Program

MW20 features speakers from around the world, presenting their latest work and research findings. Proposals were peer-reviewed by an International Program Committee in a very competitive process.

The preliminary program includes confirmed presentations in red/black and tentative presentations in grey. Please check the program frequently for updates.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | Wednesday, April 01, 2020 | Thursday, April 02, 2020 | Friday, April 03, 2020 | Saturday, April 04, 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Tuesday, March 31
8:30am - 1:30pm



Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Wednesday, April 01
8:00am - 7:30pm

Registration
Wednesday, April 01
9:00am - 12:00pm

Workshop: Collections Data Visualization 101
- Liz Neely, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
9:00am - 12:00pm

Workshop: Digital Leadership 1: Knowledge Collaboration and Facilitation for Organizational Change
- Duane Degler, Design for Context, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
9:00am - 12:00pm

Workshop: Email Marketing Makeover
- Ceci Dadisman, FORM, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
9:00am - 12:00pm

Workshop: Surfacing Connections: Ownership Rights and Open Data
- Rachel Wright, CultureTech, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
9:00am - 12:00pm

Workshop: Try it now! Rapid Prototyping on the floor of your museum
- Michael Haley Goldman, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
10:15am - 10:45am

Coffee and Tea Break
Wednesday, April 01
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Workshop Lunch

Lunch for workshop attendees and presenters only: please bring the lunch ticket included in your registration packet.

Wednesday, April 01
1:30pm - 4:30pm

Workshop: Click. Click. Done. Developing Your Google Analytics Skills
- Ceci Dadisman, FORM, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
1:30pm - 4:30pm

Workshop: Digital Leadership 2: Knowledge Collaboration and Digital Planning for Integrated Practice
- Duane Degler, Design for Context, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
1:30pm - 4:30pm

Workshop: IMMERSED: The history, art and philosophy the of the immersive experience
- David London, The Peale Center for Baltimore History & Architecture, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
1:30pm - 4:30pm

Workshop: What and How to Communicate When Your Museum Is (Temporarily) Closed
- Pamela Martin, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, USA
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Wednesday, April 01
2:45pm - 3:15pm

Coffee and Tea Break
Wednesday, April 01
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Welcome Reception


Thursday, April 02, 2020
Thursday, April 02
8:00am - 7:30pm

Registration
Thursday, April 02
9:00am - 10:30am

Welcome and Opening Plenary
Thursday, April 02
10:30am - 11:00am

Coffee and Tea Break
Thursday, April 02
11:00am - 12:30pm

Lightning Talks I
Thursday, April 02
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Lunch on your own
Thursday, April 02
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Keynote: Nettrice Gaskins & Cory Doctorow
Thursday, April 02
3:30pm - 4:00pm

Coffee and Tea Break
Thursday, April 02
4:00pm - 5:30pm

The GLAMi Awards
Thursday, April 02
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Demonstrations I
Thursday, April 02
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Exhibitors' Reception
Thursday, April 02
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Demonstrations II


Friday, April 03, 2020
Friday, April 03
8:00am - 5:00pm

Exhibit Hall Open
Friday, April 03
8:00am - 7:30pm

Registration
Friday, April 03
9:00am - 10:30am

App Crit

Recent apps – iOS and Android, touch tables, kiosks and bespoke hardware (as distinct from websites including mobile sites) – are critiqued by an expert panel of peer reviewers. Everyone learns from the process and takes away tips that can be applied to other apps. Submit your app for review here; first-come, first served!

Friday, April 03
9:00am - 10:30am

Inclusive Design Incubator

Part crit session, part clinic, the Inclusive Design Incubator reviews projects in the works or already completed with the aim of providing advice and support as well as deriving best practices and tips that can be shared by the wider community.

Submit your project to be incubated while space lasts in the program!

Friday, April 03
9:00am - 10:30am

Video Crit

Jonathan Munar (Art21, USA) leads a panel critique of recent video projects in a range of formats. Everyone learns from the process and takes away tips that can be applied to other video projects. Submit your video for review here; first-come, first served!

Friday, April 03
9:00am - 10:30am

Web Crit

The Web Crit Room is an interactive conversation between the presenter (whose website is the topic of discussion), the panel, and those in the session. Four websites are reviewed, with the site representative presenting the site briefly,  highlighting the challenges they face and the areas where they’d like feedback. The panelists and the audience respond, offering their critique and suggestions. Submit your website for review here; first-come, first served!

Friday, April 03
10:30am - 11:00am

Coffee and Tea Break
Friday, April 03
11:00am - 12:20pm

Papers 1: From Headless to the Back-end

Iterative Design Made Our Back-End a STAR!
- Ethan Holda, Cleveland Museum of Art, USA, Jane Alexander, The Cleveland Museum of Art, USA

Friday, April 03
11:00am - 12:20pm

Papers 2: Magic in the Museum

Fostering deep engagement and enhanced learning through wonder, creativity, and play
- David London, The Peale Center for Baltimore History & Architecture, USA

Friday, April 03
11:00am - 12:20pm

Papers 3: Data as Architecture; Architecture as Data

Physical Visualizations: Turning Data into Space
- Michael Haley Goldman, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, USA

The Other Interface
- Pepijn Lemmens, Het Nieuwe Instituut, The Netherlands

Friday, April 03
11:00am - 12:20pm

Papers 4: Collaborative Learning

Museum Affinity Spaces: design for inclusive virtual learning synergies
- Stefania Savva, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus, Nicos Souleles, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

Friday, April 03
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Exhibitor Lunch Reception
Friday, April 03
12:45pm - 1:45pm

Demonstrations III
Friday, April 03
2:00pm - 2:50pm

How To: Bundling in the Purchase Experience
Friday, April 03
2:00pm - 2:50pm

How To: Engaging Under-represented Audiences

Achieving Engagement with Diverse Audiences: A Tactical Guide
- Ceci Dadisman, FORM, USA

Friday, April 03
2:00pm - 2:50pm

Friday, April 03
2:00pm - 2:50pm

Professional Forum: Interconnected: Sharing Cross-Collection, Cross-Institution Experiences
- Heather White, Yale University, USA, Duane Degler, Design for Context, USA

Friday, April 03
3:00pm - 3:50pm

How To: IIIF

IIIF at scale
- Tristan Roddis, Cogapp, UK, Jeffrey Campbell, Yale University, USA

Friday, April 03
3:00pm - 3:50pm

How To: Mobile AR
Friday, April 03
3:00pm - 3:50pm

Professional Forum: AI in practice: machine learning for strategic and operational planning
- Angie Judge, Dexibit, New Zealand

Friday, April 03
3:00pm - 3:50pm

Friday, April 03
4:00pm - 4:30pm

Ice Cream Break
Friday, April 03
4:30pm - 5:50pm

Papers 5: Digital Strategy & Transformation
Friday, April 03
4:30pm - 5:50pm

Papers 6: New Digital Research Environments

The Met’s Digital Archive Vanguard
- Lindsay Ganter, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA

Friday, April 03
4:30pm - 5:50pm

Papers 7: Participation from Consumers to Co-creators

Citizen History - so close or too far? Current results from Citizen History and the Problems of Creating Participatory Projects
- Michael Haley Goldman, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, USA

Friday, April 03
4:30pm - 5:50pm

Papers 8: Museum Future Space

Reimagining the Museum Lobby
- Diana Pan, The Museum of Modern Art, USA

Friday, April 03
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Busses
Friday, April 03
7:00pm - 9:30pm

Conference Reception


Saturday, April 04, 2020
Saturday, April 04
8:00am - 4:00pm

Registration
Saturday, April 04
8:30am - 9:30am

Birds of a Feather Breakfast
Saturday, April 04
9:30am - 10:50am

Community of Practice: AI
Saturday, April 04
9:30am - 10:50am

Community of Practice: Immersive Storytelling
Saturday, April 04
9:30am - 10:50am

Papers 10: Failing Forward
Saturday, April 04
9:30am - 10:50am

Papers 9: New Interfaces
Saturday, April 04
10:30am - 11:00am

Coffee and Tea Break
Saturday, April 04
11:00am - 12:20pm

Papers 11: Visitor Journeys
Saturday, April 04
11:00am - 12:20pm

Papers 12: The Future of Online Collections
Saturday, April 04
11:00am - 12:20pm

Papers: Inclusive Digital Interactives
Saturday, April 04
11:00am - 12:20pm

Papers: MWX
Saturday, April 04
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Lunch on Your Own
Saturday, April 04
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Lightning Talks II
Saturday, April 04
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Closing Plenary