Draft Museums and the Web Asia 2013 Program online

Featuring Speakers and thought leaders from China, Hong Kong S.A.R., Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, Korea, and Australia as well as the United States, Switzerland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Spain, Canada, Finland, Serbia, Italy, Russia, and Denmark, the Museums and the Web Asia Program is created by museum technologists from around the pacific region and beyond.

The 2nd Annual Museums and the Web Asia conference will be held December 9-12, 2013 in Hong Kong, China at the Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers. MWA2013 will include presentations by leading technologists and museum innovators.

The conference is being held at the Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers is at the top of Kowloon’s Golden Mile – near the waterfront on the corner of Nathan Road and Salisbury Road – and is an easy walk to the subway and Star Ferry. MWA2013 has negotiated a special rate of 1900 Hong Kong Dollars or ~$245 US Dollars for conference attendees. Make your reservation here.

We’re looking forward to seeing you in in Hong Kong, December 9-12, 2013!

Nancy & Rich
MWA2013 program co-chairs

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About Nancy Proctor

Nancy Proctor is Director of The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture and of the MuseWeb Foundation, the new non-profit initiative of Museums and the Web, as well as Co-chair and Co-editor with Rich Cherry of MW’s international conferences and publications. Previously Nancy was Deputy Director of Digital Experience and Communications at the Baltimore Museum of Art (2014-2016), Head of Mobile Strategy and Initiatives at the Smithsonian Institution (2010-2014), and Head of New Media Initiatives at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum (2008-2010). With a PhD in American art history and a background in filmmaking, curation and art criticism, Nancy lectures and publishes widely on technology and innovation in museums, in French and Italian as well as English. Nancy Proctor created her first online exhibition in 1995 and went on to publish the New Art CD-ROM and website of contemporary art in the UK in 1996. She co-founded TheGalleryChannel.com in 1998 with Titus Bicknell to present virtual tours of innovative exhibitions alongside comprehensive global museum and gallery listings. TheGalleryChannel was later acquired by Antenna Audio, where Nancy led New Product Development from 2000-2008, introducing the company’s multimedia, sign language, downloadable, podcast and cellphone tours. She also directed Antenna’s sales in France from 2006-2007, and worked with the Travel Channel’s product development team. Nancy served as program chair for the Museums Computer Network (MCN) conference 2010-2011, and co-organized the Tate Handheld conference 2008 & 2010. She started MuseumMobile.info, its wiki and podcast series in 2008. She was Digital Editor of Curator: The Museum Journal from 2009-2014, and is now on the Journal's editorial board, as well as on the Board of Directors of the Omnimuseum Project.

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