UK Museums on the Web 2013: About the speakers

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UK Museums on the Web 2013: About the speakers

Jesse Alter is Web Producer at IWM, where he is responsible for planning, creating and managing content for IWM’s website and social media channels. Follow him on twitter: @jesse_a , @I_W_M Nicole Cama works as a Curatorial Assistant in Digitisation as the Australian National Maritime Museum. She investigates, researches and writes stories about the thousands of objects […]

AHOY! – UKMW2013 Pre-conference Evening Event

  To get juices flowing ahead of UK Museums on the Web 2013: ‘Power to the people’, on Thursday 14 November 2013 the MCG Committee invited people to the traditional and well-loved pre-conference bash for a relaxed, sociable #drinkingaboutmuseums evening. This was open to all and best of all free. This was a most enjoyable evening of informal networking and […]

Proposed Constitutional changes

Proposed MCG Constitution version 2.2 The bulk of the changes proposed have to do with the introduction of an ‘Advisory Board’.  Other changes reflect current practices when there are more nominations than vacancies for Committee positions. We’ve also taken out specific prices for membership and replaced it with general pricing structure as agreed by a […]

UK Museums on the Web 2013: ‘Power to the people’

The Museums Computer Group’s 2013 Museums on the Web conference was held at Tate Modern on 15 November 2013. The theme for UKMW13 was ‘Power to the people’ and the event was sold out a few weeks in advance. Photos, speaker slides and event reports from some lovely attendees are available on our UKMW13 round-up […]

Engaging Visitors Through Play

 Guest blog post by Mairead Quinn On the 30th May 2013 Oonagh Murphy and Alan Hook from the University of Ulster hosted a Museums Computer Group conference on play and digital technology in museums.  This event brought together delegates from across the museum, community and academic sectors to explore and showcase the innovative use of digital […]

UK Museums on the Web 2013 – call for papers

The Museums Computer Group’s 2013 Museums on the Web conference will be held at Tate Modern on 15 November 2013. The theme for UKMW13 is ‘Power to the people’. There’s a post answering some Frequently Asked Questions on the MCG list. We are interested in proposals on topics such as: projects that integrate public participation […]

Come and celebrate your failure with us!

The MCG are hosting a Failure Swapshop and we’d like to invite you be part of it! The Swapshop is a light-hearted way for us to learn from each other and where the emphasis is not on the failure itself, but on what happened next. We’re looking for two or three people willing to share […]

Engaging Visitors Through Play – MCG Spring Meeting – 30 May 2013

The MCG Committee are pleased to announce our Spring meeting: Engaging Visitors Through Play Museums Computer Group hosted by the Centre for Media Research Event reports: Event blogger Mairead Quinn’s Engaging Visitors Through Play Museums Association ‘Game on’ by Mia Ridge Maeve O’Brien’s Digitising Information in the online era… 21st Century Plath! Alex Moseley’s Engaging Visitors […]

‘UKMW12: Strategically Digital’ from our official event blogger

[Each year we have an official event blogger to help make sure people who can’t attend our events can get a sense of the conversations and hot topics on the day.  It’s also a lovely chance to introduce some new voices to the wider museum community.  This time our official blogger was Rachel Kasbohm (@rekasbohm). […]

Chair’s welcome at UKMW12

I thought I’d post my notes for the Chair’s Welcome to UK Museums on the Web: UKMW12 ‘Strategically Digital’, partly because it gives me a chance to re-thank everyone who helped make UKMW12 such a fantastic event. In the same spirit of sharing and transparency we’ll also post reports from the AGM. “Hi, I’m Mia […]

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