Museums and the Web 2005
Speakers: Speaker Biography
Speakers
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Speakers from around the world present their latest work at MW2005.

Lisa McIntosh

Public Programs Officer
Vancouver Maritime Museum
1905 Ogden Ave
Vancouver BC
V6J 1A3 Canada
http://www.vancouvermaritimemuseum.com

Lisa McIntosh has worked in the field of informal education for the past 15 years and has extensive experience in the development of educational programs and materials and heritage interpretation. Her graduate work concentrated on adult education and learning in informal environments such as museums and aquaria. Lisa has worked at the Vancouver Maritime Museum for seven years and is responsible for the development and implementation of educational programs for school children, family groups and the general public. She has a keen interest in using technology to help museum visitor develop a broader understanding of artefacts on display and was involved in the development of the Museumís first two virtual tours. In addition to work at the Vancouver Maritime Museum Lisa has been past National Chair of Interpretation Canada, is secretary of the Lower Mainland Museum Educators group and one of the four instigators of www.bcfieldtrips.ca and the Field Trip Fair for Teachers. She also provides training in interpretation, program development, basic museum studies and volunteer training for museums and parks around Vancouver. is a recipient of a Canadian Professional Scholarship to MW2005.

Lisa will demonstrate www.bcfieldtrips.ca - An On-line Database of Fieldtrip Opportunities.
Lisa will demonstrate The evolution of a new Web site for the Vancouver Maritime Museum.