Managing Leadership Transition: Well-planned, Bumpy, and Abrupt

Saturday, September 29, 2018: 4:30 PM-5:45 PM
Meeting Room 25 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Dean Briere, Executive Director, Sciencenter
Session Moderator:
Linda Conlon, Chief Executive, International Centre for Life
Alison Brown, President and CEO, Science Museum of Minnesota, William Harris, CEO and President of the Board, Space Center Houston, Frederic Bertley, President and CEO, COSI, Elizabeth Pierce, President and CEO, Cincinnati Museum Center, Charles Trautmann, Director Emeritus, Sciencenter and Gillian Thomas, former Interim CEO, Association of Science-Technology Centers, Washington, D.C, and former President and CEO
, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

When well-planned and executed, the transition to a new CEO can be smooth, enabling a science center/museum to continue to thrive. More often there are issues. Former and recently appointed CEOs will share their experiences to help organizations develop best practices for when these types of inevitable changes take place.