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Tuesday, October 5 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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Join your host extraordinaire nikhil trivedi for MCN 2021 IGNITE and be inspired by the following thought-provoking and daring talks from these fab speakers:

  • Speculative Fiction: A Dispatch from the Year 3021, by Jeremy Munro.
  • The Museums of 2100, by Emily Crum.
  • Are Museums a Cult? by Seema Rao.
  • Can Muse-Tech just move on? by Andrea Montiel de Shuman.
  • Let It Burn: The Smoke & Mirrors of Social Media “Success”, by Adriel Luis.
  • Nobody understands my job, and that's a problem, by Kate Meyers Emery, PhD.
  • I am an educator, I speak for the learners, by Miranda Kerr.
  • A few things I learned in my 10 years with MCN; and quite a bit more, by Eric Longo.

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nikhil trivedi

Art Institute of Chicago, Director of Engineering
I'm the Director of Engineering at a museum in Chicago as well as a facilitator, educator, and community builder. My experience planning and executing complex web projects has also brought me to work with institutions to create concrete plans around the healing and accountability... Read More →
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Jeremy Munro

Database Administrato, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
Jeremy Munro is the Database Administrator at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. He is responsible for managing the museum's TMS database and advising on the museum's digital initiatives. Professionally, he's interested in how people communicate on the internet, internet... Read More →
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Emily Crum

Program Coordinator, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Emily Crum passionate about ensuring museum spaces are innovative, accessible, and serving the public at large. Emily is most passionate about exposing all audiences to art and culture through facilitating multi-sensory experiences with lasting impact.
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Seema Rao

deputy director, Akron Art Museum
With twenty years of museum experience, mostly at the border of education and technology, Seema Rao is aching for museums that are just as good for collections as people. She works in museums in her days and thinks about museums in the evenings.
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Andrea Montiel de Shuman

Digital Experience Designer, Independent
Independent Digital Experience Designer & Cultural Advocate

Adriel Luis

APAC Curator, Smithsonian Institution Asian Pacific American Center
Adriel Luis is an artist, curator, and community organizer who believes in the social power of our collective imagination. He curates community-centered art shows, makes art that thrives on collaboration, and shares ideas for cultivating creative, ambitious, loving ways to address... Read More →
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Kate Meyers Emery

Manager of Digital Engagement, George Eastman Museum
An anthropologist dedicated to public engagement, education, and outreach both online and in-person to share cultural heritage and history. A researcher and educator with over ten years of experience leveraging digital platforms to engage and educate the public. An enthusiastic leader... Read More →
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Miranda Kerr

Digital Learning & Strategy Consultant, Miranda Kerr Consulting LLC
I lead organizations through digital transformation and education projects. I bring over 15 years of experience developing learner-centered programs for diverse audiences, with a strong focus on digital learning. I have expertise in digital frameworks, curriculum design, project management... Read More →

Tuesday October 5, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
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