Annual Conference sessions

Browse all conference sessions since 2010.

The first Ecsite Conference took place in 1989. For 2007-2010, download the programme pdf from each conference page. Unfortunately we don't have website records of older editions.

Exhibit development
OLIVIER RETOUTAgnes RuizPeter ElsaesserOLIVIER RETOUTJennifer Chow

This session offers in-depth case study analysis by experienced profesionnals from museums, private companies and transport/logistics experts around concrete questions about international travelling exhibitions.

How set up a sales team?...

Marketing & communication
Roy SchedlerJoanna KalinowskaMaarten OkkersenHeli AinoaRoy SchedlerElin Ravndal Bell

In this session, professionals from different science centres and museums will share how they use empirical customer insights in their marketing-communication. They will explain how they learn about their visitors’ needs, expectations and wishes...

Equity & Inclusion
Peter TrevittRachael InglisNathalie CapletTheodoros AnagnostopoulosLeticia González

Outreach is a great way to reach new audiences - go to where the people are!

To stretch and challenge our boundaries, this session will first bring together three diverse examples of innovative work in this field: multi-strand approaches...

Science ♥ society
Aliki GiannakopoulouMaya HalevyMeie van LaarVanessa MignanMarianne Pouget

A number of science centres and museums seem to have begun undertaking new roles: beyond enthusing young people about science and inspiring them to embrace STEM careers, these organisations are more and more involved in projects and activities...

Equity & Inclusion
Marianne AchiamSheena LaursenAntonia CaolaPenny FidlerDavid JonesMaarten OkkersenGillian Roddie

Inequity in science will not resolve itself! An obvious place to counteract inequity is the open and including environment of science centres and museums. However, some of these institutions, influenced by norms and traditions in the societies...