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
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
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whirlwind of mobile gaming
We need to talk about Pokémon Go. Check
out our latest blog post at museums-cei.blogspot.ca.
Conference 2016 Trade Show Opportunities
Did 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.
Call for INFOrm Submissions
INFOrm is the quarterly e-magazine of the
AMA and is an excellent opportunity to share your skills, triumphs,
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.
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.