Events Meet Ups Networking Professional Development

February 20: CAM Mini-Conference

February 20 | 6 – 8 PM | The Fleet Science Center

Can’t make it to this year’s California Association of Museum’s conference? Then join your fellow EMPs for a CAM mini-conference at the Fleet Science Center, February 20th! Presenters from local museums will give condensed versions of their CAM conference talks before coming together for a panel Q&A.

Don’t miss this opportunity to network and ask questions of industry experts in a variety of museum fields including collections, inclusion, and technology.



Moderator: Julia Falkowski, San Diego EMP Communications Co-Chair, Content Designer at Intuit and CAM Presenter: “Top Tech Trends and Why They Matter.”

Barbara Forsyth, Senior Manager of Collections and Exhibitions, Mingei International Museum, Presenter: “Earthquakes, Earth Shakes, Fire and Other Natural Disasters.”

Mallory Genauer, Education Coordinator, Barona Cultural Center & Museum, Presenter: “Incorporating Native Voice: Bridging our Ways of Knowing.”

Joaquin Ortiz, Director of Innovation, Museum of Photographic Arts, Moderator: “Making the Mix Work: Access and Inclusion for People with Cognitive, Learning, and Physical Disabilities.”

Alexis O’Banion, Creative Director & Technology Strategist at Mingei International Museum, Presenter: “Top Tech Trends and Why They Matter.”


Ticket: $10 includes mini-conference content, access to speakers and light refreshments.

Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

Parking can be found in the lot behind the Fleet Science Center off of Space Theater Way.



San Diego EMP

Events Professional Development

Apply Today For FREE Registration to CAM in Feb 2019

Calling all San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals!

San Diego EMP is excited to announce our partnership with the California Association of Museums to provide one FREE registration to the CAM Conference, February 7-9, 2019, in San Francisco.

Conferences are an excellent way to gain invaluable professional development and expand your network. San Diego EMP is thrilled make this conference more accessible to our members by providing one of you the opportunity to attend CAM 2019 without the cost of registration!

Eligibility: Any EMP member* can apply
Deadline (Extended): Monday, January 7, 2019, 11:59 pm PST

The selected candidate is expected to:

  • Attend the EMP CAM conference meetup on Friday, February 8;
  • Create a one-page conference re-cap that San Diego EMP can share on their social media and website, due Monday, February 25;
  • Attend the February San Diego EMP event, which will be a CAM mini-conference, where your peers will share from their CAM presentations

Submitting your application indicates your agreement to fulfill these requirements. Please note, the selected candidate will receive only admission to the conference, and must be able to cover the travel, hotel, and any incidental fees on their own or with their institution’s support.


*Who is an EMP member? Anyone signed up to receive our newsletter! San Diego EMP provides professional development for emerging museum professionals. There is no age limit! However, priority will be given to those who actively participate in our programs.