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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

Science & Arts

Cultures of innovation and creativity call for their citizens to participate, collaborate, network, and experiment. The debate about freedom and collective creativity is controversial and touches many cultural and social issues. In what way is...

Human Resources

Explainers – also known as mediators, museum educators, science communicators, edutainers, pilots, and others – have a strategic role in science centres and museums as facilitators of visitors’ learning, and more recently, as mediators in the...

Networking & Partnerships

Science centers and museums are usually non profit organizations which are currently confronted to look for generous contributors from individuals donators, corporations (huge or small), foundations and or public agencies. Certain types of...

Education

Wheels give us freedom: Freedom to travel and freedom to learn science. Bicycles, skateboards, trains, cars, and escalators use wheels to help us move. When we make models of wheeled devices, they help us understand physics and give us the...

Exhibit development

“Everything is broken!” This is a frequent complaint among visitors to science centres. But equally often, visitors think an exhibit is broken only because they didn’t understand how to use it properly. How do we prevent these two scenarios and...

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