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  • June 5-6
    2017
    Conference

    The 2017 International Public Science Events Conference

    Madison, Wisconsin, June 5-6

    Registration is now open. Save money and register at the regular rate with tickets purchased before May 10, 2017. Several meals included in registration.

    Call for Participation is still open. Add your voice to the conference program...

  • June 5-6
    2017
    Conference

    GENIAL, funded by the National Science Foundation, will focus on increasing Latino participation in STEM Informal Science Learning (ISL) environments. We will bring together practitioners, community leaders, diversity-focused organizations, researchers, and media/marketing specialists from across the country to identify field-wide best...

  • June 15-17
    2017
    Conference

    The Natural History and Science Museum of the University of Porto and Ciência Viva are the hosts of this 28th edition, taking place at the heart of one of the most unique, ancient and vibrant historical cities in Europe: Porto.

    The largest of its kind in Europe, the Ecsite conference is open to everyone interested in public engagement...

  • June 19-22
    2017
    Conference

    For the past decades cultural institutions have evolved from temples of knowledge to platforms of interaction and dialogue. They are developing and strengthening their mission to educate and inspire . Education and communications departments are now working together to engage visitors in learning experiences, to enhance their curiosity and to...

  • July 18-22
    2017
    Conference

    The Visitor Studies Association (VSA) seeks to foster a sense of community among its members, who gather once a year to pose intriguing questions, explore diverse opinions, debate controversial issues, challenge assumptions and share their successes and their struggles—in essence, to learn from one another.

    In visitor studies, we are...

  • July 18-20
    2017
    Conference

    Serious Play Conference is a leadership conference. Here, chief learning officers and training directors from companies,...

  • August 3-6
    2017
    Conference

    The 2017 SENCER Summer Institute (SSI) will be hosted by Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York on August 3-6, 2017 .

    Registration for the Institute is now open.

    SSI 2016 at Roosevelt University had a central theme of transformation, expressed throughout several facets of our work, from the continued progress of our...

  • August 6-11
    2017
    Conference

    The 2017 Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science and Education will continue a tradition of bringing together a diverse community of practitioners and researchers engaged in the production, study, and application of visualizations to advance and promote scientific understanding. The theme for the 2017 conference is "Scientific...

  • September 13-17
    2017
    Conference

    The International Play Association (IPA) Canada is extremely proud to partner with The City of Calgary to host the 20th IPA Triennial World Conference in Calgary, Alberta in September 2017.

    The IPA has members in nearly 60 countries and has been working for more than 50 years to secure every child’s right to play and to promote healthy...

  • September 14-16
    2017
    Conference

    ​ The Connected Audience conference brings together experts and practitioners from the museum and culture sector from around the world to share and debate cutting-edge thinking and innovative practice in audience research and development. The main goal is to explore how audience research can support museums and other cultural institutions in...

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