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Museums, Beakerhead, and TELUS Spark Energy Hack at Conference 2016!

The AMA is excited to announce the Conference 2016 Offsite Event will be held at TELUS Spark!  Reconnect with your museum colleagues and enjoy refreshments during the opening reception, then head into the galleries to explore a special TELUS Spark Adults Only Night: Energy Series featuring Beakerhead and Energy Hack presentations, exhibits, and hands-on activities, as well as a fully licensed bar and free reign of the TELUS Spark galleries.


This exciting event is sponsored by TOTAL Transportation Services


Register for Conference by August 11, 2016 to receive the early bird rate. To register or view the full Conference program, please visit the AMA Conference Website

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Conference 2016 Trade Show Opportunities

Web Sponsor +Exhibitor Formbanner 2016Did you know the AMA Annual Conference is the largest gathering of museum and heritage professionals in Western Canada? The Conference Trade Show is an exciting opportunity to promote your products and services to over 250 professionals from the museum and cultural sectors throughout the province and beyond. Details HERE

Call for INFOrm Submissions

INFOrm is the quarterly e-magazine of the AMA and is an excellent opportunity to share your skills, triumphs, and announcements.

The Summer 2016 issue will be dedicated to a culture of sharing and empowerment. Articles may address social media and digital outreach, workplace leadership, audience development, or other topics that encourage the innovative exchange of knowledge, resources, and stories. Deadline for article submissions is Friday, July 22, 2016.

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  • Collections Management (CMS16-04)


    Collections are at the heart of a museum. Participants will learn about the policies, practices, and skills needed to manage museum collections.

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