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South of England Museums and Mentoring Conference 2017 - open for booking

Wednesday 1 February 2017 will see the return of the Mentoring and Museums Conference at STEAM: Museum of the Great Western Railway, in Swindon. This event is for mentors across the south of England supporting museum and heritage organisations to achieve their ambitions.

We're delighted to announce a fantastic keynote speaker, Maggie Appleton, Chief Executive of the RAF Museum. 

Maggie Appleton has over 25 years’ experience in the museums sector and is passionate about the difference that museums and culture can make to people’s lives. Currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Air Force Museum, a National Museum attracting 700,000 visitors a year across two free-to-enter sites in Hendon, North London and Cosford in the West Midlands, Maggie was previously   Chief Executive of Luton Culture. Maggie’s career-long commitment to mentoring includes mentoring a number of colleagues, both for shorter and longer periods, including those undertaking the AMA,  as well as speed mentoring  at MA Conference and at its ‘Moving on Up’ conference. Maggie will speak about her experience as a mentor – and a mentee - and the influence her mentoring practice has had on her own approach to leadership and on her career. Be inspired by Maggie’s mentoring story.

We also have a great a range of informative presentations, skills development workshops and panel discussions.

So if you are a mentor, make sure you don't miss out!

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