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2022 Conference Ignite What's Next!
Join us October 3-4, 2022 for Ignite What's Next, the Iowa Museum Association's 2022 Virtual Conference. Log in to register. For assistance registering, contact
Ignite What’s Next
Our world, our communities, our institutions are emerging from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic and considering what’s next. “Normal” or “routine” doesn’t apply to how our institutions function now. There is nothing normal about what we’ve been through and there is no going back to how things were routinely done pre-pandemic. We are reinventing how we serve our communities, how we engage our audiences, and how we perform our work.
Museums have typically embraced change. Museums are seen as agents of change, institutions that look both back and forward, who embrace societal and technological changes and lead community conversation around developing issues. How is your institution leading in your community?
Museums are also businesses and as such must grow, change, and develop while monitoring income and expenses. How has your institution managed the institutional change that came from the pandemic? Or were institutional changes in motion even before it occurred? What data has your institution collected and what does it indicate about the changes – what worked or what didn’t? What put institutional changes in motion and what challenges occurred along the way?
What’s next? How will your institution
Ignite What’s Next
? How will you message changes to your community and share them with your visitors? What’s the next big idea for your programs, operations, or exhibitions?
SIGN IN to register. If you do not have an account or have any challenges making an account and registering, please contact the IMA at 319-239-2236 or contact
Registration is for the full virtual conference.
Individual rate: $75
Student rate: $25
Discounted rate for 3 individuals: $200.00
Prior to the start of the conference registrants will receive a link to the conference dashboard and a password to join the conference. This is the starting place for all sessions, so please make sure your contact information is correct when you register, and if registering a group of three please double check all three email addresses.
Registration closes 9/28/2022.
Refund Policy: Registration fees are 100% refundable if requested in writing (via email) by Friday, September 9, 2022. There will be no refunds after September 16, 2022. Contact
10/3/2022 8:00 AM - 10/4/2022 5:00 PM
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