Proposal: replace formal ‘Spring’ regional events with informal events

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Proposal: replace formal ‘Spring’ regional events with informal events

The goal for distributed events The MCG’s mission is to connect, support and inspire people working with technology in museums. Our goal in changing event formats is to achieve our mission by reaching more people so they can access the resources of the wider digital heritage community and create stronger local networks. Working with locals […]

AGM 2016

Annual General Meeting 2016 19 October 2016, Wellcome Collection Apologies for Absence Johanna, Michael, Mariann, Ivan, Rebecca, Martin, Brain Minutes of the last AGM Minutes No objections were raised to the minutes. MCG Chair’s report 2016 (Mia) The process of posting reports for the Annual General Meeting, begun in 2012 as part of our drive […]

#musetech16 keynote Q&A: Shelley Bernstein

The closing keynote for our Museums+Tech 2016 conference is Shelley Bernstein, Chief Experience Officer at the Barnes Foundation. You’ll know her work at Brooklyn Museum including the mobile live Q&A app ASK Brooklyn Museum, crowd-curation projects Split Second, Click! and GO and more. We’re looking forward to her discussion of the challenges of moving between two very […]

#musetech16 Keynote Q&A: Sebastian Deterding

The opening keynote for our Museums+Tech 2016 conference is Sebastian Deterding. Sebastian is a designer and researcher working on playful and motivational design who’ll share his expertise on ‘Designing for Curiosity’. We think his wide, international perspective and deep expertise in design is the perfect opening to the day. We asked our keynotes to answer […]

Lunchtime tours at Museums+Tech 2016

We always like to offer something a bit special when our events are held in a museum. This year you can explore Wellcome’s permanent galleries or check out Bedlam: the asylum and beyond. Or you can go behind the scenes for a tour of one of the Internet Archive’s 33 book scanning centres and see […]

Call for new MCG Committee members – 2016

  Joining the MCG Committee is a great way to support your peers and help the sector. It’s also an opportunity to meet people, gain valuable skills and experience, and enhance your CV. We’re an active group, putting together events and projects that have a real impact on the heritage sector. If you are motivated […]

Notice of the MCG Annual General Meeting 2016

  This year’s Museums Computer Group AGM will take place at Museums + Tech 2016 (19 October 2016 at the Wellcome Collection). Full details of the AGM can be found below. The AGM will include the election of nominees to the Committee. Joining the Committee is a great way to support your peers and help […]

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Shelley Bernstein speak in London

Meet Keynote Speaker Shelley Bernstein Museum Computer Group’s 2016 Conference: Museums+Tech 19 October 2016 Wellcome Collection, London Joining our opening keynote speaker Sebastian Deterding, the Museums Computer Group are delighted to announce the final keynote speaker for the Museums+Tech Conference on 19 October: international museums expert Shelley Bernstein. Renowned for her commitment to radical transparency […]

What will you learn from our Museums+Tech 2016 speakers?

Delegates at our events are often experts in their own right, and their questions are often a great chance to learn even more from our world-class speakers. To get your creative juices flowing, we asked our Museums+Tech 2016 speakers for a sneak peek at what you’ll learn from their presentation at October’s conference. We hope […]

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