2012 Conference Program

Destination: Museum Professional, Poster Session

Friday, October 19 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm Presenters: Vanessa Tamburro, MMSt Candidate, University of Toronto; Rachel Wong, MMSt Candidate, University of Toronto; Angharad Wenz, MMSt Candidate, University of Toronto; Laura Robb, MMSt Graduate, University of Toronto; Jenna Rose, MMSt Graduate, University of Toronto; Tobie Albers Miller, MMSt Candidate, University of Toronto; Melanie Derschowitz, MMSt...

Accessibility in Exhibition Design

Thursday, October 18 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm Presenters: Carolyn Smith, Project Coordinator, Intern Architect, Reich + Petch Design International; Pauline Dolovich, Associate Architect, Senior Designer, Reich + Petch Design International; Dave Hollands, Head of Exhibits and Design, Royal Ontario Museum Download the presentation materials (9.2 MB) Pauline Dolovich, Associate Architect, Senior Designer...

Display Case Layout Workshop

Friday, October 19 - 10:45am - 12:00pm Presenters: Glenn Ogden, Senior Interpretive Planner and Eric Fernberg, Collections Manager, Canadian War Museum Download the presentation materials (2.5 MB) Eric Fernberg, Collections Manager, Canadian War Museum Glenn Ogden, Senior Interpretive Planner, Canadian War Museum Session Description Using the Canadian War Museum’s design hierarchy, interpretive...

Magic Squares and the Magic of Collaboration

Friday, October 19 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm Presenters: Susan Fohr, Education Coordinator, Textile Museum of Canada; Anne Devitt, Visual Arts Teacher, Harbourfront Centre School Visits Download the presentation materials (9.8 MB) Anne Devitt, Visual Arts Teacher, Harbourfront Centre School Visits and Susan Fohr, Education Coordinator, Textile Museum of Canada Magic Squares of Collaboration. Session...

The ROM: Engaging New Audiences for the Next 100 Years

Friday, October 19 - 10:45am to 12:00pm Presenters: Jovanna Scorsone, Manager, Children's and Family Programs; Bep Schippers, Manager, Adult Programs; Johanna Contreras, Access Program Manager; Martha Henderson, Head, Membership & Sales, Royal Ontario Museum Martha Henderson, Head, Membership & Sales, Royal Ontario Museum Johanna Contreras, Access Program Manager; Jovanna Scorsone,...

Youth Engagement: What's in it for You/th?

Thursday, October 18 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm Presenters: Kerrie Rodier, Coordinator, Youth Programs, National Capital Commission; Yumi Webster, Coordinator, Youth Programs, National Capital Commission View the presentation on Prezi (external link) Download the presentation notes (external link) Yumi Webster, Coordinator, Youth Programs, National Capital Commission Kerrie Rodier, Coordinator, Youth...

The Modern Travel Guide and How to Get Listed

Thursday, October 18 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm Presenter: Ern Bieman, Heritage Information Analyst, Canadian Heritage Information Network; Phil Dietrich, Museum Technician, Wellington County Museum & Archives; Kelly Eyamie, Marketing & Community Relations Manager, Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum Download the presentation materials (6.3MB) Ern Bieman, Heritage Information Analyst, Canadian...

Destination: ACCESSIBLE Museum!

Thursday October 18, 10:30am to 11:45am Presenters: Andrea Wilson, Program Assistant, Ball's Falls Conservation Area; Richard Barlas, Curatorial Assistant - Collections, Hamilton Museums; Nicole Cormier, Business Development Manager, AccessAbility Advantage; Stephanie Powell Baswick, Director Curator, Port Colborne Museum Download the AccessAbility Advantage presentation (1 MB) Download the Ball'...

Peace: The Exhibition - Pushing Boundaries and Broadening Visitor Expectations at the Canadian War Museum

Thursday, October 18 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm Presenter: Amber Lloydlangston, Assistant Historian, Canadian War Museum Download the presentation materials (1.2 MB) Amber Lloydlangston, Assistant Historian, Canadian War Museum Session Description The Canadian War Museum will present Peace: The Exhibition from 30 May 2013 until 9 February 2014. This 7,000 square foot temporary show will explore the...

Youth Invasion! The Epic Update of a National Youth Project

Thursday, October 18 - 10:30am to 11:45am Presenters: Lisa Terech, Visitor Experience Coordinator, Oshawa Community Museum; Devon Muhic, Youth Resource Lead, Scarborough Museum; Anna Stanisz, Assistant Curator, Education, McMichael Canadian Art Collection; Pailagi Pandya, Historical Interpreter/ Youth Lead, Scarborough Museum; Katie Epp, Museum Program Instructor/Youth Mentorship Lead, Markham...