Reaching Younger Visitors with Interactives & Incentives

Brad Baer, Bluecadet, USA

Reaching Younger Visitors with Interactives & Incentives will introduce and instruct educators, curators, designers, and media specialists to deploy simple incentives and rewards to encourage discussion and greater engagement. The panel of media specialists and curators will use completed exhibition examples ranging from apps to touchscreens and will outline different strategies and opportunities for your organization.


Brad Baer / Bluecadet - Philadelphia, PA
Merging his passion for design, technology and entrepreneurship, Brad creates narrative-based experiences ranging from interactive exhibitions to immersive environments. He previously worked for award-winning architecture firms including KieranTimberlake, PelliClarkePelli, and HNTB Sport. Brad holds a Masters of Architecture from Yale University and a B.A. with Distinction from Iowa State.

Claudia Setubal / Please Touch Museum - Philadelphia, PA
Claudia is the Senior Manager, Community Learning at Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from Yale University.

Shelley Geehr / Chemical Heritage Foundation - Philadelphia, PA
Shelly leads CHF’s public outreach efforts, including the museum, educational programming, and outreach to general public. She also directs the work of the web, magazine, podcast, and communications and public relations staff. Before joining CHF, Ms. Geehr worked for a variety of nonprofit educational and association organizations. She received her B.A. from Muhlenberg College.

Trisha O'Neill / National Aviary - Pittsburgh, PA
Trisha is the Director of Education for the National Aviary in Pittsburgh.