#IMD 2014, Our Takeaways From the Conference “Museum Collections Make Connections”


Last Saturday, May the 17th, 2014, our team has taken part, as public, speaker and media partner, to the conference Museum Collections Make Connections, organized by the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia of Milano in collaboration with ICOM Italia and on the occasion of the International Museum Day.

While Francesca attended, as a speaker, the workshop “Digital Museums”, Aurora and Alessandro were busy tweeting live the various workshops, and Valeria glued the pieces back together (this is our Storify of the day).

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Two Social Experiments With Italian Museums: #Svegliamuseo And Invasioni Digitali At #AAM2014


From May the 18th 2014 to the 21st , Seattle will be hosting the American Alliance of Museums annual conference. This year’s theme will be focusing on “Innovation Edge”, and the official program promises to be densely rich in content: we searched for those topics which interest us the most (Media and Technology, Marketing and Public Relations, Organizational Planning and Evaluation) and got more than 30 talks as a result!

Wouldn’t you travel to Seattle in the blink of an eye?

We would, and that is why Valeria will be there and will make of live-tweeting  her life-mission: follow the hashtag #aam2014!

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Workshops for the #IMD2014: what themes are going to be discussed?

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On Saturday 17th May, at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan, there will be a series of workshops organized by the Museum and ICOM Italy, on the occasion of the International Museum Day. “Create connections with collections” is the title of the IMD as well as the overarching theme of the workshops that will include experts and professionals in the sector discussing and confronting on some of the tendencies in the field. Digital, participation, sustainable development, accessibility, are some of the themes that will be explored in 6 meetings. To take a more detailed look at the program and register click here.

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Save the Date: Saturday 17th May – #svegliamuseo joins the International Museum Day

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Saturday 17th May 2014 – 2.30 to 6.00 pm – free entrance, registration required

On the occasion of the International Museum Day and for the second year in a row, the National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan, in collaboration with ICOM Italy, invites museums professionals to a series of workshops. The event will be an opportunity to share best practices and trigger dialogue around the topic “Museum collections make connections”.

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#svegliamuseo at Museums and the Web 2014 in Baltimore

bFrom 1st to 5th April #svegliamuseo goes to Baltimore for Museums and the Web 2014

Museums and the Web is an international conference that hosts innovative examples of research and application of digital to the cultural, natural and scientific heritage. MW sees the participation of professionals from around the world: webmasters, curators, educators, designers, managers, directors, scholars, consultants, developers, analysts and publishers from museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, archives.

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