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Thursday, October 28 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Behind the Scenes: Understanding the Invisible Work of Museum Computing

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This professional development session will engage participants in a round table discussion of the challenges, problems, and strategic solutions related to the invisible work of museum computing. Drawing upon preliminary results from 50 oral histories conducted in spring 2021 with museum tech professionals, this session will explore the invisibility of museum tech projects, and examine the wide-ranging responsibilities of museum tech professionals that take place behind-the-scenes in museums.

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Paul Marty

Professor, Florida State University
Paul F. Marty, Ph.D., is Professor in the School of Information in the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University. His research and teaching interests include museum informatics; technology, innovation, and culture; experience design; and the information... Read More →
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Deborah Howes

President, Howes Studio Inc.
As President of Howes Studio Inc, I work with museums and other educational organizations to design and improve their public engagement with digital tools. My passion is building pathways for museums to better collaborate with educators of all kinds and foster more inclusive, dynamic... Read More →
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Katherine Jones

Program Director, Harvard University Extension School, Museum Studies
Katherine is the Program Director for the Museum Studies program at the Harvard University Extension School. Katherine has taught in the Museum Studies program at the Harvard Extension School for the last decade and has served as the Research Advisor since 2004. Katherine is the... Read More →

Thursday October 28, 2021 2:00pm - 2:45pm EDT
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  Professional Development