The 2017 ASDC National Conference
Wednesday 20th of September
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
We are delighted to invite you to join us at The 2017 ASDC National Conference. This year's conference is being hosted by Dynamic Earth in the beautiful city of Edinburgh on Wednesday 20th of September. The ASDC AGM and Conference Dinner will be held the day before, on Tuesday 19th of September.
The theme for this year's conference is 'Rising to Future Challenges'.
This lively one-day national conference brings together professionals from the UK's leading Science and Discovery Centres, Science Museums, Natural History and Environment organisations, Research Councils, Universities, Public Engagement organisations and all others with an interest in engaging the public and schools with science.
The programme will feature exciting guest speakers, including:
- Professor Sheila Rowan, Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland, Scottish Government and Director of the Institute for Gravitational Research, University of Glasgow.
- Alison Robinson, Director of Corporate Affairs at the Natural Environment Research Council
- Gary Moss, Senior Advisor at Merlin and Chairman of Brand Vista
- Linda Conlon, CEO of Centre for Life Newcastle
- Dr Hermione Cockburn, Scientific Director at Dynamic Earth
- Chas Bishop, Chair of ASDC and CEO of The National Space Centre
- Phil Winfield, CEO of At-Bristol Science Centre
- Dr Penny Fidler, CEO of ASDC
Plus, back by popular demand:
- The Lively Sharing Best Practise Round Table Discussions, with each table chaired by a CEOs of UK Science Centres or senior experts across the Sector.
- The fast-paced Pecha Kucha session.
See photos from last year's conference here.