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2020 Ecsite Conference

Echoes from the future
Ljubljana, Slovenia 11 June 2020 - 13 June 2020
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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
Urška Hall 1 and 2
GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre
Dunajska cesta 18
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Learning
Stacey FreemanLeonardo SvarcPaolo DegiovanniSandra RodegherStacey FreemanElizabeth Bagley

This one-day prototyping workshop is for anyone with a desire to engage with the concept of futures thinking related to sustainability and engineering. Science communicators and educators from around the globe will share examples of...

Pre-conference workshop
Urška Hall 3
GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre
Dunajska cesta 18
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Learning
Ryan JenkinsSebastian MartinMARINA LEONARDReid BinghamBeatriz ReyRaquel ArévaloIda Hirsenfelder

Art and artists can inspire children, visitors and us to think about museums in new ways. As more and more science organisations explore possibilities for tinkering-based programmes and environments, artists can also play their part. This pre-...

Pre-conference workshop
Urška Hall 4
GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre
Dunajska cesta 18
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Science ♥ society
Raphael ChanayUwe MoldrzykThomas B BergAnnemarie van EekerenPaolo LegatoCaroline BreunesseAnders Drud JordanHenrik SellLinda GalléBasil ThüringPierre Coulon

Natural history museums play an important role in bridging communication gaps between science, society and politics. In times of growing urgency we have to act against a variety of environmental issues such as climate change and loss of...

Pre-conference workshop
Povodni Mož Hall 3 and 4
GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre
Dunajska cesta 18
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Equity & Inclusion
Barbara StreicherAmparo Leyman PinoAntonia CaolaSheena LaursenDavid JonesAlexia SonnoisVanessa MignanElizabeth RasekoalaBojan Markicevic

The diversity and inclusion working group has an ambitious goal: to create a framework that will support the efforts on more equitable science engagement. This pre-conference workshop is an opportunity for everyone from any level of expertise...

Pre-conference workshop
Povodni Mož Hall 1
GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre
Dunajska cesta 18
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Science ♥ society
Ana NoronhaMarc MoutinMaria Menendez

In a time when science engagement organisations and professionals are increasingly called upon to foster more sustainable futures, what role can Space play? We are inviting all interested parties to come and explore this theme during a two-day...

Pre-conference workshop
Povodni Mož Hall 2
GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre
Dunajska cesta 18
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Learning
Roy SchedlerIlona Iłowiecka-TańskaElizabeth McGregor JacobidesMaartje RaijmakersElizabeth McGregor JacobidesPeter WardripClaire PillsburyIan RussellHarry WhiteCristina Riesen

What makes play meaningful? What makes an exhibit playful? Play has always been an integral feature within science centres. While traditional museums strive to convert their collections into creative learning environments, interactive exhibits...

Pre-conference workshop
Mladinsko theatre
Mladinsko theatre
Vilharjeva 11
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Learning
Sarai LenzbergerJörg EhtreiberMiha GolobAjda Rooss Saša Novak Uroš Korenčan

The educational role of theatre has been recognised since ancient times. Storytelling and drama provide the perfect framework and impetus for learning, as they offer an emotional connection to the topic on hand. This pre-conference workshop,...

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch break

15:45 - 16:30

Coffee break