Below you find the programme of NEMO's 26th Annual Conference Museums out of the Box! The crossover impact of museums. Access more information about the workshops that are held in parallel on Friday afternoon, 16 November 2018, by clicking  here.

Thursday, 15 November 2018


Conference Opening and Reception at MUZA                                                                                 


Friday, 16 November 2018

09:00-09:30Registration and Coffee at MUZA

David Vuillaume, NEMO Chair
Hon. Owen Bonnici, Minister for Culture, Malta
Heritage Malta

A welcome to museums in the EYCH2018: museums’ potential for Europe
Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
in discussion with: Tere Badia, Secretary General, Cultur Action Europe

10:15-11:00Keynote Speech

Money, Eudaimonia & Museums, out of the box

Marie Briguglio, Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Malta

Moderator: Margherita Sani, Istituto Beni Culturali Regione Emilia-Romagna, Italy

11:00-11:30Coffee break
11:30-12:40Panel I: Museums and Society, Youth and Social Integration

Moderator: Henrik Zipsane, Jamtli Museum, Sweden

Sandro Debono, MUZA, Malta
Annemies Broekgaarden, Rijksmuseum, The Netherlands
Marina Tsekou, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

14:00-15:30Panel II: Museums and Cities, Creative Industries and Science

Moderator: Raivis Simansons, Creative Museum Think Tank, Latvia

Ragnar Siil, founder & managing partner, Creativity Lab, Estonia
Mikko Myllykoski, Heureka Science Centre Helsinki, Finland
Jill Cousins, Director, Hunt Museum, Ireland

15:30-16:00Coffee break
16:00-17:30Workshops and Museums Visits (running in parallel)

Workshop 1 
Working with Intangible Cultural Heritage in Museums

Workshop 2
Museums Labour Market and the Challenges we have to Face

Workshop 3
Planning a National Museum Policy: where does the museum sector head?

Workshop 4
When History meets Philosophy: a toolkit for museum educators

Guided Tour
of St John’s Co-Cathedral 

19:00Conference Dinner at Fort St Angelo


Saturday, 17 November 2018 

09:00-10:00Interview with Lynn Scarff, Director National Museum Ireland
Interviewed by Kimmo Levä, Secretary General, Finnish Museums Association                                

NEMO Working Groups and study visits (running in parallel)

Working Group LEM - The Learning Museum 

Working Group Museums and Creative Industries

Working Group Advocacy and PA

Special study visit tour of MUZA

12:30-14:00Lunch at MUZA
14:00-15:00European Project Slam of EYCH2018 Labelled Projects 
Six projects rewarded with the EYCH2018 label from NEMO will each give an eight minute presentation
15:30-17:00NEMO Annual General Meeting (for NEMO members only) 
18:00-19:30Children in Museums Award Ceremony 
19:30Reception at MUZA


Sunday, 12 November 2017


Bus tour of Heritage Malta venues/ Heritage sites around Malta                                

You can register here!