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  • February 9-13
    2018
    Conference

    The American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world, holds the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in February. The conference draws more than 10,000 leaders and staff, educators, writers, publishers, Friends of libraries, trustees, special guests and exhibitors from the library and information...

  • February 15-19
    2018
    Conference

    In extraordinary times, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) must come together to advance science with particular force. This conviction is in the organization’s DNA. In 1851, AAAS’ third president Alexander Dallas Bache said, “While science is without organization, it is without power.” Now, as then, we must work...

  • March 1-2
    2018
    Conference

    SCIENCE TALK '18 ​​ will unite scientists, science communicators, journalists, policymakers, students, and others for two exciting days of learning how to talk science to non-scientists or those outside your discipline. It will feature presentations, workshops, expert panels, and more. Come network with other like-minded individuals and learn...

  • March 19-21
    2018
    Conference

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

    Since 2009, we’ve tried to answer that, building a global community of museum leaders, innovators and makers who champion future thinking in museums.

    We’ve discovered that the answer to ‘what’s next?’ is as varied as the people who are building it, and with...

  • April 3-5
    2018
    Conference

    The theme of PCST 2018, Science, Stories and Society takes us to the core of the worldwide science communication endeavour. Stories are one of the principal means by which science is situated in society. Stories represent science in many different ways, reflecting diverse contributors and contexts.

    At PCST 2018 in Dunedin, thousands of...

  • 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?’

    ...

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