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2023 Ecsite Conference

Valletta, Malta 15 June 2023 - 17 June 2023

All you need to know...

Before the Conference

  1. Who is the Conference for?
  2. Key dates
  3. Conference Venues
  4. Pricing
  5. Accommodation options
  6. Register to attend
  7. Programme

1. Who is the Conference for?

The Ecsite Conference is a friendly and approachable science engagement Conference ideal for anyone working in or supporting the field of science engagement, no matter what stage of your career, to share and learn from each other. Whether this will be your first Ecsite Conference or your 10th, there will be opportunities for everybody to get involved. Our sessions are naturally interactive, so you'll leave with a lot more connections than you started!

Every year, we welcome over 100 first-time attendees to the Conference with a welcoming Newcomers breakfast to help you find your feet.

2. Key dates

Closing date submissions 31 Oct 2022
Registration opens online 15 Feb 2023
Super early bird registration closes at midnight 15 Mar 2023
Early bird registration closes at midnight 19 Apr 2023
Online registration closes at midnight 31 May 2023
One Day Pre-conference Workshops 14 Jun 2023
Main Conference 15-17 Jun 2023

3. Conference Venues

The 2023 Conference will be held at various locations across Malta's capital Valletta and Kalkara where our Host Esplora is located:

Pre Conference One Day workshops - Esplora Science Centre

Main Conference - Mediterranean Conference Centre

Business Bistro (Trade show) - Mediterranean Conference Centre

Speakers Reception - MUZA

Newcomers Breakfast - Mediterranean Conference Centre

Gala Diner - Rooftop terrace at Villa Bighi

Nocturne - Esplora Science Centre

Farewell Party - Cafe Del Mar

4. Pricing

Tickets to attend include full access to all conference sessions, the Business Bistro (trade show), opening & closing ceremonies, Gala Dinner, and Nocturne. Lunch, snacks and coffee are also included.

The Pre Conference Workshops and Farewell party are subject to an extra charge.

Regular registration Ecsite Associate members Ecsite Full, Sustaining and One person company members
incl. VAT incl. VAT incl. VAT

Online by 15 March - super early bird

€822.46 €698.56 €615.96

Online by 19 April - early bird

€939.28 €798.86 €704.46
Online by 31 May €1,057.28 €897.98 €792.96
On-site €1,174.10 €998.28 €880.58

Full-time students* (by 18 May only)

€418.90 / /

One-day fee (online or on-site)

€476.72 €409.46 €363.44

Pre-conference (by 18 May)

€206.5 €175.82 €154.58

All conference package fees correspond to one participant and are subject to the Maltese VAT standard rate of 18%.

*The student rate is only available to individuals who provide scanned copies of a valid student identification card, sent to info@ecsite.eu on the day of online registration. Please write “Student ID verification + your name” in the subject line.

5. Accommodation options

The Esplora team have pulled together a list of recommended hotels including the distances from the Main Conference Venue

6. Register to attend

Registration opens online on 15 February 2023

7. Programme

14 June

Pre Conference Workshops

15 June

Daytime - Opening Ceremony, Conference Sessions & Business Bistro open

Evening Networking - Gala Dinner

16 June

Daytime - Keynote, Conference Sessions & Business Bistro open

Evening Networking - Nocturne

17 June

Daytime - Keynote, Conference Sessions, Business Bistro open & Closing ceremony

Evening - Farewell Party