Moving on Up: Making an Impact with your Career

26 February 2020, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool
Museums Association one-day Conference

Moving on Up is the essential conference for early career professionals who want to take control of their careers, develop their networks and be inspired to have an impact in the sector.

A fast-paced, interactive day, Moving on Up is an opportunity to hear from inspirational speakers, network with peers and senior museum professionals, and participate in practical workshops, discussions and speed mentoring.

This event for people working in any area of the museum the sector, and those employed in a different sector looking to bring their skills and experience to a heritage setting. It aims to give you with the confidence, contacts and ideas to think innovatively and creatively about how you can progress your career and be a changemaker in the sector.

You will discover how to:

  • Identify where your opportunities for development lie
  • Take your next career step with confidence
  • Have an influence in your organisation and the sector
  • Be a changemaker

A full programme will be available in due course

Confirmed speakers:

  • Katy Ashton, Director, People’s History Museum
  • Scott Smith, Digital Content Manager, National Museums Liverpool
  • Sam Jenkins, Project Leader, the Museum Wellness Network
  • Laura Pye, Director, National Museums Liverpool
  • Hannah Hethmon, Consultant and Producer
  • Thanh Sinden, Cultural Consultant and Chair, Museum Detox
  • Tamsin Russell, Professional Development Officer, Museums Association
  • Marge Ainsley, Freelance Cultural Consultant and Co-Founder, Museum Freelance Network
  • Tom Hopkins, Curator, Royal Air Force Museum, and Co-founder, Fair Museum Jobs
  • Mitty Ramagavigan, Education Demonstrator, Slavery Museum at National Museums Liverpool 
  • Pip Diment, Acting Head of Exhibitions, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

£75 MA members
£115 non members

The Benevolent Fund will provide 10 free places to this event to individual members who face barriers due to ethnicity, disability, socio-economic background, and gender identity or sexual orientation (LGBTQ). 

These free places are part of our wider work towards creating a more inclusive sector. We will also support any accessibility requests such as provision of British Sign Language (BSL) or a support-worker.

Click here to complete the Events Inclusive Place Request Form

Deadline for applications is 12noon on Friday 24 January 2020