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  • Ontario Museum Association 2017 Conference, Kingston, Ontario
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9:00am-4:30pm - Pre-Conference Study Tours & Workshops (Information & Registration Coming Soon!)

5:30-7:30pm - Opening Reception - 1000 Islands Cruise


8:00am - Registration (Four Points, Kingston)

9:00-9:45am - Conference OpeningLimestone Ballroom

9:45-10:30am - Keynote Limestone Ballroom

10:30-11:00am - Networking Break with ExhibitorsLimestone Foyer & Gibraltar Room

11:00am-12:00pm - Concurrent Sessions

  • A Model of Collaboration: The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites (30 minutes)
  • Building on Community Partnerships: Expanding the Horizons at Lang Pioneer Village Museum (30 minutes)
  • In Our Own Words: Exploring Collaborations (30 minutes)
  • Gamification: Bringing New Things to Old Places (30 minutes)
  • Workshop: Approaches to Measuring Social Cultural Impacts of Museums

12:00-1:00pm - Lunch Limestone Foyer & Gibraltar Room

1:00-1:30pm - IGNITE Sessions - Limestone Ballroom

  • Engaging Youth Without a Hashtag
  • A Passport to History
  • Community and Self Representation
  • Hacking the Museum: Collections Data as Opportunity
  • Made “By Hand”: An Innovative Partnership of Art & Heritage 

1:30-2:30pm - Concurrent Sessions

  • Pedal to the Metal: The Drive to Stay Open and Relevant (30 minutes)
  • Touchdown! Successful Partnership Between the Aurora Museum & Archives and the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (30 minutes)
  • Dead Men Do Tell Tales: Where Heritage and Theatre Meet
  • Workshop: First Peoples Inclusion in All Things Museum

2:30-3:00pmNetworking Break with Exhibitors - Limestone Foyer & Gibraltar Room

3:00-3:30pm - Keynote - Limestone Ballroom

3:30-4:00pm - An Update from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport - Limestone Ballroom

5:00-6:00pm - President's Reception with ExhibitorsLimestone Foyer & Gibraltar Room

6:00-9:00pm - Awards of Excellence Gala

9:00-11:30pm - Canada 150+ Third Annual Trivia Night - Limestone Ballroom


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8:00am - Registration (Four Points, Kingston)

8:00-9:00am - Ontario Museum Association Annual General Meeting - Limestone Ballroom

9:00-9:45am - Keynote Limestone Ballroom

9:45-10:15am - Concurrent Sessions

  • Bring an Object, Share a Story, Make a Connection: Fostering Community Through Material Heritage
  • So Long and Thanks for the Fish: Museum Futures
  • OBJECTivity: An Unbiased Approach to Acquiring Artefacts

10:15-10:45am - Networking Break with Exhibitors - Limestone Foyer & Gibraltar Room

10:45-11:45am - Concurrent Sessions

  • Museums and Community Hubs: Partnerships in Cultural Innovation
  • Case Studies in Working Through Non-Traditional Exhibits
  • Workshop: Hacking Immersive Digital Content for Museums 

11:45am-12:45pm - Lunch - Limestone Foyer & Gibraltar Room

12:45-1:30pm - Concurrent Sessions

  • Indigenous Collections: Promising Practices & Next Steps
  • Art of Sustainable Energy
  • Workshop: A Fresh Approach to Meeting Conservation Standards

1:30-2:30pm - Concurrent Sessions

  • An Update for Museums from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport:  Archaeological Collections in Museums Legislation, Guidance, & Ontario’s Culture Strategy
  • Finding Relevance Through Branding & Community Engagement
  • Workshop: Re-Think! A Workshop Exploring New Ways of Looking at Your Collections and Turning Them Into Exhibits (30 participants maximum)

2:30-3:00pm - Networking Break with Exhibitors - Limestone Foyer & Gibraltar Room

3:00-4:00pm - Concurrent Sessions

  • Ontario Museums and Cultural Diplomacy
  • Beyond Classrooms Kingston: How Teachers Are Using Museums and Community Sites as a Catalyst for Inquiry-Based Learning (30 minutes)
  • Handing Over Your Museum to a 13 Year Old (30 minutes)
  • Fundraising: Whose Job is it Anyways?

4:00-4:30pm - Conference Closing & 2018 Announcement Limestone Ballroom

Program & Schedule Subject to Change.

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Information will be updated as it becomes available.

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