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MW18 Presentations

Missed a session from MW18? Cruise through a selection of slides, submitted by conference speakers.

(Note: Not all presenters published their slides on this site. Have a special request for a session you saw in the program? Let us know, and we might be able to connect you with the presenter. Please contact us at info@mwconf.org.)

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Strategy, Content, and Data Discussions

Anonymous And Cheap: Experimenting With Unobtrusive Methods Of Measuring User Experience And Engagement For In-Gallery Interactives
By Brian Hewitt, Corning Museum of Glass, USA
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Big Data Analytics in Museum Operations
By Angie Judge, Dexibit
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Creating Catchy Content Formats: Beyond The Online Collection
By Martijn van der Heijden, Fabrique, The Netherlands, Kate Huckle, Royal Academy of Arts, UK, Louise Cohen, Royal Academy of Arts, UK
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Designing for Curiosity
By Ian Wojtowicz, Aldrich Pears Associates, Canada
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Development, Supply, Deployment, Demand: Balancing The Museum Digital Skills Ecosystem
By Ross Parry, University of Leicester, UK, Doris Ruth Eikhof, CAMEo Research Institute, University of Leicester, United Kingdom , Sally-Anne Barnes, Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick, UK, Erika Kispeter, University of Warwick, United KIngdom
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Exhibition as Service? The Impact Of Service Design On Strategy, Process, And The Visitor Experience
By Isabella Bruno
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Experiential Master Plans: Integrating Digital Experiences Into The Physical Environment
By Brad Baer, Bluecadet, USA 
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#FutureSlam: Navigating the Rocky Road of Digital Thinking
By Kelly Skelton, Auckland War Memorial Museum
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I Wonder… Inquiry Techniques As A Method To Gain Insights Into People’s Encounters With Visual Art
By Lucia Marengo, Queen Mary University of London, UK, George Fazekas, QMUL, UK
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Rethinking the Digital MVP, Your Museum’s Viable Product
By Ariana French, American Museum of Natural History, USA
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Sustaining The Heartbeat Of Your Museum’s Content Strategy
By Eric Holter, Cuberis, USA, Nick Faber, Cuberis, USA 
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Structuring for Digital Success
By Kati Price, V&A-Victoria and Albert Museum, UK, Dafydd James, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Wales
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A man experiments with a sound listening station at the MW18 conference.

Accessibility, Inclusivity, & Collaboration Discussions

Connecting The Dots: The Impact Of Diversity In The Museum Workforce On Innovation, Relevance, And Audience Engagement
By Haitham Eid, Southern University at New Orleans, USA; Bettina Fisher, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, USA; Jennifer Himmelreich, Peabody Essex Museum, USA; Heather Hart, The Broad, USA
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Developing For The Broadest Access: Practical Strategies For Creating Accessible Digital Products
By Robert Stein, American Alliance of Musuems, USA, Sina Bahram, Prime Access Consulting, Inc., USA
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Naming and Claiming: Indigenous Language In Digital Repatriation
By India Young, Princeton University Art Museum, USA
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Web-Exhibits For Inclusivity: Designing An Accessible Companion Web-Exhibit In-House
By Megan Reel, Museum of Texas Tech University, USA 
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Web and Tech

3D Documentation: Enhancing Conservation, Interpretation and Accessibility
Dr. Mark Osterman, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, USA
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From At Risk To Open Access: The Endangered Archives Of The World
By Tristan Roddis, Cogapp, UK, Adam Farquhar, The British Library, United Kingdom
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The Many-Headed Hydra: How SFMOMA, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Detroit Art Institute Tackled Innovative Wayfinding
By Jennifer Snyder, Art Institute of Chicago, USA, Megan DiRienzo, Detroit Institute of Arts, USA
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Making Metadata Into Meaning: Digital Storytelling With IIIF
By Tristan Roddis, Cogapp, UK
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Serendipity And Readability: Building An Engaging Online Collection Site With Limited Resources
By Paul Rowe, Vernon Systems, New Zealand, Jennifer Taylor Moore, Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui, New Zealand
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Ticketing 2017: Two New Projects Take On Complex Challenges
Douglas Hegley, Minneapolis Institute of Art, USA, Andrew Serong, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Australia, Andrew David, Minneapolis Institute of Art, USA, Meaghan Tongen, Minneapolis Institute of Art, USA
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Weighing The World Wide Web: The Art And Science Of Load Testing For Unique High-Spike Conditions
By Radha Nagaraja, National September 11 Memorial and Museum, USA
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Mobile App Discussions

Rijksmuseum Mobile First: Rijksstudio Redesign And The New Rijksmuseum App
By Peter Gorgels, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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The Process Of Involving Children With Autism In The Design Of A Museum-Based App
By Dimitra Magkafa, University of West of England, UK, Nigel Newbutt, University of the West of England, UK
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What Happened Here? Explore the History of Stockholm with Your Smartphone
By Sofia Dahlquist, Stockholmskällan, Sweden
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Visitor-Centered and Education Discussions

“But Is It Art?”: Validating Visitor Viewpoints And The Making Of “A Piece Of Work” Podcast
By Sara Bodinson, The Museum of Modern Art, USA
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Community Engagement through User Experience
By Michael Tedeschi, Interactive Mechanics
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Digital Engagement And Online Community-Building In Massive Open Online Courses
By Kelly Cannon, The Museum of Modern Art, USA
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The Process Of Involving Children With Autism In The Design Of A Museum-Based App
By Dimitra Magkafa, University of West of England, UK, Nigel Newbutt, University of the West of England, UK
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Serving Researchers in a Self-Service World
Dana Allen-Greil, U.S. National Archives
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What Are Your Credentials? Museums, Education, And Digital Badging
By Julia Falkowski, Balboa Park Online Collaborative 
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WikiWelcome: Students Creating History And Sharing Knowledge About Their Neighborhood In Present, Past And Future
Sofia Dahlquist, Stockholmskällan, Sweden
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Social Media, Marketing and Media

Collecting The Ephemeral Social Media Photograph For The Future: Why Museums And Archives Need To Embrace New Work Practices For Photography Collections
By Kajsa Hartig, Nordiska museet, Sweden, Bente Jensen, Aalborg City Archives, Denmark, Anni Wallenius, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Finland, Elisabeth Boogh, Stockholm County Museum, Sweden
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The Future Of Media Determines The Future Of Museum. (Some Remarks In The Current Situation Of The Post-NMC Era)
By Harald Kraemer, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong 
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Instagram Trends: Visual Narratives of Embodied Experiences at the Museum of Islamic Art
By Maria Paula Arias
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Pinning Art: Data And Stories Behind The Usage Of The Met’s Online Collection
By Elena Villaespesa, Pratt Institute, United States, Jennie Choi, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA 
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To Journey In Twitter Canoes: Methods To Understand The Mechanisms And Meaning In Twitter Conversations
By Seema Rao, Brilliant Idea Studio, USA, Robert Stein, American Alliance of Museums, USA
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Y Tho: Art Memes’ New Online Literacies And Modes Of Everyday Engagement
By By Meredith Whitfield, University of Manchester, UK
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Gaming In Museums: How To Level Up Your Museum’s Public Engagement
By Rae Ostman, Arizona State University, USA, Sarah Chu, Royal Ontario Museum, Canada
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No Cheat Codes Needed: We Built A Digital Game For A Museum And You Can, Too!
By Kate Meyers Emery, George Eastman Museum, USA 
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A Quick Guide To Gaming Teen Interest In History
Effie Kapsalis, Smithsonian Institution Archives, USA, Kellian Adams, Green Door Labs, USA
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Storytelling and Crowdsourcing

Step Inside Our Stories: The Power of Immersive Storytelling (Opening Plenary)
By Vicki Dobbs Beck, Executive in Charge ILMxLab, Lucasfilm, Ltd.
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Stories of the People, By the People, The Be Here: Main Street Initiative
By Heather Shelton, MuseWeb Foundation and Robbie Davis, Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street Program
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Wisdom Of The Crowd(Sourced Content) – Library And Archives Canada’s New Crowdsourcing Platform
By Michael Smith, Library and Archives Canada, Canada 
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