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: https://2017workinginternationally.eventbrite.com
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?
11:45 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?
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
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
Organised by ICOM UK and NMDC, generously supported by the British Council and the Natural History Museum