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Wednesday, November 11 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tool Petting Zoo: Getting Hands-on with Airtable and Other Tools for Collections, Exhibitions, Project Management, and Content Strategy, and Workflow

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Join this session to meet real live examples of museums getting creative with collaborative tools to support their work. Several presenters will provide focused demonstrations of Airtable, Trello, Slack, and more. They’ll illustrate how their teams leverage free or inexpensive software to establish and optimize workflows for digital content strategy, social media, exhibitions planning, collections data, project management, and professional development. In addition to our pre-planned presentations, we’ll crowdsource problems in search of a solution and invite attendees to share their own favorite tools with the group. Then we will open the room to the “tool petting zoo”: hands-on demonstrations and consultations in which participants can test drive the tools shared in the overview and begin building their own.

Deep Dive sign-ups open Wednesday, September 9. Space is limited and advance registration is required—so mark your calendars! Once sessions are filled, there will be a waitlist and MCN will notify attendees as spots become available.

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Ledesma

Andrea Ledesma

Digital Product Specialist, Field Museum
Andrea Ledesma is the Digital Product Specialist for the Web & Digital Engagement Team. She supports the maintenance of fieldmuseum.org and development of digital storytelling projects, while keeping a keen eye on user experience and digital strategy. A public humanist and digital... Read More →
avatar for Sierra Van Ryck deGroot

Sierra Van Ryck deGroot

Education Programs Manager, Poster House
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Hannah Zuber

Archivist for Visual Materials, Chicago History Museum
avatar for Dana Allen-Greil

Dana Allen-Greil

Director of Digital Strategy, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Dana Allen-Greil is Director of Digital Strategy at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Dana has led web and social media efforts at the National Archives, National Gallery of Art, Ogilvy Public Relations, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, and the Kaiser Family Foundation... Read More →
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Hannah Ostroff

Digital Communications Editor, Smithsonian
Hannah S. Ostroff is a writer and digital strategist at the Smithsonian, where she serves as the primary voice for the institution’s central social media accounts. In this role, she tells stories about everything from astronauts to Japanese art. She has worked on social media campaigns... Read More →


Wednesday November 11, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
Deep Dive/Workshop Channel (limited space)