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

Talk show
Equity & Inclusion
Effrosyni NomikouJennifer DeWittMaria XanthoudakiRyan JenkinsKatarzyna Potega vel Zabik

“Welcome to today’s edition of ‘In conversation...’

Thank you for that science capital introduction and now let’s welcome our illustrious guests with experience of successful MakerSpaces in their institutions. They say that their...

Workshop
Learning
John SearJohn SearSigurd Hunstad

Technology - does it open doors to new and exciting possibilities or is is an expensive distraction?

Meet game designers John Sear and Sigurd Hanstad, who have been known to make games using both VR and stuffed toys.

Workshop
Learning
Peter WongNoel JacksonFilipe CarmoIvonne DelgadilloAndy McLeod

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Just as there is a diversity of life forms that each eat a range of foods for sustenance...

Pre-conference workshop
Strategy & vision
Stacey FreemanChris DunfordAnna GunnarssonPaolo Degiovanni

SESSION CANCELLED

In this one-day workshop, participants will learn about sustainability - environmental resilience, social justice, & economic prosperity. The theme ‘Life is Everywhere’ is fitting since sustainability...

Pre-conference workshop
Science ♥ society
Henrik SellThomas B BergMaria João FonsecaCarole PalecoFilipa Guilherme Paulo Farinha MarquesMartin DrenthenJosefina EnfedaqueHumberto Delgado Rosa

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This workshop is organised by the Ecsite...

Social event

We will be enjoying an exquisite dinner enlivened by musical performances at the 19th century Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) in the heart of the historical centre of Porto, in a succession of lavish rooms – among which the...

Panel
Exhibit development
Bernadette SchrandtJose Augusto OcampoRicardo NemirovskyFabrice JouvenotVera Ludwig

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Our most prominent objective as museum professionals is to engage visitors and attract...

Round table
Learning
Patricia VerheydenAndrea DurhamWelmoet DamsmaTom RockwellChristel LE DELLIOU

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As our society is quickly changing into a knowledge society, new skills are needed to be...

Workshop
Equity & Inclusion
Aliki GiannakopoulouMeie van LaarSara CalcagniniMaya HalevyPenny FidlerElyne AaviksooMairead HurleyGultekin CakmakciDanel SolabarrietaMarie-Agnès BernardisSuzana Filipecki Martins

This hands-on workshop will give participants the chance to try out ready-made gender-related educational resources available in several languages that they can implement in museums, schools and even industry settings.

Come to 'test your...

Panel
Science ♥ society
Marjelle van HoornJose Antonio Gordillo MartorellIvan BogantsevSuzana Filipecki Martins

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Involving children and teenagers in the decision making processes of our science centres...

Workshop
Learning
Karen WilkinsonMaria XanthoudakiMarjolein van BreemenLynn ScarffAmos Blanton

Throughout the Ecsite conference, the MakerSpace has been filled with tinkering and making activities, inspiring creations and examples of past projects. While we've explored these experiences as a learner, this pop-up MakerSpace also gives us...

Panel
Science ♥ society
Rob van den BergJose Antonio Gordillo MartorellMarc MoutinDaniel FolhaFiorella Coliolo

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Life is everywhere on Earth. Living organisms are found from the poles to the equator,...

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