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Museums Galleries Australia National Conference: Day 2

Before I say anything about the conference, I encourage anyone reading this who is not on Twitter to immediately open a new tab, go to Twitter and join. It is such a valuable tool in connecting museum professionals. It's also a great place to see absolutely everything happening at the Museums Galleries 2018 Conference. Follow… Continue reading Museums Galleries Australia National Conference: Day 2

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Museums Galleries Australia National Conference: Day 1

Yesterday was the first day of the Museums Galleries Australia 2018 National Conference. While what was discussed wasn't entirely tailored for the audience, there were still some fascinating topics on offer. Similar to last year's conference, what I planned on seeing vs what I actually attended was a little different. Before I continue, I just… Continue reading Museums Galleries Australia National Conference: Day 1

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Museums Galleries Australia National Conference 2018

I have just arrived in Melbourne for the 2018 Museums Australia Conference. I am so excited for the week ahead! I am even excited to visit the conference venue - the heritage listed Meat Market. Tomorrow I am attending the Regional, Remote and Community day which looks to be very informative. I hope it is… Continue reading Museums Galleries Australia National Conference 2018

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Conference Summary

Today was the final day for the International Symposium on the History of Anaesthesia here in Boston. Luckily, the program for this year contained a few talks on museums from around the world. We heard from Directors, Curators and Honoray Curators who were representing museums in Wales, Germany, America and Australia to name a few.… Continue reading Conference Summary

Boston · Conferences

International Symposium on the History of Anaesthesia

Greetings from Boston! Where autumn/fall is in full swing and the pumpkin spice lattes are on every menu. I have always wanted to visit America during this time of year and I am absolutely thrilled that this conference has lined up perfectly! Although it is technically my first full day in Boston (I arrived last… Continue reading International Symposium on the History of Anaesthesia

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Museums Galleries Australia National Conference: Day 3

There we have it - my first Museums Australia Conference is now over. I'm currently sitting at the airport waiting for the flight back to my other home, Sydney. I am going to structure this post differently to the other two and discuss three main themes or ideas that were raised throughout the day. Each… Continue reading Museums Galleries Australia National Conference: Day 3

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Museums Galleries Australia National Conference: Day 2

To keep things interesting, I am going to slightly change the format of my post today. Enjoy! 9.00 am - 10.30 am I arrived at the conference after battling Brisbane's 'peak-hour' traffic. First up was another plenary session consisting of a welcome and talks from Janet Laurence and Megan Cope. Laurence, who is currently in… Continue reading Museums Galleries Australia National Conference: Day 2