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Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

Museums and the Web 2011 (MW2011): Register

We spent a week with people who got what we were talking about – at MW2011!

Each year MW is the largest international gathering of cultural and heritage Webmasters. 

Who attended?

Museums and the Web conferences draw a diverse group of participants from many different professional groups in all types of museums, galleries, science centers, and other cultural and heritage institutions. To get a sense of the group, see the list of Institutions Represented at MW2011

Logged in users can see the list of MW2011 delegates [registration and login requred]

Why come to MW2011? There are plenty of reasons: see the discussion.

MW2011 Registration Rates

All registration fees were in $US.

Conference: April 6-9, 2011 Including Receptions
Early (payment by Dec. 17 December 31, 2010, extended) $600
Regular (payment by January 31, 2011 ) $650
Just in Time (payment by April 1, 2011) $700
On-site (payment after April 1, 2011, or at the conference) $800
Full Time Student (with valid student ID, payment by April 1, 2011) $350
Discounts (one per registration)
Member of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) -$30
Five or More Registrants from the Same Institution
(registered at paid at the same time; see below)
-$50 each
Special Registration No Proceedings
One Reception
No Discounts
One Day (payment any time) $350
Extras (not included with Conference Registration)

Extra: Pre-Conference Workshops: April 6, 2011 (includes lunch)

Full Day $300
Half Day (either morning or afternoon) $175
Discount for two half-day workshops -$25

Extra: Pre-Conference Tours: April 5, 2011

Full Day Tour (includes lunch and transportation) $100

Extra: Event Tickets (Additional Tickets)

Welcome Reception $50
Exhibitors' Reception $60
Conference Reception $75

NOTE: Registration Fees are based on the date payment is received (i.e. when credit card payment is validated or cheque is received) NOT on when the Registration Form is completed or mailed.

Leave yourself lead time for institutional processing of cheques to ensure the best possible rates.

Canadian Dollar Invoices

Canadian Institutions can request an invoice in Canada Dollars. Contact us for further details. Canadian Dollar payments are not available onsite.

Changing a Registration

Add a workshop to an existing registration using the online form.

Under Special Registration select the option:

  • Registered Before.
    Adding Workshop / Tour Below.

Then you can select the additional workshops under

  • Extras: Pre-Conference Workshops – Wednesday April 8, 2011

Refunds, Cancellations and Transfers

Registration refundable until January 31, 2011, less a $75.00 handling fee. Contact MW2011.

Registration may be transferred at any time before the conference, with advance notice. Contact MW2011.

Registration Discounts

All discounts are subject to verification by MW2011 staff.

Discounts cannot be combined; MAAM discount subject to verification of membership.

No discounts or honorariums are offered on single day registration.

Author's Honorarium

All speakers must register for the full conference themselves and pay the appropriate fee.

Authors who submit a paper by the Deadline and following the Guidelines and who register before January 31, 2011 will receive a $150 honorarium, paid as a credit against their hotel bill at the Loews Hotel, Philadelphia.

No Honoraria will be paid to co-authors who do not register for the conference. No Honoraria are given to Program Participants who do not submit papers. No Honoraria will be given to Program Participants who register after January 31, 2011, who register for a single day, or who submit a late paper, even if they have an 'extension'.

Multiple Participant Discount

Five or more participants from the same institution, registered at the same time and paid together (i.e. sent together with a cheque, or registered one after another on-line and paid by credit card) will receive a discount of $50 per person. This will be confirmed by MW2011 staff upon receipt of group registration. This discount cannot be combined with any other. Contact MW2011 for further details.

Scholarships and Volunteers

Professionals from areas of need or small institutions are eligible for Scholarships. Application Deadline: December 31, 2010.

Full-time students should consider Volunteering.

Location and Hotel Reservations

All MW2011 Sessions will take place at the

MW2011 delegates must make their own hotel reservations at the Loews Hotel, Philadelphia and are responsible for payment of their own hotel costs.