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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

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...

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Business & fundraising
Joanna KalinowskaJulie BeckerLynn ScarffCristina SmandiaRob de Winter

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We all know that visitors perceive their visit as a whole experience: their interaction...

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...

Pre-Conference workshop
Science ♥ society
Kate KnealeJohn SearDaniela De AngeliDaniel RosqvistMarc JamousSigurd HunstadRan PelegMalka YayonLizzy Bakker

A two day pre-conference session intended to bring together game makers and organisations interested in unleashing the power of games and play into their public spaces. Organised by the team who will be running the GameLab - the space...

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...

Pre-Conference workshop
Learning
Tomas RehacekPatricia ConceiçãoIsabel Sousa PintoAna NoronhaHelin HagaManuel CiraFrancisco Franco del AmoAlexandre NieuwendamJon ParrXenia Theodotou SchneiderLaura Guimaraes

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Sea is everywhere in our daily lives and yet many people have no idea how vital and indispensable our...

Pre-Conference workshop
Strategy & vision
Didier MICHELCarlos Catalao AlvesCatherine FrancheMarisa BorgesAntonio Gomes da CostaAnne-Sophie Gallou

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National networks of organisations and professionals connecting people to science play an...

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Learning
Yuri MattemanBeth StoneInês OliveiraHannu SalmiFriso Visser

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Education is becoming more and more a way of capitalising social responsibility. Many...

Talk show
Equity & Inclusion
Effrosyni NomikouJen 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...

Showcase
Learning
Fabrice Jouvenot

Experience a live demo of “Spirited: a digital adventure”, a digital experience developed by the Design Studio of the Royal Museum Greenwich. The Great Hall of the Queen’s House in London will materialise in Porto for you to track, chase and...

Workshop
Science ♥ society
Ana NoronhaManuel CiraTeixeira JoséFrancesca Santoro

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Addressing complex, multi-stakeholder topics in science is one of the biggest challenges...

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...

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