Birmingham at night photographed from the International Space Station. NASA/Chris Hadfield.

Last chance to submit a session to Birmingham 2015

Patrick Steel, 17.02.2015
Send us your ideas for the MA’s annual conference
The Museums Association’s (MA) call for session proposals for its annual conference, which takes place this year at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham on 5-6 November, will close on Friday 27 February.

Proposals from both within and outside the sector are welcome, and sessions with an international dimension are also being encouraged.

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.

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.”


Session proposal form and notes (word)