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[redpop] 6SCWC Call for Posters Submission Deadline: 30 March 2010

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Boletín RedPop    Febrero, 2011

Les recordamos que todavía hay tiempo para enviar propuestas de póster al 6SCWC.
Más información sobre la inscripción y otros detalles, siguen.

Science Across Cultures

Click here to view the web version of this announcement
Call for Posters Submission Deadline: 30 March 2010

Registration  Early (until 3 June 2011)

Congress Opening: 4 September 2011

The 6SCWC International Programme Committee has issued a Call for Posters. The deadline is 30 March 2011. Those interested are invited to propose a poster topic relating to one of the congress sub-themes, and please note that posters do not require international collaboration from three different continents, this is an opportunity for individuals to participate in the poster session.

The Congress Secretariat is available to answer your questions regarding the Call for Posters.

Click here to submit a poster proposal online.

A three-day pre-congress Capacity Building Workshop will be held in Cape Town, 2-4 September 2011, immediately prior to the 6SCWC. This workshop is part of a longer-term programme to develop the future leaders and managers of the science centre field in Africa. Sponsored by the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) and co-convened by the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA), the Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC) and the North Africa and Middle East Science Centers Network (NAMES), this workshop will be supported by an international consortium of science centre networks and institutions.

Click here for more information on the 6SCWC pre-congress workshop.

6SCWC registration is open, with discounts for early registrations and delegates from countries with a low gross national income (GNI).

? All sessions and congress materials
? 2 tea breaks and lunch on congress days
? Congress Opening Session (5 Sept)
? Welcome Reception (4 Sept) and Gala Dinner (7 Sept)
? Evening excursions to Cape Town museums or science centres
(5 and 6 Sept)

? Congress Opening Session (5 Sept)
? Welcome Reception (4 Sept) and Gala Dinner (7 Sept)
? Evening excursions to Cape Town museums or science centres
(5 and 6 Sept)
? 2 City Sightseeing Day Tours

Accommodation at the designated congress hotels can also be booked through the registration process.

More information on registration fees and accommodation rates can be found here or download the 6SCWC Invitation to Register here.

Click here to register.

Congress Registration Fees
Registration  Early (until 3 June 2011)  ZAR 5,525.00
Registration  Standard (until 19 August 2011)  ZAR 6,525.00
Registration  Late  ZAR 7,525.00
*Registration  Discounted (until 3 June 2011)  ZAR 4,250.00

* Residents of low-GNI (gross national income) countries are eligible for a discounted registration fee. Please click here to determine if your country of residence qualifies as a low-GNI country.

Pre-Congress Workshop Registration Fees
Registration  ZAR 750.00
Includes workshop materials and light refreshments on pre-congress workshop days

Social Programme Fees
Accompanying Person Package Fees  ZAR 2,500.00

Social Programme ? Additional Tickets
Welcome Reception (4 Sept)  ZAR 350.00
Gala Dinner (7 Sept)  ZAR 450.00


The 6SCWC Exhibition running parallel to the congress is a great opportunity to place your science education product or service in the focus of between 300-400 science centre decision makers from all over the globe. Located in the refreshment and networking area of the congress, the exhibition will offer exhibitors regular traffic and exposure. The poster session and internet café will also be located in this area.

With logistical support available from the 6SCWC Congress Secretariat, participation in the exhibition is easy, affordable and will place your product directly in front of your target market.

Click here to read more information on exhibiting at the 6SCWC.

Cape Town's coastline was recently voted the second best beach destination in the world by the Lonely Planet Travel Guide. Clickhere to read more Cape Town. And that?s not Cape Town?s only good press in October 2010, Cape Town was awarded the prestigious Condé Nast 2010 Readers' Choice Award for Best city in Africa and the Middle East. Click here to read which other cities made the list.

For more information on Cape Town, South Africa and travelling tips, visit our Destination pages and Travel and Tours pages on the 6SCWC website.

So what are you waiting for? Register here now and we?ll see you in Cape Town at the 6SCWC!
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