Schedule 2018-07-25T06:54:43+00:00

Collective Imagination Schedule

Regardless of your skill level, Collective imagination will leave you inspired, with fresh perspectives on collection and museum technology.

Key Dates Details
April 1, 2018 Early Bird Registration Begins
December 1, 2018 Early Bird Registration Ends
March 25, 2019 Standard Registration Ends
April 8, 2019 Pre-conference Workshops Day 1
April 9, 2019 Pre-conference Workshops Day 2

Speakers Reception

April 10, 2019 Day 1 of Conference

Evening Reception

April 11, 2019 Day 2 of Conference

After Party

What to Know Before You Go

Collective Imagination 2019 will be held at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, located at Golden Lane, Dublin 8, Ireland. Sessions will take place in the Goldsmith’s Hall 3, Field Suite, Swift Suite, and Pearse rooms.

Registration opens at 8:30 am on April 10, 2019. Breakfast is included with hotel room rates.

Conference Breaks and Lunch

Refreshment breaks will be provided between sessions throughout the day, and coffee, tea and snacks will be available for conference attendees. Attendees will be provided with lunch at the Brasserie de Verres en Vers.

Conference Sessions

From Kiosks to Linked Data: the Digital Cataloguing and Management of the National Gallery’s Collections


In 1990, The National Gallery’s on-site, self-contained Microgallery was at the cutting edge of the digital presentation of collections. In 2000, we became the first UK museum to adopt TMS, since when we’ve used the system to manage our collections, but not to catalogue them – we still use printed books. In 2019, with a recently-appointed director, we wish to publish rich, deep, digital information about our collections. I will talk about how we’ve used TMS to manage our collections, catalogue them, and present them to our audiences in the past; what we’re doing now; and our plans for the future.

Rupert Shepherd, Collection Information Manager, National Gallery, London


Broaden your network in the global collection community.

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