Polar Museums Network conference

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 21 October 2016 to 23 October 2016

Where: Oslo, Norway

More information: 
http://www.polarmuseumsnetwork.org/conference

Summary

The Polar Museums Network is a new international initiative to strengthen and spread the knowledge of polar history, science and exploration. The PMN is open to all museums, institutions and individuals with an interest in the collection, preservation, research and interpretation of polar artifacts.

The PMN will be holding its inaugural conference this autumn. The conference theme is Polar Partnerships: Working together to spread the knowledge of polar history, science and exploration. The conference will feature presentations and discussion sessions.

Programme:

  • Friday 21 October: conference sessions and welcome reception in evening
  • Saturday 22 October: conference sessions
  • Sunday 23 October: conference sessions (morning only)
  • Monday 24 October: optional study tour
  • Registration for the conference will open on 8 July 2016. Please note there will be a fee to attend the conference, with an additional fee for the study tour.

If you are interested in attending the conference please email pmn [at] spri.cam.ac.uk