Sustainability in Conversation

Sustainability in Conversation

Sustainability in Conversation
18:00 CEST / 12:00 EDT 28 July 2021
Virtual Event via Zoom
€ 20 p.p.

Sustainability… the “S” word. Sometimes when you talk about sustainability, people’s eyes glaze over and they disconnect. Many believe that the “S” word has been overused and it no longer holds much meaning. Others can get defensive or negative when we broach the topic. So how can we get people to care? How do we get our colleagues on board?How do we discuss sustainability projects with our upper management? How do we effectively communicate our message?

The “Sustainability in Conversation” training brings the Ki Toolkit Guide to life and addresses the psychological implications of sustainability and how we can create positive messaging and create meaningful dialogue. We will discuss strategies for engaging in conversations about sustainability and the importance of building awareness and the ripple effect to create cultures of sustainability in our workplaces and practice addressing different scenarios.

Trainer:

Caitlin Southwick (MSc, PD) is the Founder and Executive Director of Ki Culture and Sustainability in Conservation. She is a trained art conservator and has worked in the conservation field and in museums around the world, including the Vatican Museums, The Getty Conservation Institute, and Easter Island. She is the Secretary of the Working Group on Sustainability for the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

Accessibility 101: Making Your Museum Accessible

Accessibility 101: Making Your Museum Accessible

In this Training, you’ll learn why accessibility is important for your museum and how to make positive change for a more equitable experience. We will explore implementing accessible marketing practices and web accessibility, as well as creating welcoming spaces for visitors and more.

Please note that this event takes place at 18:00-20:00 CEST / 12:00-14:00 EDT on 23 June 2021.

Trainer:

Nicole Smith is wearing glasses, smiling, and looking at the camera in this headshot.

Nicole Smith has worked in museums for over a decade in visitor experience, membership, communications, programming and most importantly sustainability and accessibility. She is passionate about diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion work and truly believes that museums should be for everyone. Through her work, she has helped museums receive local and nations awards for diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion work and was the 2017 recipient of the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Emerging Leader award from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She is the Co-Director of Social Sustainability and a member of the DEAI & Ethics Committee at Ki Culture.

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