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  • April 13-17
    2018
    Conference

    Struggles for public education are embedded in stories from around the globe. Respecting the particularities of cultures, times, and places, how can we learn sensitively from one another’s contemporary experiences and histories? How can we contribute to building the necessary wisdom, commitment, and capacity for meeting the challenges of public...

  • April 18-21
    2018
    Conference

    The MW (Museums and the Web) conferences convene annually in North America and Asia. Our meetings and proceedings feature advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural and scientific heritage. Formed by leading professionals from around the world, our community has been meeting since 1997, and...

  • May 6-9
    2018
    Conference
    Educate, Engage, Elevate! Museums on the Rise

    Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.1

    At the heart of every museum is a mission to stimulate creativity, impart knowledge, and provide context. Museums celebrate the ways that learning and innovative educational practices can bring people of all ages,...

  • May 15-18
    2018
    Conference

    ACM and Team Marbles invite you to Marbles Kids Museum in Downtown Raleigh for InterActivity 2018: Open Source Play, Sharing the Creative Code. What's Open Source Play? It's the intersection between children's museums and Open Source innovation, the big, bold idea revolutionizing global technology. In a region known for its global tech leaders...

  • June 18-20
    2018
    Conference

    MuseumNext started with a simple question, ‘what’s next for museums?’

    ...

  • June 21-22
    2018
    Conference

    The annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy is the conference for people interested in public policy issues facing the science, engineering, and higher education communities. Since 1976, it has been the place where insiders go to learn what is happening and what is likely to happen in the coming year on the federal budget and the...

  • July 9-14
    2018
    Conference

    ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public.

    Created in 2004 by EuroScience, this biennial European...

  • July 19-21
    2018
    Conference

    The 2018 VSA Conference will be held jointly with the Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) conference. With the theme of “Fostering Transparency, Strengthening Public Trust,” this year’s conference addresses the opportunity and need for informal learning institutions to strengthen their position of public trust by finding ways to maintain...

  • August 5-10
    2018
    Conference

    Extreme events, such as heat waves, droughts, floods, fires and storms, are exacerbated by human activities and challenge populations, communities and ecosystems, as well as our human health and living conditions. The ability of ecosystems to respond to these challenges depends on the integrity of resilience mechanisms that have been severely...

  • August 8
    2018
    Funding Deadline

    NSF has released a new solicitation for proposals for the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program. Full proposals are due September 5, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the submitter's localtime.

    To learn more about this funding opportunity, view the complete solicitation on the NSF website .

    The Innovative...

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