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February 25, 2019

Alternative Conference for Emerging Arts & Culture Professionals

Identifying a need, the Alternative Conference for Emerging Arts & Culture Professionals (#AltCon2019) uses stimulating content to empower and equip a bold next-generation of cultural sector professionals, instilling confidence, honing skill sets, and charting a clear path to career goals. Once equipped they will inspire new thinking and blaze new trails in the cultural sector. #AltCon2019 breaks the paradigm of traditional conference norms allowing professionals to explore meaningful networking and learning from their peers in a variety of session styles and topics.

museums in the digital age:
skills and practices for the future

Monday, February 25, 2019
11:00 AM  12:00 PM

As Museums transition into the digital age, there is an increasing need for a new set of digital skills and practices. This presentation will focus on the future of digital in the museum sector and its impact on what digital skills are needed, how are they developed and deployed to ensure a workforce that is both digitally literate and confident. This session will ask participants to consider their own institution’s digital visitor journey, and to compare their institutional and personal levels of digital maturity.

Session Speakers:
Christina Sjoberg, Senior Consultant, Lord Cultural Resources
Sarah Hill, Senior Consultant, Lord Cultural Resources

10 King Street West
Kitchener, ON,
N2G 1A3, Canada

Sarah Hill

Sarah Hill is a Senior Consultant within the Management Consulting team at Lord Cultural Resources. Sarah’s core competancies include strategic development, financial and market assessments, audience development and visitor forecasting, activity planning, options appraisals, feasibility studies, business planning and evaluation, and public consultation. Sarah’s recent project experience includes a ‘best use’ study for Spadina Museum, developing and implementing the consultation and engagement plan for the Edwards Gardens and Toronto Botanical Gardens Master Plan and Managmement Plan, an Arts and Culture Master Plan for Downtown Lake Worth, FL, and developing a programming framework for The Bentway.

Christina Sjoberg

Christina Sjoberg is a Senior Consultant in the Exhibition's Team. She creates interpretive plans that present and organize content in interesting and thought provoking ways. Christina has a keen desire to create meaningful experiences for all ages in exhibitions that are engaging and significant to everyone, everywhere. Christina is perceptive and sensitive to the multiple needs of the individual and ensures that each project results in a place that nurtures a passion for life-long learning.

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