program 2012

Slack Day Intro

Scheduled:

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 8:30am - 9:00am
Track: n/a
Room: Federal/Superior

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Koven J. Smith
    Title: Director of Technology
    Organization: Denver Art Museum
  2. Name: Elizabeth Neely
    Title: Director of Digital Information and Access
    Organization: Art Institute of Chicago

Abstract:

Slack Day is an opportunity for conference attendees to drop in and drop out on a wide variety of small, impromptu unconference, maker, and hacking sessions. Whether it's learning a new skill, arguing about emerging trends in museum practice, or building a cardboard panda robot, Slack Day will have something for you.

Session Description:

Slack Day is an opportunity for conference attendees to drop in and drop out on a wide variety of small, impromptu unconference, maker, and hacking sessions. Whether it's learning a new skill, arguing about emerging trends in museum practice, or building a cardboard panda robot, Slack Day will have something for you.

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Case Studies: Touch and Go: Digital Interactives - #mcn2012tng

Scheduled:

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Track: A. Education, Mobile Education, In-Gallery Interactives
Room: East Room

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Chair: Nancy Proctor
    Title: Head of Mobile Strategy & Initiatives
    Organization: Smithsonian Institution

Abstract:

Touch and Go: Digital Interactives:

  1. Connected, Alive, and Aware: A Signature Experience
  2. Motivating the Inner Activist at the Gates Foundation Visitor Center
  3. Quick and Dirty iPad Interactives: creating simple in-gallery solutions
  4. The O at MONA

Session Description:

 
Touch and Go: Digital Interactives:

  1. Connected, Alive, and Aware: A Signature Experience
  2. Motivating the Inner Activist at the Gates Foundation Visitor Center
  3. Quick and Dirty iPad Interactives: creating simple in-gallery solutions
  4. The O at MONA

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Welcome Reception and Ignite MCN (at EMP Museum)

Scheduled:

Wed, 11/07/2012 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Track: n/a
Room: Seneca

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Placeholder
    Title: Placeholder
    Organization: Placeholder

Abstract:

EMP Museum
325 5th Avenue North  Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 770-2700
6:30 pm - 9 pm
7-8 pm Ignite MCN

Kick off the jam-packed, exciting conference program with Ignite MCN at the EMP Museum!

Ignite MCN will kick off MCN's 40th anniversary in grand style with a series of rapid-fire, five-minute talks from some of the most provocative thinkers in the museum field. The talks will follow the "Ignite" format, in which presenters have five minutes and 20 slides (which advance automatically every 15 seconds) to enlighten, entertain, and inspire.

 

Session Description:

EMP Museum
325 5th Avenue North  Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 770-2700
6:30 pm - 9 pm
7-8 pm Ignite MCN
Kick off the jam-packed, exciting conference program with Ignite MCN at the EMP Museum!

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The Henry Ford’s new Exhibit Floor Collections Access Interactives and Collections Delivery Architecture

Scheduled:

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Track: C. Wiki, Platforms, Social
Room: Marion

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Mike Butman
    Title: Chief Information Officer, IT
    Organization: The Henry Ford
  2. Name: Kelsey Livingston
    Title: Project Manager
    Organization: Cortina Productions

Abstract:

The Henry Ford working with Cortina Productions has implemented an extensive large format touch screen architecture inside their newly opened 80K square foot Driving America Exhibit. The touch screens provide multiple levels of engagement and real time ‘play’ access to over 20,000 digital objects including images, text, metadata, cloud searching, video, 360 internal views, audio and interactive games and simulations. Visitors can create virtual collections on demand through the use of RFID technology and smart phones. Mike Butman, CIO of the Henry Ford and Kelsey Livingston, Project Manager from Cortina Productions will discuss the deployment of this complex project.

Session Description:

The Henry Ford working with Cortina Productions has implemented an extensive large format touch screen architecture inside their newly opened 80K square foot Driving America Exhibit. The touch screens provide multiple levels of engagement and real time ‘play’ access to over 20,000 digital objects including images, text, metadata, cloud searching, video, 360 internal views, audio and interactive games and simulations. Visitors can create virtual collections on demand through the use of RFID technology and smart phones.

Session Info

  • Type: Individual Paper
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  • Relevance: Education Outreach Increasing the reach of museum’s digital media through strategic deployment of content

SIGS: A Byte of Lunch

Scheduled:

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Track: n/a
Room: Columbia

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Diana Folson
    Title: Systems Manager
    Organization: LACMA
  2. Name: Diana Folsom
    Title: Systems Manager
    Organization: LACMA

Abstract:

 

Calling all SIG members to join us for A Byte of Lunch

The lunch will take place on Friday, 11/9, from 12:00 to 1:30 PM in a private room at the hotel. All MCN attendees--SIG members and the newly curious--are welcome. Each SIG will have a table for free-flowing discussion, and table-hopping will enable you to join the conversation with more than one just one SIG.*

Session Description:

 
Advance registration via e-mail to conference@mcn.edu is required, followed by advance payment of $15 on-site at the conference registration desk. MCN is underwriting 40% of the cost to give you a lower expense. This should be a fun event, so don't miss it!

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  • Type: Round-table
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  • Relevance: ll SIG members and those interested in becoming SIG members

Ticketing Case Study

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Mike Butman
    Title: TBD
    Organization: Henry Ford

Abstract:

Ticketing Case Study (Leo Battale to provide information)

Ticketing Case Study (Leo Battale to provide information)

Ticketing Case Study (Leo Battale to provide information)

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Ticketing Case Study (Leo Battale to provide information)
Ticketing Case Study (Leo Battale to provide information)
Ticketing Case Study (Leo Battale to provide information)

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Getting Down to Business

Submitted by eneely on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 2:28pm

Scheduled:

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Track: C. Wiki, Platforms, Social
Room: Marion

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Chair: Rob Lancefield
    Title: Manager of Museum Information Services / Registrar of Collections
    Organization: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Abstract:

Getting Down to Business:

  1. Design and Development Strategies for Building a Museum iTunes U Site, and the Perplexities of Apple’s Site Design
  2. IMLS Planning Grants: In-the-trenches advice from a grant novice—from conception to implementation and beyond
  3. Ticketing Case Study

Session Description:

 
Getting Down to Business:

  1. Design and Development Strategies for Building a Museum iTunes U Site, and the Perplexities of Apple’s Site Design
  2. IMLS Planning Grants: In-the-trenches advice from a grant novice—from conception to implementation and beyond
  3. Ticketing Case Study

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Horizon Report Showcase - #mcn2012hrzn

Submitted by morganholzer on Fri, 09/21/2012 - 8:41am

Scheduled:

Thu, 11/08/2012 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Track: n/a
Room: Municipal

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Holly Witchey
    Title: Editor and Co-P.I.
    Organization: The New Media Consortium
  2. Name: Alex Freeman
    Title: Associate Director
    Organization: MIDEA

Abstract:

This plenary session will showcase leading technologies and their applications in interpretation and museum education as cited in the NMC Horizon Report: 2012 Museum Edition from the New Media Consortium.

 

Watch Live Webcast at http://mcn.wmbly.com

 

Session Description:

You R Museums; You R Technology; You R the Horizon Report.   Museum Computer Network (MCN) attendees are representative of the core group of professionals dedicated to helping museums achieve mission-related information and interpretation goals in the 21st century.  This plenary session will showcase the short-list of leading technologies and their applications in interpretation and museum education destined to form the backbone of  NMC Horizon Report> 2012 Museum Edition.  More than just a showcase, however, this session is about feedback from MCN attendee

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Keynote in Conversation: Curtis Wong with Rob Stein - #mcn2012key

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 7:26am

Scheduled:

Thu, 11/08/2012 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Track: n/a
Room: Spring

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Curtis Wong
    Title: Principal Researcher
    Organization: Microsoft Research
  2. Name: Robert Stein
    Title: Deputy Director
    Organization: Dallas Museum of Art

Abstract:

Curtis Wong is led in conversation by Rob Stein, Deputy Director at the Dallas Museum of Art, covering themes addressed in the morning's keynote presentation. This is a great opportunity to delve more deeply into concepts about using interaction, media and visualization technologies for storytelling. The session is intended to include the audience as part of a lively conversation.

Session Description:

Curtis Wong is led in conversation by Rob Stein, Deputy Director at the Dallas Museum of Art, covering themes addressed in the morning's keynote presentation. This is a great opportunity to delve more deeply into concepts about using interaction, media and visualization technologies for storytelling. The session is intended to include the audience as part of a lively conversation.

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Case Studies: Social Media Success Stories - #mcn2012soc

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 7:12am

Scheduled:

Thu, 11/08/2012 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Track: C. Wiki, Platforms, Social
Room: Columbia

Submitter(s):

  1. Name: Chair: Susan Cairns
    Title: PhD Candidate
    Organization: University of Newcastle

Abstract:

Social Media Success Stories:

  1. Connecting with Museum Audiences: Exploring Third-Space through Social Media at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  2. The LBJ Time Machine
  3. Website for museum members with the use of social media
     

Session Description:

 
Social Media Success Stories:

  1. Connecting with Museum Audiences: Exploring Third-Space through Social Media at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  2. The LBJ Time Machine
  3. Website for museum members with the use of social media

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