Events

The Collections Trust presents a wide range of specialist events each year, including  conferences, seminars, workshops and training. Our conferences are highly rated with expert speakers and cutting edge programmes. They deliver exceptional value for delegates, exhibitors and sponsors.

Please contact us if you are interested in the Collections Trust coming to your organisations to run a training event or workshop. 

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Our current events include:

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Who wants our collections digitised, and why? Where should we focus our efforts? And what kind of content should we be creating in the first place?

Around the world, museums of all sizes are digitising their collections and making the results available online in increasingly joined-up ways. As the government here declares its ambition to ‘make the UK one of the world’s leading countries for digitised public collections content’, this year’s Collections Trust Conference steps back from data standards and technical matters – and considers users and their needs. It is not about how to digitise your collections, but rather why you might want to.

This one-day conference will explore a number of challenges that we all need to address if – as the recent Culture White Paper puts it – our users are ‘to enjoy a seamless experience online, and have the chance to access particular collections in depth as well as search across all collections.

When and where

29 September 2016

Coin Street Conference Centre 
108 Stamford St
London
South Bank 
SE1 9NH