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  • June 19
    2017
    Funding Deadline

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Research Announcement 2017 Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums, and NASA Visitor Centers (Announcement Number NNH17ZHA002N) is now accepting proposals, which are due Monday June 19, 2017 . Eligible proposers include U.S. non-profit science museums, planetariums, youth-...

  • July 11-12
    2017
    Workshop

    Workshop on building research-practice partnerships:

    Want to turn your great public-engagement idea into knowledge-building for the field? If you’re developing a project or proposal for public engagement with STEM (PES)—and want to integrate a learning research strategy —consider the upcoming “Research-Practice...

  • 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...

  • September 15-17
    2017
    Conference

    The Cultivating Ensembles in STEM Education and Research (CESTEMER) conference, focused on performance, science and science education returns to Chicago in 2017. This innovative conference brings together faculty, graduate students, K-12 educators and professionals in STEM and art fields who are exploring, practicing, and researching...

  • September 26-28
    2017
    Conference

    The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce that its 2017 International Conference and Trade Show will be held in Chicago, Illinois, on September 26-28, 2017. The Navy Pier IMAX at AMC will host flat-screen presentations on the IMAX next-generation digital laser projection system, and the Museum of Science and Industry...

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