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[Day 1] National Heritage Board and Museum Roundtable presents: International Museum Day 2021
The theme for International Museum Day 2021 invites museum professionals to imagine and share new practices in the (co-)creation of value, new business models for cultural institutions and innovative solutions for the social, economic, and environmental challenges of the present. This symposium will explore some of the recovery efforts that museums adopted in 2020 and early 2021 to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also explore learning points that museums can take into the future as they engage with their audiences.

Day 1 : 20 May 2021 (Thursday)

Opening Remarks by CEO, NHB & Chair of ICOM Singapore

Opening Remarks by President of ICOM, Alberto Garlandini

Panel 1: Post-Pandemic Business Models & Recovery Efforts By Museums

- Dr Gog Soon Joo, Chief Futurist, Researcher, and Data Scientist, SkillsFuture
- Mr Gerald Wee, Director, International and Museum Relations, National Heritage Board
- Ms Florentina (Tina) Colayco, President, Metropolitan Museum of Manila

Moderated by: Mr Thomas Wai, Chief People Officer, National Gallery Singapore & Singapore Art Museum

Panel 2: Reimagining Future Audiences: A New Value Proposition for Museums

- Ms Elaine Lim, Master Specialist, Humanities, Ministry of Education
- Ms Chung May Khuen, Director, National Museum Singapore, National Heritage Board
- Dr Scott Hollier, CEO, Centre for Accessibility Australia
- Mr Aaron Seeto, Director, Museum MACAN Indonesia

Moderated by: Ms Cheryl Koh, Director, Heritage Institutions, National Heritage Board

May 20, 2021 09:00 AM in Singapore

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