Tuesday, October 2, 2018: 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
Meeting Room (Connecticut Science Center)
Adam Zuckerman, Exhibits and Collections Consultant, A-Z Museum Services
Richard Thomas, Director of Exhibit Development and Design, Connecticut Science Center
Clifford Wagner, President, Clifford Wagner Science Interactives Inc., Prinda Wanakule, Director of Experience Development & Prototyping, The Tech Museum of Innovation, Erika Kiessner, Interaction Designer, GSM Project, Daniel Guyton, Traveling Exhibits Manager, Museum of Discovery, Victoria Coats, Manager of Exhibit Research & Development, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Blake Wigdahl, Vice President, Design & Business Development, Western Architectural Services, Paul Orselli, President and Chief Instigator, POW! (Paul Orselli Workshop), Dennis Bateman, Director of Exhibit Experience, Carnegie Science Center, Harry White, Independent Consultant, HWConsult, Polly McKenna-Cress, Professor of Exhibit Design, University of the Arts, Tal Berman, Chief Curator & Head of the Exhibits and R&D Wing, MadaTech, the Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, & Space, Megan Dempsey, Public Programs Coordinator, Connecticut Science Center, Joe Ruggiero, Exhibit Developer, The Exhibit Guys, HP Newquist, Director, National Guitar Museum, Franklin Ebbert, Consulting Architect, LandWave AE, Greg Belew, Principal, Hands On! Studio and Joe Cook, Exhibit Developer, Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions
Walking tour of the Connecticut Science Center, guided by their staff and a gang of exhibit professionals. A candid and humorous look at exhibits on the floor, sharing a running commentary of insights from our panelists highlighting smart features, safety concerns, new ideas and some wacky ways to re-imagine existing exhibits. This session will take place at the Connecticut Science Center.