AIM National Conference: Speakers & Topics

Our schedule of Conference speakers and events will be constantly updated in the coming months. Please keep checking this page to find out more and for all timings. Inspirational keynote speakers confirmed for 2018 include:

 

Speakers: Day 1 -  Thursday 21 June

Speakers: Day 1 - Thursday 21 June

 

Kate Bellamy (Director, Museums at Arts Council England)

Richard Evans (AIM Chair)

Emma Chaplin (Director, AIM)

Hannah Fox (Project Director, The Silk Mill)

Tony Butler (Executive Director, Derby Museums)

Dr Adele Patrick (Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, Glasgow Women’s Library)

Rachel Thain-Gray (Project Coordinator, Glasgow Women’s Library)

Dr Delia Garratt (Director of Cultural Engagement, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust)

Victoria Rogers (Museum Manager, the Cardiff Story)

Shaz Hussain (Assistant Curator, Science Museum London)

Mel Larsen, (Marketing Coach and Consultant)

Stephen Laing (Curator, British Motor Museum)

Tim Bryan (Head of Collections, British Motor Museum)

Dr Steven Parissien (Director, Compton Verney)

Day 1 – Thursday 21 June 2018

9.15 – 11.00am: Delegate registration and opportunity to view the British Motor Museum and trade stands

11.15am: Conference starts                   

11.15 – 11.40am: Introduction to Conference and some of AIM’s work

Emma Chaplin (Director, AIM), Richard Evans (AIM Chair) and Stephen Prowse (Director of Heritage Project Delivery at Artelia)

11.40 – 12.45: Why diversifying audiences is good for everyone

Hannah Fox (Project Director, The Silk Mill)

Tony Butler (Executive Director, Derby Museums)

How might we? (Designing with empathy)

Victoria Rogers (Museum Manager, the Cardiff Story)

Shaz Hussain (Assistant Curator, Science Museum London)

12.45 – 2.00pm: Lunch                 

2pm – 2.45pm: Breakout sessions

A: Open Up: a vision for new audiences

Mel Larsen, Marketing Coach and Consultant

B: The benefits of equality-proofing your organisation

Dr Adele Patrick (Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, Glasgow Women’s Library)

Rachel Thain-Gray (Project Coordinator, Glasgow Women’s Library)

C: Broadening Engagement at the British Motor Museum and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Tim Bryan (Head of Collections, British Motor Museum)

Dr Delia Garratt (Director of Cultural Engagement, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust)

D: Diversity hack: tackling diversity through creativity. Creative paths that Cornish Museums have taken to increase diversity in their workforces and their audiences

Bryony Robins (Museum Development Officer, SW Museum Development)

Chloe Hughes (Engagement Lead, Cornwall Museums Partnership)

E: Strictly Champagne – Choreograph Success, the launch of a Jutland Hero

Stephen Prowse (Director of Heritage Project Delivery at Artelia)

F: Walking tours of The British Motor Museum

1: Behind the Scenes – interpreting and opening up reserve collections

Stephen Laing, Curator, British Motor Museum

2: Developing Costumed Explainers in the Museum

With the Learning Team, British Motor Museum

2.45 – 3.15pm: Tea break

3.15 – 4.00pm: Keynote   

Kate Bellamy, ACE Director of Museums

4.00 – 4.15pm: Introducing Compton Verney

Dr Steven Parissien (Chief Executive and Artistic Director, Compton Verney)

4.15 – 4.45pm: AIM AGM  

Speakers: Day 2 –  Friday 22 June

Speakers: Day 2 – Friday 22 June

Caron Bradshaw (Chief Executive, Charity Finance Group)

Andrew O Brien (Director of Policy and Engagement, Charity Finance Group)

Pegram Harrison (Senior Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)

Victoria Wallace (Director General, Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

Helen Wilkinson (Assistant Director, AIM)

Sam Hunt (independent consultant)

Nicky Oliver (trustee of the Priest’s House Museum)

Julie Tew (Managing Director, British Motor Museum)

Daniel Cottam (Museum Manager, Grantown Museum)

Julian Smith (Partner, Farrer & Co)

Sue Davies (Project Manager, Unlocking Our Sound Heritage)

Jane Isaacson (Sustainability & Development Manager, Dunollie Museum)

Julie Aldridge (Consultant)

Fiona Thomson (Visitor Services Manager, Dunollie Museum)

Charlotte Steels (Director, Gawthorpe Textiles Collection)

Day 2 – Friday 22 June

8.15 – 9.30am: Registration and coffee                       

9.30-10.30am: Introduction to day 2 and introduction of the AIM and Charity Finance Group partnership

Emma Chaplin (Director, AIM),

Keynote: Mindset not Money: why every charity needs inspired financial leadership

Caron Bradshaw, (Chief Executive, Charity Finance Group)

Introduction to the benefits of Charity Finance Group membership

Andrew O Brien (Director of Policy and Engagement, Charity Finance Group)

10.30 – 11.15am: Breakout sessions

A: Enterprising Museums

Julie Tew (Managing Director, British Motor Museum)

Daniel Cottam (Museum Manager, Grantown Museum)

B: Fit for the Future? Forecasting and financial planning        

Andrew O Brien (Director of Policy and Engagement, Charity Finance Group)

C: Prospering Boards: Learning From Examples of Good Governance

Helen Wilkinson (Assistant Director, AIM) with Sam Hunt (independent consultant) and Nicky Oliver (trustee of the Priest’s House Museum).

D: Open Up: understanding potential visitors

Julie Aldridge, (Consultant and Project Lead for Open Up Museums)

E: Walking tours of The British Motor Museum

1: Behind the Scenes – interpreting and opening up reserve collections

Stephen Laing, Curator, British Motor Museum

2: Developing Costumed Explainers in the Museum

With the Learning Team, British Motor Museum

11.15 – 11.45am: Coffee break

11.45 – 12.20pm: Plenary

Club, Temple, Forum or Attraction – What Type of Museum Do You Have?   

Sue Davies (Project Manager, Unlocking Our Sound Heritage)

Legal Update for charities

Julian Smith (Partner, Farrer & Co)

12.20 – 12.45pm: AIM Museum Fizzers

12.45 – 2.00pm: Lunch                

2.00 – 2.45pm: Breakout sessions

A: The one thing I’d change about museums

Chaired by Victoria Wallace (Director General, Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

B: Introduction to Museums & Galleries Tax Relief

C: Income from collections

Charlotte Steels (Director, Gawthorpe Textiles Collection)

Jane Isaacson (Sustainability & Development Manager, Dunollie Museum)

Fiona Thomson (Visitor Services Manager, Dunollie Museum)

D: Walking tours of The British Motor Museum

1: Behind the Scenes – interpreting and opening up reserve collections

Stephen Laing, Curator, British Motor Museum

2: Looking after ‘big stuff’: the ABTEM new Guidelines for the Care of Large and Working Objects

Tim Bryan (Head of Collections, British Motor Museum and ABTEM)

2.45 – 3.00pm: Comfort Break    

3.00 – 3.30pm: Keynote: Pegram Harrison (Senior Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)

3.30 – 4.00pm: Q&A and conference round up        

Richard Evans (AIM Chair)

Look out for

Look out for

Museum Fizzers

The one thing I’d change about museums…

Walking study tours at the British Motor Museum

Industrial Heritage Networking Lunch

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