Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Propose a session for Birmingham 2015

Patrick Steel, 13.01.2015
Share your ideas for the sector's leading event
The Museums Association (MA) is calling for session proposals for its annual conference, which takes place this year at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham on 5-6 November.

Themes and topics being considered this year are: diversity and engagement; higher education and partnerships; resilience, sustainability and survival; thinking, making, feeling; 21st-century ethics; and international.

The MA would also welcome proposals that involve speakers from outside the sector and, reflecting the increasing number of international delegates at conference, those that have an international dimension.

Sharon Heal, the MA’s director, said: “The MA annual conference has gone from strength to strength over the past few years and we want to build on that success for Birmingham 2015.

“We had a record number of international delegates last year, and we are seeking proposals on sessions of interest and relevant to both UK and international delegates.

“We are also interested in proposals that touch on diversity on engagement, the maker movement, and highlighting education and partnerships.

“Last year we had some challenging and stimulating speakers, in particular from outside the sector, and we are looking to continue that tradition this year. We want to hear different voices that will inspire us.”

The deadline for session proposals is 27 February.


Session proposal form and notes (word)