Programme

Thursday, 9 November 2017

18:30h     Welcome and Reception at Ghent City Hall                                                                               
David Vuillaume, Chair, NEMO
Annelies Storms, Alderwoman         

 

Friday, 10 November 2017

NEMO's Annual Conference takes place at STAM - Stadsmuseum Ghent (Ghent City Museum)

MORNING
9:00h-9:30hRegistration
9:30h-10:30h

Welcome
David Vuillaume, Chair, NEMO
Sergio Servellon, Chairman, ICOM Flanders
Christine DeWeerdt, Director, STAM
Sven Gatz, Minister of Culture, Flanders (tbc)
Welcome and kickoff European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018
Martine Reicherts, Director-General for DG Education and Culture, European Commission

10:30h-11:30hKeynote
Peter van Mensch, Independent Museologist, The Netherlands
11:30h-12:00hCoffee break
12:00h-13:00h

Museums reaching into political and social spheres
Presentations and panel discussion

Moderator: Mark O'Neill, Associate Professor, College of Arts, University of Glasgow      
Diana Walters, International Heritage Consultant, United Kingdom
Joachim Baur, Museum Friedland, Germany

13:00h-14:15hLunch
AFTERNOON
14:15h-16:00h

Contemporary Collecting
Presentations and panel discussion

Moderator: Mark O'Neill, Associate Professor, College of Arts, University of Glasgow
Jorijn Neyrinck, Director, Tapis Plein, Belgium
Teemu Ahola, Chairman, TAKO Network, Finland

Collecting and Exhibiting Europe
Presentations and panel discussion

Moderator: Mark O'Neill, Associate Professor, College of Arts, University of Glasgow      
Taja Vovk van Gaal, Director, House of European History, Belgium
Paul Dujardin, CEO, Bozar, Belgium

16:00h-16:30hCoffee break
16:30h-17:30h

Workshops (in parallel)
Workshop 1 - Human remains, colonized objects and provenance in the museum
Wiebke Ahrndt, Director, √úbersee-Museum Bremen
Workshop 2
Marc Jacobs, Director, FARO - Flemish Interface Center for Cultural Heritage
Workshop 3
Els Veraverbeke, Conservator, Haus van Alijn
Workshop 4

17:30hEnd of conference
EVENING
19:00hConference Dinner at Belga Queen

 

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Takes place at MSK - Museum voor Schone Kunst (Museum of Fine Arts Ghent) and SMAK - Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art)

MORNING
9:00h-9:30hRegistration
9:30h-9:45hWelcome
David Vuillaume, Chair, NEMO
Catherine De Zegher, Director, MSK
9:45h-10:45hInterview
interview partner TBA
Moderator: Siebe Weide, General Director, Netherlands Museums Association                    
10:45h-11:15hCoffee Break
11:15h-13:30h

Working Groups and EU Project Slam (in parallel)
Working Group LEM - The Learning Museum
Working Group Museums and Creative Industries
Working Group Advocacy and PA
Working Group IPR - Intellectual Property Rights (11:15-12:30)
EU Project Slam: Meet & Greet of EU funded museum projects

13:30h-15:00hLunch
AFTERNOON
15:00h-16:30hNEMO General Assembly
15:30h-16:30h

Guided tours at MSK (Museum of Fine Arts Ghent)
Free entry to SMAK (Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art Ghent)

EVENING
19:00hReception at Provinciehuis
Jozef Dauwe, Deputy, Culture in the province of East-Flanders (tbc)
Frank Birkebak, Founder of NEMO

 

Sunday, 12 November 2017

tbaTour to different museums in the province of East-Flanders, with transfer to Brussels Zaventem airport
in the afternoon
tbaGuided tours at the House of European History in Brussels

You can register here!