Embracing Industry: Aligning Funders with Your Mission

Monday, October 1, 2018: 2:30 PM-3:45 PM
Meeting Room 15 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Elizabeth Fleming, Project Manager, Roto
Tony Auseon, Principal, Roto, Joel Brennan, President and CEO, Discovery World, Marisa Wigglesworth, President and CEO, Buffalo Museum of Science, Joe Cytacki, Vice President, Exhibits and Programs, Museum of Discovery and Science, David Cinquino, Director of Exhibits, Buffalo Museum of Science and John Emmerich, Director of Exhibits and Experiences, Discovery World

As the funding landscape changes, select industry partners have emerged as leading donors for science museum exhibits. This session will examine challenges and opportunities in partnering with industry funders. What does success in this endeavor suggest about the future role of “industry” in a field once fundamentally defined by it?

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