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Museum & Gallery Conference Programme Committee Co-Chair

Australian Museums and Galleries Association Western Australia
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Is it you we are looking for? • You are a curious individual connected to many disciplines of work in the museum and gallery environment. • You are organised and not afraid to lead. • You enjoy sharing knowledge and ideas with a group of likeminded people. • You would like to contribute to the professional development and networking opportunities for people engaged in culture and the arts. • You like to think creatively about ways to engage people. • You can commit the necessary energy and time to making the 2022 AMaGA National Conference a success.

The role of the Programme Committee is to: • Develop an engaging and relevant conference theme to present to the Conference Organising Committee • Propose potential speakers for virtual and in-person presentations. • Propose engaging session concepts to ensure the conference is appealing to a variety of audiences. • Liaise with AMaGA National Networks and Special Interest Groups to include them in programming. • Propose engaging activities, site visits and ‘add ons’ for attendees. • Update the Conference Committee on speaker selection.

Programme Committee Co-Chair Responsibilities • Share lead of the Programme Committee to contribute to a successful conference. • Share chairing of monthly Programme Committee meetings (virtual or in person). • Provide direction to the Programme Committee members and Conference Organising Committee regarding selection of speakers, presentations and activities. • Liaise with the WA Branch and ConLog for administrative support. • Provide reports to the Conference Organising Committee to contribute to conference planning in general. • Review and evaluate abstracts to inform speaker selection. • Contribute to the evaluation and post-conference review.