AIM’S Virtual Conference ‘Roads to Recovery’ 18 & 19 June 2020

Event Date:18 June 2020 12:00 am — 19 June 2020 12:00am

AIM’s first virtual conference will consider the challenges and impact of C-19 outbreak on the museum and cultural sector.

  • Day One (Thursday 18 June) focused on the future.
  • Day Two (Friday 19 June) focused on tools that will help the sector respond to that future.

  • Conference is FREE to attend, but you need to book in advance.
  • ALL sessions open to non-AIM members, apart from workshops on Day Two.
  • Captions videos of the sessions will be made available after the event.

Thurs 18 June

  • 10am-11am: Roads to Recovery:  Dr Maria Balshaw (Tate, NMDC) and Andrew Lovett (Black Country Living Museum)
  • 30am-12.30pm: Welcome to the new normal:  Bernard Donoghue (ALVA)
  • 30pm-2.30pm: Leading in our time, and AIM AGM:  Hilary Carty (Clore Leadership)
  • 30pm-4.30pm: The shape of the future (panel discussion):  Neil Mendoza (DCMS Commissioner), Kate Bellamy (ACE), Lucy Casot (Museums Galleries Scotland), John Orna-Ornstein (NLHF)

Fri 19 June

  • 10am-11am: Preparing to reopen:  case studies from independent museums (Sarah Gardam (Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre), Mhairi Cross (National Mining Museum for Scotland).
  • 15am-12.15pm (WORKSHOP FULL) Post Covid-19, what are your options? Scenario lanning for the future:  Hilary Barnard and Ruth Lesirge (HRBL Consulting)
  • 1pm-2pm (WORKSHOP FULL) Business planning out of a crisis (Heather Lomas)
  • 15pm-2.45pm: Covid-19: Key legal issues for charities (Laetitia Ransley and Nyla Yousef, Farrer & Co)
  • 3pm-4pm (WORKSHOP FULL): Strategy: Thrive not just survive (Rosalind Johnson, A Different View).
  • 15pm-5pm: How do we get through this? Tips for personal resilience from the Network for Resilience in Wales  (Nick Winterbotham)

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