Guide by Cell President David Asheim to Speak at 2010 Western Museums Association Annual Meeting

Guide by Cell President and founder David Asheim will participate in the Western Museum Association's 75th Annual Meeting

San Francisco, CA, October 20, 2010 --( Guide by Cell President and founder Dave Asheim will appear at the Western Museums Association’s 2010 Annual Meeting for a panel entitled “BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology): Mediating the Visitor Experience in the Cell Phone Age.”

Asheim will give a presentation on the past, present and future of mobile technology in museums, followed by technology planning presentations from fellow panelists Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Deputy Director for Education at the Seattle Art Museum and Kate Burns, Interactive Media Producer at the Portland Art Museum.

The purpose of the panel is to provide insight to museums of all sizes on the advantages of cell phone technology to better engage the modern visitor, as well as how to navigate changes in social media and Smartphone capabilities.

The 75th Annual Western Museums Association Annual Meeting takes place from Sunday, October 17 to Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in Portland, OR.

The theme of this year’s meeting is “75 Years: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future.”

To view a copy of any of the presentations, please get in touch with Diana Salier at

About the Western Museums Association
Since 1935, The Western Museums Association has sought to connect individuals and facilitate long-standing relationships among the museum community, as well as support the work of museum institutions and their professional staff, volunteers and trustees.

About Guide by Cell

Guide by Cell is the world’s largest provider of interactive mobile technology solutions for cultural institutes and nonprofit organizations. Since 2004, the company has expanded its services to include mobile audio tours, text messaging systems, Smartphone applications and mobile giving campaigns.

If you’d like to find out more about Guide by Cell, please call Diana Salier at (415) 615-0150, or e-mail

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