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Smithsonian Affiliations Virtual Conference


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Washington, DC
United States
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 PM -
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:30 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
AFFILIATE - ALL ACCESS: $200.00
SMITHSONIAN STAFF - ALL ACCESS: $175.00
SITES EXHIBITOR - ALL ACCESS: $200.00
SPEAKER - ALL ACCESS: $125.00

TICKET SALE DATES
AFFILIATE - ALL ACCESS / SMITHSONIAN STAFF - ALL ACCESS / SITES EXHIBITOR - ALL ACCESS / SPEAKER - ALL ACCESS Public Onsale: September 1, 2020 10:13 AM to November 10, 2020 5:30 PM

PACKAGE DESCRIPTION
Access to everything:  Idea starter sessions, regular sessions, workshops and affinity networking groups. In addition, only those with All Access registration may visit the Virtual Resource Fair. Executive leadership meetings are also included in this package, however these meetings can also be selected individually (for executive leadership only).

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.



2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
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Sep
23 Wed

IDEA STARTER SESSION: What is the role of the 21st-Century Museum?

Washington, DC
United States
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SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 5:27 PM to September 23, 2020 1:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Idea Starter sessions are designed to look at some of the biggest, most challenging, and most important issues facing the cultural sector today. Each Idea Starter session will focus on a specific theme or topic and will be formatted similarly:

--10-minute introductory presentation by a thought leader
--30 minutes of moderated conversation among 3-4 people from Smithsonian, Affiliates, and/or the broader field who discuss their views on the focus area
--30 minutes of breakout group discussions for all attendees to share insights and experiences around a series of related questions


In this Idea Starter,Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III will offer pre-recorded remarks on the role of museums and cultural organizations today, in the age of the "dual pandemics"-COVID-19 and racial injustice. Afterwards, a moderated discussion with three conversationalists will reflect on the Secretary's remarks and explore the question, How do we respond to the challenges of a global pandemic, racial injustice, and political divisiveness in ways that enable our visitors to take productive action?


FEATURING:
Eduardo Díaz, Director, Smithsonian Latino Center
Terri Freeman, Director, National Civil Rights Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate
Sarah Pharaon, Principal, Dialogic Consulting
Moderated by: Myriam Springuel, Director, SITES and Smithsonian Affiliations

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.

Sep
23 Wed

Creative Strategies For Leveraging Your Partnership with the Smithsonian

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 10:58 AM to September 23, 2020 2:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.



This session is presented by: Framingham State University (Framingham, Massachusetts)

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
23 Wed

Re-Thinking Youth Engagement: How Museums can (and should) Co-Create with Teen Audiences

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 11:09 AM to September 23, 2020 2:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


This session was formerly titled "Co-developing Teen Programming: Behind the Scenes with the Creators of the Video Series 'Young People Shake up Elections (History Proves It)''
UPDATED TITLE: Re-Thinking Youth Engagement: How Museums can (and should) Co-Create with Teen Audiences
Presented by: Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
23 Wed

Addressing Historical Truth in a Divided 21st-Century Society

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 11:11 AM to September 23, 2020 4:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Addressing Historical Truth in a Divided 21st-Century Society: A Collaborative Problem-Solving Session Discussing How We Use Collections To Provide Accurate Museum Interpretation
This session is presented by: Western Reserve Historical Society (Cleveland, Ohio)

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Sep
23 Wed

Social Media in 2020: Balancing Strategy and Self Care

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 11:14 AM to September 23, 2020 4:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Presented by: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Museum Hue, National Museum of the American Indian

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

Executive Leadership Meeting (for Affiliate Executive Leadership Only)

Washington, DC
United States
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INDIVIDUAL: $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 5:31 PM to September 24, 2020 1:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Featuring Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar, Smithsonian Acting Under Secretary for Education. Executive Leadership Meetings are for Affiliates only.

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Teaching Youth About the Science of COVID-19 Protective Behaviors

Washington, DC
United States
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WORKSHOP: $75.00

TICKET SALE DATES
WORKSHOP Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 11:18 AM to September 24, 2020 2:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Presented by: Smithsonian Science Education Center

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

Affiliations Strategic Plan Feedback Meeting for Affiliate Executive Leadership

Washington, DC
United States
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INDIVIDUAL: $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 6:26 PM to September 24, 2020 2:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Myriam Springuel, Director, SITES and Smithsonian Affiliations will present a draft of the new strategic plan to Affiliate leadership and listen for feedback.



2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative: How to Help Your Community Before and After a Disaster

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
WORKSHOP: $75.00

TICKET SALE DATES
WORKSHOP Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 6:29 PM to September 24, 2020 3:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


This session is presented by Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative



2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

Executive Leadership Meeting (for Affiliate Executive Leadership Only)

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 4:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 6:30 PM to September 24, 2020 4:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Featuring Christopher Browne, Deputy Director, Smithsonian's National Air and Space MuseumExecutive Leadership Meetings are for Affiliates only.

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

Affinity Group Networking: Air & Space Organizations

Washington, DC
United States
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AFFINITY GROUP: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
AFFINITY GROUP Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 7:16 PM to September 24, 2020 5:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Affinity groups are a great opportunity to learn about the Affiliations program. If this is your first Affiliations conference, be sure to sign up for one or a few!


2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

Affinity Group Networking: Art Organizations

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
AFFINITY GROUP: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
AFFINITY GROUP Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 7:12 PM to September 24, 2020 5:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Affinity groups are a great opportunity to learn about the Affiliations program. If this is your first Affiliations conference, be sure to sign up for one or a few!


2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

Affinity Group Networking: History Organizations

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
AFFINITY GROUP: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
AFFINITY GROUP Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 7:12 PM to September 24, 2020 5:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Affinity groups are a great opportunity to learn about the Affiliations program. If this is your first Affiliations conference, be sure to sign up for one or a few!


2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Sep
24 Thu

Affinity Group Networking: Science Organizations

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
AFFINITY GROUP: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
AFFINITY GROUP Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 7:15 PM to September 24, 2020 5:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Affinity groups are a great opportunity to learn about the Affiliations program. If this is your first Affiliations conference, be sure to sign up for one or a few!


2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Oct
7 Wed

IDEA STARTER SESSION: How Can Museums and Cultural Organizations Support Racial Equity?

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 31, 2020 6:35 PM to October 7, 2020 1:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


Idea Starter sessions are designed to look at some of the biggest, most challenging, and most important issues facing the cultural sector today. Each Idea Starter session will focus on a specific theme or topic and will be formatted similarly:

--10-minute introductory presentation by a thought leader
--30 minutes of moderated conversation among 3-4 people from Smithsonian, Affiliates, and/or the broader field who discuss their views on the focus area
--30 minutes of breakout group discussions for all attendees to share insights and experiences around a series of related questions


In this Idea Starter session, Joanne Jones-Rizzi will offer thoughts on the question, How can museums and cultural organizations demonstrate racial equity-inside and out? Afterwards, Linda Norris will moderate a discussion with Sites of Conscience partners to explore how they are addressing racial equity and responding to Black Lives Matter and calls for more equity and inclusion in their communities.


FEATURING:
Joanne Jones-Rizzi, Vice President of Science, Equity, and Education, Science Museum of Minnesota
Linda Norris, Global Program Manager, International Sites of Conscience

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.

Oct
7 Wed

Community Collaboration with Museum on Main Street

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 11:43 AM to October 7, 2020 2:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


This session is presented by: Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa) & SITES Museum on Main Street Program

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Oct
7 Wed

Equity and Justice as a Mission

Washington, DC
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 11:21 AM to October 7, 2020 2:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


This session is presented by: Arab American National Museum (Dearborn, Michigan)

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Oct
7 Wed

Museums Respond: Collecting and Comforting in the Face of Disaster and Trauma

Washington, DC
United States
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SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 11:45 AM to October 7, 2020 4:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


This session is presented by: Museum of Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, California)

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.
Oct
7 Wed

What Happens When an Organization Evaluates Its Own Learning?

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 4:30 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
SINGLE SESSION: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
SINGLE SESSION Public Onsale: August 14, 2020 11:44 AM to October 7, 2020 4:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please email affiliates@si.edu.


This session is presented by: Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES INFORMATION
September 23-24, 2020
October 7-8, 2020
October 21-22, 2020
November 9-10, 2020

All times are Eastern Time. Wednesday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Thursday workshops and affinity groups will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. Please visit the 2020 Affiliations Conference website for the full program.

Registration tip: ALL sessions (idea starter, executive meetings, feedback meetings), workshops and affinity groups are included in the All Access package. You do not need to select individual sessions if you choose this package.

Select individual sessions if you only want to attend a select number of events in the conference series.

Visit the 2020 Virtual Conference page for program details.

If you are having trouble with registration, please email affiliates@si.edu.

470 L’enfant Plaza Sw, Suite 7400
Washington, DC
United States
The Virtual Conference Series is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and SITES Exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please contact affiliates@si.edu