Session & Workshop Proposal Form


The Western Museums Association's 2024 Annual Meeting is a golden opportunity to contribute to the exchange of innovative ideas and best practices within the museum field. With the theme of BALANCE, WMA 2024 will explore ideas of stability at both an individual and institutional level. Let’s collectively craft a fun and creative gathering of museum professionals!

If you'd like to submit a session or workshop proposal, please follow the two step-process below.



Please download and use our Session & Workshop Proposal Worksheet, as a guide for you individually, or with other members of your group, to work through the details of your proposed session or workshop, including format, learning outcomes, presenters, etc. This worksheet generally follows the format of the online submission form (step 2), making your experience filling out the submission form much easier and quicker to complete.

Need to get inspired? Please take a look at our 2023 Sessions or past programs to get inspired. If you attended WMA's 2023 Annual Meeting and had an exciting conversation or unique learning experience, you are encouraged to build off the momentum of those ideas for a 2024 session topic!


Download Session & Workshop Proposal Worksheet



Once you have ALL of the information for your Session or Workshop Proposal sorted out in the Worksheet, please input the information this Online Submission Form.

Note: All presenters and moderator must be confirmed when session proposals are submitted.

The form must be completed and submitted in its entirety by the deadline, Friday, March 29th, 2024.