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Join us at Collective Imagination 2019

Collective Imagination is the global TMS user conference that’s built around supporting knowledge enhancement and skill development for the TMS community, and presented by the TMS community. This year’s event is packed with events, presentations, workshops, training sessions, networking, site visits, and more.

The CI 2019 conference workshops will be held on April 8th and 9th, followed by the main conference on April 10th and 11th, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel.

Why Attend?

Conference Pricing

Early Bird Registration$595Early bird single admission to CI sessions on April 10th and 11th, 2019. Deadline December 1, 2018.

Does not include admission to paid workshops

Standard Registration$675Standard single admission to CI sessions on April 10th and 11th, 2019.

Does not include admission to paid workshops

Group Registration$525Reduced single admission rate for institutions sending 3 or more attendees to CI sessions on April 10th and 11th, 2019.

Does not include admission to paid workshops

Half-day Workshops$300Half-day workshops are available on April 8th and 9th in the morning or afternoon
All-day Workshops$600All-day workshops are available on April 8th.

What Our Attendees Say

The CI conferences are the single most useful conference I attend. I learn a variety of practical things, and find that brain-storming and sharing ideas with other attendees is truly priceless.
David DeBono Schafer, Peabody Museum, Harvard University

I liked seeing how other institutions are using TMS. Getting new ideas and meeting colleagues and others in the field was nice as well.

Robin Craren, The Barnes Foundation
The opportunity to meet, learn from, and network with museum professionals using TMS is a one-of-a-kind experience which other conferences cannot compete with.
Kari Walters, Phoenix Art Museum

It is such a pleasure to meet other professionals that inspire my work. Moreover, CI is a platform for connecting day-to-day work ‘in the weeds’ to the broader context of collections stewardship.

Cristina Linclau, Brooklyn Museum

The Gallery Systems staff are very close and approachable, and they gave the conference a feeling of warmth and community. It was easy for attendees to get to know each other.

Matt Lawson, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collective Imagination is a great way to learn how other institutions are using TMS. I came away with many ideas to implement at my institution.
Caitlin Amborski, George Washington's Mount Vernon
Understanding how others use TMS is an important aspect to evolving your own collections information strategy. There is no other conference for granular, workflow oriented knowledge sharing about TMS and museum collection information.
Kate Blanch, The Walters Art Museum
After CI, I came home feeling really excited to work on some TMS projects that I’ve been avoiding. A lot of wheels turned and clicked into place.
Caitlin Badowski, Smithsonian National Postal Museum
The conference was packed with information, solutions, energy, support and new ideas for working with TMS, and I also made excellent contacts and found others eager to continue communications and follow up.
Lindsey Richardson, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Always my favorite professional conference.

Amy, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
It was nice to get new product updates and the lunch sessions were also really informative, so thank you!
Nicola Astles, New York Historical Society

The venue and amenities for CI 2017 were lovely! And of course, the sessions were informative and varied. It’s great to see how other clients are using TMS, and gives me many ideas. However, the best part about CI is always the networking.

Christine Droll, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Past CI Presentations

Explore case studies based on previous CI presentations below.


Widen your network within the global collection community.

Register for Collective Imagination 2019 and purchase tickets on our Eventbrite site.