2017 Working Internationally Conference
Working Internationally in a Post-Brexit World
* Morning Session: The Issues
10:30 Registration, refreshments, networking
11:00 Welcome and introductions: Carol Scott, Chair of ICOM UK
11:10 Keynote: Michael Dixon, Director, Natural History Museum, London - What opportunities and challenges does Brexit open up for UK museums?
11:45 A Conversation: How important is the EU to UK museums? Chair: Katie Childs, NMDC. Panellists: Tony Butler (Director, Derby Museums Trust), Gabriele Finaldi (Director, National Gallery, London), Laurie Barriol (Founder of Inspire EU and European Funding Consultant)
12:30 Lunch and networking
* Afternoon Session: The Practicalities
13:30 Keynote: Richard Evans, Director, Beamish Museum - How is Brexit specifically relevant to UK museums?
14:00 Flash Session: Series of short presentations on how Brexit will affect the practicalities of museum and gallery work.
14:30 Questions to Flash Session presenters
14:45 Practical Workshops: two participatory mini-workshops. Delegates will have a chance to participate in both.
16:00 Reflections on the day: Jim Broughton, Head of International Engagement, NHM
* The final programme will be confirmed in due course and is subject to change.
Organised by ICOM UK and NMDC, generously supported by the British Council and the Natural History Museum