The Forum is for the institutions, by the institutions!
Register to attend
Are you ready for the Forum? Are you sure?
Well, wait no more, you can express your true intentions for attending the this long-awaited Forum by actually registering to attend.
Important to note:
- When you register now, you are doing so do attend the entire Forum, whether you will attend all four days or not.
- You may indicate which days you will attend, if you will not be attending all the days.
- Registrations for the different parallel sessions will come separately, once the Forum has commenced (this is to avoid confusion)
Click on the button below to register!
Most interesting specimens
Knowing how interesting biodiversity is, we thought it would be fun to run a photographic competition for the most interesting specimens that you have in your collections.
Competition closes on 24 March 2021, at 16:00!
This day’s programme will be run in the main Forum.
Use the link that you received when you registered for the Forum.
Session 3: How we are…
Parallel Session 3A: Jenny Canau Director at Mindfulness Africa: Short Resilience and
Mindfulness practices that help regulate our nervous system and difficult emotions
Register here: t.ly/nc4k (and attend this session in the main forum room)
Parallel Session 3B: Dr Makgati Mokwena Expressive Arts Therapist: Ritual and
Ceremony in Challenging Times
Register here: t.ly/wUZh
Parallel Session 3C: Ilze Olckers Africa Spirals Facilitator: Weaving Healing Words –
restoration through creative writing
Register here: t.ly/iM7W
Parallel Session 3D: Desiree Paulsen Africa Spirals Facilitator: Creating intention in
uncertain times – creative session
Register here: t.ly/W62c
Session 4: Where we are…
Parallel Session 4A: Experiments in working virtually: trials, joys and tribulations
Register here: t.ly/GEQr
Parallel Session 4B: Leadership in our institutions in the time of Covid
Register here: t.ly/Uofh (and attend this session in the main forum room)
Parallel Session 4C: Holding Space: Restorative conversations about our current
realities at work
Register here: t.ly/bvdr
Parallel Session 4D: Risks to our collections: floods, fires and everything inbetween
Register here: t.ly/bK3l
Session 5: What we’ve done and learnt…
Parallel Session 5A: KZN Herbarium Transformation Case Study
Register here: t.ly/tFcB
Parallel Session 5B: Ditsong Unsung Heroes Exhibition
Register here: t.ly/AMMg
Parallel Session 5C: Innovation Session: Innovations in collection care
Register here: t.ly/XIfi (and attend this session in the main forum room)
Parallel Session 5D: African Spirals courageous conversation about race &
transformation in our institutions
Register here: t.ly/wzrH
Session 6: Why our work matters?
Parallel Session 6A: Research that contributes to answering questions of societal
importance: Sharing stories and insights from the institutions
Register here: t.ly/1xRH
Parallel Session 6B: The use of museum natural history data in a changing world: Sharing stories and insights from the institutions
Register here: t.ly/f3Qg (and attend this session in the main forum room)
To be updated.
Photographic competition voting
Voting will open from day 2 of the Forum (Wednesday, 24 March 2021) and close on day 3 of the Forum (Thursday, 25 March 2021) at 23:30.