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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


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Equity & Inclusion
Andrea Troncoso QuilaqueoIgnasi López VerdeguerCarlos Catalao AlvesSheena LaursenSteve MillerAntonina KhodzhaevaMaria SchrammelViola PinziEva Zua ZuaMargit Hofer

This workshop provides a comprehensive training on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), the ongoing process of aligning research and innovation with societal needs and expectations and one of the most important science policy trends in EU...

Ryan JenkinsSara CalcagniniSarah FunkVanessa MignanJon HaavieLydia BeallSamar D. Kirresh

As part of this this unique pre-conference workshop, we'll first all participate in a large collaborative chain reaction event called "Ecsite for all", organised with the Graz inhabitants on Tuesday 7...

Equity & Inclusion
Nathalie CapletCécile MarsanDon UndeenBaerbel AuffermannAnna OmedesJose Antonio Gordillo MartorellLauren SouterRobert WestNathalie PuzenatIan BrunswickJessica Bradford

How widely do science centres and museums open their doors? Do we always maximise opportunities to connect with our local communities (general public and professionals)? These collaborations can widen our audiences but also enrich the expertise...

Jörg EhtreiberSarai LenzbergerBernadette DecristoforoChristiane TheniusPatrizia TomasichMarta BiarnesErdoğan KahyaoğluPatricia Barciela Durán

This special pre-conference workshop, open to all, is run by the Hands On! International Association of Children in Museums. Hands-on! and Ecsite are partnering up for the first time in 2016.

Join us for a practical one-day workshop which...

Exhibit development
Henrik SellIlse van ZeelandAnnette ScheersoiBryan CarrollAnne-Caroline Prévot

Museums and science centers often put on exhibitions about nature or environmental topics, aiming to equip visitors with a deeper understanding for the importance of conservation and the need for sustainability. Attracting visitors in man-made...

Brad IrwinKevin CrowleyMaria XanthoudakiRyan JenkinsAntonio Gomes da CostaHeather KingPaola RodariBeth StoneLAURENT CHICOINEAU

Facilitation within museums and science centres is changing! New forms of facilitation are emerging from tinkering to digital interaction. The way we think about training and professional development is fundamentally shifting. In our two-day pre...

Research, theory & evaluation
Marie HobsonMarie HobsonMarjelle van HoornNils Petter HauanEffrosyni NomikouClaire PillsburyChristopher WhitbyGöran JorydHaiko KilksonBronwyn BevanRooske Franse

Accessing and implementing research is often problematic for museum practitioners. In this two-day workshop, participants will:

  • learn techniques to help them read academic research more quickly and easily
  • hear how academics...
Jean-François Clervoy María MenéndezMarc MoutinAna NoronhaAude LestyTina IbsenFranco Bonacina Fiorella ColioloMichaela GitschMonica TaleviStefan Rozporka

In 2016, the Ecsite Space Group continues to explore the topic, “Space for life”.

During this two-days pre-conference workshop, Cité de l’Espace and Tycho Brahe Planetarium will present to the participants the work developed so far on the...

Strategy & vision
Claudia GoebelKatrin VohlandKatrin VohlandDacha AtienzaCarole PalecoJeroen BruggeAmparo Leyman PinoFermín Serrano SanzPaulo MotaPia VivianiClaudia GoebelChristine MarizziTobias WolffAnne-Caroline Prévot

This workshop will explore the potential of Citizen Science (CS) for the Ecsite community at large. It will bring together CS experts from Ecsite member organisations - particularly science centres and museums - with practitioners from research...

María MenéndezMarc MoutinAna NoronhaJose Antonio Gordillo Martorell

All detailed information about this workshop can be found here.