Live General Assembly & Webinar, 4th November, Time: 11:30-14:30 (BST) /12:30-15:30 (CET)
11:30 – 12:30 (BST) IATM General Assembly – Annual Report & Elections to Board
12:30 – 13:45 (BST) Webinar: Handle With Care! Our Collections: a pleasure or a burden?
Our collections represent a huge source of engagement and knowledge but at a significant financial cost. We collect for posterity but cannot keep everything. On what basis should decisions about retention or disposal be made? Three leading IATM museums – Kimmo Antila from Finnish Postal Museum, Frank Gnegel at the Communication Museum in Frankfurt and Peter-Paul de Winter from the Dutch Railway Museum – present case studies of the re-evaluation of their collections, from acquisition to disposal.
Questions & Networking Session:
14:00 (BST) Part 1 – Questions to Speakers
14:30 (BST) Part 2 – Discussion on survival through Covid-19
15:00 (BST) President’s Summary & Farewell
15:15 (BST) End of programme.