InterActivity 2018 Preliminary Conference Schedule

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

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