Following the awesome experience I had at MW2011, I have been keen to continue to build my exposure to, and understanding of, the museum technology sector. The more I can stay in touch with the conversations happening at the coalface of the field the stronger my research will be, and so I seem to be getting involved with everything that I can.
Having met a couple of the members of the Museum Computer Network board whilst at MW2011, I decided to check out their website, and noticed a call out for volunteers to help with the MCN2011 conference. It sounded like a perfect way to continue my involvement in the field, and so I’ve put my hand up to do some social networking and assist with promotions – two things that I should be able to do pretty easily from Australia.
We just had an early morning (ok 7am… it’s still pretty early) Skype about the conference, and I think I’m really going to enjoy being involved. I don’t know whether I will be able to make it to the USA for the actual event (can my student budget spring to two international trips in one year?!?), but regardless, I am going to get as involved as possible. Excited!
So check it out:
Making Museums Work, Together: Innovation, Agility,and Collaboration
The 39th Annual MCN Conference: Nov 16-19, 2011 in Atlanta, GA!