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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 ♥ society
Catherine OualianMarjan DoomNathalie PuzenatAlain GloorAisling Murray

The Covid-19 crisis and its "infodemics" brought critical thinking issues back to the forefront. The crisis made clear how little sight on science and scientific thinking makes science extremely vulnerable for mistrust.

What strategies...

We may be apart, but the spirit of Ecsite must live on!

To close day one of the Conference, join us for the first ever Ecsite goes Eurovision - a musical extravaganza and competition as members from across our community perform their...

Equity & Inclusion
Ben WardKate KnealeDafni Konstantinidi SofronaAnnabella ZamoraAndy Keenan

​​Commitment: Equity & inclusion

One in five people live with some form of disability or disease; this is a huge proportion of the population. For many this can be a barrier to engaging with physical locations. New...

Strategy & vision
Maria ZоlоtоnоsаJulie BeckerJulia EllrichAudrey KorczynskaANGELA LOMBARDOSebastian MartinInes MontalvaoMarco MirandaGiulio BonanomeMaria ZоlоtоnоsаJulie Becker

This workshop is a celebration of ice breakers, warm-ups, energisers and check-ins: we are convinced that they are the glue that will make your online workshop inclusive, effective and pleasurable.

Meet a team of facilitators whose...

Exhibit development
Andreas MattAndreas MattStefanie HolzheuAlvaro Almeida

Science is open by nature. Researchers share their findings in publications, and each scientist benefits from and builds on top of each other’s work, in a wide, interlinked community. How much of that translates into science communication? In the...

Explainers & visitor services

Join Copernicus Science Center on a journey into astronavigation, from old ways of Vikings to modern methods used by astronauts during missions to the moon. We will dive into old myths of medieval warriors from the north and we will reach stars...

Strategy & vision
Anne LepageTom ZallerLouis BuckleyLaurence Caunézil

Adapting a work (from films or series) into an exhibition is an exciting way to attract a new audience and to update the way some topics are illustrated, but it can be a minefield to cross in terms of contracts and copyright clauses and often...

Equity & Inclusion
Vanessa MignanSanne den AdelAbi AshtonColleen M. SchmitzDavid JonesAntonia CaolaNikita GerritsenCristina Veiga-Pires

​​Commitment: Equity & inclusion

This is the second part of the Equity@Ecsite session, whereby the experience of the pioneer institutions will inform and...

Strategy & vision
Ari Martin Laakso

Scientists have always travelled to remote places for study and research. In the same way, tourists today travel to remote destinations and want to understand and learn what they see and experience. The scientific tourism initiative focuses on...

Equity & Inclusion
Henna BhattiKirsi PulkkinenJacob Thorek JensenDafni Konstantinidi Sofrona

We at the Science Museum Group, Finnish Science Centre Association, and Danish Museum of Science and Technology will share what adopting a science capital-based approach means to us and how we work with science capital in our individual local...

Mikko Myllykoski

ACPC Chair Mikko Myllykoski takes us on a journey to Heilbronn to meet the Hosts of the 2022 Ecsite Conference; experimenta, and to find out more about what we can...

Equity & Inclusion
Daria DvorzhitskaiaSara VerstraetenTania JohnstonDobrivoje Lale EricDaria Dvorzhitskaia

​​Commitment: Equity & inclusion

Achieving gender equality in STEM education could add up to 1.2 million jobs and €610-820 billion to Europe’s GDP by 2050. So why will it take us 100 years to achieve complete gender...

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