As part of the Museums Australia conference, a joint initiative of MAE (Museums Australia Education), EVR (Evaluation and Visitor Research) and MuseTech. We hope the day will be dynamic and participatory and so invite you to attend the day and consider proposing a ‘lightning talk’ (either a 3 minute presentation or a 7 minute presentation) that speaks to some aspect of education, evaluation or digital as it relates to your work.
We’re asking participants to frame their talk within one of these three key areas:
– I have a big idea
– I have problem
– I have something I need help with
We’re looking forward to a valuable and exciting set of presentations that help shape the dialogue and debate in the afternoon sessions of the MEET day and further into the main conference (and beyond).
If you’re interested in presenting a lightning talk please email Angela Casey firstname.lastname@example.org with a lightning talk title and a brief outline of your proposed presentation. The committee will aim to select a range of talks that represent education, evaluation and digital. We’ll also supply a presentation template for speakers to use.
To see the days program and read transcripts of the presentations click here.
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The Museums Australia 2015 Conference (#ma2015syd) will have a new pre-conference day, MEET, focussing on Education, Audience Evaluation and Technology. It will be held before the conference on Thursday 21 May at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour.
MEET will bring together Australia’s experts in education, evaluation and digital to:
- explore the intersections between these areas
- identify opportunities to address the changing needs of our sector, and
- share our tools and techniques to create discussion and dialogue that responds to new business models in the cultural sector.
We are encouraging all interested folks to register for the day and consider proposing a lightning talk (max 7 mins) to address any aspects of education, evaluation or technology in museums, or even the intersection between them. Structure your lightning talk by framing it within these three key areas:
- I have a big idea
- I have problem
- I have…
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Jonny Brownbill from Museum Victoria has set up a website for our MEET day on 21st May. It features a rundown for the day and details of each presentation. We are looking forward to a great day in Sydney.
Check it out http://meetday.net/