eNews Alert: Deadline Extended, Call for Proposals

Mar 01, 2019

Call for Proposals
Deadline Extended to March 13, 2019

OMA Annual Conference, Brantford, October 23-25, 2019

What is a network?  How does your network work together to promote the entire museum community?  How can museums work better with the rest of the tourism sector, including partnerships with local and regional businesses? 

Read the Full Call for Proposals, including more questions to consider HERE. (.pdf)
Submit a Proposal HERE. (webform)

New in 2019: Provide Suggestions to the Program Committee

Suggest a topic and relevant speakers you would like to hear from at conference*. Think Big! Who are some sector super-stars you would like to hear from? Share your suggestion HERE

*Submitting a suggestion does not guarantee that the suggested speakers will be approached.

Tips for Writing a Conference Proposal
OMA Annual Conference, Brantford, October 23-25, 2019
Need a little help crafting your proposal? Have a look at the OMA Tip Sheet for Writing a Conference Proposal: click HERE
Tips for EMPs by EMPs
Hear from EMPs about Writing Successful (and unsuccessful) Proposals
Ahead of the March 13th, 2019 deadline for hopeful presenters to send in their proposals for the 2019 Ontario Museum Association Conference in Brantford, Ontario, GOEMP Committee Communications Chair Madeline Smolarz has gathered perspectives from many Emerging Museum Professionals who have been previously successful in this endeavour over the past 3 Conferences. 

Read more HERE
Registration Open for the OMA Annual Conference 2019: Net[works] Benefit! 
Register by June 15th to get the best rate! 

Get the best rate for the OMA Conference when you register at the Head Start Rate, available until June 15th! 

Each year, the OMA Annual Conference brings together over 300 museum professionals, volunteers and students from Ontario's 700+ museums, art galleries, and historic sites.  The conference serves to strengthen the museum and heritage sector by providing: 

  • professional development and learning opportunities,
  • information and inspiration to museums and museum professionals,
  • and bringing the sector together in meaningful and productive discussions. 

Register HERE