9 am – 12.00 pm: Pre-Conference Workshop
When Science and Theatre Collide: Get Inspired by the PERFORM Project. Leonardo Alfonsi and Claudia Aguirre, EUSEA team in the PERFORM Project, together with Helena González and Oriol Marimón, from the Big Van Theory team, will run an interactive 3-hour workshop that will share the learnings and tools to bring performing arts into science teaching. You will find a detailed version of this exciting workshop here: PERFORM Workshop programme
From left to right: Leonardo Alfonsi, Claudia Aguirre, Helena González and Oriol Marimón.
11.00 pm - 1.00 pm: Registration
12.00 pm – 13.00 pm: Lunch
1.00 pm- 2.30 pm: Welcome by Mr. Alejandro Arranz Calvo, General Director of Research and Innovation and of the Regional Board of Education and Research from the Regional Government of Madrid, together with EUSEA President Mr. Markus Weißkopf. Opening Keynotes by Prof. Dr. Thomas Zeltner, Switzerland, and Dr. Eric Jensen, UK.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Zeltner - 50 Shades of Policy Making - A Passionate Call for Evidence, Emotion and Excellence. Pr. Dr. Thomas Zeltner: The physician and lawyer Thomas Zeltner is Honorary Professor of Public Health at the University of Bern and a Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative of Harvard University (Boston, USA). He was in charge of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health from 1991 to 2009, having spent many years shaping Swiss healthcare and international health policy. He is a board member and director of various health institutions and advises various governments and national and international health organizations.
Dr. Eric Jensen - All You Ever Wanted to Know About Impact Evaluation. Eric Jensen (Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Warwick) is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.
2.30 pm – 3.00 pm: Coffee Break
3.00 – 4.30 pm: Sessions
Session A: Horizon Talks
- Designing outreach hands-on workshops for science festivals
- Calculate with and on "1" and "0" - Science Communication goes Geocaching
- Impacts of FameLab Science Communication Competition on its Alumni Worldwide
- Animal testing – Discussing a sensitive topic with different target group
- Reinforcing engagement of global citizens in research activities by means of Open Knowledge culture. Is Wikipedia useful here?
- EduComix: The Gateway Drug to Science Literacy
Workshop 1: How can we evaluate the digital public engagement in science? A deliberative proposal with a World Science Cafe.
Workshop 2: Guidelines for good Science Communication
Workshop 3: Transdisciplinary activities
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4.30 – 5.00 pm: Coffee Break
5.00 – 6.30 pm: Sessions
- Light Pushes Stuff: marrying science, arts and abstraction
- STEM-Based Puzzle Rooms as an Educational Tool
- Arts and Science - Rules of Engagement
- The DIY evaluation toolkit – life hacks for evaluating science communication activities on a budget
- Silk House – A smart microgrid for a sustainable Science Center
- In Citizen Science (CS) data we trust
- From the Magic of Science to the Science of Magic
- All you ever wanted to know about science shows but were afraid to ask!
Workshop 4: Citizen Research – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?
Workshop 5: How to get viral on facebook, Youtube or your own video channel?
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19.15pm: Visit to the Spanish Royal Botanical Gardens
8 pm: Conference Dinner