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Other 25 October 2013 - 15 November 2013
Naples, Italy

Naples is a city that has had more than its fair share of experience on the topic of urban waste. During the waste crisis that peaked in the summer of 2008, the science centre Città della Scienza played a crucial role as an interface for the public, researchers and city government.

Other 27 July 2013
Dublin, Ireland

The Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth; a free, all ages showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness; a celebration of the Maker movement; a vibrant gathering place for innovators, tech enthusiasts, educators, engineers, scientists, authors, artists, students, and exhibitors. The second annual Dublin Mini Maker Faire (DMMF) took place at Science Gallery and Trinity College Dublin: the ideal dissemination event for the VOICES outcomes in Ireland.

Local/national conference 18 October 2013 - 21 October 2013
Albuquerque, United States

The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) is looking for ways to create greater synergies between these annual professional exchanges throughout our science center and museum world. With this goal in mind, ASTC would like to invite those who have registered for regional science center and museum conferences this year, and who are not currently ASTC members, to join your colleagues at the 2013 ASTC annual conference on October 19-22, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Workshop 30 November 2013 - 6 December 2013
Munich, Germany

Science Museum and School: A Cooperation to improve teaching, learning and discovery – European Training Course for Teachers and Museum Explainers, 9th Edition, Munich, Germany, 1-7 December 2013

The course aims to encourage the use of the museum as a teaching and learning resource in science education and to contribute to the enrichment of professional knowledge and expertise in using museums.

International conference 6 June 2013
Göteborg, Sweden

VOICES was publicly presented, for the first time, during the ECSITE Annual conference, that took place in Gothenburg, Sweden, on June 6-8 2013 with 1058 participants.The Conference is the most prominent meeting of science communication professionals in Europe.

Local/national conference 28 May 2013 - 30 May 2013
Derry-Londonderry, United Kingdom

For 22 years now, the EBN Congress has attracted international decision-makers, business frontrunners, innovation centres, incubator managers, business analysts and angels, investors, policy-makers, academics and role model in their respective sectors. This year, the EBN Congress will be hosted by NORIBIC (with the support of Irish BICS and in association with Invest Northern Ireland), The Northern Ireland Business & Innovation Centre and EBN in Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

Workshop 30 November 2013 - 6 December 2013
Munich, Germany

Science Museum and School: A Cooperation to improve teaching, learning and discovery – European Training Course for Teachers and Museum Explainers, 9th Edition, Munich, Germany, 1-7 December 2013

The course aims to encourage the use of the museum as a teaching and learning resource in science education and to contribute to the enrichment of professional knowledge and expertise in using museums.

Local/national conference 28 November 2012 - 29 November 2012
Brussels, Belgium

Building on the great success of last year’s event, ESG2012 brings together top-level researchers, science leaders, and policy makers to examine gender issues that impact on the implementation of the upcoming Horizon 2020, the European Research Area, and Innovation Union.

Other 25 August 2012 - 1 September 2012
Bukovel, Ukraine

Participate in the International Summer School “NANOTECHNOLOGY: from fundamental research to innovations”. Summer school will be held in one of the most picturesque places of Carpathians – Bukovel, Ukraine from August 26 to September 2, 2012.

Participation in the summer school opens the opportunity for young scientists to listen to a series of lectures on the fields of Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies.

Scientists of worldwide reputation will share their knowledge and experience in the format of lecture presentations.

Local/national conference 7 November 2011 - 8 November 2011
Brussels, Belgium

Knowledge and innovation are key drivers for sustainable growth and prosperity in Europe. Extensive research has demonstrated that the quality of research and development benefits significantly from adding gender as a critical success factor. The first European Gender Summit will network key players from all sectors to initiate the much-needed changes in the culture of research and innovation.

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Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #69, December 2020

IN DEPTH: Engaging audiences: from hands-on to hands-online by Ilona Iłowiecka-Tańska, Aneta Gop, Michelle Phillips and Katarzyna Potęga vel Żabik

LOOKOUT: Can't touch this with Marie Hobson

COLUMN: Ecsite Online Conference: are you our next Host? by Mikko Myllykoski

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