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What is the future of Maritime Museums in a digital age and an environmentally compromised world?

03 Nov 2015 18:30 (In English)
Maritime Museums have a bright future – but what exactly is it? This a chance for the public to hear some of the profession’s leading thinkers express their views and respond to questions from the public in a lively discussion.
  • Kevin Fewster, Director, Royal Museums Greenwich, UK ; President of ICMM.
  • Peter Neill, Director, World Ocean Observatory, Maine, USA
  • Kevin Sumption, Director, Australian Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia
  • Marika Hedin, Director, Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala, Sweden
Richard Wesley, Director, Hong Kong Maritime Museum
This year the bi annual conference of the International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM) meets for the first time in Asia, here at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. Representatives from all over the world will be gathering for five days to discuss new
ideas, current research and future initiatives in maritime archaeology, environmental education and joint research projects.