Conference 2022: Make Change Happen - Museums Association

Conference 2022: Make Change Happen

3-5 November 2022
Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh
Exploring how museums can create better places to live and work

We’re delighted to confirm that our hybrid Conference 2022 will be held at Edinburgh International Conference Centre from 3 to 5 November 2022, and will also be available online for remote attendees.

With hope growing that the worst of the global pandemic is over, this year’s conference explores how museums can create better places to live and work in a post-Covid world. To do this, museums need to tackle a number of crucial issues, including the climate crisis, inequalities and racism, the legacy of empire, and wellbeing. 

Conference sessions will cover:

  • How museums can become more sustainable organisations and use their collections, buildings and knowledge to support communities to make positive environmental changes
  • What systemic racism is; what an anti-racism museum looks like and what changes we need to create inclusive organisations 
  • Wellbeing and how museums can support workforce wellbeing and work with their communities to recover from the pandemic 
  • The legacy of empire and slavery, including how can we empower communities to help decolonise our museums in a dynamic, collaborative and inclusive way

We look forward to welcoming you to the wonderful city of Edinburgh, whether in person or online.

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Programme

You can now browse the programme and find out what to expect in Edinburgh or online.

Conference fees 2022

At EICC
Student, Retired, Volunteer and Unwaged Members
£260
Individual, Institutional and Commercial Members
£350
Non members
£525
Online only
Student, Retired, Volunteer and Unwaged Members
£45
Individual, Institutional and Commercial Members
£60
Non members
£90
All staff at Institutional and Commercial Members
£600

When booking please make sure you are logged in with the email associated with your membership, or that you have your organisation selected on your profile otherwise the wrong fee may be calculated.

All-staff bookings

Our institutional and commercial members can book all-staff online only access to Conference 2022 for £600.

Grants and financial support

We know attending conferences can be costly, so we’ve compiled a list of professional development and training funding sources from across the UK to help with your search for financial support.

Volunteers

We’re looking for volunteers to help with front-of-house and stewarding work during conference. Find out more and apply via the link below.

Sponsors

Accessibility

Accessibility information for the conference centre can be found on the EICC website. Further event-specific accessibility information for both in-person and online attendees will be made available closer to the time.

Event details

Date 3-5 November 2022
Location Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Exchange
Edinburgh
EH3 8EE
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