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In light of a major leadership shift in the next 5 to 15 years as current museum leaders retire from the field, what are institutions doing, if anything, to address the pending leadership transition?

This session will review the significance of succession planning as it relates to strengthening healthy institutions and it will highlight the benefits of succession planning with specific examples of how it can be implemented in museum environments.

Chair:
Anne Ackerson, Director, Museum Association of New York

Presenters:
Joan H. Baldwin, Succession Planning Project Coordinator, Museum Association of New York
Barry Dressel, Director, Indiana State Museum

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