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External events

E.g., 2018-01-23
Local/national conference 18 October 2013 - 21 October 2013
Albuquerque, United States

The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) is looking for ways to create greater synergies between these annual professional exchanges throughout our science center and museum world. With this goal in mind, ASTC would like to invite those who have registered for regional science center and museum conferences this year, and who are not currently ASTC members, to join your colleagues at the 2013 ASTC annual conference on October 19-22, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Workshop 30 November 2013 - 6 December 2013
Munich, Germany

Science Museum and School: A Cooperation to improve teaching, learning and discovery – European Training Course for Teachers and Museum Explainers, 9th Edition, Munich, Germany, 1-7 December 2013

The course aims to encourage the use of the museum as a teaching and learning resource in science education and to contribute to the enrichment of professional knowledge and expertise in using museums.

Local/national conference 28 May 2013 - 30 May 2013
Derry-Londonderry, United Kingdom

For 22 years now, the EBN Congress has attracted international decision-makers, business frontrunners, innovation centres, incubator managers, business analysts and angels, investors, policy-makers, academics and role model in their respective sectors. This year, the EBN Congress will be hosted by NORIBIC (with the support of Irish BICS and in association with Invest Northern Ireland), The Northern Ireland Business & Innovation Centre and EBN in Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

Workshop 30 November 2013 - 6 December 2013
Munich, Germany

Science Museum and School: A Cooperation to improve teaching, learning and discovery – European Training Course for Teachers and Museum Explainers, 9th Edition, Munich, Germany, 1-7 December 2013

The course aims to encourage the use of the museum as a teaching and learning resource in science education and to contribute to the enrichment of professional knowledge and expertise in using museums.

Local/national conference 28 November 2012 - 29 November 2012
Brussels, Belgium

Building on the great success of last year’s event, ESG2012 brings together top-level researchers, science leaders, and policy makers to examine gender issues that impact on the implementation of the upcoming Horizon 2020, the European Research Area, and Innovation Union.

Other 25 August 2012 - 1 September 2012
Bukovel, Ukraine

Participate in the International Summer School “NANOTECHNOLOGY: from fundamental research to innovations”. Summer school will be held in one of the most picturesque places of Carpathians – Bukovel, Ukraine from August 26 to September 2, 2012.

Participation in the summer school opens the opportunity for young scientists to listen to a series of lectures on the fields of Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies.

Scientists of worldwide reputation will share their knowledge and experience in the format of lecture presentations.

Local/national conference 7 November 2011 - 8 November 2011
Brussels, Belgium

Knowledge and innovation are key drivers for sustainable growth and prosperity in Europe. Extensive research has demonstrated that the quality of research and development benefits significantly from adding gender as a critical success factor. The first European Gender Summit will network key players from all sectors to initiate the much-needed changes in the culture of research and innovation.

International conference 10 October 2011 - 14 October 2011
Celje, Slovenia

Under the theme Identity, Cultural Diversity and Heritage: The Role of Children's Museums in Times of Rapid Change, the conference will provide a platform focused on values of cultural heritage as an integral part of our way of life from the perspective of children and young people.

Local/national conference 3 September 2011 - 7 September 2011
Cape Town, South Africa

More than 280 delegates have already registered for the congress – have you? Don’t miss out on the standard registration rate which expires on 19 August.

You can register online with a credit card, or you can request an invoice, and you can even register “the old fashioned way” with a fax-back form! The 6SCWC is a must-attend event for all science centre professionals, but if you are still wondering what the congress has to offer you, click here to see the programme:

www.6scwc.org/newsletter/6SCWC%20Newsflash%20July%2011_WEB.html

Local/national conference 16 July 2011 - 20 July 2011
Linköping, Sweden

Museums form an important part of the cultural heritage of all European countries. As institutions, however, they have remained focused on the nation state for historical, political and often for financial reasons. However, many of the issues museums face today transcend national boundaries.

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Spokes magazine #37, January 2018

IN DEPTH: Is it real?  by Anne M. Land-Zandstra, Dylan J.J. Van Gerven and Welmoet Damsma

LOOKOUT: My precious

COLUMN: Collective wisdom for new ambitions by Herbert Münder

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