners working with, or affected by, digital media and technology. In 2017, MCN will focus on how museums can use…

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#MCN2017 Program Committee: We Want You!

At your institution… Do you design beautiful digital publications or geek out on microcontrollers and circuits? We want you. Do you get your kicks from collaborating through interpretive media or crunching data to inform your museum’s digital strategy? We want you. Do you work in a department 2 or 200? We want you. The MCN2017…

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Call for MCN Program Co-Chair 2017 & 2018

MCN Program Co-Chair 2017 & 2018 Position Title: Program Co-Chair Period: 2 years Start: Mid-December 2016 Commitment: 2-5 hours/week throughout the year, increasing as the conference nears; full time during the conference. Available one weekend in February/March for a site visit to that year’s conference location (paid for by MCN). Compensation: Program Co-Chair is a…

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Welcome MCN 2016 Program Co-Chairs!

By Suse Cairn, MCN Conference Program Chair I’m delighted to announce that Jennifer Foley and Trish Oxford have agreed to join me as Co-Chairs for #MCN2016! Every year, the conference Program Committee has the daunting task of shaping the conference, from creating the Call for Proposals, to reading, discussing and deciding on the conference sessions, as well as…

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