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Spokes is edited by Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. 

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The three Conference keynote speakers share their thoughts on science engagement within their own fields.

The past and the new Chairs of the Conference Programme Committee discuss the changes and the future of the Ecsite Conference.

Four esteemed guests from the Ecsite Conference discuss how the Ecsite strategy commitments of Climate & biodiversity, 21st century skills and Equity, diversity & inclusion have been discussed and explored.

Our new Ecsite President shares his thoughts on the vital role we have to play in inspiring and empowering our societies at such a crucial time.

Ecsite thanks the writers who have generously contributed to this issue of Spokes. Have an idea for Spokes? Check out the contributors' guide and get in touch.

Spokes is the monthly digital magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. It is put together by the Spokes Editorial Committee:

Maria Xanthoudaki, Head of Education and International Relations, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milan, Italy – Chairperson
Helen Wilks, Communications and Events Officer, Ecsite, Brussels, Belgium – Editor
Michèle Antoine, Director of Exhibitions, Universcience, Paris, France 
Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director, Science Gallery International, Dublin, Ireland
Alexandra Canet, Researcher Engagement Coordinator, Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK
Emily Cronin, Partnerships Manager, Cultural & Commercial Partnerships, Science Museum Group, London, UK 
Raquel da Cunha, Communications and Events Manager, Ecsite, Brussels, Belgium
Wiktor Gajewski, Events Director, Copernicus Science Centre, Warsaw, Poland
Marie Hobson, Learning and Audience Research Manager, Natural History Museum in London, UK
Frank Kupper, Assistant Professor of Science Communication, Athena Institute - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Matteo Merzagora, Director, TRACES, Paris, France

Responsible editor: Catherine Franche, Executive Director for Association européenne des expositions scientifiques, techniques et industrielles, aisbl

Frequency: monthly since April 2015 and quarterly from January 2021 - issue 72, July 2021

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