47th Conference 2024

8 – 12 September 2024, Finland
Museums in Danger

Aerial view of Tampere, FI.

The 47th edition of IATM’s Annual Conference revolves around the role of museums in times of global crisis. It looks at dangers that transport and communication museums face. Asks how they can contribute to wellbeing, education, and safety for its customers, as well as respond to attacks, international conflicts and ecological and economic challenges and responsibilities. The conference takes delegates to Finland and its vast museum landscape.

Speakers from different (communication and transport) museums will give insights into their work and experiences with different foucs points. We will also be sharing a Call for Speakers towards the end of 2023/beginning of 2024 and are looking forward to your submissions.

As always, the conference will also include an in-depth look at several of Finland’s transport and communication museums such as the Finnish Railway Museum in Hyvinkää, Mobilia – Museum of Car and Road, The Lenin Museum, and Tampere’s Museum Centre Vapriikki, which includes – among others – the Finnish Museum of Games, and the Finnish Postal Museum.

Join colleagues from across the globe to share new ideas and best practices from transport and communications museums, discuss current issues and build your network. Registration will open in 2024. If you don’t want to miss it, please subscribe to our newsletter by sending an email to office@iatm.museum.