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<p>SAVE THE DATE- Free annual BM National Partnerships conference- 13 April 2015</p> <p>The National Programmes Team will host a conference at the British Museum to explore ideas around theCurator of the FutureonMonday 13 April 2015.Further information will be circulated about the conference soon, but for nowplease save the date and circulate to colleagues you feel may be interested in attending and participating.</p> <p>The landscape of the sector ischanging and curatorialpractice needs to be responsive, we want to open up a debate with museum professionals across the UK to question,what will it mean to be a curator of the future?</p> <p>We will be circulating a call for papers in the coming weeks but wed also be keen at this point to hear any ideas for presentations or suggestions for speakers you may have.</p> <p>Topics for discussions are still in development and could be shaped by your ideas but will fit around 3 key themes:</p> <p>The Curatorial Survival Kit- what should be in the curatorial survival kit to thrive in the changing landscape?</p> <p>A Brave New World- income generation and commercial activity, digital technology and online data. What are the impacts and opportunities for curatorial practice?</p> <p>The Next Generation- traineeships and development programmes; academic partnerships and nurturing expertise. How can we help support the current and future curatorial work-force?</p> <p>The conference is open for delegates from across the UK to attend, to enable this, there will be some travel bursaries made available on a case by case basis.</p> <p>best wishes</p> <p>NationalProgrammesTeamBritish Museum</p>