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Wednesday, November 11 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Interaction Beyond the Touchscreen

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Recognizing our new normal under COVID-19 restrictions it is important to consider visitor engagement with onsite digital experiences. In some regions, government restrictions have mandated that all touchscreen interactives remain off when museums re-open. In other regions visitors have been variably reluctant or willing to interact with touchscreens. Public sentiment and policy is evolving in real time and is difficult to generalize so what are museums to do?

Is this an opportunity for museums to rethink the digital experience in-gallery? Is this a rebirth of BYOD experiences or a chance for something completely different? Are fringe benefits accrued by rethinking digital engagement?

Panelists from the USA, Canada, UK and Australia will discuss steps taken at their museums to meet these challenges and will also share visitor responses to these new forms of interaction.

Speakers
avatar for Lucie Paterson

Lucie Paterson

Head of Experience, Product and Digital, ACMI
With twelve years experience at leading cultural organisations, including Te Papa, Southbank Centre in London and now as Head of Experience, Product & Digital at ACMI in Melbourne, Lucie's work shapes the exhibitions and experiences that will lead our sector into the future. Her current... Read More →
avatar for Andrea Montiel de Shuman

Andrea Montiel de Shuman

Digital Experience Designer, Independent
Andrea Montiel de Shuman is a Digital Experience Designer focused on collaborating to create digital experiences to help communities see themselves in art. Among other collaborations, Andrea serves as Program Co-Chair of Museum Computer Network, Organizing Committee of the Tech... Read More →
avatar for David Charles Patten

David Charles Patten

Head of New Media, Science Museum
Dave Patten is Head of New Media at The Science Museum, London, where his role includes managing all aspects of new media and AV, from conceptual design, prototyping and production to project managing external developers and production companies. He has a background in electronics... Read More →
avatar for Neal Johnson

Neal Johnson

Digital Media Director, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
I'm a creative technologist working with museums to deploy effective, integrated media programs in service to diverse audiences.
avatar for Ryan Dodge

Ryan Dodge

Head of Digital Experiences, Canadian Museum of History
With over fifteen years of experience in the arts and culture sector, I am an experienced digital marketer, communicator, and manager with a proven track record of building award winning digital initiatives at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. I now... Read More →


Wednesday November 11, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST
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