ONmuseums: Ready for Conference?

Oct 18, 2018

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OMA Annual Conference
Ready for Conference?
See below for #OMAConf2018 details

Wednesday, October 24th 
Study Tours 
8:15 am: Buses Load - meet in lobby of Westin Prince. Buses depart at 8:30 am.
Opening Reception 
4:45 pm: Gather in the lobby of the Westin Prince to load bus to Westin Prince. Bus has limited space, first come first served basis, directions will be available for TTC.

6:00 pm: Enter the ROM from the Weston Entrance on Queen's Park Crescent. 

Trivia Night 
8:00 pm:
 OMA Staff Member/Volunteer will guide delegates from the ROM to Trivia Night at the Fortunate Fox. 

No transportation is booked to or from Trivia Night - consult TTC Trip Planner for detailed transit directions. 

Conference Registration/Delegate Kit Pick-Up
Thursday, October 25, 8:00 am:
 Conference Registration Opens, Conference Opening commences at 9:00 am.
Friday, October 26, 7:30 am: Conference Registration Opens, breakfast is served. 

Opening Reception
October 24 - Extra Tickets Available!

The Opening Reception at the Royal Ontario Museum will kick off the 2018 OMA Annual Conference. Running from 6-9 pm, the Reception will feature networking opportunities, exhibit tours, music, light refreshments, and a cash bar.

Opening Reception is included in ALL Conference registrations (including Students and One-day registrations). Additional tickets are available for purchase for non-delegates and guests. 

CLICK HERE to purchase additional tickets. 
Pre-Conference Study Tours 
October 24

Get the most out of Conference with one of the Pre-Conference Study Tours! 

The two offerings this year are Home Improvements, exploring the latest in Historic House restoration, and Sharing - Spaces, Ideas Success, looking at innovative and unconventional collaborations and engaging delegates in an interactive workshop.

CLICK HERE to learn more and register.
GOEMP Trivia Night
Presented in Partnership with the University of Toronto iSchool

On Wednesday, October 24th, join the GOEMP Committee at the Fortunate Fox following the Opening Reception for trivia and prizes!

The Fortunate Fox, doors at 8 pm
280 Bloor St. West, Toronto
CLICK HERE to access TTC Trip Planner
Emerging Museum Professional Survival Guide

Is this your first museum conference? Good news! The Conference Survival Guide for the Emerging Museum Professional is now available. 

CLICK HERE to access the guide. 
At the OMA Annual Conference

Members of the GOEMP Committee will be at the GOEMP EXPO booth on Friday, October 25th and they would love to meet you! Find out what the GOEMP is all about and contribute a story to the Confessions of a Museum Professional postcard project. 
Take-a-Minute Tables
At the OMA Annual Conference

If you need to take a minute for yourself, or just want to get crafty, have a seat at one of the GOEMP Take-a-Minute Tables at the EXPO. 

Make a button or a business card, or get creative with yarn (no experience required).

Click here to read the full ONMuseums.