2014 Conference

 

Conference Sessions Handouts


Wednesday Session Handouts

Thursday Session Handouts
Friday Session Handouts

If handouts are available they will be listed under the session.


Wednesday Sessions

8:15 – 9:00 am
NEMA Conference Preview

9:00 – 10:30 am
Concurrent Sessions


10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Keynote Session

12:30 – 1:30 pm
Directors and Trustees Lunch
Hosted by Qm2, Smith & St. John, and US Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management

1:45 – 5:15 pm
Off-site Sessions

  • Anyone Else Would Have Torn This Place Down
  • Building a Learning Experience
  • Pulling Together


1:45 – 3:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions


2:30 – 3:30 pm
Career Conversation with Carole Charnow

3:45 – 5:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions

  • Building Healthy Museum Boards
  • Digitization, Documentation and 3-D Presentation
  • The Graduate School Conundrum
  • Art Museums in the Education of Healthcare Professionals
  • Museums and Healthy Aging
  • Masters of Our Economic Future
  • Legal Issues for Museums
  • Recent Research in Adult Learning and Museums

 


Thursday Sessions

8:00 – 9:00 am
Independent Museum Professionals Affinity Group Breakfast

8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Off-site Sessions

  • Best Practices in Collections Digitization for the Small Museum
  • Museum of Fine Arts and Medical Community Partnerships
  • Special Collections


9:00 – 9:30 am
Demonstration Station
Object Photography for Cultural Heritage Collections

9:00 – 10:30 am
Concurrent Sessions

  • Alternate Avenues for Academic Classes to Use Museums
  • Building a Healthy Volunteer Community
  • Leveraging the Power of Cultural Partnerships
  • Get Organized!
  • A Thermometer for Collection Health
  • A Review of Liabilities, Waivers, and Releases for Museum Activities
  • What Goes Into a Great Grant Proposal
  • What Makes Boston Cultural Audiences Tick?


9:45 – 10:15 am
Demonstration Station
Textile Storage Techniques

11:00 – 11:30 am
Demonstration Station
Visual Thinking Strategies to Teach History

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions


11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Demonstration Station
How to Catch an Interview & Snare the Job with the Right Resume

12:45 - 2:20 pm
PAG Lunches

  • Children's Museums PAG
  • College & University and Exhibits PAGs
  • Education PAG
  • Historic Site PAG & Open Mic!
  • Library & Archives & Curators PAG
  • Membership, Development, PR & Marketing PAG
  • The Museum Directors’ Discussion, hosted by Cambridge Savings Bank
  • Registrar’s PAG, hosted by Huntington T. Block


1:45 – 4:30 pm
Off-site Sessions


2:00 – 3:00 pm
Career Conversation with Jane Pickering

3:00 – 4:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions

  • All Together Now: Teens & Museums
  • Free Membership: Side Effects May Include Increased Support
  • Healthy Collaboration
  • Mutually Beneficial Museum and Library Partnerships
  • COSTEP MA
  • Sail of the Charles W. Morgan
  • Museums as Places of Belonging
  • Zen and the Art of Successful Negotiation


3:00 – 3:30 pm
Demonstration Station
Smart Purchasing

3:45 – 4:15 pm
Demonstration Station
Designing and Mounting Professional-looking Vinyl Lettering


Friday Sessions

8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Off-site Sessions


8:45 – 10:15 am
Concurrent Sessions


9:00 – 9:30 am
Demonstration Station
Hands-On Wet Recovery

9:30 – 10:00 am
Demonstration Station
Using Apps to Message in Your Museum

10:45 – 11:45 am
Career Conversation with Nick Capasso

10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions


11:00 – 11:30 am
Demonstration Station
Physical Presence: Zelly the Robot

2:30 – 4:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions