InterActivity 2017 Program

Fun Is Serious Business, May 2-5, Pasadena, CA

*Separate registration/ticket required.

Download the InterActivty 2017 Final Program and the Program-at-a-Glance. Register onsite at the conference from May 2-5.

Tuesday, May 2  
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Emerging Museums Pre-Conference*
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. The Altru® User Group at InterActivity 2017 
12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Museum CEO and Executive Directors Forum*
12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Study Tour A. California Science Center* SOLD OUT
5:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. New Attendee Orientation
7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Welcome and Children's Museum Fashion Show
Wednesday, May 3  
7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. SmallTalks 2017
12:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Study Tour B. Noah's Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center*
1:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Study Tour C. Kidspace Children's Museum*
1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
2:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. ACM MarketPlace Open
4:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Investigation Session Making Brain Connections:
Brain Building and Parent Engagement in Children's Museums
4:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Peer-to-Peer Roundtable Discussions
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. ACM MarketPlace Reception
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Museum CEO and Trustees Reception at the Rose Bowl*
Thursday, May 4  
7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ACM MarketPlace
7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. MarketPlace Breakfast
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Plenary Session and Keynote Address: Vu Le
9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Study Tour D. The Children's Center at Caltech
and Child Educational Center* SOLD OUT
10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m. In Dialogue with International Children's Museums*
10:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
11:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m. MarketPlace Lunch
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Study Tour E. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory* SOLD OUT (No resale of tickets)
2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
3:15 p.m.–3:45 p.m. MarketPlace Break
3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Evening Event: California Dreamin' at Kidspace Children's Museum*
Friday, May 5  
7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Morning Coffee
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Closing Plenary & 2017 Great Friend to Kids Award