Ecsite Annual Conference 2018

Creative Collisions
Geneva, Switzerland 7 June 2018 - 9 June 2018
Natural History Museum of Geneva
#Ecsite2018

Browse through three days of conference sessions, two days of pre-conference workshops and a busy networking and social events programme. Login or register to put together your personal programme!

09:00 - 17:45

Pre-conference workshop
#Room3
CICG convention centre - Main and pre-conference sessions
17 rue de Varembé
#003333
Foundations
Research, theory & evaluation
Marjelle van HoornJennifer DeWittRoy SchedlerIlona Iłowiecka-TańskaNils Petter HauanColin Johnson

There is a lot happening in evaluation and research. How can you find your way around it all?

The first day of this two-day in-depth workshops offers an introduction and a refresher. Small group activities and inspiring talks will help...

Pre-conference workshop
#Room4
CICG convention centre - Main and pre-conference sessions
17 rue de Varembé
#003333
Foundations
Learning
Julia WoitheTania JohnstonAnne LandJasper BloemenFreddy GripWolfgang VieserJulia Woithe

Many science centres and out-of-school learning labs offer hands-on workshops for (high-school) students in addition to their interactive exhibitions.

A common challenge is to find the right balance between open inquiry and "cookbook" type...

Pre-conference workshop
#Room6
CICG convention centre - Main and pre-conference sessions
17 rue de Varembé
#003333
Science ♥ society
Ana NoronhaMarc MoutinMaria MenendezClaude NicollierMaria ZоlоtоnоsаPierre-Yves FreiInes PrietoGuido SchwarzRosa MartíMichel MayorFrancesco PepeStéphane PaltaniAntoine PommerolTania JohnstonThomas Beck

Since life on Earth is so common and resistant to extreme environments and since its chemical building blocks are found everywhere in the universe, several past and current missions have been searching for primitive life or conditions for life,...

Pre-conference workshop
#Room13
CICG convention centre - Main and pre-conference sessions
17 rue de Varembé
#003333
Foundations
Marketing & communication
Joanna KalinowskaMaarten OkkersenBenedicte Wolff

Marketing and communication are changing considerably in science engagement organisations as the result of the speed of online communication, the rapid growth of technology and changes in our audiences' identity. But new technologies also provide...

Pre-conference workshop
#Room18
CICG convention centre - Main and pre-conference sessions
17 rue de Varembé
#003333
Equity & Inclusion
Fabrice JouvenotIsabelle Chabanon-PougetMelissa RichardMalvina ArtheauJohn SearRadhika BeaumeAymeric FaucherIsabelle Chabanon-PougetMelissa RichardMalvina ArtheauFabrice JouvenotJohn SearRadhika BeaumeAymeric Faucher

Positioned at the crossroads of theatre, games and personal experiences, live action games (LARPs) are powerful tools for social inclusion, decision taking and content communication. Fully immersed and emotionally engaged, players are "pushed"...

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch break

15:45 - 16:30

Coffee break

18:30 - 19:30