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OMA Annual Conference 2022: Changing Directions: Practice over Permanence

2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! This year’s theme is Changing Directions: Practice over Permanence. This theme embodies the changing nature of museums and focuses on what museums are currently doing, rather than what they might do in the future. Join us in-person! Monday, November 7, 2022 Hamilton Convention Centre 1 Summers Lane Hamilton ON L8P 4Y2 In-person registration includes: • One full day of in-person conference sessions and networking • Lunch and two breaks • Tradeshow with exhibitors • Awards of Excellence Celebration • Everything included in Online-only registration Tuesday November 8 - Local Hamilton activities and planned Study Tours - separate registration required. Join us online! Monday, November 7, 2022 – select sessions will be live-streamed Monday, November 21, 2022 – interactive online sessions Online-only registration includes: • Access to streamed sessions on November 7 • Access to interactive online sessions on November 21 • Online networking with colleagues on November 21 • Access to online Tradeshow exhibitors • Access to session recordings from November 7 & 21 *The Northern Ontario Rate is available to delegates from Tourism Regions 13a, 13b, 13c, recognizing the cost of travel from these regions. To determine your Tourism Region, click HERE. Fully Subsidized Registrations To encourage an inclusive Conference environment, the OMA provides 15 fully subsidized in-person conference registrations and 30 fully subsidized online conference registrations. Subsidies are available to attendees who are unemployed or underemployed, identify as Indigenous, and/or identify with groups that are often marginalized or excluded from culture and heritage due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality or disability. To request your registration fees be waived, simply select the Fully Subsidized registration option on the registration form. Subsidies will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please contact conference@museumsontario.ca if you have any questions.

Hamilton Convention Centre / Online

Nov 07, 2022

OMA Member: Online Access$80.00
Non-Member: Online Access$100.00
Additional / Individual Awards Reception Ticket$30.00

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How many years have you spent in a museum related career?

Less than 10 years
25+ years
I am a student
10-25 years

What kind of Institution do you work at?

Provincial or National Museum
Community Museum
Art Gallery
Historic Site

How often do you attend the OMA Conference?

Every year
Alternate years
This is my first time at the OMA Conference!
Every few years (3-6 years)

How did you hear about the OMA Conference?

Social Media
Other organization eNewsletter
Previous OMA Conferences
OMA eNewsletter

How would you describe your current role?

Collections Management
Gift shop/Catering
Facilities maintenance & security