Schedule at a Glance


WEDNESDAY, October 2, 2019


7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration 


12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshops


5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Opening Night Reception


THURSDAY, October 3, 2019


7:00 a.m. to Noon Exhibitor Set-up


8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Registration


8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Michigan Museums Welcome Coffee


9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker 


10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break 


10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions


Noon to 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open


12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. AMM Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon


2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions


3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Cocktail Reception and Poster Session/Conversation Stations


5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EMP Event


FRIDAY, October 4, 2019


8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open


8:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m. Registration


7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Leadership Breakfast 


8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Morning Coffee Service


9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Breakout Corporate Training and Demo Sessions


9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Exhibit Hall Coffee Break/Museum Cafe


11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Community Flash Talks 


12:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. MMA Business Meeting and Awards Lunch


2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions


4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions


2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move Out


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday Night Event


SATURDAY, October 5, 2019


8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Registration


8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Morning Coffee Service


9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Closing Plenary Session


10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Focus! Mini-Workshops


Afternoon – Explore Grand Rapids Museums!