[PCST] Programme Highlights & News - PCST 2012

Info PCST 2012 info at pcst2012.org
Tue Aug 30 17:12:51 CEST 2011

*_NEWS _**_PCST2012_ *
*_18-20 April, Florence Italy _

**Programme Highlights & News -  PCST 2012*

*Call for proposals - Deadline*

The deadline for submitting proposals is 30 September, 2011. 

*PCST 2012 Programme Highlights*

    * Plenary Speakers will include: Piero Angela
      (RAI, Italian Public TV), Felice Frankel
      (MIT), Helga Nowotny
      (President, European Research Council), Semir Zeki
      (University College London), Martin W Bauer
      (LSE, editor of journal Public Understanding of Science), John
      (MIT Museum of Science), Edna Einsiedel
      (University of Calgary), Bruce V Lewenstein
      (Cornell University).
    * Plenary roundtable sessions themes will include: Ethics of Science
      Communication; Past, Present and Future of Academic Publishing in
      Public Understanding of Science and Public Communication of
      Science; Research Agendas for the Future.
    * Formats will include Speakers' Corner, Book Club, Performances and
      Screenings, as well as Parallel Sessions; these will be a mix of
      produced group sessions and seminars based on thematically aligned
      individual papers.

*PCST 2012 News*

    * Unesco Office in Venice
      offers 8 travel grants to support the participation of 8 young
      science communicators; for more details see
    * SISSA
      International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, is a new
      partner of PCST 2012 organization.
    * TU-Delft
      one of the leading European Universities in science and
      technology, is a new partner of PCST 2012 organization.
    * The City of Florence has granted its patronage to PCST 2012.
    * The Italian National Research Council (CNR
      has granted its patronage to PCST2012

Conference Secretariat
Enic/Meetings & Events /- Florence
Tel. +39 055 2608941
www.enic.it <http://www.enic.it/>
www.pcst2012.org <http://www.pcst2012.org/>
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