The AVICOM General Assembly 2023 pre-conference meeting in St Andrews proudly presents an innovative and timely online panel, focusing on the intersection of climate change, heritage preservation, and the vast potential of virtual museums.
The workshop will draw upon experience of climate scientists, aid workers, museum practitioners and communities to understand how best we can mobilise climate action to address the climate emergency.
12:00 – 1:20 Heritage, Virtual Museums and the Climate Emergency
Henry McGhie: Museums Sustainability and Climate Change. Curating Tomorrow
Dr Jenny Newell: Imagining Potential Climate Futures. Australian Museum’s Climate Solutions Centre.
Klaus Thyman: Visualising Climate Change, Project Pressure
Nicola Henderson: Climate Ambassadors, Museums and Heritage Highland
Compere: Catherine Cassidy, University of St Andrews
1:30 -2:30 Building a Just Climate Future
Alaidar Gordon-Gibson: Climate Change a Humanitarian Emergency, Red Cross
Gozde Yilitz: Valorising Heritage Buildings, University of Sienna
Jess Woods: Wellbeing and Climate change, University of Aberdeen
Skúli Björn Gunnarsson: Digital Action on Climate Change and Citizen Science, Gunnar Gunnarsson Institute
Compere: Maria Andrei University of St Andrews
2:40 – 4:00 Energy, Climate and Exhibitions
Michael H. Faber: Open Air Museums and Climate Change President of AVICOM
Maria Andrei: Immersive Climate Futures and Climate Action, UStA
Sophie Walker: Sophie Hynd: Verdant Works: a case study in climate informative exhibitions
Giula Gregnani: Beatrice: Transition Under Petrocapitalism, Timespan Museum and Archive
Compere: Alan Miller University of St Andrews
4:00 – 5:30 Preparing for Climate Action
Kaye Hall: Barbados Museum and Historical Society
Ximena Jordan: Museos Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera Anahuacalli
Ibrahim Tchan: Digital Resilience: Takienta's Adaptation to Climate Change
Kevin Denham: Museum’s intervention in designing Climate friendly residential areas, Sweden DACCHE Project and Jimtli Museum
Catherine Cassidy Virtual Museum of the Caribbean: EU-LAC project
Compere: Marta Peinador, AVICOM Board.