TrendsWatch 2014: Your Annual Glimpse of the Future
Forces of Change
The Conference Center  Monday, May 19  8:45-10 a.m.     304 
Staff of the Alliance’s Center for the Future of Museums present an overview of significant trends emerging in the past year. Explore how these trends are playing out in the world, their significance to museums and their communities, and how museums might respond.

Session Format :    Idea Forum

Learner Outcomes

Elizabeth Merritt - American Alliance of Museums

Elizabeth Merritt, Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums. (M.A. Duke University, B.S. Yale University, Museum Management Institute). Elizabeth is the founding director of the Center for the Future of Museums – a think-tank and research & development lab for the museum field. The American Alliance of Museums created the Center to help museums explore cultural, political and economic trends shaping the future and ensure that museums play a profound role in society.