Big Data: The Next Frontier
Forces of Change
The Conference Center  Monday, May 19  1:45-3 p.m.     LL4 
Explore the power and potential of the current explosion of digital data—how smart use of information can help museums understand our audiences, inform programming, make operations more efficient and effective, create new sources of income and challenge us to navigate the associated privacy concerns.

Session Format :    Flash

Learner Outcomes

Kathryn Hill - History Colorado

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.

Donna Powell - Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Robert Stein - Dallas Museum of Art

Beth Tuttle - Cultural Data Project