Museum Computer Network 2010 – Call for Proposals

The MCN (Museum-Computer Network) annual conference will take place in Austin, Texas Oct 27-30, 2010 and proposals are now being accepted.

The conference theme is I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In and includes topics such as
  • Behind the scenes and transparency in the museum
  • Commons and digital collections
  • Igniting the Imagination: building communities locally and globally, on-site and online
  • Open Source, Open Content, Open Learning
  • User-generated and museum content: quality, trust, reputation and relevance
  • Integrated communication strategies in print and online
  • Bridging the Digital Divide
Examples of presentation formats:
  • Individual Paper: 20-30 min presentation
  • Case Study Showcase: 5 minute presentation followed by break-out discussions
  • Complete Panel: 3-4 presenters united by a common theme
  • Roundtable: moderated discussion of a theme without formal presentations by panelists
  • Unconference Session: ad hoc & informal, unconference sessions allow us to address very focused topics and specific needs

Deadline: May 3

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