The BC Museums Association invites proposals from individuals interested in speaking at our 2017 conference in Victoria, BC from October 3-6, 2017 on the theme of “Climate for Change.” Sessions will explore issues such as relationships with Indigenous communities, social justice, and climate change within museum, art gallery and cultural centre practices. BCMA encourages proposals that explore best practices and/or innovations, making connections with colleagues, and workshops for museum professionals in areas such as exhibit design or development, budgeting, fundraising, volunteer management, marketing, and storage.
Share viewpoints, case studies and discussions on issues, including:
Proposed sessions can be in any of the following formats:
The deadline for submissions is April 28, 2017. Notification of accepted proposals will be issued in June 2017.
To submit a proposal:
Please contact Alexandra Pask if you encounter any technical difficulties submitting your proposal: email@example.com or 250-472-7644 ext.106
In the online form you will be asked to provide critical information in support of your submission. This includes:
The BC Museums Association annual conference gathers together professionals in the museum, gallery, and historic site community. Presenters have a unique opportunity to gain recognition and exchange ideas with hundreds of registrants from across BC. Presenters also receive a special discounted conference registration rate if they register for the conference prior to the “Early Owl” deadline (details about how to register as a presenter will be provided to presenters when they receive notice that their presentation has been accepted).
Please note that presenters are responsible for their own transportation and accommodation. Speaker fees and/or honorariums are not provided.
Check out this great resource from Museum Hack to help you with your conference session: 5 Tips for Designing a Great Conference Session
Questions? Contact the BCMA office at 250.356.5700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org