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. As always it was wonderful to bring together colleagues from museums facing the same issues with the same lack of resources. You can read the full report at here. In Switzerland we tried a new type of model for the sessions. Instead of having presenters at each session we broke…
Extended deadline for Call for papers!
The deadline for the Call for Papers for the 43rd Conference in Ottawa in October has been extended to June 29th 2018: Find more information here.
Call for Paper now open!
Please be sure to read all information below in preparing your submission for the special CIMUSET 46th CONFERENCE 2018, a joint conference with the International Association of Transport and Communications Museums (IATM) to be held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Submission Guidelines: • Abstracts must not exceed 250 words. • Submissions must be received by midnight (12:00AM, EST) June 29th, 2018. Late entries will not be considered. • All submissions will be vetted by the Review Committee. • Your submission (and any subsequent acceptance) of an abstract is a commitment by you to present your paper in person at the conference. • Submitters will be notified, via email, by the Review…
SAVE THE DATE
Joint Conference with INGENIUM & CIMUSET “MUSEUMS IN A DIGITAL WORLD” IATM Part: CANADA , Ottawa/ Montreal, 15-17 (optional 18) October 2018, meet and greet 14 October Read more
Presidents report for 2016
This report will cover the activities for the International Association of Transport and Communication Museums (IATM) for the year 2016. The report will cover the objectives, conferences, activities, programs and significant results realized during this past year. For information on the Association please refer to our website at http://www.iatm.museum. The Association like many associations has been caught up in the transformation of museums and the question of their continued relevance occurring over the last years. It was felt that given the new visitor experience drivers, challenges associated with the care and stewardship of large post industrial revolution transport collections that it was time to pull together as an association and…
The next IATM conference will be held in Lucerne and Berne (Switzerland) from September 24 to 27, 2017! Details will be published soon! Our hosts: Swiss Transport Museum Museum of Communication Berne
Conference Programme 2016
25 – 28 September 2016, Edinburgh and Glasgow, United Kingdom Theme: The role of the artefact in 21st century museums
IATM Annual General Meeting
On Wednesday, 28 September, 2016, 12:30 at the National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian, Scotland The Board of Directors of the International Association of Transportation Museums will hold its annual general meeting in conjunction with the 2016 annual conference programme. Mr. Stephen Quick, President and Directors will be present. An overview of activities & financial statements for the most recent fiscal year will be presented. IATM was formed in 1968, and is associated with ICOM, the world museum organization, which falls under UNESCO. It works for active collaboration across national borders between museums within its special field