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Tuesday, November 10 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ignite MCN - Sponsored by Axiell

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Brought to you by Axiell.

Join Nik Honeysett, Ignite MC extraordinaire, to kick off this year's conference in style with MCN's signature event Ignite MCN! Expect a night of fun, thought-provoking and inspiring #musetech talks. The talks follow the “Ignite” format, in which presenters have five minutes and 20 slides (which advance automatically every 15 seconds) to enlighten, entertain, and inspire.

Maria Wasing and Samantha Diamond of Axiell will welcome everyone.

  • "Welcome to My 2D World" by Sandy Goldberg
  • "Communities of Imagination & Learning" by Michael Riordan
  • "Your Data Are Probably Racist" by Yvonne Lee & Meredith Steinfels
  • "Audience Engagement Is Your Goal, Not Theirs" by Kyle Bowen
  • “Future Wisdom Via Metadata” by Virginia Poundstone & Garrett Graddy-Lovelace
  • "Craft, Work, & Kraftwerk" by Tim Boutelle
  • “They Will Save Us If We Let Them” by Jeremy Munro

SOH required...
Alcohol optional...
Music by Koven Smith...
Hosted by Nik Honeysett...

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Laura House

Business Development Manager, Axiell
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Samantha Diamond

CEO, CultureConnect/ VP Digital Engagement, Axiell
Samantha is Founder and CEO of CultureConnect, an award-winning technology company delivering engaging mobile & digital experiences to the arts & culture sector. Having led the company's acquisition by Axiell Group in Sept 2020, Samantha also serves as VP of Digital Engagement leading... Read More →
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Maria Wasing

COO & Executive Vice President, Axiell
I collect reading experiences and maintain my “must read bucket list”. Starting a new book is like entering into a new world for me. Every experience is different: from fun, seeing another viewpoint and opening new perspectives which leaves you thinking to utter sadness. One of... Read More →
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Nik Honeysett

Chief Executive Officer, Balboa Park Online CollaborativeNik Honeysett is CEO of the Balboa Park Online Collaborative, a technology non-profit consultancy that provides support, development and strategy for the museums in Balboa Park, San Diego and beyond. Previously, he was Head... Read More →
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sandy goldberg

principal, sgscripts
I'm an independent content creator and content strategist - happy to swap ideas and rethink audience engagement and happiness. See www.sgscripts.net for recent projects and shout-outs. Been around for a while. Fostering good relationships within and between museums for max impact... Read More →
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Michael Riordan

Founder & Chief Venturist for Good, Independent Good
Building on over 20 years of teaching and research at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Michael Riordan founded Independent Good to make a large-scale positive community impact by providing services and products that help create aligned action within individuals, groups, organizations... Read More →
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Yvonne Lee (she/her)

Head of Collection Information and Digital Assets, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Yvonne Lee oversees stewardship of the art administration systems and their data at LACMA and provides strategic solutions for pluralistic user needs. Before joining the museum, Yvonne served as Research and Data Manager at the Los Angeles County Arts Commission (now Department of... Read More →
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Meredith Steinfels

Assistant Director, Digital Platforms, Media, & Archives, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth
I am a database/digital asset/digital project manager and archivist at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth. Within my practice I focus on equitable digital literacy and access to information.
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Kyle Bowen

Principal, SuperHelpful
I'm on a mission to bring problem-space research to museums — I believe this type of research is a practical way for cultural organizations to achieve some of their most ambitious goals. I like spoofs, irreverent writing, and corresponding with my newsletter subscribers.This Is... Read More →
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Virginia Poundstone

Content Curation Director, MHz Foundation
Virginia Poundstone works on the content strategy for the free knowledge art and cultural heritage project Mhz Curationist as the Content Curation Director. She is an artist, a Pollock-Krasner grantee, and a member of the cooperatively artist-run gallery @essexflowers in New York... Read More →
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garrett graddy-lovelace

Educational Advisor (Anticolonial OER), MHz Foundation
As Associate Professor at American University's School of International Service in Washington DC, Garrett Graddy-Lovelace researches and teaches agricultural, environmental, food, seed, land, and data policy from the perspectives of critical geography, feminist political ecology... Read More →
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Tim Boutelle

Producer, RLMG
Tim Boutelle is a media producer at RLMG, specializing in interactive experiences for museums and other informal learning environments. He combines a background in educational technology with a decade of experience in and around museums as a media producer, exhibit developer, game... Read More →
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Jeremy Munro

Database Administrator, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
I am a digital professional interested in the intersection of emerging digital technologies and the rising desire of increased social justice and equity in the cultural heritage field. I also run the popular, "Museum Meme Union, Local 420-69" twitter account.

Tuesday November 10, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm EST
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