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[redpop] 12 International PCST, 18-20 April 2012, Florence, Italy

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Boletín RedPop    Mayo, 2011


18-20 April 2012   Florence, Italy
12th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference
Quality, Honesty and Beauty in Science Communication
The 12th International PCST (Public Communication of Science and Technology) Conference will be held in Florence, Italy, 18-20 April 2012.

The PCST International Network and the Italian conference hosts have pleasure in inviting you to submit proposals for presentations at this major event.

Proposals are welcome for presentations on science communication and science in society research, science journalism, science museums, public engagement with science and technology and communication activities by research institutions.

The deadline for proposals is 30 September, 2011. Submitted proposals will be reviewed by members of PCST Scientific Committee, and the final programme will be announced in January 2012.

Submissions should include:
  More details:

To submit a proposal, please go to Abstract Submission

General information
All successful proposals will be notified by December 31, 2011. Papers will only be added to the program when the speakers have registered for the conference.

Reduced fees will be available for early registrants and students.

Plenary speeches will be delivered by leading international experts in science communication research and practice.

The programme will include themes such as:

A rich social programme will be offered to conference participants. Guided tours to places of scientific interest in Florence and Tuscany will also be available before and after the conference. Screenings, performances and exhibitions will be presented during the conference.

The official language of the conference is English.

To submit a proposal, to read the full call for proposals, or for information about the venue and accommodation, please go to our website at:

Organisers and contacts
PCST 2012 is organised by the PCST International Network and hosted by Observa Science in Society, Fondazione Giannino Bassetti, Galileo Museum Florence and INAF National Institute for Astrophysics.

Conference Secretariat
ENIC meeting & events - Florence
Tel. +39 055 2608941

Brochure Download:

La RED POP, es  una red interactiva que surge de la convocatoria realizada por UNESCO en 1990  y reúne a centros, museos y programas de popularización y divulgación de a  ciencia y la tecnología en América Latina y el Caribe. Funciona  mediantes mecanismos regionales de cooperación que favorecen el intercambio, entrenamietno y aprovechamiento de recursos entre sus miembros. 
A Red-POP é uma rede interativa que surge de uma  convocação realizada pela UNESCO em 1990 e reúne centros, museus e programas de popularização e divulgação da ciência e tecnologia na América Latina e   Caribe. Funciona  mediante mecanismos regionais de cooperação que favorecem o intercâmbio, o treinamento e o aproveitamento de  recursos entre seus membros. 

CIENTEC es miembro fundador, actualmente desempeña la Coordinación del Nodo Central - Norte y es miembro del Consejo Director  de la RED.

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