• That was IATM’s 46th Annual Conference in London!

    From 24-27 September 2023, delegates from across the world’s transport and communications museums gathered in London, United Kingdom, for IATM’s 46th Annual Conference: The Post-Pandemic World and the Museum. The International Association of Transport and Communications Museums explored future proof ideas, practices, and strategies that respond to the newly defined roles of museums following the Covid19-pandemic. A report on the conference along with photos and presentations is now available on our website. IATM delegates discussed what contributions transport and communication museums must make in the post-pandemic society. Questions of relevance, strong (corporate) relationships, and collections, locations, and knowledge as beneficial working assets were explored in differing formats. The conference was…

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    Save the Date – IATM Conference 2022

    Join us in Prague this August for the return to a face-to-face IATM conference IATM Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 28 – 31 August 2022 Theme – Sustaining our Museums in a Challenging World As we learn to live with Covid, our museums must now play a part in creating a sustainable world. Against the background of the beautiful city of Prague, we are hosted by the Czech Postal Museum, the National Technical  Museum, the Prague Transport Museum and the Czech Railway Museum, with the four star Hotel Belvedere in central Prague as our base. Full programme available here.

  • How do you decarbonise your museum?

    IATM Webinar, Thursday 27 January 1400 (GMT) / 1500 (CET) In this first webinar of 2022, we will explore and seek to demystify what decarbonisation means for our museums, with the help of Mott Macdonald, global engineering, management and development consultancy, who made their own organisation carbon neutral in 2020. Transport and communications museums are important places for public discussion to take place on a sustainable future for our society. It is important that museums are not only lively forums for public information and debate, but are also actively working directly towards environmental sustainability for their own organisations through their supply chain, energy, procurement, working practices etc. This webinar is…