Calendar

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  • May 30 - Jun 1
    2018
    Call for Papers

    Call for Papers – Deadline, January 14, 2018.

    The 2018 Forum on Philosophy, Engineering and Technology (fPET) welcomes abstract submissions. The mission of fPET is to encourage reflection on engineering, engineers, and technology; and to build bridges between existing organizations of philosophers, engineers and scholars in...

  • June 4-5
    2018
    Conference

    The Science Events Summit is convening for the first time in 2018, but is a continuation of the International Public Science Events Conference (IPSEC). IPSEC has met six times since 2011, and brings together public science event organizers, evaluators, collaborators, and sponsors.

    Past conferences have averaged about 150 attendees. Many...

  • June 18-20
    2018
    Conference

    MuseumNext started with a simple question, ‘what’s next for museums?’

    ...

  • June 21-22
    2018
    Conference

    The annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy is the conference for people interested in public policy issues facing the science, engineering, and higher education communities. Since 1976, it has been the place where insiders go to learn what is happening and what is likely to happen in the coming year on the federal budget and the...

  • June 30
    2018
    Call for Papers

    This call invites research papers and essays that explore the communication at the intersection of science and politics and thus contribute to our understanding of this novel area of science communication. Papers considering issues under the following themes are particularly welcome:

    Modes: Diverse forms of science-policy interaction...
  • July 9-14
    2018
    Conference

    ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public.

    Created in 2004 by EuroScience, this biennial European...

  • July 19-21
    2018
    Conference

    The 2018 VSA Conference will be held jointly with the Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) conference. With the theme of “Fostering Transparency, Strengthening Public Trust,” this year’s conference addresses the opportunity and need for informal learning institutions to strengthen their position of public trust by finding ways to maintain...

  • August 2-5
    2018
    Conference

    SENCER Summer Institute (SSI) is the cornerstone of NCSCE’s faculty development efforts and our largest annual meeting. SSI brings together formal and informal educators, learners, and community and government partners for a rich mix of plenaries, workshops, and other sessions that focus not only on what students should learn but how...

  • August 5-10
    2018
    Conference

    Extreme events, such as heat waves, droughts, floods, fires and storms, are exacerbated by human activities and challenge populations, communities and ecosystems, as well as our human health and living conditions. The ability of ecosystems to respond to these challenges depends on the integrity of resilience mechanisms that have been severely...

  • August 8
    2018
    Funding Deadline

    NSF has released a new solicitation for proposals for the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program. Full proposals are due August 8, 2018 at 5 p.m. in the submitter's local time.

    To learn more about this funding opportunity, view the complete solicitation on the NSF website .

    The Innovative...

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