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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

Strategy & vision
Sebastião Feyo de AzevedoRosalia VargasNuno Ferrand de AlmeidaMichiel BuchelCatherine FrancheManuel HeitorSharon Ament

Watch a video of the Opening ceremony here.

Welcome to the conference's official start.

Speeches by officials, host and Ecsite representatives will be...

Exhibit development
Tania JohnstonMichael FeserJochen ViehoffOana SanduEmma Webb

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New gallery? New exhibition? New centre? How do we avoid the last 6 months of a major...

Science ♥ society
Audrey ChangRagnhild Freng DaleCarl SalkSarah SeiterHannah Sundqvist

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Surveys show that museums and science centres remain the most trusted public...

Learning
Thorsten-D. KünnemannClaire PillsburyEvelyne HiardMeie van LaarAchim EnglertAlbrecht BeutelspacherArmin DuffIan Russell

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What we know and believe about the world and about life is not always what is known to be...

Learning
Gérard CobutKrista LeusinkRooske FranseWendy MassartPierre CoulonKaren Wilkinson

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Learning is an active process; gaining any knowledge by yourself is favourable. This fits...

Learning
Samar D. KirreshHélder FerreiraLuis Azevedo RodriguesHiljanne van der MeerElisabeth Rebekka Killie KanebogAina Fiskå

A hands-on session aiming at exploring low cost to no cost multidisciplinary practices that connect environmental education and tinkering and making. Participants will be encouraged to connect with materials they engage with daily, re-interpret...

Science ♥ society
Rosina MalagridaMaya HalevyPieter BoermanSara CalcagniniRosina Malagrida

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More and more science centres, museums, research organisations and universities work...

Strategy & vision
Annette KlinkertLeonardo AlfonsiAlessandra DrioliMarkus Weißkopf

Ready to take up a discovery tour? Just as life is everywhere, science is everywhere - especially in the swirling living lab each city is! We will equip you with a discovery kit and accompany you on a journey through the city centre of Porto....

Strategy & vision
Vesa LepistöJussi KahlosCécile MarsanJussi KahlosVesa LepistöHeidi RosenströmTuomas OlkkuJaakko Pöyhönen

In our workshop we will simply play cards! We will address the possible and desirable futures of science centres in the form of an interactive card game, based on the famous game "The Thing from the Future", developed by the Situation Lab of...

Learning
John SearDaniela De Angeli

The GameLab is an informal space entirely dedicated to gaming.

It will be open all day on the conference's three days. It is a drop-in space. There will be games to play, game makers to meet. A different host each day will be present to...

Science ♥ society
Leonel AlegreCarlos Catalao AlvesIoannis MiaoulisSheena Laursen

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This session will bring forward and debate representative cases of the growing social and...

Learning
Maria ZоlоtоnоsаJose Augusto OcampoLuigi CerriIwona Gin

Could an object describe your entire project?

The courageous speakers of this session took on this challenge and will be telling you about their projects in an original and jargon-free style.

Expect a 2min story for each project,...

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