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Events

1 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
Villeneuve d'Ascq
France
FR

18 September 2018 - 20 September 2018
INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Avenida Mestre José Veiga s/n
4715-330 Braga
Portugal
PT

NNT 2018, the 17th International Conference on Nanoimprint and Nanoprint Technologies, the world’s leading symposium on nanoimprint and nanoprint, will take place September 18-20, 2018, at INL, the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory.

NNT 2018 will focus the contributed part of the program in three main domains:

1) Stamps, materials and processes for nanofabrication,

2) Industrial processes and applications, and

3) Emerging technologies and applications.

See you in Braga, in September 2018!

26 May 2018 - 2 December 2018
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
Robots - then and now exhibition at Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Robots – then and now, developed by the Science Museum in London, tells the 500-year, work in progress story of building automated machines, from the humble beginnings of 16th century mechanical automatons to the latest humanoids – and everything in between.

The new exhibition is included in the admission ticket to Life Science Centre, along with hands-on zones for learning through creative play, educational shows in the Science Theatre and the planetarium, and a thrilling journey on the 4D Motion Ride*.

5 August 2018 - 11 August 2018
Prague 110 00 Prague
Czech Republic
CZ
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We are pleased to announce that the International Science Summer Camp 2018 (ISSC) will be held from August 5 to August 11, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The programme will discover science around a topic Artificial Intelligence and provide an ideal platform for young people interested in science and technology to learn about different cultures and ideas while linking scientific theory with a practical approach. Furthermore, participants will be able to improve their presentation and communication skills.

15 April 2018 - 16 April 2018
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The PSC is organizing its science festivity for the twelve’s year, under the overarching theme of “Marine Life” The PSC has implemented its first Science Festivity in 2007, and it has developed and expanded to be one of the highlights scientific annual events in Alexandria governorate, aiming to further expand geographically to be a national event for all Egyptians. The festivity has been expanding and gaining popularity over the past years. Both partners and participants await the annual event to enjoy a break with edutainment activities suitable for all family members.

1 March 2018 - 3 March 2018
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in collaboration with Intel Egypt is organizing the seventh affiliate competition, Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair Egypt (Intel BASEF Egypt 2018) in all Egypt. The competition will empower Egyptian students ages 14 -18 to conduct a research and present their projects findings under 19 science and humanities themes. To enhance the quality of projects and expand geographically, the PSC is collaborating with the Ministry of Education to reach all governorates.

16 December 2017 - 3 February 2019
phaeno
Willy-Brandt-Platz 1
38440 Wolfsburg
Germany
DE
Special exhibition time

Can we compress time, stretch it, freeze it or run it backwards? From 16.12.2017 to 03.02.2019 the Science Center phaeno in Wolfsburg is showcasing a major special exhibition on the fascinating subject of time for the first time. Visitors can experience how time suddenly stands still – or how it flies by at breakneck speed! There are six different time zones to discover:

19 March 2018 - 25 March 2018
Université libre de Bruxelles
44 avenue Jeanne
1000 Bruxelles
Belgium
BE

The 18th edition of this national event brings you one full week of scientific activities for schools and general public.

12 October 2017 - 4 December 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
Science Film Festival 2017_Egypt

Organized by Goethe-Institut (GI) in partnership with the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and the Academy for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT). The Science Film Festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, produced by the Goethe-Institut, Germany´s Cultural Institute operating worldwide.

9 November 2017 - 22 November 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
International Science Center and Science Museum Day_Egypt

The PSC is organizing the International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) which is a yearly global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums worldwide, who take the opportunity of this day to celebrate and promote their missions through widely diverse informal science education and engagement activities addressing the critical topics articulated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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News

NorthernLight Design 26 October 2018

Chow Tai Fook is one of the largest jewelry shop chains in the world. With Loupe, the brand shows its commitment to art and design. Located right at the heart of Hong Kong, Loupe is a design incubation space set up to inspire creativity and provide a platform for local and international designers and artisans to engage with the general public. Loupe’s aim is to provide a creative environment dedicated to the art of jewelry-making and craftsmanship.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 19 October 2018

The guiding idea behind this project is to combine art and science and let them interact with each other. Through this integration of natural sciences and art, the thesis is to be taken up that natural science also has an aesthetic dimension and art also a cognitive dimension.
Hüttinger is giving young, up-and-coming artist Yanran the opportunity to exploit her artistic potential and realize her work with the support of German engineering.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 16 October 2018

On 20th November 2018, join us to face the "elephant in the room".

This year’s TEDx CERN event will explore the transformative scientific innovation that is impacting the world we live in and tackle the incertitude of humanity’s destiny as a species. Where are we going? Will we destroy ourselves? Will we create new selves?

More information here https://tedxcern.web.cern.ch/

Contact us if you're interested in hosting a webcast.

Science Museum Group 12 October 2018

One vacancy at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester (UK). Apply by 31 October.

European Space Agency - ESA 11 October 2018
European Space Talks logo

This November the Ecsite Space Group, together with the European Space Agency - ESA, invites you to host a European Space Talk and share with the world our passion for Space.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 10 October 2018
TEDxCERN

CERN will host its 5th edition of TEDxCERN on Tuesday 20 November 2018. Addressing the Elephant in the room. All Ecsite members are invited to host a live feed.

Science Museum Group 21 September 2018

Academy Programme Leader, Academy Programme Coordinator and Learning Producer. In London, UK. Apply by 10 October

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 17 September 2018

In November 2016 we were awarded the contract to design, develop and fabricate 78 interactive exhibits for multiple galleries at the Natural History Museum and the Science & Technology Museum of the newly build Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (ASCCKW) in Kuwait City.
The development of Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre involved coordination between 96 contractors from 13 countries around the world and the centre‘s opening to the public took place in March 2018.

Pavilion of Knowledge (Pavilhão do Conhecimento) – Centro Ciência Viva, Science Center Netzwerk, Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Haus Der Musik BetriebsgesmbH, wissens.wert.welt 13 September 2018
Gago Conference Logo

As part of Ecsite's advocacy efforts, the second edition of the Gago Conference will take place in Vienna (Austria) on 21 September 2018 on the theme of “Science, society and policy towards a Europe of knowledge: On the role of science engagement in Horizon Europe.”

Science Gallery, Trinity College 11 September 2018

3-year Horizon 2020-funded project at Science Gallery Dublin and the School of Education, Trinity College Dublin. Apply by 21 September.

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