Annual Conference sessions

The first Ecsite Conference took place in 1989. Here you can browse all conference sessions since 2010. Use the search engine to look for people, topics...

Looking for an older session? Our digital records start in 2007, with programme pdfs attached to each conference page

Panel
Research, theory & evaluation
Laurent CarrierBernadette SchrandtBernd HoltwickVictoria Thomas

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We all want our visitors to connect with an exhibition and feel something, whether that’s...

Social event

Open to all pre- and main conference speakers and convenors. Receive a warm welcome from Porto representatives, conference hosts and Ecsite. Enjoy a drink and mingle with other speakers.

The reception will be hosted at the City Hall. The...

Pre-conference workshop
Equity & Inclusion
Barbara StreicherVanessa MignanMatteo MerzagoraMarianne AchiamElizabeth RasekoalaBarbara StreicherMaria Vlachou

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At the 2016 Ecsite Annual Conference our community was challenged by keynote speaker Liz...

Workshop
Explainers & visitor services
Helin HagaDubravka VejnovicVesna PajićMaria ZоlоtоnоsаTina IbsenAnna Dławichowska

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Both technology and what people are expecting awe-inspiring events to look like is...

Drop-in session
Learning
Martin KulhawczukIan RussellNoel JacksonSabine HaakeSamar D. KirreshAnna GunnarssonElisabetta TrentinPedro PomboOzlem CamNaomi FosterMarco MirandaEva Hofstad HagenRannei Solbak Simonsen

Welcome to the Grand Bazaar, an informal drop-in session featuring dozens of table-top activities - and their facilitators. This long-time favourite session returns to take you on a creative and inspiring journey with spicy experiments, hands-on...

Strategy & vision

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The Ecsite Annual General Meeting (AGM) is open to all Ecsite members.

Only Full...

Workshop
Exhibit development
Steven SchaekenChristian SichauJennifer ChowChristel LE DELLIOU

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In this workshop, you will go on a speeddate with life and select the perfect match for...

Workshop
Strategy & vision
Leonardo AlfonsiWendy SadlerAnnette KlinkertIsabel Ruiz-MallénHelena GonzálezIgnasi López Verdeguer

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The growing demand for understanding and implementing the concept of responsible research...

Lecture
Research, theory & evaluation
Nuno Ferrand de Almeida

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Enjoy a little "pure science" with Pr. Nuno Ferrand, Director of one of the conference's...

Panel
Research, theory & evaluation
Jennifer DeWittNils Petter HauanIlona Iłowiecka-TańskaClaire McAreeMaartje Raijmakers

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The accessibility of interactive exhibitions is traditionally gauged by indicators such...

Project presentation
Science ♥ society
Leonel AlegreArturo Vittori

Water is key to life. Access to safe water should be a basic human right, but to this day poverty and conflicts over control of water resources remain. There is enough fresh water on the planet for all of us, but it is distributed unevenly, and...

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Strategy & vision
Leonel AlegreFilipa DiasVincenzo LipardiAna VerissimoBlanka FijolekMichal Grzymala

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In a world slowly recovering from an economic crisis, sustainability of museums and...

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