InterActivity 2018 Preliminary Conference Schedule

Open Source Play, Sharing the Creative Code
May 15–18 • Raleigh, NC

The InterActivity 2018 Preliminary Program is here! Click on the links below for concurrent professional development session descriptions.

Maximize your InterActivity experience by visiting one of the institutions participating in the Museum Open House Program.

The following schedule is subject to change. *Separate registration/ticket required.

Tuesday, May 15  
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Emerging Museums Pre-Conference*
12:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Study Tour A. Museum of Life + Science*
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Digital Playground: Technology and Play in Early Childhood Workshop*
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Museum Leadership Forum*
5:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. New Attendee Orientation
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. ACM Awards Dinner*
   
Wednesday, May 16  
7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Plenary Session and Keynote: Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat
10:15 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Study Tour B: Work Spaces to Collaborate, Create, and Innovate*
10:15 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Study Tour C: Play Around Town*
10:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
12:45 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Study Tour D: Marbles Kids Museum
1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. SmallTalks 2018
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. ACM MarketPlace Open
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. ACM MarketPlace Reception
6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Museum CEO and Trustee Reception*
   
Thursday, May 17  
7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ACM MarketPlace Open
7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. MarketPlace Breakfast
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m. International Children's Museums Forum*
11:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m. MarketPlace Lunch
12:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m. Study Tour E: Kidzu Children's Museum*
2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
3:15 p.m.–3:45 p.m. MarketPlace Break
3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Evening Event: Power-Up Play Party at Marbles Kids Museum*
   
Friday, May 18  
7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Morning Coffee
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Closing Plenary & ACM 2018 Great Friend to Kids Award