Science Centre World Summit 2014: a success beyond expectations

From Monday 17 until Wednesday 19 March 2014, the Science Centre World Summit took place in Mechelen, Belgium. This international summit brought together CEO’s, managers, decision makers and experts from within and outside the science centre field. In total, 464 participants from 58 different countries attended the World Summit. Among them, there were three astronauts, two Nobel prize laureates and one member of the royal family: His Majesty King Philippe, King of Belgium.
Technopolis®, the…
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Some quotes and reactions

Quotes:

Science needs to be sexy
Science is a game kids love to be a part of
Children are born scientists
Science not communicated is science not done – Professor Anne Glover
‘We see technology as a enabler/tool for learning’ @musakeninda
‘Sciences centres shouldn’t give answers but should stimulate questions’ @MrMichaelEllis
‘Involve press, involve all communities. Go to them!’
Science centres will become cultural brokers in a changing world where science affects…
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Presentations and video recordings

You can find all presentations given during the Science Centre World Summit here.

Watch the video recordings on this page.

Enjoy the visual harvesting result of the opening session and the closing session.

 


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