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Call for applications - Touring exhibitions and project showcase

Submit your application for touring exhibitions and project showcase

Applications are now open to pitch your exhibitions or projects at the 2020 Ecsite Conference

You can now submit your applications for pitches for touring exhibitions (members only for the first round) and project showcase.

Submit your pitch for "What's new in touring exhibitions"

There are two special session slots on the Friday morning dedicated to touring exhibitions pitches. In each session, 15 speakers all have four minutes each to present their new travelling exhibition(s). This call will be open in two rounds; the first is exclusive to Ecsite members and the second will be open to the whole community.

Round 1: members only
31 January to 27 February

Round 2: open to all
12 March to 5 April

A subgroup of the Conference Programme Committee will be reviewing all pitches for exhibition presentations and process all the applications after the deadline of 27 February, excluding those that don't follow the criteria for this session:

1) Your exhibition was launched in 2019 or will be launched in 2020

2) Your exhibition has never been promoted at an Ecsite session before

There will be a maximum of 15 speakers per session and there are two sessions this year. If you would like to submit a pitch, all you need to do is complete this form with the following information:

  • Title of the touring exhibition
  • Start date of the tour
  • If you have presented your exhibition at an Ecsite Conference before, in what year did you present?
  • Short description of the exhibition(s)
  • Username of the presenter

Please note that this round of pitch applications is only open to Ecsite Members. If you're not sure whether you are a member or not, you can browse our Members directory before submitting the form.

Browse all travelling exhibitions sessions in Ecsite Conference's sessions archive.

Submit your pitch for the "Project showcase" session

There is a special slot on Saturday morning dedicated to non-profit, collaborative projects. These projects must involve a minimum of three different institutions, at least one of which must be an Ecsite member. Basic information on the project timeline, funding and participating institutions, as well as a summary of the concept should be provided, along with the contact details of the presenter. Results and resources available to share with conference participants are a plus. This session is first-come, first-served and you can claim one of the slots by contacting the session convenor Cristina Paca with the following information:

  • Title of the project
  • Project partners: There is no need to list all your partners but please list at least three of them, including one Ecsite member.
  • Who funds the project?
  • Have you presented this project at an Ecsite Conference before?
  • Short description of the project
  • Project website
  • Username of the presenter: You must have an Ecsite account and username in order to present. If you don't have one on Ecsite's website, please create one here

Browse all project showcase sessions in Ecsite Conference's sessions archive


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2020 Ecsite Conference

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ecsite Board decided that the 2020 Ecsite Conference would not take place. The 31st edition of the Conference was due to take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia and would have been hosted by the Kersnikova Institute.