Get Involved

This is your conference and here are some ways you can take part:

Present or chair

  • submit an idea for a presentation – abstract submission closed 7 November 2017.
  • chair a session – introduce speakers, explain the format to the audience, manage question-and-answer sessions, keep time, give the audience permission to session-hop if desired, present gifts to speakers, provide housekeeping messages


  • organise a session – contact the speakers and chairperson in advance of the conference, to best prepare sessions. This could involve presentations which complement each other, or offer differences of opinion for debate.
  • organise a social function

Social media

  • moderate questions in selected sessions via Twitter
  • guest tweet using the official conference Twitter feed
  • create a Storify to recap each day
  • take photographs to recap each day
  • submit questions in advance, for our FAQs section

Be an ambassador

  • be an ambassador – meet and greet delegates/special interest groups
  • recommend ‘my brilliant colleague’ – if you know someone who would be a terrific speaker for our conference, and they are willing to be suggested, please contact us.

Be a supporter

  • sponsor an emerging professional to attend
  • sponsor another aspect of the conference, please see the prospectus for options
  • offer discounts / special offers for delegates who visit your museum (we welcome offers from Victorians and interstate)
  • advertise in our conference handbook

If you are interested in any of the above ideas, pleasecontact us at