MW17 Conference Take-aways and Feedback

MW17 was an action-packed four days, with tours, workshops, and sessions about everything from inclusive design to big data to embracing failure. For a wrap-up of these activities and all the #MW17 Twitter takeaways, visit the conference Storify and see photos on Flickr. More content, including transcripts and videos of selected sessions, are being uploaded to the MW17 conference site.

Please take a few minutes to complete this anonymous post-conference survey. Your participation will help us improve the 2018 MW Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Do you already have a great idea for an MW18 session or speaker? Capture your thoughts now by starting your MW18 proposal. You’ll have until Sept 30, 2017 to complete and submit your proposal for review by our international program committee.

Click here to take the survey.

Many thanks,
Nancy Proctor, Rich Cherry, and Sina Bahram
Co-Chairs, MW 2017

This entry was posted in Uncategorized by Nancy Proctor. Bookmark the permalink.

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 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, 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.

Leave a Reply