Kevin Sumption
March 22-25, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Speakers: Biography

Kevin Sumption

Associate Director
Powerhouse Museum
Knowledge and Information Management
PO Box K346
Haymarket NSW
1238 Australia

Kevin has worked for over ten years as both a science and social history curator at the Powerhouse Museum and Australian National Maritime Museum. Prior to taking up his current role as Associate Director Exhibitions and Planning, he was the National Project Manager of Australian Museums On-Line (AMOL) and Curator of Information Technology at the Powerhouse Museum. Kevin is also a lecture in Design History and Theory at the University of Technology, Sydney and for many years has focused his research on the creation of computer-based education programs. He is also a frequent invited speaker at conferences in New Zealand, UK, France, Taiwan, USA and Japan.

Kevin will present In search of the ubiquitous digital Museum - reflections of ten years of Museums and the Web. [Paper]