Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Science In Museums Conference

The Irish Museums Association is holding its annual conference 2007 in Dublin to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Natural History Museum. The theme is 'Science, Technology & Society, the role for museums' and events will be centred in the Merrion Square area of Dublin on 2-4 March. The Taoiseach is opening the main session and there are workshops, talks, evening receptions, site visits and a conference dinner in the programme. Speakers include Dr Jonathan Bell, Dr Marie Bourke, Paul Bowers, Leo Enright, Dr John Falk, Eoin Gill, Dr Michael John Gorman, Dr Peter Wyse Jackson, Mark Leslie, Mary Mulvihill, Nigel Monaghan, Dr Sally Montgomery and Dr Patrick F. Wallace.

The Natural History Museum has just been allocated 15M Euro for redevelopment under the National Development Plan 2007 - 2013. An outline of this project will be presented at the conference.

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