2013 Program Wrap-Up


2013 OMA Annual Conference


WEDNESDAY, November 6, 2013

TECH TALKS: Case Studies, Questions and Answers

Opening Reception at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham


THURSDAY, November 7, 2013

9:00 a.m. - Conference Opening

10:00 a.m. - Keynote Speaker
Janine Marchessault, York University

11:00 a.m. - Concurrent Sessions
Municipal Museums – How different are we?
Designing for Innovation
Innovative Fundraising: An update

1:15 p.m. - Plenary
Moe Hosseini-Ara - A/Director of Culture, City of Markham

1:45 p.m.
Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Update:
- Kevin Finnerty, Assistant Deputy Minister, Culture Division
- Lorrie G. Pella Director, Social Engagement, 2015 Pan / Parapan American Games 

2:30 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions
Vital Museums, engaged community: Role-modeling change through the Kingston Culture Plan
Championing Collections Care: A unique experiences at the Ontario Science Centre
Engaging volunteers, staff and visitors in programming: Developing a docent programme for a non-traditional museum setting

6:00 p.m. - Awards Reception at the Markham Museum!


 *FRIDAY, November 8, 2013

9:20 a.m. - Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation Update: Ronald Holgerson, OTMPC

9:45 a.m. - IGNITE

10:45 a.m. - Concurrent Sessions
Paradigm Shifts: The challenge of Navigating Governance
Integrating archival collections into your museum's exhibits and programs with the Archives of Ontario and TIFF
WOOT!! Connections and Reflections on the Canadian Museums Youth Diversity Project

12:45 p.m. - Forging Ahead: Ideas in Motion (Plenary session)

2:05 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions
Trends in Leadership and Governance at the Municipal Level: The Ottawa Heritage and Museum Scene after Five Years of the Museum Sustainability Plan
Taking Charge of Culture and Taking Risks at Campbell House Museum
Forging a Collaborative Path for Superior Professional Development

3:20 p.m. - Closing Address
Janet Carding, Director and CEO, Royal Ontario Museum


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