Working Internationally Conference: working internationally in a post-Brexit world

From WIRP:

Booking for the 2017 Working Internationally Conference: working internationally in a post-Brexit world closes at 5pm on 22 February.  Places are limited so book your ticket now at: 

Tickets are £45 and include lunch, refreshments and a delegate pack

The Conference takes place on Thursday 2 March at the Natural History Museum in London.

Morning Session: The Issues

10:30    Registration, refreshments, networking

11:00    Welcome and introductions: Carol Scott, Chair of ICOM UK

11:10    Keynote: Michael Dixon, Director, Natural History Museum, London – What opportunities and challenges does Brexit open up for UK museums?

11:35    Questions

11:45    A Conversation: How important is the EU to UK museums?  Chair: Katie Childs, NMDC.  Panellists: Tony Butler (Director, Derby Museums Trust), Gabriele Finaldi (Director, National Gallery, London), Laurie Barriol (Founder of Inspire EU and European Funding Consultant)

12:30    Lunch and networking

Afternoon Session: The Practicalities

13:30    Keynote: Richard Evans, Director, Beamish Museum – How is Brexit specifically relevant to UK museums?

13:50    Questions

14:00    Flash Session: Series of short presentations exploring how Brexit may affect the practicalities of museum and gallery work.  Speakers will offer their insights and possible solutions on each topic.

Session Chair: Jim Broughton, Head of International Engagement, NHM

  • Creative Europe Funding – Christoph Jankowski, Head of Culture (England) & Culture Advisor UK, Cretive Europe Desk UK
  • The Irish Perspective: Fionnuala Croke, Director, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
  • Networks: Dr Nicholas Tromans, Brice Curator, Watts Gallery
  • Touring Exhibitions / International Programmes: Speaker TBC, National Museums Scotland

14:35    Questions to Flash Session presenters

14:50    Two participatory workshops (delegates choose one) by the Horniman Museum & Gardens and Royal Pavilion & Museums Brighton & Hove

15:50    Launch of International Touring Exhibitions Agreement template by WIRP and British Council

16:00    Reflections on the day: Jim Broughton, Head of International Engagement, NHM

16:15    Close

Organised by ICOM UK and NMDC, generously supported by the British Council and the Natural History Museum


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