International Events


International Sustainability in Science Museums Fellowship!

11 Jun 2017

Twice per year, the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives invites informal science education professionals to become Sustainability in Science Museums Fellows. Approximately 20 Fellows from around the world participate in a weeklong intensive training, immersing themselves in sustainability instruction and activities from ASU scientists, faculty and staff. Although the fellowship is geared toward professionals from science centers and natural history museums, we also invite participants from other informal learning organizations, such as zoos, aquariums, nature centers, and other STEM-related informal education organizations.

Call for nominations: 2017 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science

24 Apr 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced the opening of the call for nominations for the 2017 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science.

Registration is now open for the Science Centers World Summit (SCWS) 2017

19 Apr 2017

The Science Centre World Summit 2017 (SCWS2017) announces the opening of the Registration/Marketplace/Sponsorship pages on the Summit’s Website! The SCWS2017 will be held in Tokyo, Japan, on 15-17 November 2017, at The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan).

International Science Center And Science Museum Day 2016

22 Nov 2016

On 10 November 2016, and upon UNESCO’s theme of “Science for Peace and Development”, Science Centers and Science Museums around the world celebrated the first International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD). Science centers and science museums offered activities based on one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) declared by the United Nations (UN). ISCSMD aims to demonstrate the engagement and impact of the science center and science museum field and to present them at the Science Center World Summit in Tokyo in November 2017.

One week left to apply for the course: "Developing Successful Exhibitions"

05 Oct 2016

Best practices for interactive exhibitions with hands on exhibits, multimedia, video installations and other new technologies and approaches.

Science Centre World Summit 2017: Call for a Proposal!

03 Oct 2016

The Science Centre World Summit’s call for session proposals is open until 9 October 2017! SCWS offers you the opportunity to conceive and create new strategies for science in society. You will interact with scientists, educators, business people and government policy makers to build innovative partnerships and create imaginative, active approaches to the global challenges that face all life.

ASTC 2017 Annual Conference

29 Sep 2016

ASTC 2017 Annual Conference will be hosted by The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, California, from Saturday to Tuesday, 21-24 October 2017.

Ecsite 2017: Call for Proposals!

21 Sep 2016

Hurry: the call for session proposals for the 2017 Ecsite Annual Conference will close in less than a month.

Two weeks left to apply for "Facilitating the Debate on the Scientific and Technological Development"

05 Sep 2016

How to facilitate discussions on controversial issues and scientific applications through science cafés, discussions games and other participatory procedures.

Jcom Masterclasses 2016

12 Jul 2016

It is our pleasure to inform you that the first of the Jcom Masterclasses courses, entitled "Developing successful museums and science centres", is approaching, the course starts the 26th of September and deadline for registration is the 19th of August. This course will help participants who are already, or plan to be, involved in such projects to set their goals, to choose among current opportunities, to build up teams, to develop a master-plan, to choose a marketing and branding strategy, etc.