• Virtual Conference – Sustaining our museums through and beyond Covid-19

    Webinars, Monday 28th September 2020 IATM is pleased to announce a virtual annual conference on Monday 28 September 2020, a day of four linked webinars with a concluding session. Each webinar to be 1hr 15mins, with short 10-minute presentations, questions and discussion to be chaired by hosts from the board of IATM. We invite all the museum colleagues to register…

  • IATM Virtual Conference

    The annual IATM conference had been planned for London & Bristol from 27-29 September 2020 on the theme of ‘The Relevance & Sustainability of our Museums’. In light of the coronavirus epidemic, this has been postponed, provisionally to September 2021. Save the Date for our first IATM Virtual Conference on Monday 28 September, a day of webinars on the theme…

  • Routes to Recovery

    Due to the worldwide impact of the coronavirus, IATM have decided to cancel the annual conference in September in London. Over the next few weeks the IATM board is planning a one day virtual conference on Monday 28 September, ‘Routes to Recovery’, with a series of online webinars open to all IATM members on how transport and communications museums are…

  • Material culture produced by forced labour

    Ian Brown, Assistant Curator of Aviation at National Museums Scotland is in the early stages of research into the material culture produced by forced labour during the Holocaust and how this is represented and interpreted in museum collections. He would be interested to hear from anyone carrying out similar research or with such collections in their museum. He can be…

  • Register now for our conferene

    IATM welcomes you to the 2019 conference which will be held in Berlin and also Dresden (Germany) from September 22nd to 25th. Program Register! We are once again endeavouring to create a program that is both dynamic and pertinent to the challenges we face as Transport, Postal and Communication museums. This year our theme is sustainability. We will discuss collections,…

  • Call for paper: Sustainable museums

    Dear Colleagues, Share your best practice and ideas with us! In September 2019 we’ll come together in Berlin, Germany. The International Association of Transport and Communications Museums invites you to shape the conference by submitting an innovative and forward-thinking proposal for paper presentations or workshops/interactive sessions by Friday, 31st May 2019. Proposals must relate to the following subthemes. Sustainable Collections:…

  • Presidents letter

    Dear Members of IATM, I want to wish you a wonderful start to this new year and every success in your endeavours. This past year we were able to come together at the conference here in Ottawa and enjoy Canada’s capital city and our time together. The conference featured a number of interesting presentations that we hope to put online…

  • Save the date: Berlin 2019

    We have started to plan our conference for 2019. It will take place in Berlin and also Dresden (Germany) from September 23rd to 25th. Details will be published soon 😀 But we can already let you know our hosts: German Museum of Technology Berlin Museum for Communication Berlin Transport Museum Dresden Bundeswehr Military History Museum

  • Impressions of the conference in Ottawa

    See you next year at the Deutsches Technikmuseum in Berlin! Excursion to the Canadian Railway Museum in St. Constant Conference participants trying the VR-App at the National Gallery of Canada Day 2: Canada Science and Technology Museum Day 1 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

  • Presidents letter: Join us at this year’s conference!

    Dear IATM members and non-members, This past year we had a wonderful conference that took us to Lucerne, Berne and through the historic tunnels to the Ticino district of Switzerland on the Italian border. We were warmly welcomed by the Transport Museum in Lucerne, the Museum of Communication in Berne and to Bellinzona in Ticino and the Castello Sasso Carbero.…