Annual Conference 2015

Food for curious minds

The 2015 Ecsite Annual Conference will take place in the alpine city of Trento, Italy, 11 – 13 June. It will be hosted by MUSE, Trento’s new science museum designed by Renzo Piano, nestled in the Dolomites mountains. Watch the trailer and browse through the First announcement!

The theme “Food for curious minds” offers room for countless metaphoric interpretations but also invites to tackle the concrete topic of food and energy, a burning global challenge. It has been chosen to echo the theme of Universal EXPO 2015 in Milan (“Feeding the Planet – Energy for life” 1 May – 30 October).

Science museums and science centres are proud to provide their visitors with food for thought. To feed savvy audiences delightful and novel flavours, science engagement professionals need to nurture their own curious minds! Come to Trento to get plenty of food – for body and mind.

The call for session proposals is now closed. We received 168 session proposals (that’s 11 more than last year), 7 pre-Conference workshop proposals, 28 travelling exhibition proposals and 4 project showcase poster proposals! Authors will be hearing back from the Annual Conference Programme Committee (ACPC) mid November.