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2018 OMA Annual Conference Schedule

Following is a draft schedule, subject to change

The conference will take place at the following locations in Hood River, OR:

Sunday, September 9

 12:00-4:00pm  Registration open (History Museum)
 2-3:30 pm Pre-conference tour - Bonneville Dam Visitor Center
 3-4:30 pm Pre-conference tour - Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Hood River
 6:30 pm No-host dinner - 6th Street Bistro
Monday, September 10 
 8:30 am Registration and Silent Auction open (Hotel)
 8:30-9:15 am Coffee and networking (Hotel)
 9:15-10:00 am Welcome, OMA updates (Hotel)
 10:00-10:45 am Keynote address - Colin Fogarty (Hotel)
 10:45-11:00 am Break
 11:00-12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions (Hotel and CCA)

Session 1A - Better Boards and Beyond-Diversity and

Committees (Hotel)


Session 1B - Interpretive Planning for Museums (CCA)

 12:15-1:15 pm Hosted lunch (Hotel)
 1:15-2:30pm Concurrent Sessions 
 Session 2A - Equity, Diversity, Accessibility and Inclusion in Museum Communities (Hotel)
 Session 2B - Planning and Implementing an Emergency Preparedness Plan (CCA)
 2:30-2:45 pmBreak
 2:45-4:00pmConcurrent Sessions
 Session 3A - University Collections, Access, and Lessons for the Rest of Us (Hotel)
 Session 3B - Evaluation for Museums (CCA)
 5:00-7:00 pmReception and end of Silent Auction (History Museum of Hood River)
 7:00 pm No-host dinner (Double Mountain Brewery)
Tuesday, September 11 
 8:30-9:00 am Registration, coffee, and breakfast (Hotel)
 9:00-9:15am Welcome, networking activity (Hotel)
 9:15-10:30 amConcurrent Sessions  (Hotel and History Museum of Hood River County)
 Session 4A - Reimagining the Small Museum for the 21st Century- Engaging Younger and More Diverse Audiences (Hotel)
 Session 4B - Exhibiting Textiles: How Not to Unravel at the Seams (Museum)
 10:30-10:45 am Break
 10:45-12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
 Session 5A - Engaging New Audiences: The Oregon Historical Society’s Blog Project (Hotel)
 Session 5B - A Small Town, About to Lose Their Museum... A Year Later! (Museum)


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