26 - 29 November 2012
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INTERCOM2012 brings together national and international experts to discuss and debates the challenges facing our sector. The conference is organised in the following way:
includes access to the conference (26,27 & 28 Nov), two receptions, and the Stephen Weil Lecture
29 NOVEMBER 2012
To complement the Conference we will be running 4 individual Masterclasses on 29 November. These will take place at the Australian Museum and will be ticketed separately.
MASTERCLASS #1 (Full Day)
Developing your Digital Strategy
Jasper Visser (The Museum of the Future) from will take you on a full day of design for your institution's digital strategy- from conception to implementation. Share experiences, successes and failures and prepare a draft strategy to take back to your institution.
MASTERCLASS #2 (Half Day - am or pm)
What are the issues impacting on museums and museum management? This masterclass looks at general management theory and practice, and applies these to museums. Presented by Michael Harvey, Head of Exhibitions, Web and Creative Services, Australian Museum.
MASTERCLASS #3 (Half Day - am or pm)
This hands-on workshop will cover all aspects of audience research from exhibition evaluation to program evaluation and market research, as well as evaluating online and mobile and a variety of tips and techniques. Presented by Dr. Lynda Kelly, Australian Museum, this class will include practical exercises within the Museum’s exhibition spaces.
MASTERCLASS #4 (Full Day)
Learn the well-regarded 'Australian way' of assessing the values and meanings of a museum object, and see how this information can be used in planning. Veronica Bullock and Roslyn Russell from Significance International will step you through a practical exercise, after introducing you to the theory. Questions are encouraged!