Jewellers & Metalsmiths Group of Australia Conference 2021
OPEN CALL FOR SESSION CHAIRS AND CONTENT PROVIDERS

Closes 7 February 2020

The conference committee invite expressions of interest to chair sessions of the conference that address one or more of the following themes:
  • Cultural value
  • Economic value
  • Aesthetic value/s
  • Political/social value
  • Devaluation, revalue, undervalued, new values
  • Speculative value

All formats are invited including but not limited to opinion, critique, discussion, report, performance and video. The duration of sessions is also flexible from 20 minutes to 60 minutes. You may draft a provocation and call for abstracts in response to your provocation. Those could be presented as a series of short format talks within the conference and you may consider assembling the resources to publish those after proceedings. Alternatively, you might facilitate a panel discussion or deliver a short lecture or artist talk.

The following list provides general suggestions and we encourage alternate ideas:
  • Papers
  • PechaKucha style talks
  • Moderated panel discussions
  • Lecture – historical – theory – criticism – opinion
  • Artist talks
  • Debates
  • Q&A style panel with audience questions
  • Fireside chats
  • Fieldtrips
  • Readings

Please submit your EOI using the following template to the conference contact by 6 December 2019. We have extended the deadline to Friday 7 February 2020.