Annual conference 2015

ICOM UK, the National Museum Directors’ Council and York Museums Trust hosted the third Working Internationally Conference on 5th March at The Hospitium in York.

This is the first time that the conference has been located outside London, and has been an opportunity for those involved in museums’ international work to share information and good practice, discover new developments, and network.

The programme for 2015 had five themes:

  • International audiences: with a focus on inbound tourists
  • International partnerships: working with India and Europe
  • Practicalities of international work: managing the risks to objects, people, finances and reputation
  • Putting funding packages together: case studies
  • Recent developments: Arts Council England and international work

Papers from the day

Keynote: Kersten England

Tourism: David Gelsthorpe

Partnerships: Sam Guha

Word version of Partnerships

Powerpoint version of Partnerships

The Silent Partners: Jane Munro and Ameilie Simier

Managing Risk to people: Rosie Wanek

Managing Risk to Reputation: Jim Broughton

Working Internationally 2015: Speakers’ Bios and Abstracts

Working Internationally 2015: Agenda