23rd annual MuseWeb conference | MW19

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March 16, 2019 - 11:59 pm Deadline for discounted hotel reservations.
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The theme of MWX this year is IMMERSION! Don't miss these opportunities to learn while you have fun!

InnerActive History: Exploring New and Innovative Techniques for History Museums and Exhibits

A new workshop examines how museums have an amazing opportunity to learn from and incorporate some of the techniques utilized by the rapidly growing trends of escape rooms, immersive theater, and other forms of experience-based entertainment.

These new models can not only allow museums to remain relevant in the 21st century, attract new audiences, and develop earned revenue streams, but also foster environments which are highly conducive to engagement and learning.

Program Summary


About MW Conferences
The MW (MuseWeb) conferences convene annually in North America and Asia. Our meetings and proceedings feature advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural and scientific heritage. Formed by leading professionals from around the world, our community has been meeting since 1997, and recognizing the best in cultural heritage innovation through the GLAMi awards annually. More than 1,200 papers from the past 20 years of MW conferences are freely accessible online and offer an unparalleled resource for museum workers, technologists, students and researchers that grows every year.

The MW Program
MW offers a range of professional learning opportunities, from plenary sessions to un-conference sessions, from formal papers to informal networking, from museum project demonstrations to commercial exhibits, from professional debates to lightning talks, from how-to sessions to crit rooms and the Best of the Web awards. Prior to the conference, there are half-day workshops and pre-conference tours. Social events include receptions each evening, and lots of refreshment breaks provide plenty of time to meet and talk with colleagues.

Who Comes to MW?
All kinds of people from around the world come to MuseWeb. You will find webmasters, educators, curators, librarians, designers, managers, directors, scholars, consultants, programmers, analysts, publishers and developers from museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, and archives – as well as the companies, foundations and governments that support them – at MuseWeb every year.