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Museums & Mobile Online Conference and Virtual Expo 2011

The 2011 Museums & Mobile Online Conference builds on the findings of the second annual Museums & Mobile Survey, bringing together professionals sharing their practical experiences in the delivery and management of mobile interpretation projects at museums.


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Join us on March 22-23, 2011 for Museums & Mobile, an online gathering of museum professionals sharing their practical experiences in the delivery and management of their mobile interpretation projects.
2011 Museums & Mobile PresentersThe first day of the conference on March 22, 2011 will focus on practical guidelines on: 1) project planning & strategy for mobile; 2) effective content design & development; and 3) the selection of appropriate technology solutions. Confirmed speakers include Daniel Davis (National Museum of the American Indian, NYC, USA), Hugh Wallace (National Museums Scotland, Scotland, UK), Steve Gemmel (Getty, LA, USA), Agnes Stauber (Fowler Museum, LA, USA), & Peter Samis (SFMoMA, SF, USA).
The Museums & Mobile Virtual Expo is a one-day completely online trade show for museum professionals interested in deploying mobile experiences and creating mobile content. It takes place on March 23, 2011 and is free and open to all.
Why participate?
  • Learn first-hand from colleagues about existing mobile experiences at cultural institutions internationally — and don’t re-invent the wheel or make the same mistakes! 
  • Gather a set of practical in-house guidelines for the successful delivery and operation of a mobile experience at your museum. 
  • Museums & Mobile Virtual ExpoHear analysis on the different technology solutions and approaches for delivering a mobile experience, and ask questions to determine what might best for your situation. 
  • Engage in healthy debate about the types of content and experience designs that make for a compelling on-site and off-site museum mobile experiences. 
  • Explore solutions in the Virtual Expo and engage with vendors about how they work with museums to deliver successful mobile projects. 
  • Network with museum colleagues internationally, compare notes, and tap into peer guidance — and all from the comfort of your computer!
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