40th CONFERENCE 2015

28 June – 1 July 2015, Porto and Lisbon, Portugal

Theme: Changing Priorities

Download the report of the 40th conference by Suzana Faro.

Conference Programme 2015 (PDF)Session

Below you can download the presentations of the 40th IATM conference in Porto/ Lisbon as PDF-files.

Session 1: Sustainability
Visions for Sustainability José Portugal
Forced Change. Museums in the European Union under the new PSI-legislation. Joachim Breuninger Transport Museum Dresden
Issues in Contemporary Collecting Bianca Gendreau Canadian Museum of History
Relocating Museum. Moving the Finnish Postal Museum from Helsinki to Tampere Kimmo Antila Finnish Postal Museum
Hallmarks of a Prosperous Museum Sam Mullins London Transport Museum
“Standing on the shoulders of Giants” Suzanna Faro Transport and Communications Museum Porto
Session 2: Publics
Against the post museum idea: publics and its contexts João Teixeira Lopes University of Porto
Museum Publics: Knowledge Through Pleasure Adriana Almeida, Cecília Amorim, Isabel Tavares e Paula Moura Transport and Communications Museum Porto
Museums in India: Changing Priorities Towards Publics Ragini Bhat Heritage Transport Museum India
The development of a mobile app and the creation of a new exhibition on space technology Stephen Quick Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Tramcar’s role in the evolution of Porto Carla Dias Tram Museum Porto
Session 3: Accessibility
Defending our true selves: being museums Maria Vlachou Access Culture
Portuguese National Railway Museum Maria José Teixeira Portuguese National Railway Museum Foundation
Models for Operating Rail Heritage in the 21st century Andrew Moritz The Workshops Rail Museum
Riga Motor Museum’s reconstruction Aija Bauere Riga Motor Museum
Creating an exhibition on current technologies in an immersive environment Stephen Quick Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Session 4: Networking and partnerships
Cooperation, partnerships and national networks of museums in Europe Clara Camacho Directorate General for Cultural Heritage
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum: Making Connections João Carvalho Dias Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
The Restoration of the low-cost light train “Blue Arrow” BLS from – an interdisciplinary project Kilian T. Elsasser
Creating a living museum with commercial and educational institution partners Stephen Quick Canadian War Museum

Transport and Communications Museum
partner museums:
National Coach Museum
Museu das Comunicações
Museu do Carro Eléctrico
Museu da Marinha